Monthly Archives: May 2011

ESPN Radio To Unveil New Studios This Week

On Wednesday, ESPN Radio moves into new studios on the ESPN campus in Bristol. To mark the occasion, several ESPN owned-and-operated affiliates across the country are sending their shows to Bristol to broadcast live and to interview various ESPN personalities. And various ESPN affiliates not owned by the network have also made arrangements to air […]

NBA Finals Begin Tuesday on ABC

The last games of the 2010-11 NBA season will be played on ABC as the Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat begin on Tuesday. And it marks the earliest the Finals will have begun since 1986 as the Conference Finals ended early. So we have the games starting on Tuesday, May 31. […]

Bringing Out the Sunday Links

I’ll provide some Sunday links for you. You want to see a wild ending? Dan Wheldon wins the Indianapolis 500 after rookie J.R. Hildebrand crashed into the wall at the final turn. Amazing stuff. Thanks to Bubbaprog/Mocksession for the video. Dan Hart at Bloomberg notes that David Einhorn is on track to take a majority […]

BREAKING NEWS: NESN WILL Air Tonight’s Red Sox-Detroit Game

Just announced on NESN, ESPN has relented and will allow the New England Sports Network to air tonight’s makeup game between the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers. Negotiations between NESN and ESPN apparently took place throughout the day and at about 3:35 p.m., an announcement was made during the regularly scheduled afternoon game. Originally, […]

Indy 500 Airs on Sirius XM

If you’re out and about today and want your Indy 500 fix plus you’re a Sirius XM subscriber, then you’re in luck as the race will be aired on the satellite radio provider today. Here are the details. Indianapolis 500 to Air Live on SiriusXM On the 100th Anniversary of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” […]

Detroit Tigers Radio Network

Here is the Detroit Tigers Radio Network with stations spread throughout Michigan and Ohio. Station City Frequency WXYT FM DETROIT 97.1 FM WXYT AM DETROIT 1270 AM WLKI ANGOLA, IN 100.3 FM WTKA ANN ARBOR 1050 AM WMTR ARCHBOLD, OH 96.1 FM WBCK BATTLE CREEK 930 AM WDEE BIG RAPIDS/REED CITY 97.3 FM WKAD CADILLAC/HARRIETTA […]

Red Sox Radio Network Stations

Since my post last night on the Red Sox-Detroit makeup game being blacked out due to ESPN restrictions (and no, I’m not explaining it again, I was up late responding to e-mailers), people have asked how they can find the games. Well, there’s this contraption called the radio. You might have heard of it. There […]

ESPN Airs National Spelling Bee

In another case of ESPN taking another event from ABC, the Alleged Worldwide Leader will air the semifinals and finals of the National Spelling Bee. will have coverage of the preliminary rounds including a channel without graphics so viewers can test their knowledge and spell along with the fourth graders. The finals were on […]

No Local TV For Red Sox-Tigers Makeup Game

The Boston Red Sox-Detroit Tigers game scheduled for tonight was rained out. With this being the only time the Red Sox will play in Motown this season, the Tigers scheduled the makeup game for Sunday night at 7:05 p.m. to make it a day-night separate admission doubleheader as there is an afternoon game at 1:05 […]

TNT Ends NBA Season With Most Watched Postseason In Cable Television History

That’s not hyperbole, that’s the truth and the numbers don’t lie. Back in the 1980’s when the NBA was trying to gain traction with the America people, it ran a promo saying, “NBA Action is Fantastic“. Well, people certainly love their NBA action and if there’s a lockout, there are going to be some pissed […]

Sneaking In Some Saturday Linkage

I have the opportunity to do some linkage on this Saturday so let’s take advantage of this. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News says Fox has to be happy to have a dream matchup in today’s UEFA Champions League Final. Sofia M. Fernandez of the Hollywood Reporter writes that the Indianapolis 500 has plenty of celebrity […]

Comcast SportsNet New England Announces Stanley Cup Final Coverage Plans

From Comcast SportsNet New England we have this press release regarding its coverage plans for the Stanley Cup Final. With CSNNE part of the NBC Sports Group, it can latch on to NBC and Versus as The Group has the rights to the games. Comcast SportsNet can do pregame coverage leading right up to NBC’s […]

NESN Announces Stanley Cup Final Plans

With the Boston Bruins going to the Stanley Cup Final, NESN has announced its coverage plans for the last games of the 2010-11 NHL season. While NBC and Versus will carry the games, NESN as the flagship network for the Bruins will be on hand both in Vancouver and Boston for the entire series. Reporter […]

Some Additional Friday Links

I think I’ll have to add some more linkage tonight. Not sure of my schedule this holiday weekend so I’ll take the opportunity while I can. Scott Cacciola of the Wall Street Journal says Bristol, CT residents aren’t happy over how their town is portrayed in the new ESPN book. Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated […]

The Friday Megalinks Are Here! Hurray!

Time for some megalink action. This is turning out to be a busy day, but let me try to give you as many as I can. This being Memorial Day weekend, there’s plenty of sports action. Primetime viewing is kind of slim, but you can check out my Weekend Viewing Picks for the action. Let’s […]

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, May 28 Australian Rules Football Gold Coast Suns vs. Geelong Cats – ESPN2, 5 a.m. CBS Sports Spectacular Ultimate Barbecue Showdown – CBS, 2 p.m. College Baseball ACC Baseball Championship, Durham, NC Clemson vs. NC State – Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic/Fox Sports Florida/Fox Sports South, 11 a.m./NESN, noon (joined in progress) Miami vs. Wake Forest […]

Big Ten Network To Air NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Championships

This is a Lacrosse Championship Weekend for the NCAA. The men have the Division I Championships being played in Baltimore on this Memorial Day weekend. The women are also having their championships as well being played Saturday and Sunday in Stony Brook, NY. On Saturday, Big Ten Network will have exclusive national coverage of the […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

Arena Football Utah at Iowa – NFL Network, 8 p.m. College Baseball ACC Baseball Championship, Durham, NC Virginia vs. Miami – Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic/Fox Sports Florida/Fox Sports South, 11 a.m. Florida State vs. Georgia Tech – Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic Plus/Fox Sports Florida/Fox Sports South/NESN, 3 p.m. North Carolina vs. Wake Forest – Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic […]

Usain Bolt’s First Race of 2011

You probably didn’t see this since you were probably at work or if you were at home, may not have access to Universal Sports. Well, Usain Bolt was on the track in Rome on Thursday for the IAAF Diamond League Golden Gala. It was Bolt’s first 100 meters race of the year and the first […]

2011 NBA Finals Schedule

Since I gave you the NHL Stanley Cup Final schedule, time to give you the NBA Finals schedule. All games are on ABC, produced by ESPN and will be aired on ESPN Radio as well as Sirius XM. In Canada, TSN will air the NBA Finals. NBA FINALS Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks Best of […]