This week on Sports Media Weekly, the guest is the hard-working Steve Lepore from the NHL media blog, Puck The Media.
As usual, Keith Thibault of Sports Media Journal and I discussed the news of the week. It started with a talk on the ratings for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on NBC and that transitioned into the ratings for the NBA Conference Finals on ESPN and TNT. We also looked at the numbers of last Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600.
Then, we moved to Hard Knocks settling on the Miami Dolphins for this season after looking for teams and being rejected plus we talked about the return of the Pro Bowl.
And Keith and I talked about Hawk Harrelson and how “homers” can actually be a service to fans as long as they don’t forget about the other team.
Steve Lepore from Puck The Media was our guest and Keith and I congratulated him on his site’s move from WordPress to a section on SBNation. Steve talked about the genesis of Puck The Media through the last five years.
Then we talked about the ratings for the Stanley Cup Final, NBC Sports Group’s comprehensive coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
And Keith and I discussed what Steve is doing for SB Nation at the Stanley Cup Final. Finally, we ended on the scenario if CBC lost Hockey Night in Canada to either of its rivals, Rogers or CTV.
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Next week, I will not be part of the podcast, but Keith will have a guest and conduct the interview solo. You can head to Sports Media Journal next Wednesday for the next edition of the podcast.