Monthly Archives: November 2009

Attention! We Have Our First Flex of The NFL Season

Yes, boys and girls, the NFL has flexed Pats-’Fins out of the primetime slot and put in … wait for it now… Vikings-Cards into primetime! That means another appearance of Brett Favre on national TV and I know that’s something that makes you jump up and down. Ok, maybe not, but wait for the NBC […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball Cancun Challenge, Cancun, MexicoQuarterfinal/Cleveland State vs. Kentucky – CBS College Sports, 4:30 p.m.Quarterfinal/Stanford vs. Virginia – CBS College Sports, 7 p.m. CBE Classic, Kansas City, MOConsolation/Iowa vs. Wichita State – ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.Championship/Texas vs. Pittsburgh – ESPN2, 10 p.m. Maui Invitational, Maui, HIChaminade vs. Vandervbilt – ESPN2, 1:30 p.m.Colorado vs. Arizona – ESPN2, […]

College Football Releases

Two college football press releases for you here and then two NFL releases in the next post will round out our posts for tonight. First, here’s what games you’ll see this week on the ESPN family of networks. No. 3 Texas on Thanksgiving; No. 5 Cincinnati and No. 6 Boise State on Friday contact: michael.c.humes@espn.com […]

NBA-centric Press Releases

Let’s provide you with three NBA-related releases that came in today. First, TNT has an NBA doubleheader on Thanksgiving Night. No holiday is sacred in the NBA. TNT to Give Thanks with an Exclusive Thanksgiving NBA Doubleheader Featuring the TNT NBA Studio Team Speaking Live with U.S. Troops Based in Afghanistan TNT NBA Thursday continues […]

MLB Network Shows Classic Games This Week

Here’s a release from our friends at MLB Network about the classic games from years past on Thanksgiving Day. Should be fun to watch if you want a respite from football. NEW EPISODES OF BASEBALL’S SEASONS & AN ALL-TIME GAMES MARATHON TO AIR ON MLB NETWORK THANKSGIVING WEEK MLB Network’s Thanksgiving Week programming includes: November […]

Coming Up On The Next Real Sports for 11/24

Here’s a quickie preview of one timely segment that airs on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on Tuesday. SEGMENT FEATURING INSIDER’S FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT OF TIM DONAGHY BETTING SCANDAL ADDED TO NEXT EDITION OF REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL, DEBUTING NOV. 24 ON HBO REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL presents more enterprising features and reporting when […]

A Tired Monday Linkfest

I’m a tired man after working until 2:15 this morning. Started at 10 a.m. Sunday and worked through with a couple of breaks for lunch and dinner, but I’m tired and naturally, I’m dragging. I’ll give you the links while I can. Starting with the Sports Business Journal which looks at the 40 years of […]

Even Against the AMA's, Sunday Night Football Wins

Against some tough competition on ABC with the American Music Awards, Sunday Night Football with what ended up being a good game between big market Philadelphia and Chicago won the primetime ratings on Sunday. It’s becoming obvious that Sunday Night Football is a ratings juggernaut for NBC and one of its few bright spots in […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College BasketballCBE Classic, Kansas City, MOPittsburgh at Wichita State – ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.Texas vs. Iowa – ESPN2, 9:50 p.m. Maui Invitational, Maui, HIColorado vs. Gonzaga – ESPN2, 3 p.m.Cincinnati vs. Vanderbilt – ESPN2, 5:30 p.m.Maryland vs. Chaminade – ESPNU, 9:30 p.m.Arizona vs. Wisconsin – ESPN2, 11:59 p.m. Paradise Jam, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands3rd Place […]

The Amazing Race 15 – Elimination Station, Ep. 10

With no eliminated racers this week, there’s no phone call so the teams get a Taekwondo lesson. And Lance decides to spar. Then the teams get to pack to leave for the End City. And next week, the teams are still in Prague. We’ll go to the final three from there. Back next week with […]

Golf Channel's Schedule for This Week

This is what Golf Channel’s airing for this week. With the golf just about finished on all the tours, you pretty much get Big Break and studio shows. COMING UP ON GOLF CHANNEL… Nov. 23 – 29, 2009 Tempers Flare During Match Play on Big Break Disney Golf Encore Presentation of Uneven Fairways; Golf Central […]

ESPN Celebrates NASCAR's 4 Time Champion on Monday

We have a couple of releases for you from ESPN. As Jimmie Johnson won his 4th consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship, the Alleged Worldwide Leader will have him all over the place on Monday. ESPN to Welcome NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson on Monday Johnson to Appear on Multiple ESPN Platforms As has become […]

NFL Pregame Quotage for Week 11

I’m in the home office doing work as the boss keeps adding page after page to this engineering specification which is becoming longer than War & Peace. And while I was waiting for him to give me a few pages, I saw the final minute of the Browns-Lions on DirecTV’s Red Zone Channel. I’m in […]

Doing the Sunday Links

While I’m working on an engineering specification from home, I’ll provide the links this Sunday morning. Sports Illustrated’s Andy Staples says ESPN/ABC forced him to go to Justin.tv to watch last night’s Oregon-Arizona game. Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams who flipped the double bird during last week’s game against the Buffalo Bills, has taken out […]

Saturday's Linkage

Giving you some links while I’m working at the home office today. That’s no fun working on a Saturday, but we do what we gotta do to eat. We start with what broke last night out in Los Angeles, that the TV announcing team for the Clippers, Ralph Lawler and Michael Smith were suspended by […]

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