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 […]

Back For Some Tuesday Links

Let’s do some linkage. I need to do this more than twice a week. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch looks at the potential replacements for Jon Gruden in the Monday Night Football booth should he decide to leave as rumored. John Ourand of Sports Business Journal has a plethora of subjects in his latest media column. […]

ESPN Unveils Its College Basketball Announcing Teams For 2012-13 Season

Let’s take a look at the announcers ESPN will utilize for college basketball this season. Dan Shulman and Dick Vitale remain the top team as they’ll major ACC and Saturday primetime games together. Dave O’Brien gets an upgrade as he’ll call ACC games with Vitale, Jay Bilas or Doris Burke. Brent Musburger returns to call […]

Fox Sports Announces 2012-13 College Football Schedule

Over the last hour or so, it’s been all-Pac-12, all the time. Let’s break that up with this post on the complete Fox Sports college football schedule for 2012-13. It will be filled with national matchups featuring the Big 12, Conference USA and Pac-12 including regional games on the Fox Sports Net affiliates from the […]

ESPN Adds A Whole Slew of Games To Its 2012 College Football Schedule

This came into the Fang’s Bites inbox last week, but due to my family commitments, I couldn’t post it until now. This is from ESPN regarding its 2012 college football schedule. This adds 68 games to an already extensive schedule. These include contests from the Big East, Big Ten, Mid-American, SEC, Sun Belt and WAC. […]

A Tuesday Sports Media Thoughts Trifecta

Let’s provide you with three thoughts on this Tuesday. You know the drill. After learning that her contract was expiring, leading to speculation that she was about to leave, seemingly leaving, then indeed she was leaving, we finally got the official wordfrom NBCUniversal that Michelle Beadle was joining the company.It’s a good move for her. […]

A Few More Overdue Sports Media Thoughts

I’ll do a common theme in this particular sports media thoughts post. This will deal with college sports. The thoughts will be in bullet forms, of course. With the Big 12 about to sign the next Mega Millions TV deal, it leaves just the Big East’s media rights in doubt. We know the ACC will […]

Dropping A Few Tuesday Links

Let’s provide a few links here. Don’t think I can do a full set, but I’ll try. In Sports Business Journal, John Ourand says MLB and Sirius XM have come to terms on streaming audio of live baseball games and will eventually be able to provide both home and away feeds starting next month. Brian […]

2012 Big Ten Primetime Football Games

These grids comes courtesy of Matt’s College Sports. This is the schedule of primetime football games in the Big Ten Conference this season. The regular season games will be on either ABC, Big Ten Network, ESPN or ESPN2. As it was last year, the Big Ten Conference Championship Game will air on Fox and be […]

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. […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/10 & 03/11/12, All Times Eastern

Men’s schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Saturday, March 10 College GameDay — ESPN, noon Men’s ACC Tournament, Atlanta, GA Semifinals North Carolina State vs. North Carolina — ACC Network/ESPN, 1 p.m. Florida State vs. Duke — ACC Network/ESPN, 3:30 p.m. America East Championship, Stony Brook, NY Vermont at Stony Brook — ESPN, 11 a.m. […]

Championship Week Conference Tournament TV Schedules

Ok, let’s provide the college basketball tournament conference tournament schedules plus TV networks that will air the games. You’ll see each of the games included in the Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks, but this is also a one stop shopping post for you as well. Bookmark this and I’ll also update this as the […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 02/18 & 02/19/2011, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Saturday, February 18 College GameDay live from Ann Arbor, Michigan — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m./ESPN, 8 p.m. BracketBusters Drexel at Cleveland State — ESPNU, 11 a.m. Wichita State at Davidson — ESPN2, noon Buffalo at South Dakota State — ESPNU, 1 p.m. Akron at Oral […]

Some Tuesday Links

Don’t have time to provide a full set of links today so I’ll give you what I’ve culled thus far. Some good stuff here. Some stories from this week’s Sports Business Journal. First, John Ourand reports that ESPN and MLB could butt heads over TV Everywhere streaming rights. ESPN has its model. MLB has its […]

Time For Some Thursday Links

Let’s give you some linkage on this Thursday. We begin with Fox NFL rules analyst Mike Pereira who doesn’t mince words on ESPN’s Jon Gruden. Bob’s Blitz reacts to Pereira’s strong post. Jill Goldsmith of Variety says the clock is ticking for MSG Network and Time Warner Cable to hash out a new carriage agreement. […]

The 5th Annual Fang’s Bites College Football TV Awards

It’s time for me to bring back the annual College Football TV Awards. I’ve been wanting to write this for a while. Because of my schedule over the last week, I have not been able to bring it to you until now. Thanks for your patience. Let’s get this started. The College GameDay Award for […]

College Football Viewing Picks For Week 14, 12/03/11, All Times Eastern

Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports College GameDay live from the SEC Championship, Atlanta, GA — ESPNU, 9 a.m./ESPN, 10 a.m. ACC Championship, Charlotte, NC Virginia Tech vs. Clemson — ESPN/ESPN 3D, 8 p.m. Big Ten Championship, Indianapolis, IN Wisconsin vs. Michigan State — Fox, 8 p.m. Conference USA Championship, Houston, TX Southern Mississippi at […]

Fox Sports Gets Ready For College Football Conference Championship Weekend

Fox Sports gets some college football to make for a busy weekend. The Pac-12 Championship airs on Friday night from Eugene, Oregon as the UCLA Bruins take on the Oregon Ducks in the first-ever championship game for the Pac-12. Then there’s the inaugural Big Ten Championship on Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis between […]