Let’s do some additional linkage since I had to cut the regular Tuesday links short earlier today.
Bill Krueger of the Poynter Institute looks at how Yahoo! Sports has made a name for itself in sports investigations.
Jason Humphries of Reuters has International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge hopeful that the US TV rights for the 2014/16 Olympics will exceed what NBC paid for the 2012/14 Games.
Also from Reuters, Steve Keating says the NHL is bullish that a new US TV deal could put the league on equal footing with the other major sports leagues.
Craig Custance at the Sporting News has NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman optimistic over the negotiations for a new US TV contract.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell says the last bastion of sports sponsorship is time.
From Fox Sports, Brian Lowry says it’s no coincidence ESPN scheduled the Heisman Trophy Presentation and its 30 for 30 documentary on SMU football back-to-back on Saturday.
Dylan Stableford of The Wrap takes a look at the launch of espnW.
With Newsday free to all for a month, I’m taking advantage. Neil Best has a story on ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary series which for all intents and purposes ends on Saturday.
From the Washington Post’s DC Sports Bog, Dan Steinberg recaps how a local radio station landed the volatile interview with DC NFL team defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth this week.
Leonard Shapiro of the Post notes that the Daniel Snyder-owned sports radio station hasn’t pulled any punches on the DC NFL team.
D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution notes that the local ratings for the Falcons are on fire.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News reports that the Texas Rangers are changing flagship radio stations.
Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer says Don Meredith may have helped to make Monday Night Football a party, but not in his private life.
Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News says the 30 for 30 DVD boxed set is LA-heavy.
Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times remembers Don Meredith.
Eric Young at the San Francisco Business Times says Comcast is urging Dish Network customers to cut the cord over the satellite provider’s decision to pull its SportsNet California channel.
Sports Media Watch mentions that Captain Blowhard will be on the live call of an NBA game for ESPN this week.
SMW says that the Big 12 Championship scored a four year ratings low.
SMW notes that the SEC Championship’s ratings for CBS were down from last year, but still held its own.
Joe Favorito says George Mason University is going all-21st Century by developing a smartphone app so fans can listen to basketball games and keep up with the school’s sports.
Phil Swann at TV Predictions says MLB Network wants to gain carriage on Dish Network and AT&T U-Verse.
Dave Kohl at the Major League Programs blog isn’t happy over Marvin Miller’s exclusion from the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Dan Fogarty of SportsGrid says ESPN’s Michelle Beadle’s attire is burning up the internet.
And that will do it for tonight. Maybe a press release or two and if I get motivated, an original post. Keep your RSS feeds updated.