Monthly Archives: August 2010

Tuesday Evening Linkage

We have plenty of stuff to warrant another set of links this evening. Lots of good stuff. Let’s begin with the main topic of the sports media day and that is the Mike Wise suspension by the Washington Post. WaPo Ombudsman Andrew Alexander weighed in on why Wise was given a month off by the […]

Fox Sports and St. Jude Children’s Hospital Team Up

Every Fox Sports property is teamed with a major charity and cause. The 2010 NFL on Fox season is no exception and this year, Fox Sports is teaming up with a very worthwhile cause, St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. Made famous by actor Danny Thomas, St. Jude is one of the leading research […]

Smithsonian Channel To Air Documentary on High School Football Rivalry

Coming up in September, the Smithsonian Channel will air a documentary on a Maine high school football rivalry. Cameras followed two communities for an entire season as they go for the state championship. The premise is quite interesting. AN AMERICAN SPORTS STORY… THE RIVALS PREMIERES SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 AT 9 PM ET/PT ON SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL […]

Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic and Philadelphia Announce On-Air Talent Changes

We have a combined press release from Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic and Philadelphia. It involves the shuffling of talent from Mid-Atlantic to Philadelphia and also some in-house shuffling among the two CSN affiliates. It’s also good to see former SNY and WHDH-TV reporter Julie Donaldson getting a full-time gig after she was the victim of an […]

ESPN’s College Football Analysts Predict Conference & BCS Winners

Our latest ESPN press release deals with college football and the network’s analysts discussing the winners for the BCS conferences as well as for the BCS itself. Take a look. ESPN College Football Analysts Ruminate on Conference Winners, BCS Champion In preparation for the 2010-11 college football season, ESPN’s College GameDay analysts Lee Corso, Kirk […]

Giving You Some Tuesday Linkage

After being away from the office for most of the morning, it’s time to give you linkage while I can. We start off with Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk who notes that Washington Post writer Mike Wise has been suspended by the paper for one month following his fake tweeting on Tuesday. Dan Levy […]

Big Ten Network Announces New Set of “Big Ten’s Greatest Games”

The Big Ten Network which has grown by leaps and bounds in the last couple of years gives us some more programming this fall and we have 13 new episodes of “Big Ten’s Greatest Games”. Here’s the press release. Big Ten Network Announces 13 New Episodes of ‘Big Ten’s Greatest Games’ Fan input part of […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

FIBA World ChampionshipCanada vs. France – NBA TV, 11:30 a.m. MLBAmerican LeagueRed Sox at Baltimore – NESN/MASN, 7 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Cleveland – Comcast SportsNet Chicago/STO, 7 p.m.Oakland at New York Yankees – Comcast SportsNet California/YES, 7 p.m.Toronto at Tampa Bay – Rogers Sportsnet/Sun Sports, 7 p.m.Detroit at Minnesota – MLB Network/Fox Sports Detroit/Fox […]

Two Sports Media Issues, Mike Wise And Jay Mariotti

We have a couple of issues today and we go over them in this post. Earlier today, Mike Wise of the Washington Post thought it would be a good idea to put some fake news on Twitter just to see the reaction. The idea according to Wise would be that other reporters would fail to […]

CBS Sports Presents US Open For 43rd Consecutive Year

CBS Sports will air coverage of the US Open from Flushing Meadow in New York over the next two weekends. It marks 43 consecutive tournaments for the Tiffany Network and it according to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal, CBS will be back for another round of coverage starting next year. I hope to […]

Comcast SportsNet New England’s and Philadelphia’s College Football Schedules

As we’re getting ready for college football, let’s post what Comcast SportsNet affiliates in New England and Philadelphia will air this season. For New England, CSN New England will re-air most Boston College games in addition to Colonial Athletic Association games involving the University of Rhode Island and University of Massachusetts. New England will also […]

College Football Begins Thursday on ESPN

College football begins on Thursday with two games on ESPN and three games on, then a whole bunch of games during the weekend. Let’s take a gander at the the press release. 2010 College Football Season Kicks off Thursday First Week of Season Includes 31 Games in Five Days, College GameDay from Atlanta ESPN […]

NFL Network’s America’s Game Documentary on New Orleans Saints Premieres 9/8

NFL season is coming fast upon us and next week, the latest installment from the America’s Game documentary series on Super Bowl winners will premiere. It’ll focus on the New Orleans Saints and it will be narrated by actor Brad Pitt. NFL NETWORK’S AMERICA’S GAME: 2009 NEW ORLEANS SAINTS NARRATED BY BRAD PITT DEBUTS WEDNESDAY, […]