Time for the Sunday Links

Let’s give you some Sunday links today.

We begin with Newsday’s Neil Best who writes about seeing NHL games online through its Center Ice package. In his blog, Neil talks more about Center Ice and why he likes to go off the beaten path in his columns.

Interesting story from the Sports Media Watch blog that steroids are advertised on the CNN.com website.

The increasingly bitter Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News says it will be interesting to hear Tiki Barber’s comments about Eli Manning just before tonight’s Redskins-Giants game.

The always bitter Phil Mushnick of the New York Post goes after MLB Players Association Executive Director Donald Fehr for his comments after the Mitchell Report was released.

Well, someone has to defend the cockroach Bobby Petrino and Wally Hall of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette does saying that ESPN is piling on poor Bobby for quitting on the Falcons and taking the Arkansas job. Just wait, Arkansas. You’re next.

Steve Luhm of the Salt Lake Tribune thinks the NBA policy of miking coaches for TV is a bad idea.

Jeffrey McCall writes an Op-Ed piece for the Indianapolis Star stating that fans are being used as pawns in the Big Ten and NFL Network disputes.

Loren Steffy of the Houston Chronicle goes over the NFL Network’s demands of big cable.

Bill Burt of the Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune writes that the Patriots are now America’s Team based on the TV ratings.

Eric Stark of the Lancaster (PA) Newspapers wonders why Comcast carries certain channels while not carrying others leaving many NFL fans in the dark.

Those are the links for now. I’ll be working on the Amazing Race Asia, Episode 4 recap and other things as well.

Ken Fang

About Ken Fang

Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013. He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television. Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.