After being away from the office for most of the morning, it’s time to give you linkage while I can.
Dan Levy at Press Coverage talks with Mike Florio about the Mike Wise situation.
Sean Leahy of USA Today has a good feature story on how some ex-NFL players have made the transition to become effective TV analysts.
USA Today’s Michael Hiestand talks about ESPN’s Around the Horn panelists not shying away from the Jay Mariotti topic.
Hiestand also looks at the ratings of some sports on TV this past weekend.
Milton Kent from Fanhouse has NBC’s Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison talking how a looming lockout in 2011 could affect play late in this season.
Jon Lafayette of Broadcating & Cable writes that ESPN is teaming up with YouTube allowing viewers to upload their own videos which could end up airing on SportsCenter.
Georg Szalai from the Hollywood Reporter says with a deadline looming, it appears ESPN will remain on Time Warner Cable systems in time for college football season.
Mike Reynolds at Multichannel News says ESPN’s family of networks will be all over the opening weekend of the college football season.
Alex Weprin at SportsNewser says MLB will be streaming games on YouTube. In Japan.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell looks at the new $1,000,000 insurance policy on Troy Polamalu’s hair. No kidding.
Richard Sandomir of the New York Times notes the 2nd year of the Tennis Channel vs. Cablevision battle for carriage.
The New York Daily News’ Bob Raissman is high on SNY’s Keith Hernandez.
Ken McMillan at the Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record writes that there will be plenty of high school football on the local radio airwaves.
Laura Nachman laments the loss of an ESPN Radio weekend show in Philadelphia.
Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post’s DC Sports Bog says it’s still unclear why MASN analyst Rob Dibble did not accompany the team on its current road trip.
The Post’s Leonard Shapiro hopes the Dibble flap over Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg doesn’t end up causing the analyst to lose his job.
Jim Williams at the Washington Examiner talks with NBC’s Al Michaels who enters his 25th season of broadcasting NFL games.
Tom Jones from the St. Petersburg Times says a local sports radio host is out of a job.
Sarah Talalay at the South Florida Sun Sentinel notes that the Florida Marlins are providing 3-D views of their new stadium on their website.
Jack McElroy of the Knoxville (TN) News is disturbed over the way Tennessee coach Derek Dooley gave favorable treatment to certain reporters allowing them to attend a mock game. Thanks to Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch for the link.
David Barron from the Houston Chronicle has the local ratings for Saturday’s Cowboys-Texans game.
John Kiesewetter of the Cincinnati Enquirer says Fox Sports Ohio has added a Reds game to its schedule after losing one to Fox Sports.
Ed Sherman in Crain’s Chicago Business says NBC’s Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison have differing opinions on the Bears’ preseason.
Phil Rosenthal of the Chicago Tribune recaps the Around the Horn discussion on Jay Mariotti.
Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has NBC’s NFL analysts talking about the Green Bay Packers.
Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News reviews ESPN’s latest 30 for 30 documentary, on the Washington Little League team that upset Taiwan in 1982.
Tom says NBC Sports Director Bucky Gunts became a running joke during Sunday’s Emmy Awards.
Sports Media Watch looks at how major sporting events fared with various key demographics.
SMW says NFL on Sunday night, even on Fox, is king.
SMW says the Little League World Series Championship Game rated lower than last year.
SMW has some various news and notes.
Christopher Byrne at the Eye on Sports Media noticed that Fox Sports is changing its production to a 16:9 screen ratio.
Deadspin notes that a Miami Herald reporter who quit the paper over the lack of Florida International University coverage, has now joined the school.
Amanda Bruno at Batter-up with Bruno notes that Overstock.com is running an “Ultimate Red Sox Experience” contest.
I think we’ll end it there.