Monthly Archives: September 2009

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College FootballHawai’i at Louisiana Tech – ESPN2, 8 p.m. MLB American LeagueChicago White Sox at Cleveland – Comcast SportsNet Chicago/STO, 4 p.m.Toronto at Red Sox – Rogers Sportsnet/NESN, 7 p.m.Baltimore at Tampa Bay – MASN2/Fox Sports Florida, 7 p.m.Kansas City at New York Yankees – Fox Sports Kansas City/YES, 7 p.m.Minnesota at Detroit – ESPN/Fox […]

Clearing Out Tuesday's Press Releases

Let’s finish up the press releases so I can go to bed. From CBS, ten members of the New York Rangers will help David Letterman with the Top Ten List on Wednesday. THIS JUST IN… …from CBS Entertainment TEN MEMBERS OF THE NEW YORK RANGERS PRESENT THE TOP TEN LIST ON CBS’s “LATE SHOW with […]

Some Football Press Releases For You

I’m up late. I have a presentation to give on Wednesday and I need to clear these releases out from the Fang’s Bites inbox as I won’t be able to provide links. This will involve both pro and college football, so let’s go. From NFL Network, this is quotage from “The Head Coaches”. I’ve yet […]

Hockey Night in Canada is Back with A Vengeance

For NHL fans, opening weekend is almost here. Plenty of games to watch Thursday, Friday and Saturday which is good for hockey fans like me. Unfortunately, DirecTV and Versus have not resolved their dispute and I still don’t have a TV, but that’s besides the point. Here’s CBC Sports’ announcement about Hockey Night in Canada’s […]

Despite Increased Competition, Sunday Night Football Wins The Night

NBC Sports saw heavier competition on Sunday due to the season premieres of The Amazing Race on CBS and Desperate Housewives on ABC plus a less than marquee matchup between Indianapolis and Arizona along with a blowout, but still managed to win the ratings. Here’s a release from NBC. “SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL” #1 SHOW OF […]

Some Tuesday Links

I’ll give you some linkage today. Been busy with paperwork and getting ready for the end of the month/beginning of the month stuff so that took my time today. We begin with Michael McCarthy of USA Today who has the some of the names who will show some skin in ESPN The Magazine’s now highly […]

NHL on Versus Returns Thursday with Charissa Thompson!!!!

With or without DirecTV and it appears it will be without DirecTV on Thursday, the NHL on Versus returns for its fifth season. And there will be a new addition to the network, Fang’s Bites fave Charissa Thompson who has been quite busy over the last few months having been on “Shaq Vs.” as well […]

Bobby Valentine Returns to TV

After six years removed from his last stint on ESPN, former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine returns to the Alleged Worldwide Leader in time for the MLB postseason. He’ll be on Baseball Tonight and this time, it appears Bobby V. will be with ESPN for quite some time as he’ll contribute to ESPN’s New […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

MLB American LeagueMinnesota at Detroit – MLB Network/Fox Sports North/Fox Sports Detroit, noonToronto at Red Sox – Rogers Sportsnet/NESN, 7 p.m.Baltimore at Tampa Bay – MASN2/Sun Sports, 7 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Cleveland – Comcast SportsNet Chicago/STO, 7 p.m.Kansas City at New York Yankees -Fox Sports Kansas City/YES, 7 p.m.Minnesota at Detroit – MLB Network/Fox […]

General Sports TV Press Releases

Let’s finish our press releases with a mishmash of subjects. Lots of stuff to post and they all don’t fit under one particular theme. As we get closer to the start of the NHL season, ESPN tells us that analysts Barry Melrose and Matthew Barnaby will return to talk puck on SportsCenter. Barry Melrose & […]

College Football-centric Press Releases

Here are three college football-themed releases, two of which are from ESPN. College Gameday will be in Boston on Saturday for the Florida State-Boston College game and to focus on BC linebacker Mark Herzlich who’s battling cancer this season. College GameDay Live from Florida State at Boston College This Saturday, Oct. 3, ESPN’s College GameDay […]

Three NFL Press Releases

I have some releases to clear from the Fang’s Bites inbox so let’s get to them so I can post other releases for you tonight. There are two releases from NFL Network. This one is quotage from NFL Gameday Highlights and Gameday Final. Week 3 (Sept. 27, 2009) – Quotable from NFL GameDay Final & […]

Sunday Night Football Wins Even With A Blowout

I thought with a less than glamorous matchup and a potential blowout, the ratings for Sunday Night Football would fall from last week and I was right, but even a 31-10 Colts win over the Arizona Cardinals, but even so, NBC scored a ratings win. NBC’s “SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL” WINS AGAINColts-Cardinals Blowout Beats Network PremieresNEW […]

Comparing the Red Zone Channels Side-By-Side

On Sunday, I had the opportunity to watch both DirecTV’s Red Zone Channel and NFL Network’s RedZone simultaneously. As a subscriber of DirecTV, I get the Red Zone as part of the satellite service’s NFL Sunday Ticket Superfan package. And I can also watch it online as I still don’t have a TV, but that’s […]

MLB Network Showing Live Games Tonight and Tomorrow

MLB Network will be airing live games tonight and Tuesday as we get closer to the the end of the regular season on Sunday. The games will be produced by the local teams’ flagships. MLB NETWORK ANNOUNCES LIVE GAMES FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 Pennant Race Matchup Features a Battle for the A.L. Central Title between […]

Time for Monday Linkage

It feels like last week since I last did linkage. And well, it’s true. The last time I did links for you was on Thursday. My apologies. Time to do some now. From the Nation’s Newspaper, Michael Hiestand of USA Today says Michael Vick’s return to the football field hardly generated controversy. In Sports Business […]

A Few Monday Morning Press Releases

Let’s give you some releases this morning and then I’ll do some links in about an hour. Starting with TBS and some quotage from yesterday’s MLB On Deck pregame show. Notes from Sunday MLB on TBS – September 27, 2009 Sunday MLB on TBS concludes on Sunday, Oct. 4, with a game to be announced. […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

English Premier LeagueWest Ham United vs. Manchester City – ESPN2, 2:55 p.m. MLB American LeagueToronto at Red Sox – MLB Network/Rogers Sportsnet/NESN, 7 p.m.Baltimore at Tampa Bay – MASN2/Fox Sports Florida, 7 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Cleveland – WCIU/STO, 7 p.m.Kansas City at New York Yankees – Fox Sports Kansas City/YES, 7 p.m.Minnesota at Detroit […]

The Amazing Race 15 – Elimination Station

After a shocking elimination at the starting line, we got another elimination at the end of leg 2 in Vietnam tonight. Unfortunately, yoga instructors Eric & Lisa did not get to break in Elimination Station. They never got to leave the country. The first team christening Elimination Station after tonight’s episode are Garrett & Jessica. […]