Doing Some Friday Megalinks

With a rainy day in Southern New England, it’s time to provide you with some media links. Lots of them on a Friday. You can check out the Weekend Viewing Picks for the sports and entertainment programming suggestions. Now to the links. National USA Today’s Michael Hiestand talks with NBC’s Al Michaels about calling his […]

The Mid-Week Linkage

I haven’t provided links on schedule so let me try to do it now. We begin with Michael Hiestand of USA Today who talks about NBCUniversal’s big plans to blanket Super Bowl XLVI next week. Wow. The secret organization Anonymous plans to attack over its support of SOPA and PIPA. In case anyone from […]

Some Late Monday Night Linkage

I’ll do some links that I’ve gathered over the day. You deserve some. Michael Hiestand of USA Today discusses the monster ratings for Championship Sunday in the NFL. Michael says with NBC reacquiring the rights to the Breeders Cup, ESPN has gotten out of the horse racing business. And Michael discusses Jim Rome’s CBS debut […]

NBC Reacquires The Breeders Cup From ESPN

NBC lost the Breeders Cup in 2005 to ESPN and this was after NBC had aired the inaugural set of races in 1984 and had remained a partner until 2005. Now after a six year absence, NBC Sports has regained the Breeders Cup and will use its cable partner, NBC Sports Network to air most […]

Unleashing Some Friday Megalinks

Ok, let’s get this done. Lots of linkage from yesterday and today. I need to catch up. Let’s go. Check out your Weekend Viewing Picks for the sports and entertainment programming for Saturday and Sunday. National Mike McCarthy of USA Today wonders if there’s a glass ceiling for women in sports television. Former Comcast SportsNet […]

Finally Getting To Your Tuesday Linkage

It’s been crazy at work dealing with clients and crazy architects. Now let me see if I can squeeze in some linkage for you. We’re dealing with the aftermath of ESPN letting go its Sunday Night Baseball team of Jon Miller and Joe Morgan. No matter what you think of Joe Morgan and most of […]

The 2010 Breeders’ Cup on ABC, ESPN & ESPN2

This weekend, the ESPN family of networks will air horse racing’s year-end championships from the fabled Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. ESPN has made this a two day affair with races on Friday and Saturday. ESPN2 airs all of the Friday races, then ABC and ESPN will split the races on Saturday. The big race, […]

60 Minutes Looks At Superhorse Zenyatta

This Sunday, CBS News’ 60 Minutes will air a report on the thoroughbred mare Zenyatta who goes for history in the Breeders’ Cup next weekend. She’ll attempt to win her 20th consecutive race in the Breeders’ Cup Classic. Zenyatta has won races not only over her fellow mares, but over male horses and goes into […]

Some Thursday Linkage

Yesterday ended up being quite busy and I think today will as well, but at least I can provide you with the linkage that was lacking on Wednesday. Here we go. Sean Leahy at USA Today notes that the NFL’s skyrocketing ratings are putting pressure on the league in its collecting bargaining with the Players […]

Five More Press Releases & We're Calling It A Night

These are the last press releases from Monday and I’m going to bed after this. This is from NBA TV. We learn that Brent Barry joins the league-owned network as a studio analyst. Two-time NBA Champion Brent Barry Joins NBA TV as Studio Analyst NBA TV Announces L.A. Lakers @ Oklahoma City Thunder as First […]

Friday Night Megalinks or How I Wish I Could Blog During the Day

Wow, this work schedule is really killing me. I’m at the point when I’m in the home office without any internet access, I really feel like I’m in a vacuum not knowing what the hell is going on. Total news blackout and even though I can check e-mail thanks to my iPhone, I still feel […]

Some Monday Press Releases For You

Some releases for you to read on this Monday. First, Turner Sports is sad to have its baseball season end judging from the ratings for ALCS Game 7 on Sunday. According to TBS, Game 7 between the Red Sox and the Rays was the most watched baseball game in cable history and it didn’t even […]

This Spotty Blogging is Killing Me

After not blogging since Friday night (not by choice), I’m back with a vengeance today. My home computer is totally on the fritz. I looked at a nice notebook that I’ll be getting over the next few days. And because I was out Sunday helping my sister move into a new apartment and at a […]