Notre Dame To Join ACC in All Sports Except Football & Hockey

Announced today by the Atlantic Coast Conference and will be made official at press conferences both at the league offices and at South Bend, Notre Dame will join the ACC in all sports except for football (naturally) and hockey (again, naturally). ACC Accepts Notre Dame @

ESPN & ESPN2 To Air NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship

It seems like Memorial Day Weekend has crept up on us. Maybe it’s the cooler than normal temperatures in the Northeast this Spring. Maybe it’s due to the fact that days are running together for me. Maybe it’s me. Who knows? Anyway, ESPN and ESPN2 will air the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship live from Gillette […]

ESPN Networks All Over NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championships

Starting this Saturday, the ESPN Family of Networks will air all 15 games of the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships. It starts with a quadrupleheader each on Saturday and Sunday including six games on ESPNU. It all culminates with the National Semifinals and Championship Game on Memorial Day Weekend at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. Eamon […]

NBC Sports Network Inks Ivy League For Two Years

Just announced today, NBC Sports Network has signed a two year contract with the Ivy League, the non-athletic scholarship conference. It will go from the 2012-13 academic year to 2013-14. Not only will the contract entail football which has been seen previously when the channel was known as Versus, but it will also expand to […] To Stream 400 Hours of Spring Championships will stream some 400 hours of live coverage of its Spring Championships starting this weekend. Most of the championships will be in Division II and III, but unlike many Division I Championships which are granted to ESPN’s networks, is the only way to watch the live action. The Championships will range in sports […]

Wringing Out Some Friday Megalinks

Let’s do your media megalinks since last week you did not get any. Hard to believe that college baseball, college lacrosse and NASCAR seasons are starting up, but they are and they’re included in the Weekend Viewing Picks along with the regular Golf, NBA, NHL, Skiing, Soccer, Tennis and Entertainment recommendations. To your links now. […]

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 […]

ESPN Extends Agreement With NCAA For Championships Through 2023-24

The networks continue to lock in long-terms agreements and today, we receive this press release from ESPN regarding the NCAA Championships. With this agreement, the ESPN networks will air championships in sports including Football, Women’s Basketball, Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, Track & Field, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Softball and Baseball. The championships will be aired on all ESPN […]

NESN Signs Deal To Air ACC Syndication Package

This just in from the New England Sports Network a.k.a. NESN. It has signed a deal to air the ACC cable syndication package which means a total of 14 football games and over 30 men’s basketball games. It’s similar to what Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic announced last week. And NESN will air the weekly “ACC All-Access” […]

Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic Obtains Rights To ACC Sports

This coming in the last few days, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic has obtained the rights to the Atlantic Coast Conference. This is a cable syndication contract that is part of ESPN’s rights to the conference. As a result, Comcast SportsNet will be able to air a weekly conference football game, 14 in all. It will also […]

Sneaking In Some Saturday Linkage

I have the opportunity to do some linkage on this Saturday so let’s take advantage of this. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News says Fox has to be happy to have a dream matchup in today’s UEFA Champions League Final. Sofia M. Fernandez of the Hollywood Reporter writes that the Indianapolis 500 has plenty of celebrity […]

Some Additional Friday Links

I think I’ll have to add some more linkage tonight. Not sure of my schedule this holiday weekend so I’ll take the opportunity while I can. Scott Cacciola of the Wall Street Journal says Bristol, CT residents aren’t happy over how their town is portrayed in the new ESPN book. Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated […]

Doing Some Friday Megalinkage

Now that I’ve learned that I don’t have to travel in between two offices today, I’ll do some megalinks for you. You can check out the Weekend Sports and Primetime Viewing Picks here. Now to your links. National Michael Hiestand of USA Today talks with TNT’s Steve Kerr on the similarities he sees between the […]

The ESPN Family All Over NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament

Starting Saturday, the networks of ESPN will air the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship. Beginning with the first round this weekend and then lasting through Memorial Day with the National Final. We have the release from ESPN. Complete Coverage of NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship on ESPN Networks For the fifth straight year, […]

ESPN Networks To Have Extensive Coverage of College Lacrosse

Here’s another release that I found in the Fang’s Bites inbox from late last year. This is even timelier than the ESPNU SEC college baseball release that I just posted. Starting this coming weekend, the networks of ESPN will begin to air college lacrosse games. The season culminates with the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse […]