Mixing Up Some Sunday Links

Let’s do some linkage on this lazy Sunday. Kari Lipschutz of Adweek writes that it’s a photo finish in the race to the US rights to the 2014/16 Olympics. Rachel Cohen of the Associated Press looks into the Olympic bidding. David Lieberman and Patrick Hipes at Deadline wonder what losing the Olympics could mean to […]

Quick Sunday Linkage

The last couple of days have killed me going to New York on Friday for business then having to go to work on Saturday preventing me from really reacting to the Dick Ebersol resignation. I will do a Sunday thoughts column today and also start answering the mailbag. Good questions from all of you. If […]

A Special Monday Night Linkfest

I’ll provide some linkage this evening. Some stuff has surfaced this evening since I did my original links today. The Hollywood Reporter recaps the first excerpt from the ESPN book “Those Guys Have All The Fun” that was released by GQ today. Etan Vlessing of the Hollywood Reporter says now that the NHL’s US TV […]

CBS Sports Celebrates Six Sports Emmy Awards

At the Sports Emmy Awards, CBS Sports bagged six Sports Emmy Awards including a new trophy for Outstanding Playoff Coverage for the NCAA Tournament. Two features from CBS’ Super Bowl XLIV coverage also received Emmys. CBS SPORTS WINS SIX EMMY AWARDS NCAA Tournament, Super Bowl XLIV, Golf and U.S. Open Tennis Championships Garner Honors for […]

2011 Sports Emmy Awards In Real Time. Well, Kind Of

I’ll be posting the Sports Emmy Awards as they’re being handed out. I’m not there, but thanks to live tweets from ESPN public relations maven Josh Krulewitz and Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand, I’ll be posting the awards as I get them. As I begin this post, some awards have already been handed out including […]

Doing The Saturday Linkage

I got up early this morning (not that you care) and it now enables me to do some links for you. Some good stuff out today. First USA Today’s Mike McCarthy, we learn that Joe Theismann claims he has not been told about any changes to the NFL Network Thursday Night Football booth. Earlier this […]

Coming Back For Sunday Links

After not being able to bring you the Friday megalinks or even Saturday linkage, I have some time to provide the Sunday linkage. Some good stuff here and don’t forget to read my Sunday thoughts. USA Today’s Mike McCarthy breaks news that former co-host of Versus’ The Daily Line, Jenn Sterger will give her first […]

Sounding Off On The Thursday Linkage

Let’s do the linkage on this Thursday morning. Some good stuff is already out. The Financial Times has a look at how European TV money is now either catching up or surpassing US TV dollars for the bidding for certain global sports events. Todd Spangler from Multichannel News reports that ESPN has released a new […]

Your Tuesday Links, Live & Local

I have news slogans in my head today, so I’m using “Live & Local” in the title. Let’s do your linkage. Lots to get to. John Ourand at Sports Business Daily notes that CBS received a decent 13.3 overnight rating for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, but it was down from last year. USA Today’s […]

Shoveling Some Tuesday Links Your Way

Let’s bring you some linkage before my plate gets too full today. Lots of things to go over. First, this story broke last night and we’re all hoping for the best for NFL Films President Steve Sabol who suffered a seizure Saturday night while in Kansas City. Greg Rosenthal of Pro Football Talk says Sabol […]

Bringing Out Some Monday Links

Ok, time to get cracking on the linkage. Haven’t done any since Thursday and the weekend was busy for me as I was out of the house for most of Saturday and Sunday so it didn’t make for conducive blogging conditions. We have a lot of stuff to get to today and a couple of […]

Versus Announces UFC Card in 3-D To Air on Thursday

Versus has formally announced that it will air Thursday’s UFC Live card in Louisville, KY in the third dimension. This means about 45 people across the country will be able to see this. Anyway, it marks the first UFC card ever to be carried in 3-D. It’ll be sponsored by Versus’ parent company, Comcast and […]

A Snowy Sunday Linkage Thing

It’s snowing in Southern New England, nothing major, but it’s a major annoyance. It means I’ll be shoveling out later, but for now, I’ll do linkage for you. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News says Versus will be stepping into the 3-D octagon by airing its UFC program in the 3rd dimension later this week. Southeastern […]

A Friday Night Megalink Thing

Let’s provide the Friday megalinks. Lots of things to get to. We, of course, provide the Weekend Viewing Picks for your sports and entertainment weekend programming. Now let’s get to the linkage from across the country. National Brian Steinberg of Advertising Age reports that NBC is already seeking $3.5 million for a 30 second spot […]

ESPN 3D To Air The 2011 NBA Finals

On the heels of yesterday’s announcement that ESPN 3D will air 10 hours of coverage from The Masters in April, ESPN announces that its 3D channel will also air the NBA Finals in June. In addition to the Finals, ESPN 3D will air six NBA postseason games including Games 1, 2 and 4 of the […]

ESPN 3D To Air The Masters

This Spring, ESPN 3D will show all four rounds of The Masters and the Par 3 Contest, meaning some 10 hours of the Tradition Unlike Any Other in 3-D. Unfortunately, about 86 people across the country have a 3-D TV, so a minority of people will appreciate the coverage. Last year, Comcast and Sony banded […]

ESPN 3D To Air ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights in 3-D

Coming this Friday, the very first 3-D TV boxing match to be aired in the United States. This Friday, ESPN 3D will take ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights and air the entire card live. We have the announcement from ESPN and what you’ll see if you’re one of the 65 people who own a 3-D TV […]

Thursday’s Linkage

Let’s do some links for you on this Thursday. I hope to be able to do a bit more in the later part of the week unlike previous weeks where the links stop on Wednesday. Plenty of stuff to go over. Michael Hiestand has a couple of articles on CBS/Turner changing the way we’ll watch […]