Monthly Archives: March 2010

Your 2010 Regional Final Tip Times for Sunday, March 28

Just into the Fang’s Bites inbox, CBS has given us the tip times for the NCAA Tournament Regional Finals for Sunday. CBS SPORTS’ EXCLUSIVE LIVE COVERAGE OF NCAA DIVISION I MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP CONTINUES Tip-Times Announced for Regional Finals on Sunday, March 28 CBS Sports’ exclusive broadcast coverage of the 2010 NCAA Division I Men’s […]

The End of 24

As one of my all-time favorite shows comes to end this season, I give you some links reacting to the announcement that came today from multiple sources via Twitter, including former

BREAKING NEWS: The Clock Runs Out on 24

This just in from former 24 Director Jon Cassar who is still connected to the show. “News from the 24 set,the crew has been told that 24 has come to an end. There will b no season 9. Its been a great run, thanx all 4 watching” So the season finale in May will also […]

The Friday Megalink Thing

Ok, it’s time for the Friday megalinks. Wasn’t able to do them last week and now it’s time to bring them to you while I can. There’s a new look here and I’m experimenting with the template and colors. Let me know what you think either via a comment here or through a quick e-mail. […]

Kansas' Bill Self Joins CBS' Coverage of the NCAA Tournament Regional Finals

CBS brings in Kansas coach Bill Self as a guest analyst for the NCAA Tournament this weekend. If you remember, Kansas was upset last Saturday by Northern Iowa in Oklahoma City defeating the Jayhawks and ruining a bunch of brackets across the country. Here’s a quick blurb by CBS Sports regarding Self’s visit to New […]

MLB To Rebrand MLB Home Plate Radio As MLB Network Radio

In a move to integrate MLB Network on Sirius XM Radio, MLB Home Plate Radio (XM channel 175, Sirius Channel 210) will be renamed as of April 4 as MLB Network Radio. I think it’s a good move. This will bring MLB Network programming to Sirius XM listeners including simulcasts of MLB Tonight and other […]

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, March 27 BoxingSuper Six World Boxing Classic/Andre Dirrell vs. Arthur Abraham, middleweights – Showtime, 10:30 p.m.Boxing After Dark/Joan Guzman vs. Ali Funeka, IBF Lightweight Title & Marcos Rene Maidana vs. Victor Cayo, WBA World Jr. Welterweight Title – HBO, 10:30 p.m. College Basketball Viewing Picks College HockeyNCAA Men’s Division I Tournament Northeast Regional – […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/27 & 03/28/09

Saturday, March 27 Road to the Final Four – CBS, 3 p.m. men’sNCAA Tournament – All Games on CBS West Regional Final – Salt Lake City, UT (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore, CBS; Ted Robinson/Bill Frieder, Westwood One Radio)Butler vs. Kansas State – 4:30 p.m. East Regional Final – Syracuse, NY (Dick Enberg/Jay Bilas, CBS: Ian Eagle/P.J. […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketballmen’sNCAA Tournament – All Games on CBSSweet Sixteen Midwest Regional – St. Louis, MO (Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery, CBS; Kevin Harlan/John Thompson, Westwood One)Ohio State vs. Tennessee – 7:07 p.m.Michigan State vs. Northern Iowa – approximately 9:37 p.m. South Regional – Houston, TX (Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg, CBS; Kevin Kugler/Pete Gillen, Westwood One)Baylor vs. St. Mary’s […]

Your 2010 Regional Final Tip Times for Saturday, March 27

I keep saying I would shut it down for the night, but when you get a release from CBS Sports announcing tip times for Saturday, sleep can wait for a few more minutes. Yes, these are the tip times and announcing assignments for Saturday as we get to the Elite Eight and the Regional Finals. […]

NCAA Final Four? Come On Down!

On Friday, CBS’ The Price Is Right will have an NCAA Final Four-themed Showcase featuring four college cheer teams. Since I like Price Is Right and the host, Drew Carey, I give this release. No need for a jump either. FOUR COLLEGE CHEER TEAMS TO PARTICIPATE IN A SPECIAL NCAA® FINAL FOUR®-THEMED SHOWCASE ON CBS’s […]

ESPN's Networks Cover the NCAA Men's Hockey Tournament

ESPNU and ESPN360 will have coverage of the NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament starting on Friday. Plenty of games for college hockey fans and it will lead to the Frozen Four in April. It all begins with the regional semifinals and we check out the schedule for this weekend. Date Time (ET) Event Network Fri, Mar […]

Universal Sports' Notes and Quotes From The World Figure Skating Championships

Many of us can’t see Universal Sports’ comprehensive coverage of the World Figure Skating Championships from Turin this week, but I still get press releases and I post them out of service to you. Universal Sports PRESENTS COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE 2010 World Figure Skating Championships NEWS, NOTES AND QUOTES FOR MARCH 25, 2010:Olympic Games […]

Chet Simmons, The First President of ESPN, 1928-2010

You may not know the name of Chet Simmons, but in sports television, his was one of the biggest. He was President of NBC Sports in the 1970’s steering the network to maintain relationships with MLB, NFL, NCAA and Wimbledon. In addition, Simmons helped NBC secure the rights to the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. […]

Thursday's Links

After a day in which I dealt with a flooded basement and buying filters for my wet vac, it’s time to bring back the linkage. USA Today’s Game On blog looks at a new PBS documentary on legendary New Jersey high school basketball coach Bob Hurley. Bob Velin of USA Today profiles an announcer who […]

BREAKING NEWS: ESPN New York Site Launches April 2

In what will be the 5th ESPN local site to launch and join other sites in Chicago, Boston, Dallas and Los Angeles, we learn that ESPN New York will begin in earnest on April 2, which will be just two days before the opening of the MLB regular season. We have details of the launch […]

HBO Sports & NFL Films Team Up For Hard Knocks With The J-E-T-S

It was broken yesterday by the New York Daily News and confirmed today by the NFL. The New York Jets will be the focus of this year’s edition which will be co-produced by NFL Films and HBO Sports. Last year’s series on the Cincinnati Bengals turned out to be quite entertaining, especially when we learned […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketballmen’sNCAA Tournament – All Games on CBSSweet Sixteen West Regional at Salt Lake City (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore, CBS; Ted Robinson/Bill Frieder, Westwood One)Syracuse vs. Butler – 7:07 p.m.Kansas State vs. Xavier – approximately 9:37 p.m. East Regional at Syracuse, NY (Dick Enberg/Jay Bilas, CBS; Ian Eagle/P.J. Carlesimo, Westwood One) Washington vs. West Virginia – […]

CBS College Sports Gets Ready For The NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

CBS Sports’ cable channel, CBS College Sports, brings out the coaches as guest analysts for the NCAA Tournament. You have some heavy hitters as well. Check out the press release. COLLEGE BASKETBALL COACHES SERVE AS ANALYSTS FOR CBS COLLEGE SPORTS NETWORK’S NCAA TOURNAMENT REGIONAL COVERAGE Buzz Williams, Jamie Dixon, Seth Greenberg, Tony Barbee, Dave Rose […]