ESPN’s College Basketball Schedule From 01/23-01/26/2014

The ESPN Family of Networks will be utilized in full force this week as college basketball really gets into full gear and conference play heats up. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews and ESPNU will all air games tonight including a doubleheader on the Deuce. Then on Saturday, all of the ESPN platforms will be used to air […]

Return of Some Long-Lost Linkage

My apologies for not doing what was the bread-and-butter of this site and that has been the linkage. A change of schedules in the morning have prevented me from gathering links and they have hurt the content. I hope to get back to a normal publishing schedule. Here is what we have today. Tripp Mickle […]

NIT Returns to ESPN on Tuesday; Bill Walton Assigned to Stanford

The National Invitation Tournament is back to allow 32 teams that didn’t make the NCAA Tournament an opportunity to have some postseason play. The ESPN family of networks will air the entire tournament culminating with the semifinals and finals at Madison Square Garden on April 2 and April 4, respectively. Bob Wischusen will call the […]

A Thursday Sports Media Notebook

Let’s provide a few items that need to be recognized on this busy Thursday in sports. Updated the Viewing Picks to include Entertainment, MMA, NASCAR and the revised start time for the WGC Match Play Championships. I work over an hour compiling the viewing picks for you, so peruse them and let me know that […]

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. […]

Attempting A Friday Megalink Post

This week has been hellish for me and I apologize for not being able to post as much as I would like. I’ve been away from my computer for most of the day and by the time I get home, I’m tired and don’t want to update the blog. Well, with me already done my […]

Quick Sunday Linkage

While I have a moment, let’s provide some rare Sunday links. The lovely Nicole Auerbach of USA Today notes that ESPN’s Bob Knight won’t mention Kentucky by name on the air. ESPN allows Knight to wear sweaters on the air instead of a suit and tie and now this. I don’t understand it. The Associated […]

Let's Do The Friday Megalinks

Lots of things to get to today. Couldn’t do the links yesterday. Going to do a big megalink edition for you. Let’s get cracking, but first, there’s the Weekend Viewing Picks complete with a link to the busy College Basketball Viewing Picks which will be updated throughout the weekend. National USA Today’s Michael Hiestand talks […]

Bringing Out The Mid-Week Linkage

Let’s do our linkage for today. It’s going to snow in Southern New England so I’m doing this early in case I have bug out later. Starting with USA Today’s Michael Hiestand, we learn that ESPN will be streaming its Championship Week games on Facebook, but not everyone will be able to see the games. […]

A Monday Linkage Post

Let’s do you some links on this Monday, a get back to work day for many of you. Starting with John Ourand of Sports Business Journal, he writes that ESPN is now shooting back at critics who say the network will pass its huge Monday Night Football deal down to cable subscribers. Sports Business Journal […]

Getting The Wednesday Linkage In

Let’s do the Wednesday links while I can. It’s going to get busy the next couple of days as I try to wrap things up for the 4th of July weekend so blogging may get sparse through the weekend. Just giving you a heads up. Here are the links for this Wednesday. Michael Hiestand of […]

It’s a Mid-Week Link Thing

Let’s do some links today. I hope to get some other things done today and some time down the road, I need to do some work. We begin Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch who gives us his March Media Power List. Some good names on it. Some links from USA Today and lots of good ones […]

Doing The Tuesday Links

I need to get these up quickly as the NBC/NHL conference call will occur at 1 p.m. today. I won’t be able to monitor it, but I do hope to provide details as they become available. Lots of links to get to. The major news of the day thus far is NBC’s renewal of its […]

Quick Monday Afternoon Links

I have found a few more links today and instead of shoving them into the earlier edition, I’ll just a whole new set of links. First, Sports Business Daily says the overnight ratings for the NCAA Tournament Selection Show were down significantly from last year. Eric Fisher at Sports Business Daily says MLB Advanced Media […]

Bringing Out The Wednesday Links

Too many things going on today both at work and in sports media. Trying to figure out a balance. I’ll do my best. We have some linkage for you. From Wayne Friedman of MediaPost, he hears from an ESPN executive who’s optimistic the network will have enough programming to survive a potential NFL lockout. USA […]