Let’s provide the links on this Sunday.
Tim Goodman in the Hollywood Reporter writes about how the MLB Postseason remains compelling even without big market teams.
Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News notes that Game 4 of the National League Championship Series became the third most watched NLCS game on cable.
John Eggerton of Multichannel says DirecTV will air the first ever 3D production of pro bull riding.
Mike says Golf Channel is off to record ratings for the PGA Tour’s Fall Series.
R. Thomas Umstead of Multichannel notes that ESPN has closed its Content Development department which was responsible for its critically acclaimed “30 for 30″ series.
The Big Lead notes that ESPN.com college football reporter Pat Forde is leaving to join Yahoo! Sports.
Barry Janoff of The Big Lead writes that the NHL is now red hot for marketers.
Dan Fogarty of SportsGrid says ESPN will not discipline New York Daily News columnist Mike Lupica for an anti-President Obama piece.
From Media Bistro’s Agency Spy site, Kiran Aditham wonders which agency won the NBC Sports account.
In Sports Media Journal, Southern New England media mogul Keith Thibault delves into the controversial Boston Globe piece on the collapse of the Red Sox.
Matthew Holehouse of the London (UK) Telegraph looks at ESPN UK’s new virtual studio for its English Premier League broadcasts.
The Hartford Courant says both the State of Connecticut and NBC are not commenting about reports that NBC Sports could be moving its headquarters to Stamford.
To the New York Post where Phil Mushnick has some suggestions for the TV networks.
Keith Groller of the Allentown (PA) Morning Call speaks with former CNN Sports Tonight co-host Fred Hickman about his friend, the late Nick Charles.
Neal Zoren of the Delaware County Times says a retired Philadelphia sportscaster will have new book coming out this week.
The Washington Post’s Reliable Source column notes that ESPN’s Lindsay Czarniak tied the knot with an MSNBC anchor.
Tom Jones of the St. Petersburg Times has a few sports media tidbits.
The Miami Herald says E:60 will have a feature on a WWE wrestler who’s been locked in a battle outside of the ring.
Tommy Stevenson of the Tuscaloosa (AL) News says sports television coverage of this year’s devastating tornado has showed the city’s resilience to the nation.
George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press notes that ESPN’s College GameDay will be on the Michigan State campus this week.
Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times looks at HBO Sports tapping the Showtime ranks for its new division president.
The Canadian Sports Media Blog replies to a blogger who wants the CBC to be privatized and no longer be funded by the government.
The Toronto Sports Media Blog notes the passing of a Canadian sportswriter.
Sports Media Watch says the ratings for the NLCS are improving, but still down from last year.
Steve Lepore of Puck The Media goes off the beaten path and says realignment in college football could mean some good things for Versus/NBC Sports Network.
Awful Announcing introduces the Dick Stockton Chronicles.
And that will do it for today.