Quickie Tuesday Links

Let’s do some linkage while I can. Again, I’ve been away from the computer for most of the morning. Too busy. Right after the end of the final Monday Night Football game of 2012 featuring Jon Gruden at the mic, reports surfaced that this ESPN analyst was a candidate for several potential coaching jobs including […]

What the Fuck Does This Mean? Grantland’s Insufferable 2nd Commercial

I guess this is supposed to be a high brow commercial for Captain Blowhard’s site, Grantland. A woman spouting nonsense and the guy allegedly figuring what the hell she’s talking about. There was already an ad for Grantland featuring a bookie taking a bet on how many words Blowhard would churn out in a column […]

SEC Football TV Schedule For November 6

I’ve been lax on providing the SEC football TV schedule over the last few weeks, but I have next Saturday’s slate of games. Take a look. SEC Football Schedule For November 6th Announced SEC FOOTBALL SCHEDULE FOR NOV. 6 GAMES SET BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Oct. 25, 2010) – Eight games are on the Southeastern Conference football […]

Very Quick Saturday Links

Just found out my day has been planned for me again so I’m going to post as many Saturday links here before heading out. Milton Kent at Fanhouse says a revamped ESPNews will debut on Monday. SportsNewser gives you a sports media blog you should read. Unfortunately, it’s not Fang’s Bites.  Comcast SportsNet New England […]

A Sunday Grind

Now that I’m recovered from my night at Mohegan Sun, I’m back and ready to give you some linkage. Before I provide the links, I’ll tell you that my experience at Bobby’s Burger Palace was really disappointing. I went because someone recommended the place to me and I decided to break my personal ban from […]

Even More Monday Links

We have a bunch of links this evening and let’s get to them before I start watching Weeds on Showtime. Chad Finn of the Boston Globe gives his impressions on NESN’s Jim Rice who finally got into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Neil Best of Newsday notes that Mets GM Omar Minaya called out a […]

Crazy Thursday Linkage

Well, where do I begin? There’s the Erin Andrews story which continues to pick up momentum. And we have ESPN finally acknowledging the Ben Roethlisberger civil lawsuit story two days after other media outlets have been reporting it. Personally, I found some Harry Chapin albums on iTunes and videos on YouTube so expect to see […]

Some Required Linkage for Late Night Wednesday

There are just too many stories that cannot be ignored until Thursday so let’s get to them. First, after waiting two days, ESPN finally acknowledged the Ben Roethlisberger story. Gregg Rosenthal from Pro Football Talk is all over it. Newsday’s Neil Best says ESPN decided to hit back at the New York Post for publishing […]

Now You Can Star in Your Own ESPN Highlight Reel

First, it was ESPN The Microphone. Then, it was ESPN The Spelling Bee App. Now, it’s ESPN The Highlight Reel starring …. YOU! Yes, you! ESPN is now allowing you to submit your own personal photos at ESPN’s website or at Walmart photo kiosks (ooooohhhhh, good for you!). Check out the press release. I noticed […]

ESPN The Microphone

Just in time for holiday shopping season comes “ESPN THE MICROPHONE“. Yes, you too can buy that ESPN-aholic a microphone of his/her own complete with mic flag. I’m not kidding. You can buy this as a Christmas gift along with a lot of other ESPN items including ESPN the Hoodie and your own X Games […]

Monday Afternoon Links

I see that there’s enough linkage out there on this Monday to warrant an update. One of the pioneers in sportswriting died on Sunday. Terry Olberle, sports editor emeritus of the Winston-Salem (NC) Journal remembers Mary Garber who died yesterday at the age of 92. As far as anyone can determine, Garber was the first […]

Tuesday Evening Links

I’ve been having trouble with the computer tonight. Mostly memory issues, but I’m hoping that my computer will be able to get through them so I can give you a full update. We begin with Newsday’s Neil Best who notes in his blog that SNY’s announcers got on Mets manager Willie Randolph who has issues […]

Giving You A Wednesday Update

Having gotten some important work done, it’s time to give you some linkage on this Wednesday afternoon on the East Coast. Three things from the Sports Media Watch. First, Paul Sen says the joint decision by the NFL and NBC to move the league’s season opener on September 4 from 8:30 p.m. ET to 7 […]

I'm Right! ESPN Announces It Received the Most Emmy Noms

Just as I predicted in my post earlier today, ESPN has put out a press release that it received the most Sports Emmy nominations of all networks when it combined its 31 nominations with its other family of networks (ABC, ESPN Classic, ESPN2). Here’s the press release: ESPN, Inc. – 37 Sports Emmy Nominations NASCAR, […]

Some More Wednesday Links

I’ll give you a few more links today. We have some good news from Neil Best of Newsday. He tells us that a biopsy on Bobby Mercer was negative, that his MRI last week showed only scar tissue and not a recurrence of a brain tumor. Mercer will rest at home for a few more […]