Trying to get ahead on some linkage before diving head first into some paperwork. Lots of stuff going on and let’s get busy, shall we?
Tom Weir of USA Today’s Game On blog has ESPN denying LeBron James put pressure on the network to pull a story from its website.
At Fanhouse, Milton Kent discusses ESPN spiking the Arash Markazi story on LeBron in Las Vegas.
To the Indiana University National Sports Journalism Center where Dave Kindred mourns the death of Vic Siegel of the New York Daily News.
Glen Dickson of Broadcasting & Cable writes that TNT will air the first two days of the PGA Championship in 3-D.
John Eggerton of Multichannel News says Comcast is talking with DirecTV and Dish about placing its SportsNet Philadelphia regional sports network on both systems which would come as good news to subscribers.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk notes that former Cowboys QB and current Fox NFL analyst Troy Aikman will be participating in Dancing with the Stars this season.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell talks about golfer Fred Couples on the forefront of a new shoe trend.
Richard Sandomir and Ken Belson of the New York Times has Pac 10/12 Commissioner Larry Scott talking about a TV channel similar to the Big Ten Network.
Pete Dougherty in the Albany Times Union says MLB Network is cutting its trade deadline coverage in half as compared to last year.
Sarah Talalay of the South Florida Sun Sentinel says new Miami Heat star Chris Bosh has been making the rounds on national TV and in the local area.
Jay Weiner of MinnPost writes that a noted media critic and women’s sports advocate is joining ESPN to advise the network on increasing its coverage on women.
The Big Lead has video of an ESPN anchor saying what was on most Mets fans minds.
Sox & Dawgs says NESN’s Heidi Watney is getting her own bobblehead doll. There’s a joke there, but I’m not going to say it.
This is not the end of the links. Lunch is beckoning. More links coming up.