Doing The Wednesday Links

Let’s provide some mid-week linkage for you. Sports Business Daily recaps how ESPN’s SportsCenter handled NBA highlights on what should have been the Opening Night of the regular season. SBD also looks at Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt’s agreement to sell the team at auction. Paul Thomasch with Reuters says MLB is looking to […]

A Quiet Wednesday Linkfest

Was out of the office again earlier today so I’m getting to these rather late. Let’s look at what we have today. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand says the new CBS Sports/Showtime documentary on this year’s Army-Navy football game will have touches of reality TV. Mike McCarthy of USA Today notes that TNT’s Shaquille O’Neal and […]

Unveiling The Wednesday Links For You

On Tuesday, I did the links in the evening, but today, the linkage is coming out early. Let’s get to them. Michael Hiestand of USA Today writes that Fox plans to use its college football sideline reporter more as an analyst on the field, rather than give injury updates. To the Wall Street Journal where […]

Cranking Out The Sunday Links

Let’s give you some linkage on this Sunday morning. I’m at work again. No rest for the weary here. Cam Martin of SportsNewser writes that Sports Illustrated’s Peter King broke news this weekend about HBO’s Hard Knocks. David Whitley of the Sporting News says there’s some hypocrisy in the Big 12’s criticism of the Longhorn […]

NBA Finals Begin Tuesday on ABC

The last games of the 2010-11 NBA season will be played on ABC as the Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat begin on Tuesday. And it marks the earliest the Finals will have begun since 1986 as the Conference Finals ended early. So we have the games starting on Tuesday, May 31. […]

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 […]

Fresh Tuesday Linkage

Been working on a specification that’s taking way to long to finish, so I’m doing linkage while I can. We’ll begin with the ESPN Poynter Institute Review blog which takes to task for not vetting a post that was done on Alabama football player Aaron Douglas just a couple of hours after his death. […]

A Few Saturday Links

Today with family and relatives in town for a wedding, time is very scarce for blogging, but I have a few minutes so I’ll do as many links as I can. The hockey world is still reeling from Derek Boogaard’s death last night. While he was an enforcer, reading stories and tweets shows you how […]

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 […]

Bringing You Some Mid-Week Links

On this Wednesday, it’s time to provide some linkage. Some stuff to get to. Let’s not delay any further. Steve Wieberg of USA Today writes that the NCAA spent a lot of money to protect the March Madness™ trademark. Michael Hiestand of USA Today looks at Gus Johnson leaving CBS for Fox Sports. Eben Novy-Williams […]

Doing Some Monday Links

Been shuffling in between two offices and haven’t been able to provide you with the latest information, but luckily, it hasn’t been sports media news that’s been breaking, it’s been the Osama bin Laden news that’s been dominating our news cycles since 10 last night. You can go to the news sites to get the […]

ESPN Unveils Name of Captain Blowhard’s New Site and Roster of Writers

It’s been rumored for months regarding this new “secret” project that Bill Simmons a.k.a. “Captain Blowhard” has been working on. Over the last couple of months, we’ve heard of several writers who have been tapped like Katie Baker of Deadspin, Chuck Klosterman among others. Now we have official word from ESPN on the name of […]

Springing Out The Thursday Linkage

Let’s provide the links on this very Spring-like Thursday. The sun is out in Southern New England after the April showers of this week. Nice to see the skies bright instead of being gray and drab as like the last few days. We begin with Kelly McBride of the Poynter Institute writing in her role […]

Sounding Off On The Thursday Linkage

Let’s do the linkage on this Thursday morning. Some good stuff is already out. The Financial Times has a look at how European TV money is now either catching up or surpassing US TV dollars for the bidding for certain global sports events. Todd Spangler from Multichannel News reports that ESPN has released a new […]

Getting Back to the Blogging Grind With Some Linkage

After a crazy period from 6:30 p.m. Friday until Sunday morning, when my new server host verified my account, I really didn’t have a blogging home to speak of. After Web Hub Hosting decided to remove my site from its servers following a Denial of Service attack that had apparently targeted Fang’s Bites. After discussing […]