It’s snowing in Southern New England, nothing major, but it’s a major annoyance. It means I’ll be shoveling out later, but for now, I’ll do linkage for you.
Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News says Versus will be stepping into the 3-D octagon by airing its UFC program in the 3rd dimension later this week.
Southeastern New England media mogul Keith Thibault announces that he is ready to bring his Sports Media Journal site back.
Glenn Davis of SportsGrid says a Southern sports radio host claims to have heard tapes of former Auburn quarterback Cam Newton knowing about a pay-for-play scheme hatched by his father.
Ken Belson and Richard Sandomir of the New York Times write that the Mets which got a cash infusion from Major League Baseball, could continue to receive cash loans to survive throughout the season.
Phil Mushnick of the New York Post feels ESPN and Bob Knight are hypocrites. What else is new about Mushie?
Newsday’s Neil Best talks with ESPN’s Erin Andrews who will be on the Oscars red carpet tonight for ABC.
Jim Williams from the Washington Examiner is happy to have baseball back on television.
Mark Giannotto from the Washington Post says College GameDay’s visit to Blacksburg, VA was a giant success.
Matthew Stevens from the Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald writes about the final game for legendary Mississippi State voice Jack Cristil.
The Columbus (MS) Dispatch also discusses Cristal’s final game and his long career.
Joe Biddle of the Tennessean says Cristil called more than 2,000 games in his career.
Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the NFL Network has made a production hire.
Sports Media Watch has its Weekend Ratings Predictions.
Our links are short and sweet today, but it’s quality, not quantity here. That’s all for now.
Bob talks about ESPN hiring the Poynter Institute to be its Ombudsman.
Randy Covitz of the Kansas City Star writes that former Chiefs voice Bill Grigsby has passed away.