Monthly Archives: September 2009

College Gameday to Broadcast Live from Boston College

Certainly, Saturday’s matchup between Boston College and Florida State is hardly a marquee one, but Fang’s Bites has learned that College Gameday will be live from BC’s Chestnut Hill campus this Saturday morning. A cynical person can say that this is do help promote the ESPN Boston site. Another cynic could say it’s to pump […]

The Amazing Race 15 Season Premiere Sneak Peek

Oh this is not good. Right off the bat at the starting line, there is an elimination. A team will not even leave the country before being eliminated. Interesting. Take a look at the sneak peek CBS sent. In the frenetic pace to get out, you know someone will not read the clue and understand […]

NFL Pregame Quotage for Week 3

I was hoping to do some linkage today, but my car battery died so I spent a couple of hours dealing with that so the links are out of the window. I do have your Sunday pregame quotage. Let’s begin with NFL Network’s Gameday Morning. When you have a four hour pregame show, you’re going […]

No Friday Megalinks or Saturday Links

On Friday, all of my well-laid plans to have the Friday megalinks up by now were dashed when I was stuck editing a press release for over an hour today. I had a nice post of leftover Thursday press releases published when I noticed the layout was messed up. Then when I tried to correct […]

Friday's Press Release Reading

Here are some more press releases that came into the Fang’s Bites inbox on Friday. We’ll get these posted and go to bed. Busy day on Saturday. I won’t be near a computer as I’ll be in New York to get my first glimpse at my niece. It’s nice to write that. This is from […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

MLB American LeagueBaltimore at Toronto – MASN2/Rogers Sportsnet, 7 p.m.Detroit at Cleveland – Fox Sports Detroit/STO, 7 p.m.Seattle at Tampa Bay – FSN Northwest/Sun Sports, 7 p.m.Red Sox at Kansas City – NESN/Fox Sports Kansas City, 8 p.m.Minnesota at Chicago White Sox – Fox Sports North/WCIU, 8 p.m.New York Yankees at Anaheim Angels – MLB […]

Here's Your UFL on Versus Announcing Crew

Today, the fledgling United Football League announced the crew that will call its games on Versus starting next month. Of course, DirecTV subscribers won’t be able to see the games as the satellite provider continues its dispute with the channel. But I digress. Nice to see good friend Dave Sims get the play-by-play call, but […]

MLB Network Games for Tuesday

Last release before I shut the computer off. On Tuesday, MLB Network will air a game from the left coast at 10 p.m. ET. MLB NETWORK ANNOUNCES LIVE GAMES FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 “Pennant Race” matchup features top American League teams New York Yankees and Anaheim Angels Secaucus, N.J., September 21, 2009 – MLB Network […]

Football-Centric Press Releases

Here are three football-related press releases. Starting with NFL Network’s quotage from its NFL Gameday highlights and NFL Gameday Final shows. Week 2 (Sept. 20, 2009) – Quotable from NFL GameDay Final & NFL GameDay Highlights on NFL Network (Airs Sundays at 7:30 PM ET & 11:30 PM ET) “All I can say is ‘wow.’ […]

Some More Releases For You

After watching a horrible pitching performance by the Red Sox and an amazing Indianapolis Colts win (no, I still don’t have a TV and have to depend on watching backdoor websites), I’ll give you some press releases that came into the Fang’s Bites inbox today. Starting with a new ESPNU branding campaign. Duke, Florida and […]

NBC Scores for Sunday Night Football Again

NBC tells us that last night’s Giants-Cowboys game garnered the highest overnight ratings for a Sunday Night Football broadcast ever. Take a gander. GIANTS-COWBOYS DELIVERS BEST “SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL” OVERNIGHT RATING EVERBest Overnight For Primetime NFL Game in 11 YearsSNF Game 65% Higher than Emmy AwardsNEW YORK — Sept. 21, 2009 — Last night’s Giants-Cowboys […]

Two SEC on CBS Notes

Some quick hits from CBS Sports in regards to its coverage of the SEC. First, CBS says the ratings for Tennessee-Florida were up from last year’s opener. THIS JUST IN… …FROM CBS SPORTS “SEC ON CBS” RATES IN OPENING WEEKEND WITH FLORIDA’S WIN OVER TENNESSEE CBS Sports’ coverage of the SEC ON CBS on Saturday, […]

MLB on TBS To Go on Twitter

As TBS gets ready to air the entire Division Championship Series and the National League Championship Series this year, we get this release that its analysts will be using Twitter throughout the postseason. Here is the release: MLB on TBS Announcers Including Cal Ripken Jr., David Wells and Dennis Eckersley to Tweet Throughout Network’s Postseason […]

Our Monday Links

Doing the Monday links as we return to work after the weekend. Weekends are never long enough for me. To start, we have a few links from the Sports Business Journal. John Ourand writes that the season ending MLS Cup will be moving to primetime and scheduled opposite Sunday Night Football. Don’t see the ratings […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

MLB American LeagueBaltimore at Toronto – MASN/Rogers Sportsnet, 7 p.m.Red Sox at Kansas City – NESN/Fox Sports Kansas City, 8 p.m.Minnesota at Chicago White Sox – Fox Sports North/Comcast SportsNet Chicago, 8 p.m.New York Yankees at Anaheim Angels – YES/Fox Sports West, 10 p.m.Texas at Oakland – Fox Sports Southwest/Comcast SportsNet California, 10 p.m. National […]

NFL Pregame Quotage for Week 2

After watching the NFL action this afternoon, it’s time for the quotage from the NFL pregame shows today. I have all except for CBS which is strange. Let’s start as usual with NFL Network. News and Sound Bites From Week 2 Edition of NFL GAMEDAY MORNING “Now that I’m here, I’m glad that it happened.” […]

Your Sunday Linkage

Let’s do some links on this NFL Sunday. It definitely does feel like fall when the NFL is here. Kind of sad that the weather turns in the Northeast, I do wish we had San Diego weather here, but it’s not bad today. Here are your links. Sean Leahy in USA Today’s The Huddle blog […]

A Saturday Linkfest

Let’s do some linkage today. Quite a few things to get to so let’s get cracking. Newsday’s Neil Best looks at why Fox Sports decided to slice and dice the first webisode of its “Cubed” series. Alan Pergament of the Buffalo News is surprised the ratings for the Bills’ season opener against the Patriots weren’t […]