Monthly Archives: July 2011

Some Sunday Linkage

Ok, I have some free time to do some linkage now. I was hoping to get this posted in the morning, but recently, weekends have become busier than my workweek. I really don’t understand how this happened. However, with the next few hours free, I should be able to give you some good posts here. […]

NFL Network Gets Ready For Hall of Fame Week

This week, NFL Network has been in Free Agent Frenzy mode, but starting on Monday, it’ll change gears as it will transition into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductions in Canton, OH next Saturday night. And NFL Network will air a series of documentaries focusing on each of the inductees. It’ll begin on Monday […]

Sunday Afternoon MLB on TBS Heads To Chicago

On Sunday, “MLB on TBS” will be at the park formerly known as New Comiskey for the Battle of the Sox, Red vs. White, Boston vs. Chicago. Ernie Johnson Jr. will call this game and he’ll be paired with Hall of Fame reliever Dennis Eckersley. The game will start at 2 p.m. ET on the […]

CBS Sports’ PGA Tour Stop is in West Virginia This Weekend

Today and tomorrow, CBS Sports continues its coverage of the PGA Tour with The Greenbrier Classic live from the Old White course in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Jim Nantz is back on board after a week off and he’ll lead the action along with analyst Nick Faldo. We have your press release from CBS […]

Two NBC Sports Group Press Releases

I’ll post two press releases that pertain to The Group, one for NBC Sports and the other for Versus. One has to do with the U.S. Senior Open and the other to the second installment of Summer at Saratoga. You can guess which event goes where. Here’s NBC Sports’ release on what it’s airing today […]

NFL Network Had Huge Ratings Spike For End of Lockout Coverage

I’m waiting to go to work and with my computer in my briefcase, I’ll blog from the iPad. Posting this press release from NFL Network about its ratings for the end of the lockout this week. Compared to the same point last year when NFL Network was just covering training camps, the ratings were up […]

Fang’s Bites’ Visit to ESPN

On Thursday, July 28, I had the opportunity to go to ESPN to take part in a mini-focus group involving several producers and executives from the network. Along with your humble blogger, also invited to take part were Rachel Cohen of the Associated Press who has written many sports media stories and Pete Dougherty, full-time […]

Fang’s Bites Mention on The Dan Patrick Show

During a live look-in on The Dan Patrick Show, show blogger Andrew Perloff, a.k.a. McLovin was protesting how Dan gave credit to Director of Operations Seton O’Connor credit for breaking the Chad Ochocinco to the New England Patriots story on Twitter. Throughout the show, Dan was riding McLovin that Seton was the new NFL “Outsider” […]

Trying To Do A Friday Megalink Session

I’m hoping to get this entire Megalink session finished in one sitting. It’s been a crazy day thus far. Of course, all of your weekend sport and entertainment programming are featured in the Weekend Viewing Picks. Let’s get to the linkage now. National Michael Hiestand of USA Today speaks with noted baseball announcing author Curt […]

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, July 30 Golf PGA Tour: Greenbrier Classic, 3rd round — Golf Channel, 1 p.m./CBS, 3 p.m. U.S. Senior Open, 3rd round — NBC, 3 p.m. Women’s Open Championship, 3rd round — ESPN, 10 a.m. Horse Racing Summer at Saratoga Diana Stakes & Jim Dandy Stakes — Versus, 5 p.m. Mixed Martial Arts Strikeforce: Fedor […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

Golf PGA Tour: Greenbrier Classic, 2nd round — Golf Channel, 3 p.m. U.S. Senior Open, 2nd round — ESPN2, 3 p.m. Women’s Open Championship, 2nd round — ESPN, 9 a.m. Minor League Baseball Cape Cod League All-Star Game — Comcast SportsNet New England, 7 p.m. MLB American League Anaheim Angels at Detroit — Fox Sports […]

Quickie Thursday Links

Today, I’ll be at a secret location in CT. It has to do with sports. It’s at a company that has four letters and is located in the central part of the state. The company was the subject of a recent book and a movie on it is in the option stage. Besides that, I […]

Big Ten Network Offers “BTN2Go” Mobile App

This just in from the Big Ten Network, a.k.a. “BTN”, a new “TV Everywhere” service that selected cable and satellite subscribers that will offer the authenticated channel on the internet, iPad and iPhone. Thus far, three cable and satellite providers have signed up for the service. This will launch just in time for the 2011 […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Football Big Ten Football Media Day — Big Ten Network, 11 a.m. College Football Media Days — ESPNU, 11 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. Golf PGA Tour: Greenbrier Classic, 1st round — Golf Channel, 3 p.m. U.S. Senior Open, 1st round — ESPN2, 3 p.m. Women’s Open Championship — ESPN, 9 a.m. MLB American League […]

NFL Network’s Programming For The Next 7 Days

We have what’s on tap for NFL Network as Free Agent Frenzy continues from now until the first exhibition games are played next week. NFL NETWORK & NFL.COM PROGRAMMING NOTES (7/27 – 8/2) FREE AGENCY FRENZY FRIDAY ON NFL NETWORK – LIVE COVERAGE FROM MORNING TO MIDNIGHT More Than 90 Hours of Live News Coverage […]

Pac-12 Conference Announces Formation of Pac-12 Networks

Once again, you must credit Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott for thinking outside the box. Instead of signing one company to run a Pac-12 Network, Scott gets four companies on board to create six regional sports networks that will offered inside the conference and a national network to be offered outside the league’s West Coast […]

Highlights of ESPN’s College Football Schedule

We have this release which discusses ESPN’s extensive and comprehensive 2011-12 college football schedule. I still can’t believe there will be over 400 games across ESPN’s platforms, but that’s the day and age we live in. Let’s take a look at the highlights of ESPN’s schedule. If you want a complete look at ESPN’s extensive […]