Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Best in Sports Broadcasting in 2011

I’m not going to go too wild on this. Other sites are doing similar posts as well. I’ll provide what I feel are the best calls in Sports Broadcasting this year. The only way to do this is to post videos and that’s what I’ll do. I know I said Best and Worst earlier, but […]

MSG Network Says It Expects To Be Pulled From Time Warner Cable Tonight

New York regional sports network, MSG Network and its overflow channels, MSG Plus are expected to be pulled at midnight from Time Warner Cable systems. This coming directly from MSG which is encouraging viewers to find other providers to continue watching New York Knicks and New York Rangers games. The two sides have been attempting […]

ESPN’s Statement on The Collapse of SkyCam During The Insight Bowl

Last night at the Insight Bowl between Iowa and Oklahoma, the overhead camera known as “SkyCam” or “CableCam” fell to the ground, narrowly missing a Hawkeye player. It also caused a delay. SkyCam has become standard on many football games and other sporting events. We have the video of the incident as called on ESPN […]

Some End of the Year Links

Time to provide you some links to close out 2011. Thanks for visiting the blog this year. I moved from my old Blogger site to a new server, only to get kicked off the new place because it couldn’t handle the traffic from you. But then I was able to find HostMonster in a pinch […]

The Big Dozen Sports Media Stories of 2011

Time for the Fang’s Bites Sports Media Year in Review. The year isn’t big enough for a Top Ten, but it is big enough for a Big Dozen. Let’s get to the list and we’ll count down from 12 and also have some Honorable Mentions. 12. ESPN The Book One of the most anticipated books […]

NHL Moves Winter Classic Alumni Game Two Hours Later on Saturday

Announced today by the National Hockey League, the Winter Classic Alumni Game featuring former New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers will be moved from its original 1 p.m. ET start time to 3 p.m. Saturday. Weather concerns were the main reason. That means TV partners CBC/Versus and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will adjust their schedules and […]

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, December 31, 2011 College Basketball Viewing Picks College Football Texas Bowl, Houston, TX Texas A&M vs. Northwestern — ESPN, noon Sun Bowl, El Paso, TX Georgia Tech vs. Utah — CBS, 2 p.m. Liberty Bowl, Memphis, TN Cincinnati vs. Vanderbilt — ABC, 3:30 p.m. Kraft Fights Hunger Bowl, San Francisco, CA UCLA vs. Illinois […]

NFL Viewing Picks For Week 17, 01/01/12, All Times Eastern

NFL TV Coverage Maps ( Blackouts: None NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. Fox NFL Sunday — Fox, noon 1 p.m. CBS Buffalo at New England — Don Criqui/Randy Cross Indianapolis at Jacksonville — Spero Dedes/Steve Beuerlein New York Jets at Miami — Greg Gumbel/Dan Dierdorf Tennessee at Houston — Bill Macatee/Steve Tasker […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 12/31/11 & 01/01/12, All Times Eastern

Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Saturday, December 31, 2011 noon St. John’s at UConn — Big East Network (SNY/MASN) Louisville at Kentucky — CBS Virginia Tech at Oklahoma State — ESPN2 Austin Peay at Morehead State — ESPNU South Carolina Upstate at South Carolina — Fox College Sports Central/SportSouth Boston University at […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball Men’s Western Michigan at Duke — ESPN2, 7 p.m. Missouri at Old Dominion — ESPNU, 7 p.m. West Virginia at Seton Hall — ESPN2, 9 p.m. Southeastern Louisiana at Texas Tech — ESPNU, 9 p.m. Women’s Michigan State at Indiana — Big Ten Network, 6 p.m. Ohio State at Wisconsin — Big Ten […]

ESPN Sends College GameDay, College Football Live & SportsCenter to the BCS

As we approach the beginning of the Bowl Championship Series on Monday, ESPN will have three of its signature studio programs covering the five games. College GameDay, College Football Live and SportsCenter will all have a presence leading up to the BCS National Championship Game on January 9. The usual studio casts including Chris Fowler, […]

The BCS Bowl Survival Guide From ESPN

A nice touch by ESPN to send this BCS Bowl Survival Guide to me. It provides you with ways to get caught up on the BCS, to learn the schools involved, how to get your BCS gear, etc., etc., etc. It’s written with a nice touch of humor. Read on. ESPN’s BCS Bowl Survival Guide […]

Time For Some Thursday Links

Let’s give you some linkage on this Thursday. We begin with Fox NFL rules analyst Mike Pereira who doesn’t mince words on ESPN’s Jon Gruden. Bob’s Blitz reacts to Pereira’s strong post. Jill Goldsmith of Variety says the clock is ticking for MSG Network and Time Warner Cable to hash out a new carriage agreement. […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

Boxing Best of 2011: Cotto vs. Margarito II — HBO, 11 p.m. College Basketball Men’s Florida at Rutgers — ESPN2, 7 p.m. Elon at North Carolina — ESPNU, 7 p.m. The Citadel at Tennessee — Fox College Sports Pacific/Fox Sports Arizona/SportSouth, 7 p.m. Penn State at Michigan — Big Ten Network, 7:30 p.m. Georgia Tech […]