Let’s do some links. May not be a full set. Depends on how much I can get done here.
We’ll start with Alexandra Bruell of Advertising Age who says Penn State University has hired a public relations firm to help with crisis management for the Jerry Sandusky story.
John Eggerton of Broadcasting & Cable says all of NBC’s online golf content will be branded through Golf Channel.
George Winslow of B&C writes that UFC has launched an Android app allowing subscribers to see any pay per view event.
Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News says tonight’s Thursday Night Football game between the Jets and Denver Broncos will be aired in New York without the help of two major cable providers.
Emma Bazilian at Adweek says the NFL has tabbed a Canadian outfit that no one has ever heard of to publish its new magazine.
Also at Adweek, Katy Bachman writes that Cablevision is appealing an FCC decision forcing the cable provider to provide HD feeds of the New York Knicks and Rangers to Verizon and AT&T U-Verse.
Steven Church at Bloomberg Businessweek says Fox is seeking a delay of hearing on the Los Angeles Dodgers’ attempt to sell its media rights.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell tells us what the NCAA makes off the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments from CBS/Turner and ESPN respectively.
The Inside Track at the Boston Herald notes Heidi Watney’s departure from NESN for the sunny skies in California.
Dan Lamonthe of the Springfield (MA) Republican in his Red Sox Monster blog jokingly says Heidi’s leaving means a curse on the Red Sox can be lifted.
For her part, Heidi did tweet the following when news began leaking of her departure.
NESN has released a statement announcing that Heidi is no longer with the network.
Ryan Durling at BostInnovation notes that NESN’s Bruins ratings are still high.
Alessandra Stanley of the New York Times looks at the Bob Costas interview of Jerry Sandusky and wonders why the embattled choose TV to defend themselves.
Jo Becker at the Times has the amazing story of how an internet posting helped to bring the investigation into Sandusky’s alleged molestations to the surface.
The Times’ Richard Sandomir notes that the Los Angeles Dodgers are suing Fox Sports saying the company is preventing the team’s sale.
Pete Dougherty at the Albany Times Union notes that Golf Channel will be taking the air at an earlier time today for Day 2 of the Presidents Cup.
To the Washington Post where Matt Bonesteel notes that former Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams will do some TV work this season.
The Post’s DC Sports Bog’s Dan Steinberg has a couple of national writers coming down hard on the DC NFL team and coach Mike Shanahan.
Chad Conant of the Mansfield (OH) News Journal feels ESPN is overdoing it with MAC football this week.
Ed Sherman in Crain’s Chicago Business has some various Windy City sports media news and notes.
Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News introduces SoCal to Heidi Watney.
Louis Brester of the San Bernadino (CA) Sun says ESPN will be all over NASCAR’s Sprint Cup finale this Sunday.
Blythe Blumleve at Awful Announcing has a story on the NFL on Fox robot, Cleatus, being embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal?
The Canadian Sports Media Blog has some mid-week thoughts.
The Sports Media Watch notes the conflicts of interest in reporting on the NBA lockout.
SMW says NASCAR’s next-to-last Sprint Cup race was up for ESPN.
We’ll end it there. It’s getting late. I have a lot of things to do later.