Monthly Archives: December 2010

Fang’s Bites’ Big Dozen Sports Media Stories of 2010

Another year is over and another year is just beginning. It’s time to review the 12 biggest stories in sports media in the year of 2010 A.D. We had plenty of stories to choose from. Not every one made the cut. Some will receive honorable mentions. Others will be listed here. Sports media never sleeps […]

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, January 1  Happy New Year!!! College BasketballWest Virginia at Marquette – ESPN2, 11 a.m.DePaul at Georgetown – Big East Network, 1 p.m.New Mexico at Dayton – CBS College Sports, 1 p.m.Notre Dame at Syracuse – ESPNU, 3:30 p.m.Boston College at South Carolina – ESPNU, 5:30 p.m.St. John’s at Providence – Big East Network, 7 […]

NFL Viewing Picks For Week 17

All Times Eastern Coverage Maps courtesy of Blackouts: None Fox NFL Sunday – Fox, noonThe NFL Today – CBS, noon 1 p.m.CBS Coverage MapBuffalo at New York Jets – Gus Johnson/Steve TaskerCincinnati at Baltimore – Kevin Harlan/Solomon WilcotsMiami at New England – Bill Macatee/Rich GannonOakland at Kansas City – Spero Dedes/Randy CrossPittsburgh at Cleveland […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College BasketballKentucky at Louisville – CBS, noonNorthwestern at Purdue – ESPN2, noonCollege of Charleston at Tennessee – ESPN2, 2 p.m.Minnesota at Michigan State – Big Ten Network, 4 p.m. Florida at Xavier – ESPN2, 4 p.m.Washington at UCLA – Fox Sports Net, 4 p.m.Ohio State at Indiana – ESPN2, 6 p.m.South Florida at UConn – […]

23.7 Million People Watch Tuesday Night Football and NBC is Very Happy

We all know that Sunday Night Football was delayed until Tuesday due to the snow in the Northeast. The game between Minnesota and Philadelphia was a big hit on Tuesday with a 13.8 rating and a 23 share. That’s up 27% from last year’s Week 16 game between Dallas and Washington. An average of 23.7 […]

MLB Network To Review 2010

If you want to avoid the bowl games or if the NHL Winter Classic is in a weather delay which is highly possible, MLB Network gives you some counterprogramming with various season reviews such as a look at the American League, National League, pitching, the season awards and other shows. Bob Costas will be a […]

Inside The NFL Quotage For Week 17

Let’s bring you some quotage from this week’s edition of Inside the NFL on Showtime. Not all of you have the channel so this will be fresh to you. NEWS, NOTES AND QUOTES FROM WEEK SEVENTEEN OF INSIDE THE NFL ON SHOWTIME® NEW YORK (Dec. 29, 2010) – This week’s INSIDE THE NFL – premiered […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

BoxingBest of 2010Pacquaio vs. Margarito – HBO, 11 p.m. College BasketballTemple at Villanova – ESPN2, 7 p.m.Oakland at Oral Roberts – Fox College Sports, 8 p.m.Arizona at Oregon – Fox College Sports, 10 p.m.Arizona State at Oregon State – Fox College Sports, 10:30 p.m. College FootballArmed Forces Bowl, Dallas, TXSMU vs. Army – ESPN, noon […]

BREAKING NEWS: ESPNews Anchor Suspended For Plagiarism

I briefly touched on this earlier today in the links, but this story kept building and finally came to a crescendo late this evening. ESPN has suspended ESPNews anchor Will Selva for taking the first paragraphs from Orange County Register writer Kevin Ding’s preview of a Los Angeles Lakers game and then using it as […]

The Return of The Sports Media (But Not Weekly) Podcast

Yes, for one night and one night only, it’s the return of the podcast with Keith Thibault of Sports Media Journal and yours truly. For this podcast, Keith and I review the Year in Sports Media. It’s based on a list that I have yet to post here, but you’ll get an idea of the […]

NFL on Fox Announcing Assignments For Week 17

Since I gave you the NFL on CBS announcing assignments for Week 17, I might as well do so for Fox Sports as well. As I mentioned before, both CBS and Fox have a doubleheader in the final week of the season so all late games will start at 4:15 p.m. I wish the NFL […]

CBS’ Announcing Assignments For NFL Week 17

I’ll give you the CBS NFL press releases on Friday after I give you the NFL Viewing Picks sometime around 10 a.m. But I figured I would give you the announcing assignments because you want the information as fast as possible. So here are the announcers for the NFL on CBS on Sunday as it’s […]

NBC Sports Previews the 2011 NHL Winter Classic

On Saturday, NBC Sports airs the NHL Winter Classic live from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. This is a dream matchup for NBC with Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins hosting Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. The two teams played last week to a stellar game and it’s hoped that result will be repeated on […]

TNT’s NBA Doubleheader Heads To Orlando and Dallas

For the last NBA doubleheader of 2010, TNT has exclusive intraconference matchups as the resurgent New York Knicks take on Orlando and we have a battle of Texas as San Antonio challenges Dallas in the Lone Star State. Here’s the preview from Turner Sports. TNT’s NBA Doubleheader Coverage Continues Thursday with Eastern and Western Conference […]

Some Quick Wednesday Linkage

Ok, this may turn out to be a busy day for me so I’m going to try to sneak some links in. You may see this in multiple parts so here goes. We’ll begin with Tom Weir in USA Today’s Game On blog discussing Tucker Carlson of Fox News wanting Michael Vick executed? Michael Hiestand […]