Let’s provide some links on this Sunday. Original plans to go to work have been scrapped leaving me free to do links which is good for you. I certainly hope you had a chance to read my Sunday thoughts which I hope to make a weekly feature here at Fang’s Bites.
Here are the links.
Jon Weisman of Variety talks with CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus who’s happy to be focusing totally on sports after being the President of both the network’s news and sports divisions until this year.
Jon says Fox Sports Net will air a bi-weekly spring basketball series.
Mike Reynolds at Multichannel News looks at the NCAA Tournament’s ratings for Friday.
Marcus Vanderberg of SportsNewser writes about WWE announcer Michael Cole tweeting a gay slur at a colleague, just two weeks after the company announced an alliance with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
Dan Fogarty from SportsGrid has the video of CBS/Turner’s Charles Barkley urging college players to remain in school.
Chad Finn of the Boston Globe writes about ESPN taking Baseball Tonight on the road for Sunday Night Baseball.
To Phil Mushnick of the New York Post who sees things that nobody else does.
Keith Groller from the Allentown (PA) Morning News says tonight’s 60 Minutes profile on legendary high school basketball coach Bob Hurley should be quite interesting.
Dave Hughes from DCRTV.com writes in Press Box that the voice of the Maryland Terrapins, Johnny Holliday has been honored by the ACC.
Jim Williams from the Washington Examiner notes that Howard University students are learning the machinations behind the marketing of NASCAR.
Chris Hays of the Orlando Sentinel talks with Golf Channel/NBC’s Dottie Pepper who’s back trudging along the courses with the PGA/LPGA pros this season.
Brandon Marcello of the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger says Mississippi State University is considering moving its football season opener to accommodate Fox Sports Net.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News writes about sportscaster Nick Charles’ last fight. Literally.
John Kiesewetter of the Cincinnati Enquirer says a Reds TV special airs live locally tonight.
The Denver Post notes that Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is going to be modeling underwear for the Jockey™ brand.
The Denver Business Journal reports that ESPN Radio will switch affiliates in the Rocky Mountain region starting next year.
Ferd Lewis of the Honolulu Advertiser says the future of University of Hawaii sports on TV is quite cloudy right now.
Sports Media Watch notes that CBS/Turner continues to do well for the NCAA Tournament.
Joe Favorito says sports leagues would help themselves by tapping the growing Hispanic market.
And that’s going to do it.