Digging Out Some Tuesday Linkage

Time for the links on this Tuesday. Lots of good stuff to get to. Matthew Futterman of the Wall Street Journal looks at MLB Commissioner Bud Selig rejecting the Los Angeles Dodgers’ deal with Fox which now throws Frank McCourt’s ownership of the team into jeopardy. In Sports Business Journal, Broadcasting & Cable Editor-in-Chief Ben […]

Patriots Day Monday Linkage

With this being Patriots Day in Massachusetts and Maine, it’s time to give some links. It’s a day off for some in Massachusetts and Boston has the Marathon plus the 11 a.m. Red Sox game. Both of which are traditions I have come to enjoy. Some interesting links today. We start with John Ourand and […]

Comedy Central Greenlights “Sports Show with Norm MacDonald

Comedy Central continues to look for sports-themed programming. It adds a new show hosted by Norm MacDonald, the former Saturday Night Live castmate who did Weekend Update in the 1990’s he got fired at the insistence of NBC West Coast President Don Ohlmeyer (that name seems familiar). Since then, Norm had his own sitcom and […]

Bringing Some Wednesday Linkage

Ok, let’s bring you some linkage. Again, in the midst of a lot of stuff, but taking a break to do some now before work really prevents me from blogging. Mike McCarthy at USA Today recaps Phil Simms comments to Sirius XM regarding his Super Bowl incident with Desmond Howard. Michael Hiestand of USA Today […]

Some Quick Monday Links

I owe you linkage since last Thursday so let’s do some. Michael Hiestand of USA Today has ESPN’s Brent Musburger saying he’ll talk less than normal during tonight’s BCS National Championship Game. Rupal Parekh of Advertising Age notes that social media giant Groupon has bought ads in Fox’s Super Bowl XLV pregame show. To Greg […]

Comedy Central & The Onion Form Multiplatform Partnership

Announced earlier this month, Comedy Central and comedy website, The Onion are forging a new partnership to launch what will be known as “The Onion Sports Network”. This will be an extension of the new show from The Onion that will launch on Comedy Central in January. We have the details of this partnership in […]

Putting Together Some Linkage

Ok, been busy, but I’m going to do some links while I can. We’ve all seen the video of the Metrodome roof collapsing under the weight of heavy, wet snow. Michael Hiestand of USA Today has Fox Sports explaining how it made that video. Michael also looks at some of the ratings from the weekend. […]

The Onion’s Sports Series Premieres on Comedy Central in January

Just received this press release from Comedy Central about The Onion’s new series which will parody SportsCenter. The Onion has been great at poking fun at news headlines for years and got into the sports genre about three years ago. Now, it’s satirical headlines will be coming to television through Comedy Central with a new […]