Let’s do some linkage. I can’t understand why I can’t get anything done today. Anyway, let’s get going.
USA Today’s Jorge L. Ortiz profiles ESPN/San Francisco Giants voice Jon Miller who’s going into the Broadcasters wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend.
Andrea Domanick from Broadcasting & Cable says a new award focusing on sports media marketing on TV and other platforms is launching this year.
Mike Reynolds in Multichannel News tells us that a couple of Disney Channel characters take over Dodger Stadium tonight.
Mike also talks about CBS College Sports renewing its rights deal with Conference USA through the 2016 season.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell talks about how SpongeTech is a warning to all sports teams which look for stadium sponsors.
Bill Wilson of the BBC reports that EA Sports has signed a unique deal with the English Premier League becoming the soccer league’s first technology partner.
Michael Ozanian in Forbes says ESPN and the PGA Tour were big losers in last weekend’s Open Championship blowout.
Susan Shan who is fast becoming a Friend of Fang’s Bites, feels Versus’ Jenn Sterger is a disgrace to women in sports for her comments about Danica Patrick.
Susan also talks about her feud with Sterger and her upcoming work with the St. John’s Red Storm with the One Great Season blog.
Michael Grotticelli from Broadcast Engineering goes over the 10 things learned from ESPN’s research of World Cup viewing.
Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post’s DC Sports Bog says a local DC NFL team beat reporter is changing radio stations.
Dave McKenna from the Washington City Paper says MASN’s Rob Dibble doesn’t care about the criticism that he’s too much of a homer.
Janie Campbell from NBC Miami explores the Miami Herald deleting the bitter farewell blog post from the Florida International sports beat writer this week.
Sarah Talalay of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel writes that the Miami Heat’s Three Kings uniforms are top sellers as expected.
Pete Alfano of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram talks about how ESPN chose Sundance Square as its headquarters for Super Bowl XLV.
Mel Bracht from the Daily Oklahoman says ESPN is ready to rev up its NASCAR coverage this weekend.
John Erardi from the Cincinnati Enquirer speaks to former Reds closer Rob Dibble about his broadcasting gig with the Washington Nationals.
Don Walker of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes that Fox Sports Wisconsin will be going commercial-free to benefit charity for a Brewers game next month.
Ed Sherman in Crain’s Chicago Business says the Blackhawks remain a hot commodity and mentions that Comcast SportsNet honors Andre Dawson this weekend.
Dan Moore at SB Nation St. Louis notes that the entire Globe-Democrat sports staff has walked out.
Charles Rouse III of the Kansas City Examiner looks at ESPN’s Big Monday Big 12 schedule.
Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News talks with long-time broadcaster Paul Olden who has now replaced Bob Sheppard as Yankees public address announcer.
Tom is amused by Fox Sports’ Jimmy Johnson going on Survivor.
Chris Zelkovich of the Toronto Star says ESPN’s David Amber is returning home to Canada to work on the Raptors game broadcasts.
Chris writes that CBS plans to feature plenty of Canadians in the Canadian Open this week, but is dismayed at the fewer hours of coverage.
Bruce Dowbiggin at the Toronto Globe and Mail suggests now is a good time for TSN to launch a radio network in Canada.
Joe Favorito talks about the creative ways Captain Morgan Rum has become a part of sports marketing.
That’s going to do it for now.