Advertisers Taking Notice of Viewers Using Social Media During Sporting Events

I’ve been meaning to post this video for about a week. It’s an interesting video from the Associated Press noting how second screens are becoming more and more important in sports. If you’re not aware of the term “second screen,” it means people are using their mobiles, tablets or computers as a companion to watching […]

Let's Do Some Wednesday Links

Lots of stuff to get to. Let’s not waste time. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch reports on ESPN’s signing of four of its NFL insiders to long-term contracts. SI’s Tom Verducci gives us some myths and truths about the MLB All-Star Game. Tim Kenneally of The Wrap says the All-Star Game won the night for Fox […]

NBC Announces Facebook Integration For The Olympics

Announced today by NBC, the network will have a partnership with Facebook throughout the 17 Days of Glory in London. NBC says it will have exclusive video content on its Olympics Facebook page as well as engage fans in polls, trivia and shareable images. In addition, NBC has launched an Olympics Facebook timeline app so […]

It's A Friday Megalink Day

And can you believe I’ve been able to do linkage for most of the week? Hasn’t been like that in a long while. Glad I’ve been able to get it done. Time for your Friday megalinks. As usual, we provide the Weekend Viewing Picks which has plenty of MLB and U.S. Olympic Trials action. Let’s […]

NHL Enhances The Playoff Experience With Digital Content & Social Networking

As the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs start, the league is introducing new digital content featuring Barry Melrose of NHL Network and ESPN, a highlights video hosted by MTV Canada VJ AJ Sovani, Facebook plus improving the Gamecenter app for mobiles and tablets. The videos will feature highlights and analysis. The NHL will also utilize Foursquare […]

Attempting A Friday Megalink Post

This week has been hellish for me and I apologize for not being able to post as much as I would like. I’ve been away from my computer for most of the day and by the time I get home, I’m tired and don’t want to update the blog. Well, with me already done my […]

Bringing Out The Mid-Week Linkage

Let’s do our linkage for today. It’s going to snow in Southern New England so I’m doing this early in case I have bug out later. Starting with USA Today’s Michael Hiestand, we learn that ESPN will be streaming its Championship Week games on Facebook, but not everyone will be able to see the games. […]

Some Quick Thursday Links

Ok, going to attempt some linkage here. Quite busy, but I’ll try to sneak some stuff for you. Eric Fisher of Sports Business Daily looks at the new $3.99 charge for the new March Madness Live app for the NCAA Tournament. R. Thomas Umstead of Multichannel News/Broadcasting & Cable also writes about the new March […]

Coming On With Some Sunday Links

Let’s do some links on this Sunday. Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News says Golf Channel scored a couple of rating records for Day One of the Presidents Cup. Mike writes that Time Warner Cable has signed a long-term deal to air Los Angeles Galaxy games starting next season. Mike says Facebook is offering a live […]

Doing The Tuesday Links

I need to get these up quickly as the NBC/NHL conference call will occur at 1 p.m. today. I won’t be able to monitor it, but I do hope to provide details as they become available. Lots of links to get to. The major news of the day thus far is NBC’s renewal of its […]