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 […]

Doing Tuesday Links

Time for the links. Lots of stuff to get to. From Sports Business Daily, we learn that the Sporting News has officially taken over Fanhouse. A sad day really as the Fanhouse site was very good and had many good writers on staff (Jay Mariotti excepting). Many writers have lost their jobs while others have […]

Some Monday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage on this rainy Monday in Southern New England. Such a drab day and I just can’t get started. Maybe it was due to watching The Oscars abortion last night. Anyway, here are your links to start off your work week. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand reviews Golf Channel’s State of the Game […]

Let’s Try To Do Some Friday Megalinkage

Ok, I have some time to do some blogging this evening and I figure I’ll do the Friday megalinks, something which has been sorely lacking here. Let’s get cracking on the links. As always, you can check the Weekend Viewing Picks for all of your weekend in sports and primetime TV. Now let’s do your […]

Two Developing Sports Media Stories of Note: Bill Simmons and Jim Gray

A couple of developing stories this morning on two well known names in the sports media. First, John Ourand of Sports Business Daily/Sports Business Journal tweeted details of the now not so secret Bill Simmons project. .bbpBox38603023932456960 {background:url( #C0DEED;padding:20px;} p.bbpTweet{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px 12px;margin:0;min-height:48px;color:#000;font-size:18px !important;line-height:22px;-moz-border-radius:5px;-webkit-border-radius:5px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata{display:block;width:100%;clear:both;margin-top:8px;padding-top:12px;height:40px;border-top:1px solid #fff;border-top:1px solid #e6e6e6} p.bbpTweet span.metadata{line-height:19px} p.bbpTweet […]

Late Night Thursday Links

I wasn’t able to provide links during the day and I keep accumulating sports media stories and I don’t want to get into this pattern where I can provide links Monday through Wednesday, but not from Thursday through Sunday. That’s not good especially since you have come to expect linkage just about every day. So […]

Some Mid-Week Linkage

Ok, time for some links on this Wednesday. Let’s provide some for you while I can. Michael Hiestand of USA Today notes that former CBS college basketball analyst Billy Packer is not enthused about the new TV arrangement for the NCAA Tournament. I’ve written a story for Dan Levy’s Press Coverage site on what the […]

Some Super Bowl Sunday Links

I’ve been trying to do linkage today since I haven’t done any since Wednesday. Work is crazy. Dealing with family is crazy. But since 9 a.m., I’ve been trying to do links, but haven’t been able to get to it as I get phone calls asking to do errands and then I get bogged down. […]

ESPN’s Plans for Super Bowl XLV

ESPN will set up shop in Sundance Square in Fort Worth, TX and that will be its headquarters for Super Bowl XLV. Its headquarters will be the command post for some 18 platforms on TV, radio, print and the internet. I can’t believe how ESPN’s coverage has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. […]

Wilbon! Michael Wilbon Will Write For & ESPN Chicago

Just a day after his last Washington Post column was published, ESPN announces that Michael Wilbon will be joining the Alleged Worldwide Leader as a featured columnist. He’ll write for the main website and also write for the ESPN Chicago site. In addition, he’ll make weekly appearances on ESPN Radio’s Chicago affiliate. His first […]