My plans to provide linkage this weekend went up in smoke when I had to run errands for my family, but I’ll do some this evening. My day has been planned for me on Monday so I don’t know when I can blog, but I’ll do my best.
Mike Florio from Pro Football Talk has NBC’s Cris Collinsworth saying he would still choose football knowing the risks about concussions. Collinsworth says he also wants to call the next World Cup, but since it’ll be on ESPN in 2014, that’s unlikely unless Collinsworth moves to the Alleged Worldwide Leader.
Nick Bromberg of Yahoo’s From The Marbles blog says TNT chose not to mention an incident at the NASCAR Sprint Cup race during night’s coverage.
Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News feels Fox is talking about Stephen Strasburg in the All-Star Game out of self interest.
Phil Mushnick in the New York Post can’t get excited over the LeBron James sweepstakes.
Greg Connors of the Buffalo News says not everyone can be right in reporting on where LeBron James will end up.
Jim Williams from the Washington Examiner speaks with Versus cycling voice Phil Liggett about the Tour de France.
Over to Andrea Adelson of the Orlando Sentinel who got ESPN’s Lee Corso’s comments on the Big 12 and the conference machinations last month.
Stu Durando in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has ESPN’s Lou Holtz declaring independence for Notre Dame.
Bruce Pascoe from the Arizona Daily Star says impending media deals for the University of Arizona through the Pac 10 and on its own could lead to some windfalls for the school
Jon Weinbach of the Los Angeles Times is not a fan of the LeBron James Watch.
Artie Gigantino of the San Francisco Examiner feels former NFL Supervisor of Officiating Mike Pereira going to Fox is a good move.
Bruce Dowbiggin from the Toronto Globe and Mail says the Blue Jays announcers are a portrait in contrast.
The Sports Media Watch has its Weekend Ratings Predictions.
SMW has various ratings news and notes.
Joe Favorito says there’s an opportunity for a sports organization to own the 4th of July.
We’ll end it there.