Some Back To Work Tuesday Links

On this day when many of you head back to work after the lazy holiday season, let’s provide some links as we get into the New Year. I’m still saddened today by the passing of Turner Sports and essayist Jim Huber. Reading the tributes on Twitter from those who knew him and those who […]

Our First Set of Linkage in 2012

I’ll provide a quick set of links for you on this New Year’s Day. Because 1/1/2012 falls on a Sunday, it doesn’t feel like a holiday. It’ll feel more like the holiday tomorrow with college football and the NHL Winter Classic. Let’s look at what we have for you. First, Rich Sands from TV Guide […]

ESPN’s Statement on The Collapse of SkyCam During The Insight Bowl

Last night at the Insight Bowl between Iowa and Oklahoma, the overhead camera known as “SkyCam” or “CableCam” fell to the ground, narrowly missing a Hawkeye player. It also caused a delay. SkyCam has become standard on many football games and other sporting events. We have the video of the incident as called on ESPN […]

Some End of the Year Links

Time to provide you some links to close out 2011. Thanks for visiting the blog this year. I moved from my old Blogger site to a new server, only to get kicked off the new place because it couldn’t handle the traffic from you. But then I was able to find HostMonster in a pinch […]

ESPN Sends College GameDay, College Football Live & SportsCenter to the BCS

As we approach the beginning of the Bowl Championship Series on Monday, ESPN will have three of its signature studio programs covering the five games. College GameDay, College Football Live and SportsCenter will all have a presence leading up to the BCS National Championship Game on January 9. The usual studio casts including Chris Fowler, […]

Some Quick Thursday Links

I’ve been all over the place. I think I’m busier on unemployment than when I was working. It’s cut into my blogging time. Thanks for your patience during this time. I’ll provide a few links for you. With the Bill Conlin story continuing to explode, let’s get some links there first. If you’re not familiar, […]

Tuesday Linkage

Let’s do some links for today. Lots of stories and lots of stuff going on. From the NFL announcing the online streaming of Super Bowl XLVI to some mind blowing revelations about reporters, this has been an amazing day. It will call for some sports media thoughts later tonight. First the links. I’ll begin with […]

Some Sunday Morning Sports Media Thoughts & One Musical Comment

As we get into the home stretch and the Christmas holiday is now just a week away, let me offer a few thoughts on sports media this morning. As usual, they’ll go in bullet form. So we have a couple of cable carriage disputes looming large as we end 2011. Looks like MSG Network and […]

Sirius XM To Air Every Single Bowl Game This Season

Sirius XM Satellite Radio will air all of the college bowl games over a 23 day span starting on Saturday, December 17 and running through January 9 with the BCS National Championship Game. That’s correct, Sirius XM through ESPN Radio will also air the BCS games which are comprised of the Fiesta Bowl, Orange Bowl, […]

2011-12 College Bowl Schedule With TV Networks

With all of the bowl matchups announced, let’s provide you with the TV schedule and network. Let’s be honest, the ESPN Family of Networks airs all but two of the games. CBS has the Sun Bowl while Fox continues to air the Cotton Bowl. There was a time when the bowls were aired on all […]

A Few Sunday Morning Sports Media Thoughts

I’ll be away for most of the day as my Sunday has been planned behind my back once again. I’ll have the Sunday NFL pregame quotage later in the afternoon. Let’s provide some sports media thoughts. As always, they’ll go in bullet form. In its first college football conference championship weekend, Fox Sports had a […]

ESPN Releases The Final BCS Standings on Sunday

On Sunday at 8:15 p.m., ESPN will provide the final BCS standings and then release the matchups in the BCS games followed by the matchups in all 35 postseason bowls. ESPN will have the BCS Selection Show at 8:15 p.m. Then at 9 p.m., the College Football Bowl Selection Special will unveil the bowl matchups. […]

ESPN Assigns Announcers For All of Its College Bowl Games

The ESPN family of networks will air a total of 33 college bowl games including those that comprise the Bowl Championship Series. Brent Musburger and Kirk Herbstreit will call the BCS National Championship Game which will be held January 9 from New Orleans. They’ll also call the Rose Bowl on January 2. Brad Nessler and […]

A Few Saturday Links

I’ll be heading out later today, but before I do, I’ll provide a few links here. Don’t forget your College Football Viewing Picks are here. The always lovely Rachel Cohen of the Associated Press says the NFL is getting ready to negotiate new contracts with its TV partners. Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News writes about […]

ESPN 3D Announces 2011-12 College Football Schedule

Increasing its total from 10 to 20 games this season, ESPN 3D, which a total of 21 people across the country can access, has announced its slate of college football contests for the upcoming season. The schedule includes the season opening UNLV at Wisconsin on September 1, Miami at Maryland on September 5, the ACC […]

ESPN’s Extensive and Comprehensive 2011-12 College Football Schedule

There was a time when ESPN had less than 100 college football games a season. But with ESPN programming itself, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, Big East Network, SEC Network, ESPN Plus MAC games and, the total has risen to more than 400 games across its vast network of platforms. We have the list of games. […]

Quick Saturday Links

I keep getting interrupted at work. I wrote a post earlier today on Brent Musburger’s night in Las Vegas, but I kept being recruited to the leave the office and something that should have taken 20 minutes to write ended up being three hours. And now I’m trying to do some linkage and keep getting […]

A Few Tuesday Links

Got bogged down with a bunch of paperwork so I can’t do a full set of links. I’ll do my best to give you what I can plus catch up with any press release posts. To be honest, I really haven’t seen any releases come in today, but I’ll do some posting for you tonight […]

Handing Out The Wednesday Links

Time for the mid-week links. Lots of stuff to get to. Michael Hiestand of USA Today looks at the ratings from some of the events held this past weekend. Michael says networks may have to scramble to fill holes if the NFL lockout extends into October and November. Brian Lowry at Fox Sports wonders if […]

Doing Some Monday Links

Let’s do some linkage on this last Monday before Memorial Day. By the way, if you’re on Facebook, hit my fan page and click “Like”. It acts like an RSS feed. All posts should be there and you can click on the links to see the latest information. Already, 375 people have signed up and […]