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 profiles ESPN’s Dick Vitale and his continuing effort to raise money for cancer research.
Staples also writes about the Big East looking for a big payday from a TV partner whether it be ESPN or NBC/Comcast or another network.
David Whitley of AOL Sporting News says TNT’s Charles Barkley has become Must See TV.
Mike Reynolds at Multichannel News notes that TNT ended its NBA coverage as having the most watched postseason on cable ever.
Multichannel says ESPN has now optimized its Watch ESPN app for the iPad.
Tim Nudd from Adweek gives us the Top 10 Soccer Commercials Ever Made.
Glenn Davis of SportsGrid says Stephen A. “A is for Audio” Smith’s return to ESPN2′s First Take was loud. Very, very loud.
Dan Fogarty of SportsGrid writes while ESPN.com’s Howard Bryant received probation stemming from a domestic assault case against his wife, repairing his reputation may be very difficult.
Brandon Costa from Sports Video Group notes that ESPN3.com will stream SkyCam’s feed from the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship this weekend.
The Hartford (CT) Business Journal reports that ESPN Radio will be opening new facilities at its worldwide headquarters.
Justin Terranova of the New York Post speaks with MLB Network’s Al Leiter about the Phillies and Mets.
Crossing Broad says Fox Sports Radio’s Tony Bruno is ending his local Philadelphia show.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News says CBS’ David Feherty won’t be working the Byron Nelson Championship this weekend.
Shawn Williams of the Dallas South News writes that John Rhadigan never had a chance to grow as Texas Rangers TV voice.
John Kiesewetter of the Cincinnati Enquirer says the Indianapolis 500 TV coverage has advanced by leaps and bounds over the years.
Jenny Whalen from the Macomb Patch says Detroit Tigers TV voice Mario Impemba is sending out a free DVD of Opening Day to troops serving overseas.
From the Chicago Tribune, Brian L. Cox writes that an ESPN Radio Chicago host has pleaded guilty to DUI charges.
Brian Murphy of the Idaho Statesman notes that ESPN has picked up one more Boise State football game for this season.
Paul Brownfield reviews “Those Guys Have All The Fun: Inside the World of ESPN” for the Los Angeles Times.
SportsbyBrooks says ESPN has confirmed that management did try to script questions to “Those Guys Have All The Fun” co-author James Andrew Miller when he made appearances on ESPN Radio shows earlier this week.
From Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo’s Puck Daddy, we learn that the Casey Anthony murder trial jury will watch Game 7 of the Tampa Bay-Boston Bruins series. Interesting.
We’ll end it there.