The Rare Thursday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage today. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch talks with ESPN’s Chris Fowler and looks at the first days of Fox Sports 1. Richard talks with new Fox Football Daily analyst Randy Moss. Paul Sanford at Sports Business Daily compares and contrasts Wednesday night’s edition of ESPN’s SportsCenter to Fox Sports 1′s Fox Sports […]

Breaking Out Some Thursday Linkage

Let’s do the Thursday linkage. We’re doing well so far this week, knock on wood. Austin Karp of Sports Business Journal reports NBC’s overnight rating for Wednesday’s Olympic Primetime was up from Beijing. Tripp Mickle of Sports Business Journal says YouTube is looking to further strengthen its live sports portfolio after streaming Olympic content in […]

Some Quick Monday Links

My apologies for not bringing you links over the last week. It’s been a crazy time for me. Some linkage now. Michael Hiestand of USA Today writes that NBC’s Rowdy Gaines doesn’t believe that Michael Phelps won’t be swimming competitively four years from now. And Hiestand reports that Matt Millen will ruin your college football […]

Darren Rovell Joins ESPN

We learned in June that sports business reporter Darren Rovell was departing CNBC for ESPN. That move has now been made official with a press release and subsequent ESPN PR podcast. Over the last few years, Darren has made a name for himself on Twitter and his numerous feuds with various reporters and Playboy models. […]

Let's Do The Friday Megalinks

Time for Friday linkage. The Weekend Viewing Picks have your sports and entertainment suggestions. Let’s get cracking. National Michael Hiestand from USA Today looks at TNT’s plans to go mostly split-screen during breaks for Saturday’s NASCAR race. Tom Perrotta of the Wall Street Journal reports that the one Wimbledon souvenir the players want is the […]

Jonesing For Tuesday Linkage

Ok, maybe you’re not jonesing for the linkage, but at least you can read them at your leisure. Sometimes I think way too long about the title of the post and this is the case today. Anyway, let’s get to the links. Joel Schectman of the Wall Street Journal reports that NBC and Google are […]

A Few Sports Media Bullet Points

Ok, as we’re all in denial over the Miami Heat winning the NBA Championship, it’s time for a few sports media thoughts. Too many things to go over, but I’ll do my best to cover as many things as I can. As always, we do them in bullet form. And to drown out the thoughts […]

Some Thursday Links

After an outage that ruined things from Sunday through Tuesday and being busy yesterday, my goal to have links every day this week has gone out the window. However, I can get a few links out to you today. Let’s get to them. Starting with Ed Sherman from the Sherman Report who talks with ESPN […]

REPORT: Darren Rovell To Leave CNBC & Return to ESPN

In what I can only describe as a strange move, CNBC Sports Business Reporter Darren Rovell is reportedly leaving the network and going to ESPN where he began his career. Jason McIntyre at The Big Lead reports that the move will be formally announced on Thursday. Darren has been with CNBC since 2006 and throughout […]

Guest Column: A Lesson Learned The Hard Way

Earlier this week, Deadspin reported that CNBC’s Darren Rovell was duped by an average Joe posing as an Escort Service owner. While Darren’s story from last year on the NBA lockout was mostly forgotten, the Deadspin exposé brought it back to the forefront. Iowa sportswriter Andrew Nostvick gives us this guest column looking at how […]

Unveiling Some Thursday Links

Let’s get to some linkage. Four days in a row. Let’s keep up the momentum. Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that the NFL is considering suspending the Pro Bowl. Stuart Kemp of the Hollywood Reporter writes that BBC’s staff to cover the London Olympics will outnumber the British athletic contingent to the Games. Tim Baysinger […]

Sports Media Weekly Edition No. 100 — Darren Rovell, CNBC/NBC Sports Network

We’ve finally reached a milestone, 100 editions of Sports Media Weekly. Imagine that, 100 podcasts. And Keith Thibault of Sports Media Journal and I have enjoyed bringing every single one to you. We began back on September 17, 2009 and continued consecutively for the most part until August 25, 2010 when we took a brief […]

Some Sunday Morning Media Thoughts

I haven’t done a sports media thoughts post in a while and there has been so much that has transpired since the last time I wrote one. As always, they’re in bullet form. Let’s do this. Just four days into the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and I like how the networks of NBC are handling […]

Late Monday Night Links

As promised earlier today, I’m giving you more links. I was out earlier today and I’ll be out again tomorrow so it’s going to be a bit crazy for me. So let’s get to the linkage right now. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch looks at the media circus that was the Tim Tebow press conference at […]