Let’s give you some linkage today. I took a break from my computer after I posted the spring training TV schedules and it was very nice. Now we’re back in the blogging grind and let’s give you links.
Anthony Crupi of Mediaweek says the Olympics on NBC took viewers away from cable during the month of February.
Rick Harrow and Karla Swatek in BusinessWeek tell us that the next few Olympics could be seen online rather than TV.
Michael J. Miller of PC Week writes that ESPN is making a big commitment to 3D-TV.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell has a look at the swag that NFL hopefuls are receiving at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
Darren has discovered an accounting error is forcing members of the 2009 New York Yankees to give back $10,000 of their World Series share.
Darren says almost five years after adidas acquired Reebok, the company is making a big turnaround.
Richard Sandomir of the New York Times says the NCAA has put highlights and clips of past NCAA Tournament games at a new website.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union writes that the NFL will keep the Pro Bowl a week before the Super Bowl as it returns to Hawaii in 2011.
Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner says a local sports radio anchor is getting a new gig at his station.
Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel asks his readers which is the better sports radio talk show.
Amy L. Edwards of the Sentinel reports that a former freelancer for the Golf Channel claims he lost his job after reporting several co-workers for smoking ganja while on the job on course.
Laurel Pfahler in the Sebastian (FL) Sun says the West Palm Beach NBC affiliate saw higher ratings for the Olympics.
Barry Horn in the Dallas Morning News reports that Cowboys voice Brad Sham has lost his gig with MLS team, FC Dallas.
Ed Sherman in Crain’s Chicago Business is not a fan of Rutgers getting a Big Ten invite.
Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a look of the highest and lowest local ratings for the Olympics (scroll down).
Tim Curprisin of OnMilwaukee says the local ratings for the Olympics were high enough for Milwaukee to finish third in the national rankings.
Steve Luhm of the Salt Lake Tribune says Salt Lake City ranked number 1 in the ratings for the Vancouver Olympics.
Erika Engle of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin says a long dark local radio station is returning as a Fox Sports Radio affiliate.
William Houston at Truth & Rumours says a slow morning during NHL Trade Deadline Day gave TSN and Rogers Sportsnet too much time to fill.
The Sports Media Watch has the weekend overnight ratings.
SMW has some various news and notes.
SMW has an interview with ESPN Vice President of Communications, Mike Soltys.
Christopher Byrne of the Eye on Sports Media says NBC deserved some, but not all of the criticism hurled at the network for its Olympics coverage.
The Big Lead has John Feinstein response to Michael Wilbon’s response to his criticism of Wilbon.
Steve Lepore at Puck The Media would like Versus to take the extra step when taking local broadcasts of the NHL.
Maury Brown at the Biz of Baseball says in just one day, the latest version of the MLB At Bat app for the iPhone and iPod Touch became a bestseller in just one day.
And Len Berman has his Top 5 stories of the day.