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Some Quick Wednesday Sports Media Thoughts

Tuesday was an early Christmas for your humble blogger. Thanks to some Black Friday sales, I’ve been setting up a new iPad and a new laptop computer, so the posts were rather slim on Tuesday. To make up for that minimal posting, I’ll write some sports media thoughts and unlike the last sports media thoughts […]

Some Long Overdue Tuesday Sports Media Thoughts

I’ve been bottling up some sports media thoughts from the last time I wrote a similar post. You’re due for some more. Let’s provide you with some. They’re below in bullet form as always. We’re getting closer to seeing Fox Sports 1 coming to fruition. While Fox is not saying anything official, behind the scenes, […]

Breaking Out The Monday Linkage

It’s been a while since I’ve done linkage. I’ll provide some on this Cyber Monday. Michael Hiestand of USA Today says having Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship Game will bring in some monster ratings for ESPN. Chris Chase of USA Today’s Game On notes that the NFL had Rich Eisen and NFL Network […]

ESPN Secures College Football Playoffs For 12 Years

The BCS has run its course and when it finally ends in 2014, the four team college football playoff system will take over. To ensure its long and successful run, ESPN has signed a 12 year contract with the BCS which will oversee the system to air all college football playoff games which will include […]

ESPN Keeps Sugar Bowl In The Fold For 12 More Years

ESPN has announced a new agreement with the Big 12 and SEC for the Sugar Bowl starting with the January 2015 game. The two conferences had originally made an agreement for the champions of their two leagues to meet in New Orleans in what was going to be called the Champions Bowl. The BCS then […]

Bringing Out Some Wednesday Sports Media Thoughts

Time for some overdue sports radio thoughts. I apologize for the inconsistency in posting. I’ve been sick since last week and its hit me like a ton of bricks. It’s no fun not having a voice and certainly not good to feel wrecked every time I awake. I hope to get better soon, but this […]

Doing Some Tuesday Linkage

I was expecting to be out of the office today, but with the temperatures over 90 in Southern New England, being inside with air conditioning is probably the way to go today. I hope wherever you are, you’re staying cool and away from the sun. I have some links. Georg Szalai of the Hollywood Reporter […]

Doing Some Monday Linkage

Let’s bring out some Monday links today. Starting with Michael Hiestand of USA Today, he talks with Fox’s Erin Andrews (weird to write that) about her decision to leave ESPN. A.J. Perez of Fox Sports has Erin’s reaction to joining the network. Jane Kellogg and Alex Ben Block of the Hollywood Reporter write about Erin […]

Providing Your Thursday Linkage

Looks like I’m going to be busy today so I’m going to do the linkage a bit early for me at least. David Bauder of the Associated Press writes that even though he’s no longer NBC Sports Emperor, Dick Ebersol’s presence will still be felt at the London Olympics. Michael Hiestand at USA Today says […]

Your Tuesday Linkage

Let’s do some Tuesday links. We’ll start with Matt Hayes of AOL Sporting News and he writes that the BCS is looking for a $5 billion TV deal over a decade for its new college football playoff. In the Indiana University National Sports Journalism Center, Michael Bradley says the new college football playoff still can […]

Grinding Out The Monday Linkage

Let’s go for some linkage now. Michael Hiestand of USA Today says ESPN and NFL Network have agreed not to show prospects on the phone spoiling the suspense of the NFL Draft. Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated goes behind-the-scenes with ESPN and NFL Network as they prepare for their NFL Draft coverage later this week. […]

ESPN's BCS Championship Game Ratings Down, But Not A Record Low

A dull and lackluster game between Alabama and LSU led to lower ratings in the BCS National Championship. While ESPN says the viewership is the second highest in the history of the network, the numbers are still down from last year. Last night, the BCS National Championship Game received a 14.0 rating, down 9% from […]

Bringing Out Some Tuesday Links

Let’s do some links on this Tuesday. Michael Hiestand from USA Today writes that a tepid LSU-Alabama rematch drew the BCS National Championship Game’s lowest overnight rating ever on ESPN. Mike McCarthy of USA Today reports that former ESPN analyst Sean Salisbury has either quit or been fired from his MTV2 Lingerie Football League gig. […]

Some Tuesday Morning Sports Media Thoughts

I haven’t written a sports media thoughts post in quite some time. I owe you one do let’s do this without further delay. As always, they come in bullet form. Last night’s BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and LSU was another dull affair, just like their first game in the regular season. ESPN did […]

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