Steve Phillips, No Longer Embattled, To Join Sirius XM’s Mad Dog Radio

I guess I don’t have to put “Embattled” before his name anymore as he now has a full-time gig. Former New York Mets General Manager and ESPN MLB analyst has come full circle, almost a year after being fired for his affair with former ESPN producer Brooke Hundley. He has now joined Sirius XM Satellite […]

Chris “Mad Dog” Russo To Air “Mad Dog Unleashed” from US Open

On Monday, tennis fan Chris Russo will be live from the National Tennis Center in New York, the site of the US Open. He’ll do the entire “Mad Dog Unleashed” program for Sirius XM Radio. Here’s the release. *** ALERT *** WHO:              SIRIUS XM Radio Personality Chris “MAD DOG” Russo WHAT:           Russo will host his […]

Sirius XM's MLB Home Plate and Mad Dog Radio To Visit Spring Training Sites

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, it’s time to get into baseball mode and get into Spring Training. Sirius XM Satellite Radio will have two of its channels all over the Cactus and Grapefruit League sites in Arizona and Florida, respectively. Both MLB Home Plate and Chris Russo’s Mad Dog Radio […]

Sirius XM Announces Super Bowl Programming

As the official satellite radio partner of the National Football League, Sirius XM Satellite Radio plans plenty of shows live from Miami, site of this year’s Super Bowl XLIV. Two channels, Mad Dog Radio and Sirius NFL Radio will be live from Radio Row at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center all next week. Here’s Sirius […]

Quick Saturday Links

This weekend is going to be light on the links as I’ll be heading to New York on Sunday to visit my niece and today is already hectic as relatives are visiting. If I have time, I’ll give you Videos of the Week, but linkage today and the videos may be all I have time […]

BREAKING NEWS: Mike & The Mad Dog to Reunite…. Briefly

This has been rumored over the last day or so, but it’s now official. Mike Francesa and Chris Russo who split up last year after Russo left WFAN for Sirius XM Radio, will now do a mini-reunion on Friday at Yankee Stadium. They’ll appear on each other’s show, first Russo on WFAN, then Francesa on […]

Some Saturday Links

I’ll do some linkage for you on this Saturday morning. First, The Big Lead is really pissed about the Peeping Tom videos of Erin Andrews. Here’s a statement from Erin’s lawyers who will pursue this case. A quick note here. Many sports bloggers myself included liked posting pictures of Erin. And it was nice that […]

Our Friday Megalinks

Time to do our megalinks. Kind of difficult as I watch the tributes to Walter Cronkite who passed away at the age of 92 tonight. He was one of the reasons why I went into broadcast journalism. I’ll press on with the links tonight. As usual, I’ll begin with the Weekend Viewing Picks. We’re officially […]

A Crazy Monday Linkfest

I’ve been going crazy following two different stories today, one being the Chris Russo Firing Stunt and the other the launch of a new video feature on Lots of stuff going on for what is supposed to be a slow sports day. Let’s give you links and go from there. First, let me plug […]

Apparently, Mad Dog Channel's Firing Was A Stunt

If you’re a subscriber to Sirius XM and listened to Howard Stern about 8:45 this morning, you heard Mad Dog Channel program director Steve Torre, the person allegedly fired on the air on Thursday. Steve tried to maintain that the firing was real and that he was “reinstated”, but apparently this whole thing about Mad […]

A Sunday Link Day

Let’s give you some links on this Sunday. I’ll start with Phil Mushnick of the New York Post. He likes the upcoming HBO Ted Williams documentary and he feels last week’s Chris Russo tirade was fake. Ken McMillan of the Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record says MSG Network has picked up TSN’s Friday Night CFL package. […]

What is Going on At Mad Dog Radio?

Over the last few days, Sirius XM’s Mad Dog Radio has been in flux since Chris Russo’s declaration that his staff was weak, didn’t know sports history, that he was going to get rid of his staff, fired his program director on the air, said that he made a mistake with the lineup that he […]

Chris Russo Goes Nuts

Since he started with Sirius XM last year, Chris Russo has tried to develop his Mad Dog Channel into a big entity on the satellite radio service. However, when you compare it to Howard 100 or Martha Stewart Living, it really doesn’t hold a candle. I have listened to it since it began, but to […]

Thursday Press Release Reading

Here are some press releases for you to go over. NBC Sports goes over its schedule for Wimbledon starting this weekend and into next week. FEDERER SEEKS RECORD 15TH GRAND SLAM AS NBC SPORTS PRESENTS 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF BREAKFAST AT WIMBLEDON“Only a few months ago people were writing him off.” – NBC’s McEnroe on Federer […]

Late Night Friday Megalinks Now Saturday Megalinks

Let’s give you the Friday megalinks. Find the Weekend Viewing Picks here. National USA Today’s Michael Hiestand writes about former Yankees pitcher David Wells moving to the TBS announcing booth. John Paul Newport of the Wall Street Journal writes that former ABC Sports golf analyst Bob Rosburg died Thursday. Matt Foran of the Nielsen ratings […]