Doing some Sunday links for you.
Mike McCarthy at USA Today says ESPN’s golf analyst Paul Azinger is at it again, this time tweeting about the SEC on CBS crew. Azinger was disciplined for violating ESPN’s social media policy last August by tweeting about President Obama.
R. Thomas Umstead of Multichannel News writes that the controversial ending to last night’s Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz fight keeps hope alive for a Mayweather-Manny Pacquaio mega pay per view bout down the line.
Mike Reynolds of Multichannel says Time Warner Cable and ESPN Deportes will team up for a marketing campaign.
If you haven’t seen the contentious postfight interview between Floyd Mayweather and HBO’s Larry Merchant, Glenn Davis at SportsGrid has it. Merchant’s retort to Mayweather’s smackdown of Larry is classic.
Timothy Burke at the Mocksession site has one of the funniest network graphics typos you’ll ever see. FX was the culprit last night.
Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com writes about Minnesota Twins radio broadcaster John Gordon’s decision to retire at the end of this season.
Ben Koo of Awful Announcing says A’s TV analyst Ray Fosse doesn’t seem to be too enthused about the upcoming “Moneyball” movie.
The New York Post’s Phil Mushnick prefers the NFL play 12 weeks, have all games at 10 a.m. and air the games in black & white.
Joseph Barracato of the Post says ESPN’s Monday Night Football megadeal may put cable bills out of reach for some.
The Albany Times-Union says a well-known local sports radio host is out as of Friday.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times-Union talks with the host.
Ken Schott of the Schenectady Gazette also writes about the host’s sudden ouster.
Alan J. Heavens of the Philadelphia Inquirer has an obituary of veterans radio sports reporter Jack O’Rourke.
Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner talks with a Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic producer about the channel’s busy day producing a Ravens and a DC NFL team postgame simultaneously to Baltimore and Washington, respectively.
The West Virginia Metro News reports that next Saturday’s LSU-West Virginia will be a primetime game on ABC and bring College GameDay into Morgantown.
Bob Ferrante of The Lakeland (FL) Ledger notes that ESPN’s Lee Corso came home to Florida State yesterday.
Jeff Barlis of the Gainesville (FL) Sun writes that Sun Sports is using Florida’s radio voices for the channel’s Sunday game replays over their long-time TV announcers.
Tom Jones of the St. Petersburg Times praises ESPN’s Trent Dilfer for his work on the late Monday Night Football game last week.
Zach McCann of the Orlando Sentinel writes that College GameDay brought Florida State back into the college football spotlight again.
Rick Cantu of the Austin (TX) American-Statesman notes the increasing audience for high school football games on TV.
Mel Bracht of the Daily Oklahoman writes that Cox is offering on-demand channels for Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Tulsa.
Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has Fox’s Jim Mora, Jr. saying TV is nothing like coaching.
Bob says Fox chose the wrong moment to promote its programming during yesterday’s Rays-Red Sox game.
Bill Shakin of the Los Angeles Times writes that the Dodgers are now trying to sell their TV rights pending bankruptcy court approval.
Steve Lepore of Puck The Media has the combined US and Canada national TV NHL preseason schedule.
Joe Favorito has some thoughts on the always changing uniform landscape.
And that will do it.