Monthly Archives: January 2010

Three CBS Sports Super Bowl Press Releases

While I attended the Bloomberg Sports Baseball launch in New York today, three press releases from CBS Sports flew into the Fang’s Bites inbox. I could not post them right away, but I give them to you now. All deal with the Super Bowl which CBS Sports is airing next Sunday. First, CBS tells us […]

Wrap Up of The Bloomberg Sports Baseball Launch

Today, I had the opportunity to attend the unveiling of a new statistical program developed by Bloomberg, the same people behind the financial network which helps clients analyze stocks and trends. The unveiling took place at Bloomberg headquarters in New York and representatives from the company as well as were on hand to describe […]

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 5

We’re now in a question and answer period of the Bloomberg Sports/MLB presentation. I will ask to see if I can get some screen grabs of the program. Some good stuff was demonstrated. You can get more info about the program from The Biz of Baseball.

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 4

We’re now getting a demonstration of the pro product for the Bloomberg/MLB program and to sign in, one has to use fingerprint verification. Biometric identification! That’s cool. Hitters can be broken down into averages in certain areas in the strike zone. The program can show where hitters hit the best. It also shows where a […]

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 3

After being fed lunch and commiserating with the always lovely OCD Chick, Amanda Rykoff, we’re finding more about the Bloomberg Sports/MLB product. Writer Jonah Keri is going to be the head of content for Bloomberg Sports and provide articles for for those subscribers to the fantasy program. You’ll be able to compare players stats […]

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 2

I’m live Tweeting from the launch event so if you want some full reactions, you can go to to read my reactions, plus if you search #BBGSports on Twitter, you’ll see various bloggers and others who give their reactions as well. The program has a lot of bells and whistles. The fact that […]

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 1

Here at Bloomberg headquarters in New York City and finding some interesting info about its new MLB fantasy product. It will allow you to marry your league from, Yahoo,, etc. and you can change your roster from the Bloomberg program and post it to your fantasy league. It also gives you a way […]

Live From New York, It's Bloomberg Sports

Your humble blogger is at Bloomberg headquarters in New York City today for the launch of a sports data program for Can’t say much about it right now, but suffice to say it’s going to be quite interesting. I’ll blog and hopefully be able to take pictures with my iPhone. If I can’t, you’ll […]

Videos of the Week – 2002 Winter Olympics

Last week, I took a break from doing the Videos of the Week and the look back at previous Winter Olympics. Time to do it again, this week, we look back at NBC’s first Winter Olympics since Sapporo, Japan in 1972. Back then, Curt Gowdy was the overall host for NBC. In 2002, it was […]

CBS Sports Makes News Twice In One Day

CBS Sports had some opportunity to make news Saturday and did. During the Duke-Georgetown game at the Verizon Center in DC, President Obama joined Uncle Verne Lundquist and Clark Kellogg courtside for a brief interview. President Obama joined CBS Sports’ Verne Lundquist and Clark Kellogg during CBS Sports’ broadcast of Duke-Georgetown on Saturday, Jan. 30. […]

A Saturday Link Thing

Let’s give you links on this very cold morning on the East Coast. I’m cold as the boiler in my house is malfunctioning again, but hopefully, it’ll get warm later. Brad Adgate of Advertising Age says the ratings for the NFL defy the problems currently surrounding network TV. Also from Ad Age, Brian Steinberg writes […]

The First 4:13 of Lost Season 6

Well! What do we have here? Yes, it’s the very first scenes of Lost Season 6, picking up where Lost Season 5 left off. We know that Juliet fell down the hatch, seriously injured and managed to set off the nuclear bomb. Did it change everything as Jack had hoped? If you want to be […]

NFL Network Programming For the Next Few Days

This release came on Thursday and normally, I would receive it on Wednesday and because I’ve been busy, I haven’t been able to post it until now so I’ll do some editing so this won’t be out of date. NFL NETWORK PROGRAMMING NOTES (1/30-2/2) SUPER WEEK IN SOUTH FLORIDA! MORE THAN 50 HOURS LIVE FOR […]

Stuff for Next Week

I have some releases for next week’s programming so instead of letting them pile up and take up space in the Fang’s Bites inbox, let’s post them now so I can free up room. I’ll begin with ESPN2’s season premiere of NASCAR Now on Monday. ESPN2’s NASCAR Now Returns Feb. 1 Daily NASCAR News Program […]

Weekend Programming and More

I hate how I haven’t been able to do the Friday megalinks for most of this month. Work has gotten in the way and while it’s good to get paid, I feel I’ve been behind for most of January. And knowing what’s coming next week, it appears I won’t be able to do them next […]

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, January 30 BoxingLight Heavyweight Bout, Glen Johnson vs. Yusuf Mack – HBO, 10 p.m. College Basketball Viewing Picks College Football2010 Senior Bowl – NFL Network, 4 p.m. English Premier League Fulham vs. Aston Villa – ESPN2, 10 a.m.Birmingham vs. Tottenham – Fox Soccer Channel, 10 a.m.Liverpool vs. Bolton – Setanta Sports, 10 a.m.Burnley vs. […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 01/30 & 01/31/10

Men’s Basketball schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Saturday, January 30 College Gameday live from Manhattan, KS – ESPN, 11 a.m. noonMarquette at UConn – Big East Network James Madison at George Mason – Comcast Network/Comcast SportsNet New England/Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic/Comcast Sports South Louisville at West Virginia – ESPNLaSalle at Temple – ESPN2Eastern […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketballmen’sNiagara at Canisius – ESPNU, 7 p.m.Butler at Wisconsin-Green Bay – ESPNU, 9 p.m. women’sMarist at Canisius – ESPNU, 4:30 p.m.Boston College at Clemson – Fox Sports Florida Plus/Fox Sports South, 6:30 p.m.Florida State at Duke – Fox Sports Florida Plus/Fox Sports South, 8:30 p.m. College Hockey Michigan at Michigan State – Big Ten […]

ESPN2's Tennis Analysts Preview Australian Open Women's Final

With the women’s final in the Australian Open set between Serena Williams and Justine Henin, ESPN2 asked analysts Mary Jo Fernandez and Pam Shriver for their thoughts on the match which will take place Saturday morning at 3:30. Serena vs. Henin in Australian Open Final on ESPN2 Fernandez & Shriver Preview the Match Between Top […]

Time For The Thursday Linkage

Let’s do the linkage for this Thursday. Got off to a late start, but that’s due to some overdue paperwork I had to complete. Now that it’s done, I can do some linkage for you. Let’s begin with USA Today’s Michael McCarthy who looks at the impact of a Tiger Woods-less PGA Tour on both […]