While I have a moment, let’s provide some rare Sunday links.
The lovely Nicole Auerbach of USA Today notes that ESPN’s Bob Knight won’t mention Kentucky by name on the air. ESPN allows Knight to wear sweaters on the air instead of a suit and tie and now this. I don’t understand it.
The Associated Press reports that Hall of Fame Los Angeles Dodgers voice Vin Scully is cutting back on his schedule even further this upcoming season.
The Biz of Baseball’s Maury Brown writes that the Dodgers have released their 2012 radio and TV schedule with the news about Scully buried deep in the press release.
Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News says Friday’s historic upsets in the NCAA Tournament gave CBS/Turner record ratings.
R. Thomas Umstead of Multichannel notes that HBO has set the date for its next pay per view boxing event.
Dan Fogarty of SportsGrid wonders exactly what CBS/Turner’s Bill Raftery said during last night’s Iowa State-Kentucky game.
Brandon Costa of Sports Video Group writes that Ball State students are helping Turner Sports drive its social media engine for the NCAA Tournament.
Sox & Dawgs has the funny video of UConn’s Stefanie Dolson taking a knee to the groin, but what’s makes it funny is that ESPN2′s Rebecca Lobo is laughing when she sees the replay.
Phil Swann at TVPredictions says DirecTV aired last night’s launch of Fox Sports San Diego in HD.
The New York Post’s Phil Mushnick can’t stand ESPN’s Stephen A. “A is for Anti-Asian” Smith kissing up to certain New York Knicks players.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union notes the higher ratings for the NCAA Tournament on Friday.
Greg Connors of the Buffalo News says the Bills’ courting of Mario Williams stretched the Western New York media to all corners of the region.
Jim Williams from the Washington Examiner talks with Sirius XM NFL Radio host Ross Tucker about the DC NFL Team.
Tom Jones from the Tampa Bay Times profiles NBC/Golf Channel’s on-course reporter Dottie Pepper.
David Barron of the Houston Chronicle says ratings for the first true day of the NCAA Tournament were up.
Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has writers analyzing the Brewers by each position.
Bill Center of the San Diego Union-Tribune says the Padres got their official launch on Fox Sports last night.
Jim Peltz of the Los Angeles Times writes about Vin Scully cutting back on his schedule this season.
Sports Media Watch notes the increased ratings for the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
SMW says the NBA drew strong numbers for ESPN/ABC.
And that will complete the links for today.