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 paper. On Monday, Wise decided he would conduct a social media experiment by making stuff up on Twitter.
The Post’s media critic Howard Kurtz has a recap of events that led to the Wise suspension.
Sports Business Daily has a round-up of reaction to Wise.
Joseph Flambeck of the New York Times reports on Wise’s actions.
Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio was a guest on the same DC radio station where Wise hosts a show, but didn’t appear on that show. Yet.
Aaron Morrissey at the DCist wonders what Wise was thinking.
Back to Sports Business Daily which recaps the Jay Mariotti discussion on Monday’s Around the Horn.
Zennie Abraham of the San Francisco Chronicle feels the Mariotti discussion on Around the Horn was classless. Seriously?
Sports Media Watch notes that ESPN has no future plans to use Jay Mariotti.
SBD takes a look at the new chocolate TV ad that stars tennis champion Roger Federer.
Take a look at said ad.
Davud Beasley of Bloomberg reports that Turner Broadcasting has settled a lawsuit from a Texas businessman over the sale of the Atlanta Hawks and Thrashers.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell wonders if cornerback is about to get its financial due in the NFL.
USA Today has Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio rate the top NFL TV analysts.
Greg Wyshynski at Yahoo’s Puck Daddy says there will be major programming and format changes at the NHL Network. And Greg gives me a nice shoutout. Much appreciated, Greg.
Staci D. Kramer at paidContent says NHL Network has tapped an NFL Network programming exec to help spruce up the channel.
All Access says Miami sports talker WQAM has re-signed morning host Joe Rose for another two years.
Johnny Diaz of the Boston Globe looks at NESN trying to diversify its programming from sports.
Mike White of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says former Voice of the Pirates Lenny Frattare will be calling high school football games this fall.
Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post’s DC Sports Bog notes that a Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic reporter is emotional about leaving the Nation’s Capital.
Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner writes about the personnel changes at CSN Mid-Atlantic.
Dave McKenna at the Washington City Paper is hoping to see Rob Dibble remain at MASN.
Shawn Cetrone from the Rock Hill (SC) Herald says an expected economic windfall from an ESPN-televised high school football doubleheader may not be realized.
Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald says WQAM has hired former Miami Hurricanes QB Gino Toretta to host a daily two hour show.
Mike Herndon in the Mobile (AL) Press-Register has ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit talking about the SEC.
Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World says the long-time voice of the Oklahoma Sooners will be retiring after this football season.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Fox Sports North will be streaming as many as four high school football games a week on its website.
Natalie Meisler of the Denver Post says Comcast is making this Saturday’s Colorado-Colorado State game available to all of its subscribers in the Centennial State.
Tom Hoffarth in the Los Angeles Daily News looks at the evolution of football instructional guides.
Allen Panzieri of the Ottawa Citizen notes that the Senators will have all of their games televised for the first time in franchise history.
Sports Media Watch notes that the WNBA playoffs ratings were flat with last year.
Awful Announcing has the video of ESPN’s Chris Fowler ruining a Jenga game.
Dan Fogarty at Sports Grid says former New York Giant and NBC analyst Tiki Barber is now trying to repair his damaged reputation.
And that will conclude our links for tonight. Lots of good stuff.