ESPN's Super Bowl XLVI Coverage Continues Wednesday

The ESPN Family of Nets are out in force once again with TV and radio shows from Indianapolis tomorrow. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and ESPN Radio will be represented. Here’s what will be aired on the ESPN Family on Wednesday. ESPN and ESPN Radio Super Bowl XLV Programs Originating Live from Pan Am Plaza in […]

Cranking Out Your Tuesday Links

Since late last night, I’ve been culling linkage for today. Let’s get to them. Terry Lefton and Daniel Kaplan at Sports Business Journal discuss how Indianapolis hotels are gouging customers for Super Bowl Week. Anick Jesdanun of the Associated Press reviews NBC’s online presentation of the Super Bowl for this Sunday. Sergio Non of USA […]

ESPN's Super Bowl XLVI Coverage Continues Tuesday

ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Radio will be back at it at Pan Am Plaza in Indianapolis from its indoor studio. We have the details of its programming for tomorrow. Check it out. ESPN and ESPN Radio Super Bowl XLV Programs Originating Live from Pan Am Plaza in Indianapolis – Tuesday, Jan. 31 ESPN’s multimedia coverage […]

ESPN's Super Bowl XLVI Coverage Begins on Monday

ESPN’s week long coverage of Super Bowl XLVI from Indianapolis begins in earnest on Monday. There will be live ESPN Radio shows all day starting with Mike and Mike (also simulcast on ESPN2), live studio programs like SportsNation, NFL32 and SportsCenter. We have the programming schedule for ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews, ESPN Radio and ESPN Deportes. […]

ESPN Plans Three-Ring Circus For Super Bowl Week

Well, not really, but after reading this long press release from ESPN, you think that’s what the network is staging for its programming from Indianapolis all next week for the Super Bowl. Not only do you have the Mothership sending Chris Berman to cover his 30th Big Game plus a whole slew of analysts, but […]

ESPN Networks To Air Over 20 MLS Games

While NBC Sports Group will show most of the MLS TV schedule, the ESPN Family of Networks is jumping in with a total of 21 regular season games, 11 on ESPN2, 9 on ESPN and one exclusively on ESPN Deportes. And while NBC Sports Network and NBC get some postseason action, ESPN will have the […]

ESPN/ABC’s 2011-12 NBA Schedule

In the truncated 66 game schedule in this weird NBA season, the Disney networks will combine for 90, count ’em 90 games. Overall, ESPN will carry 75 games. ABC will air 15. And ESPN Radio will take 24 games. ESPN and ABC begin the season with four games on Christmas Day with the American Broadcasting […]

Doing A Few Sunday Links

Let’s some linkage on this Sunday. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News writes that the NBA lockout has forced the cancellation of the rest of its November games forcing ESPN, TNT, NBA TV and regional sports networks to fill huge programming holes. Michael Malone at Multichannel notes that some Hawaiian viewers lost part of Thursday’s Game […]

ESPN2 & ESPN Deportes To Air Pan American Games

ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes will combine for as much as 140 hours coverage of the Olympic sports competition involving countries from the Western Hemisphere including North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean. ESPN Deportes will carry the boatload of the coverage, between 90 and 120 hours. ESPN2 will have carry an additional 20 […]

Bringing Out The Monday Links

With this being Columbus Day, it’s a holiday for some of you. Not for me, but for some. I hope you’re able to enjoy the day. Let’s do some links. Sports Business Journal has a look at some of the important women in sports business. Michael Hiestand of USA Today says former Red Sox manager […]

Going For Sunday Linkage

Doing some Sunday links for you. Mike McCarthy at USA Today says ESPN’s golf analyst Paul Azinger is at it again, this time tweeting about the SEC on CBS crew. Azinger was disciplined for violating ESPN’s social media policy last August by tweeting about President Obama. R. Thomas Umstead of Multichannel News writes that the […]

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 […]

The Complete Friday Megalinks

Friday’s have become maddening. I was out of the office earlier today and expect to be out again later, but I’m doing the Megalinks early so I can be done with them and be free for other stuff tonight. As always, check out the Weekend Viewing Picks for the sports and entertaining programming. National We’ll […]

Some Thursday Linkage

Let’s provide a few links on this Thursday. Another rainy day in Southern New England. What joy. R. Thomas Umstead of Multichannel News reports that HBO Pay Per View has signed Floyd Mayweather to his next fight in September. Anthony Crupi at Adweek writes that the NBC Sports Group will make into a more […]

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. […]

Doing Some Monday Links

Let’s do some linkage on this last Monday before Memorial Day. By the way, if you’re on Facebook, hit my fan page and click “Like”. It acts like an RSS feed. All posts should be there and you can click on the links to see the latest information. Already, 375 people have signed up and […]

Cranking Out Some Mid-Week Links

As the rain continues to fall in the Northeast and the sun remains behind the clouds for one more day, I’ll provide some links for you. Trying to finish work before doing links and I’d like to provide these earlier, but sometimes, it can’t be helped. Anyway, here are the sports business and media stories […]

ESPN2’s 2011 French Open Schedule & Coverage Plans

The French Open begins on Sunday. ESPN2 is the secondary rightsholder, subleasing coverage from Tennis Channel. For the other three Grand Slam tennis tournaments, it’s the other way around, but for Roland Garros, Tennis Channel holds the rights. For most of the two week tournament, ESPN2’s coverage will begin at noon Eastern time, after Tennis […]

ESPN Crowing About A Combined 52 Sports Emmy Nominations

When you combine the Sports Emmy Award nominations for ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes, and, the sports behemoth has a massive 52 nods. It doesn’t mean that they’ll win them all, but that’s a very big number. In case you’re wondering, ESPN has 22 nominations, ABC with 13, ESPN2 has 9, and both […]