I’ll provide some linkage this evening. Some stuff has surfaced this evening since I did my original links today.
The Hollywood Reporter recaps the first excerpt from the ESPN book “Those Guys Have All The Fun” that was released by GQ today.
Etan Vlessing of the Hollywood Reporter says now that the NHL’s US TV rights are settled, the league is now looking to expand the game overseas and into the Middle East.
Mike Reynolds from Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News writes about the history-making ratings TNT received for the opening game of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals.
At Multichannel, Mike looks at Tennis Channel providing 20 hours of 3-D coverage from the French Open.
R. Thomas Umstead of Multichannel says Spike is going to rebrand its TNA Impact wrestling programming.
David Goetzl of MediaPost looks at a long-running dispute between ESPN and Dish Network over ESPNU.
Some sad news out of Kansas City. Dick Kaegel of MLB.com reports that Royals TV analyst and former pitcher Paul Splittorff has been admitted to a local hospital for treatment of oral cancer and melanoma.
The Big Lead says ESPN Radio Hack Colon Cowherd had his CBS sitcom squashed.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell says some MLB teams had better be ready to accept $1 ticket prices and low food prices.
Amy Phillips from ESPN’s Front Row has a podcast previewing the network’s upfront presentations in New York on Tuesday.
And that’s going to do it. Short and sweet.