On this holiday for those people aren’t working, I wish you the best Memorial Day possible and don’t forget to remember those who have given their lives in service to their country. For those of who worked the entire holiday weekend including myself, I hope you get some time off down the road. I won’t since I don’t take vacations or take days off, but that’s what I bargained for when I joined the family business. No time off. No vacations. No holidays except Thanksgiving and Christmas, but those are the holidays I’d rather work.
Anyway, as I’m stuck at work, I’ll try to give you some linkage.
Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News writes about Comcast looking to take over the rights for the Houston Astros and Houston Rockets in 2012 from Fox Sports.
Glen Dickson of Broadcasting & Cable writes that programmers are ready for 3-D TV, but do consumers want it?
Bonnie D. Ford of ESPN.com writes about Tennis Channel’s Coriana Morariu and Martin Navratilova who not only share tennis as a bond, but something more serious.
NESN says it may experience some signal interruption today.
Claire Atkinson of the New York Post writes that Time Warner Cable and Disney are locked in a fee battle over ESPN that could have subscribers missing out on football.
Laura Nachman says Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will re-air Roy Halladay’s perfect game tonight.
Tim Lemke wishes Adidas would stop messing with the design of the soccer ball.
Tom Jones of the St. Petersburg Times has some thoughts on the weekend in television sports.
Chris Wadsworth of the Fort Myers (FL) News-Press says a local sports radio show has fallen by the wayside.
Earl Austin, Jr. of the St. Louis American profiles a native who will be in charge of what you see during ESPN’s coverage of the World Cup.
Dusty Saunders of the Denver Post says no matter what you think of Don Cherry, he’s always colorful.
Tom Hoffarth from the Los Angeles Daily News has your SoCal sports calendar for the week.
Bruce Dowbiggin in the Toronto Globe and Mail writes about Canadians deciding to play their hockey south of the border instead of at home.
Paulsen at Sports Media Watch says Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference Finals did decently for TNT, but again fell short of last year’s ratings.
Steve Lepore in Puck The Media reviews NBC’s production of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Joe Favorito explores the value of stadium naming rights.
And ESPN Radio in Los Angeles is conducting a Sports Broadcasting Jobs Seminar this weekend.
Those are your links for today.