Monthly Archives: May 2011

NBA Digital To Go All Out For The NBA Finals

As the NBA Finals begin on Tuesday, NBA Digital Properties of NBA.com, NBA TV and NBA Mobile are stepping up to provide their fans an all-access pass to the games. There will be all types of features, programming and even short films dedicated to the NBA Finals which can be accessed either via your TV, […]

CBC Announces Coverage Plans for 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Final

CBC couldn’t be more pleased to have Vancouver in the Stanley Cup Final and also getting the Boston Bruins which have a following in the country as well. This should do quite well for CBC considering that an average of four million people across Canada watched the Western Conference Final. This marks the third time […]

Versus Scores With Game 7 of NHL Eastern Conference Final

On Friday with a Game 7 and a very good game not decided until late, Versus scored the highest ratings for an NHL Conference Final in 9 years. That’s dating back to when ESPN had the NHL contract. As the Boston Bruins closed out Tampa Bay in a 1-0 thriller, Versus saw an average of […]

Some Memorial Day Links

While I’m at work, I’ll do some linkage for you. Let’s also keep the troops who have lost their lives fighting to keep our freedom safe in all of the wars on behalf of democracy. And keep the troops in mind who are currently on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan. Let’s hope our men […]

Memorial Day Viewing Picks

College Baseball 2011 NCAA Division I Baseball Road to Omaha Selection Show – ESPN, 12:30 p.m. College Lacrosse NCAA Division I Men’s Championship, Baltimore, MD Virginia vs. Maryland – ESPN, 3:30 p.m. College Softball Division II Championship, Salem, VA Cal-San Diego vs. Alabama-Huntsville – CBS Sports Network, noon Golf PowerPlay Golf live from Newport, Wales […]

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. ESPN3.com 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 […]

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