Let’s do some linkage. I was doing some other things earlier today so as long as the media stories don’t refer to today’s NCAA action, we should be able to get some things done for you.
Anthony Crupi at Mediaweek says the big beneficiary of Tiger Woods’ return to the PGA Tour will be Golf Channel.
Brian Lowry of Variety writes that Tiger Woods’ resurfacing at The Masters next month will have something in store for everyone.
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that the UFL is seeking capital from the NFL in return for putting games on NFL Network.
Andrew Heining in the Christian Science Monitor discusses the record number of online visitors to CBS’ March Madness on Demand.
SportsbyBrooks says despite reports to the contrary, a decision has already been made to expand the NCAA Tournament.
Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News feels the NCAA is conducting a money grab if it indeed expands the Tournament from 65 to 96 teams.
Phil Mushnick in the New York Post says the NCAA should not expand the Tournament and leave well enough alone.
Laura Nachman has created a bracket of 64 Philadelphia sports announcers.
Michael Klein of the Philadelphia Inquirer says original Comcast SportsNet anchor Leslie Gudel leaves the desk this week for a new position with the channel.
Steve Hummer at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution says not even Tiger Woods’ return could mar The Masters.
Marlon Morgan at the Memphis Commercial Appeal says the ratings for the Grizzlies on Fox Sports Tennessee are up this season in a big way.
Dave Birkett at AnnArbor.com says the University of Michigan will be ready for its first ever football primetime game in 2011.
Over to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Bob Wolfley hears from ESPN/CBS analyst Jay Bilas on Cornell’s low seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune says while the Timberwolves have been short of wins, Corey Brewer has been getting his share of the national spotlight thanks to his spectacular dunks.
Obrey Brown of the Highland (CA) Community News discusses the phone call he received from Bob Costas in regards to steroids and other issues.
Artie Gigantino of the San Francisco Examiner writes that ESPN and CBS will be the big winners for Tiger Woods 2010 debut at The Masters.
Maury Brown at the Biz of Baseball writes about a new sports social networking site launched by Anaheim Angels announcer Victor Rojas. A bit of disclosure here. I was asked by Victor to help beta test the site. I’ll be talking to Victor about the site named Yakcy and the features there.
The Sports Media Watch has its weekend ratings predictions.
I’ll end it there for now.