Let’s give you a few Saturday links. Hurricane Earl turned out to be a bust in the Northeast and it’s turned out to be a lovely weekend here in Southern New England. Let’s give you some linkage today.
Starting with Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News which states that CBS College Sports kicks off its Division I college football slate today.
Glen Dickson of Broadcasting & Cable looks at ESPN producing the US Open Mix for DirecTV.
Eurosport which is a European all-sports network has signed a deal with NBC Sports to air Notre Dame football throughout Europe and Asia.
Richard Sandomir of the New York Times looks at how quickly the video of the fan fight at the US Open on Thursday went viral.
Pete Dougherty at the Albany Times Union has the ESPN MLB schedule through mid-September.
Pete also has the MLB Network game schedule through next Saturday.
Ken Schott from the Schenectady Gazette looks at a new ESPN feature that will debut exclusively for Time Warner Cable subscribers.
Ken McMillan at the Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record says the local area has a few options to listen to NFL games on Sundays.
Ken says local radio will carry the final NASCAR races of the season.
Ken says two local radio stations will air college football throughout the fall.
The Buffalo News looks at the new ESPN/Time Warner Cable features that begin today.
Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner says CBS is all over the US Open this Labor Day holiday weekend.
Tim Clodfelter of the Winston-Salem (NC) Journal says the Time Warner Cable deal with ESPN will expand the on-demand offerings for subscribers.
Rodney Ho of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution speaks with ESPN’s Erin Andrews about her expanded roles on College Gameday and Good Morning America.
David Knox from the Birmingham (AL) News says there are plenty of options to watch for college football.
Lyle Johnson of the Gonzales (LA) Weekly Citizen writes that many anglers are happy that ESPN grew tired of owning BASS, Inc. and the Bassmasters fishing tournament.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News writes that the addition of former NFL head of officiating to Fox Sports as a rules analyst will enhance the network’s coverage.
WNDU-TV in South Bend, IN says there will be some new wrinkles in NBC’s coverage of Notre Dame football this season.
Sports Media Watch says the Little League World Series Championship Game drew its lowest ratings in over a decade.
SMW says MLB on Fox drew its lowest ratings of the season last week.
SMW has some ratings news and notes.
And SMW notes that ESPN’s college football season opener was down from a year ago.
In the Huffington Post, Joe Favorito talks about the new Capital One Cup.
Ben Koo at Awful Announcing wonders why ESPN Gameplan’s pay per view college football packge is not fully in HD.
Since I started the links from home and am now finishing them at work, I’ll end now. I’ll be back if anything breaks.