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The Nominees for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

The nominees are out. A few interesting developments for this year’s Emmys. In the play-by-play category, Al Michaels is noticeably absent. Marv Albert, Mike Breen, Joe Buck, Bob Costas (?) and Mike Emrick are nominees. I guess the Academy decided to put Bob in this category in addition to his customary Studio Host nomination. For […]

REPORT: Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci to Replace Tim McCarver on Fox

This being reported by Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead. Fox has decided to team  Harold Reynolds and Sports Illustrated baseball insider Tom Verducci with lead MLB announcer Joe Buck for the 2014 season. Reynolds and Verducci would replace Tim McCarver who left after last season. It’s an intriguing choice. Reynolds has been the main […]

MLB Network Unveils Offseason Lineup Including Hot Stove in the Mornings

Now that the 2012 baseball season is over, MLB Network will be transitioning to offseason mode. Most of the offseason shows will begin next Monday, November 5, but the big move is Hot Stove becoming a live morning show the following Monday, November 12 airing at 9 a.m. ET. Matt Vasgersian and Harold Reynolds will […]

MLB Network Receives 8 Sports Emmy Award Nominations

Receiving the first of the Sports Emmy Awards nominations press releases. MLB Network celebrates eight nods including two for Bob Costas (Outstanding Studio Host and Outstanding Play-by-Play), two for MLB Tonight (including Outstanding Daily Studio Show), one for Harold Reynolds (Outstanding Studio Analyst) and another Studio 42 with Bob Costas. So the MLB Network has […]

Attempting The Friday Night Megalinks

I’m going to try to finish off the megalinks tonight while watching the NCAA Tournament. This is not guaranteed to work, but I’ll do my best. The Weekend Viewing Picks have everything you need for your TV planning. Let’s get to your links. National USA Today’s Dueling Mikes return, Michael Hiestand and Mike McCarthy argue […]

MLB Network To Review 2010

If you want to avoid the bowl games or if the NHL Winter Classic is in a weather delay which is highly possible, MLB Network gives you some counterprogramming with various season reviews such as a look at the American League, National League, pitching, the season awards and other shows. Bob Costas will be a […]

Your Back To Work Tuesday Links

It was a three day weekend for most of you. It wasn’t for me as I worked all three days, but you don’t want to hear my complaints, you want to see the linkage so I’ll do that. Plenty of stuff to get to. Sean Leahy of USA Today surveys all 32 NFL teams and […]

MLB Network's Live Game Schedule For This Week

I’m amazed how quickly MLB Network can pick up games. In a snap of a finger, it can air a game and this week, MLB Network will carry five games including the Civil Rights Game in Cincinnati on Saturday. That game will be an MLB Network production featuring Matt Vasgersian, former Reds shortstop Barry Larkin […]

1st Ever Fang's Bites MLB TV Awards

With baseball ending its season with the World Series, it’s time to do the 1st Ever Fang’s Bites MLB TV Awards. This follows the 1st Ever Fang’s Bites Tennis TV Awards, the 1st Annual NHL TV Awards, the College Football TV Awards and the NFL TV Awards. I hope to do a College Basketball TV […]

MLB Network To Air Midseason Roundtable Friday

MLB Network will air a special on Friday to discuss the midway point of the 2009 season. MLB Network to Air Midseason Roundtable with Bob Costas, Harold Reynolds, Matt Vasgersian and Tom Verducci on Friday, July 3 at 5:00 p.m. ET Panel to discuss the All-Star Game, Interleague Play, Donald Fehr, small-market teams and the […]

A Friday Megalinks Thing

We’re here with the Friday megalinks and plenty of stuff to go over today. Let’s start it off with the Weekend Viewing Picks. College Basketball is in the midst of some great matchups with conference action, but starting tonight, the mid-major conferences take precedence as the ESPN family of networks will air a total of […]

Quotes from MLB Network Conference Call

Today, the MLB Network held a conference call with reporters involving its new talent and President/CEO Tony Petitti. Here are the highlights. Quotes from MLB Network On-Air Talent Conference Call, 11/12 Tony Petitti, President and Chief Executive Officer, MLB Network On The New Talent:“One of things we’re most excited about here is they all have […]

Two Baseball-Related Press Releases

Since I’m truly in baseball mode, let me give you two baseball-related press releases. The first is from TBS and its plans for the American League Championship Series. TBS Announces MLB ALCS Telecast Team and Schedule Exclusive coverage gets underway on Friday, October 10 TBS announced today the telecast schedule for its exclusive American League […]

Late Friday Night Links

I’ll give you a few late night links before heading to bed. I watched Manny Ramirez’s first at-bat on FSN Prime Ticket and listening to Vin Scully is like enjoying the best red wine out of your cellar. The man is 80 years old and about to turn 81 and he still has it. Let’s […]

Harold Reynolds and Dennis Eckersley to Join TBS MLB All-Star Game Selection Show

Here’s the press release from MLB.com: TBS announces MLB analysts Harold Reynolds and Dennis Eckersley to join MLB All-Star Game Selection Show presented by Chevy 07/01/2008 3:05 PM ET MLB.com TBS announced today the addition of two-time All-Star Harold Reynolds and six-time All-Star and 2004 Hall of Fame inductee Dennis Eckersley to its studio team […]

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