Doing Your Friday Megalinkage Early

At least early for me. Hoping to get these done to free myself for the evening. Lots of stuff to get to. Your Weekend Viewing Picks give you sports and entertainment viewing suggestions. Let’s do your links now. National USA Today’s Michael Hiestand talks with NFL Films president Steve Sabol about the new HBO Sports […]

Some Mid-Week Links

Let’s do some links on this Wednesday. I may do more this evening. First, Sports Business Daily points out that Monday Night Football received the 5th highest audience on cable this year. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand talks about ESPN’s plethora of bowls and discusses Captain Blowhard doing commentary on an NBA game this Friday. Barry […]

Some Tuesday Night Links

Let’s do some additional linkage since I had to cut the regular Tuesday links short earlier today. Bill Krueger of the Poynter Institute looks at how Yahoo! Sports has made a name for itself in sports investigations. Jason Humphries of Reuters has International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge hopeful that the US TV rights for […]

Quick Tuesday Linkage

Been all over the place today and I have a free moment to do some links for you. Let’s get to them. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand remembers the late Don Meredith. Mike also looks at some of the ratings from the weekend. The Baseball Writers Association of America has announced that Philadelphia Daily News writer […]

ESPN Remembers Don Meredith

The legacy of ABC Sports is within the halls of ESPN and while Don Meredith probably never set foot at the Alleged Worldwide Leader, it still is the keeper for ABC’s history in sports. And with Monday Night Football now on ESPN, it’s up to the network to remember Don Meredith’s who’s influence on the […]

Some Monday Links

I’ll do a few Monday links. Can’t believe how quickly this day is moving. I’ve already been to three places today. It’s been quite crazy. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand writes about this season’s BCS not being all that sexy. Rupal Parekh and Brian Steinberg from Advertising Age discuss the logjam of auto advertisers in Super […]

Don Meredith, 1938-2010

Just breaking this morning, we’re learning of the passing of former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Don Meredith. While Meredith had a very good playing career with the Cowboys, he got national notoriety for being the first analyst on ABC’s Monday Night Football starting in 1970 with Keith Jackson and Howard Cosell. The broadcast really took off […]