I’m linking in the middle of doing some badly needed DIY projects here at the Fang’s Bites abode so I might be a bit scarce today. I’ll do what I can on this lazy Sunday, the middle of the Labor Day Weekend.
The ESPN Ombudsman, Kelly McBride of the Poynter Institute responds to Bruce Feldman’s allegations about his (alleged) suspension.
Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News says Cablevision and Verizon FiOS dropped Tennis Channel this morning as part of yet another installment of their long-running dispute.
Timothy Burke of SportsGrid has video of ESPN’s Jessica Mendoza pulling a Heidi Watney and gagging on air after taking a swig of pickle juice. Or it hearkens to when Tracy Wolfson tried Cammy Cam Juice.
Phil Mushnick of the New York Post has some suggestions for the NBA Players Association.
Page Six of the New York Post says Andy Roddick dislikes John McEnroe so much that he refused to do an ESPN interview until he left the set.
Joseph Barracato of the Post ridicules CNBC’s Darren Rovell’s Versus show even before it takes air.
Steve Politi of the Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger says the Bayonne Bleeder, Chuck Wepner, will get his story of his 1976 fight with Muhammed Ali told by Hollywood and ESPN in separate projects.
In the Washington Examiner, Jim Williams talks with the multifaceted Trevor Matich of ESPN and Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic.
In Texas Monthly, Jason Cohen takes a look at the trials and tribulations of the Longhorn Network.
Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News says the Longhorn Network will pick up five Texas-San Antonio games this season.
EPL Talk says the interesting battle in soccer will be Fox vs. NBC.
Sports Media Watch has some various ratings news and notes.
SMW says the first leg of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup did not do well.
Joe Favorito takes a look at MetLife buying the naming rights for New Meadowlands Stadium.
And that will do it for the Sunday links.