TBS Airs MLB League Division Series Tripleheader on Monday

With a full slate of League Division Series games on Monday, TBS has a tripleheader beginning at 3 p.m. with Game 4 of the National League Division Series between St. Louis at Pittsburgh, then Game 3 of the ALDS between Boston and Tampa Bay followed by Game 4 of Atlanta and Los Angeles. MLB Network […]

Preview of Sports Media Weekly Podcast No. 166 with NESN’s Don Orsillo

This week’s Sports Media Weekly podcast will be with Don Orsillo, the Boston Red Sox play-by-play man for NESN and who has been calling the MLB Postseason for TBS since 2007. Orsillo will call the Detroit-Oakland American League Division Series for TBS starting on Friday. As he was packing for Oakland, Don took a few […]

2013 MLB League Division Series Schedule

Let’s provide the schedules for the League Division Series. We do know the start times for the first three days of the games. We’ll know more over the next few days but here’s what we have thus far. I’ll break it down by series and by date. TBS carries all League Division Games except for […]

TBS Unveils Studio and Game Announcers for 2013 MLB Postseason

Turner Sports has provided the announcers for the 2013 MLB Postseason. This marks the final year that TBS will have both Wild Card Games, all four MLB League Division Series and one League Championship series as next season, it will split the Wild Card with ESPN and the LDS with Fox Sports 1 and MLB […]

TBS Unveils The Announcing Crews for the 2012 MLB Postseason

With the rights to the two Wild Card Playoff games, along with rights to the entire League Division Series (albeit for two games that go to MLB Network) and the American League Championship Series, Turner Sports has made public the announcing assignments for the 2012 MLB Postseason. One change from the studio crew. Cal Ripken, […]

Your Tuesday Linkage

Let’s do some Tuesday links. We’ll start with Matt Hayes of AOL Sporting News and he writes that the BCS is looking for a $5 billion TV deal over a decade for its new college football playoff. In the Indiana University National Sports Journalism Center, Michael Bradley says the new college football playoff still can […]

NESN Makes Don Orsillo Signing Official

After Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe broke the news yesterday on Twitter and it being followed by several New England outlets reporting the development, NESN finally made it official today with a press release announcing that Don Orsillo has signed a four year contract, remaining as Red Sox TV voice through the 2015 season. […]

Various Sports Media Thoughts

I haven’t done a thoughts column in quite some time. And to boot, I’m doing this on the iPad. Not that you should care, but this will cause me to pause and think which is dangerous. Anyway, I’ll do this in bullet form. Thanks for your indulgence. The Penn State media coverage has not been […]

It’s Time For Mid-Week Linkage

It’s Wednesday. It’s mid-week and it’s time for some sports media links. Let’s get to them without further delay. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand talks with NBC’s Bob Costas about the “get” of accused child molester Jerry Sandusky for “Rock Center with Brian Williams”. While NBC and Bob Costas are being praised for the Sandusky interview, […]

NESN’s Heidi Watney Catches Don Orsillo & Jerry Remy Sleeping On the Job

In the latest edition of her video diary, NESN Red Sox field reporter Heidi Watney took her camera and shot a behind-the-scenes look at Fenway Park while Hurricane Irene was bearing down on New England. It was during the August 27 day-night doubleheader between the Oakland A’s and Boston Red Sox. First, Heidi is looking […]

The Friday Night Megalinks

I’ve been to Newton, MA and back, South Kingstown, RI and back and all over my hometown of North Kingstown, RI and all of this today. It’s time to do the megalinks and get them all done in one sitting. There’s the Weekend Viewing Picks for your sports and entertainment programming. National Sports Business Daily […]

Grope At Fenway

I don’t know how long this will stay up at YouTube. If it’s removed, I still have it so I could find other ways to show it to you. As NESN was coming out of break before the third inning of the Baltimore Orioles-Boston Red Sox game on Thursday night, Don Orsillo was reading a […]