Some Quick Wednesday Linkage

Let’s do some links now. Austin Karp at Sports Business Daily says the MLB TV partners saw record low ratings this season. Sports lllustrated’s Richard Deitsch reviews ESPN2’s first foray into pro hockey since losing the NHL in 2005. Michael Hiestand of USA Today notes that Bob Costas is back calling postseason baseball for the […]

NHL Releases The 2012-13 Regular Season National TV Schedules

This is like last year when the NBA released its national TV schedules in the midst of its lockout and nobody cared. Now, it’s the NHL’s turn to release this and until the lockout is settled between the league and its NHL Players Association, this means nothing. After all the momentum the NHL built at […]

Our Monday Linkage

Let’s do some links on a rainy Monday in Southern New England. Michael Hiestand of USA Today looks at NFL Network’s new morning show. Michael says ESPN has not confirmed whether Chris Berman will call a Monday Night Football game on the opening weekend of the season. John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reports that […]

Some Thursday Links

After an outage that ruined things from Sunday through Tuesday and being busy yesterday, my goal to have links every day this week has gone out the window. However, I can get a few links out to you today. Let’s get to them. Starting with Ed Sherman from the Sherman Report who talks with ESPN […]

Some Back To Work Tuesday Linkage

Back to work for many of you after the Memorial Day holiday. Because of my crazy schedule, I didn’t get to enjoy it, but you don’t care about that. Let’s do links. John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reports that Cox Communications has dropped the New Orleans Hornets allowing Fox Sports to swoop up the […]

Finally Some Friday Megalinks

Let’s do some Friday megalinks. You’ve been owed some and I haven’t been able to do links for most of the week. Of course, you have the Weekend Viewing Picks which provide plenty of college sports, soccer, baseball and the NBA and NHL postseason action. Now let’s do your links. National Michael Hiestand of USA […]

NHL Conference Finals Games 1 & 2 Are Set

We have the press release from NBC Sports in regards to NHL Conference Finals Games 1 & 2. The Western Conference Finals will begin on Sunday on NBC Sports Network and TSN. The Eastern Conference Finals begin Monday night on NBCSN and CBC. The matchup will be determined after Game 7 between the New York […]

CBC Covers The NHL Eastern Conference Semifinals

This makes sense when you have two TV partners, split up the playoffs by region, East and West. If you don’t have a Canadian team in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, have one network cover the East while the other takes the West. That is exactly what is happening with CBC and TSN in Canada. CBC […]

The Wednesday Links

Let’s do some linkage today. Been doing pretty good in providing links this week and I don’t want to stop. Starting with Michael Hiestand of USA Today, he talks with ESPN bloviator Chris Berman who compares himself to Ted Williams, then tries not to compare himself to Ted Williams, claims he doesn’t pay attention to […]

CBC Has A Doubleheader Today

CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada has a doubleheader today. It’ll air Boston-Washington at 3 p.m. ET and then Los Angeles at Vancouver at 8 p.m. ET. Bob Cole and Garry Galley call Bruin-Capitals while Jim Hughson, Craig Simpson and Glenn Healey will be in Vancouver for CBC. We have the CBC programming advisory for you. […]

Let's Do Some Thursday Linkage

Why not do some links while I can? We begin with USA Today and the national NFL TV schedule for this upcoming season. Carolyn Giardana with the Hollywood Reporter writes that NBC will utilize Avid Technology systems to develop video feeds for the London Summer Olympics. George Winslow at Broadcasting & Cable says NESN has […]

CBC's Comprehensive NHL Playoffs Coverage Complimented on TV, Radio and Online

With the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs starting tonight, we have a whole host of NHL-centric press releases for you. I’ll begin with CBC’s efforts on TV, radio and online for the two month odyssey that starts April 11 and ends sometime in June. Not only that, CBC will also utilize social networking sites like Pinterest, […]

CBC's 2012 NHL Playoff Schedule

Let’s take a look at CBC’s Stanley Cup Playoff schedule. CBC will have both Canadian teams in the postseason, the #1 seed in the Western Conference, the Vancouver Canucks, and the eight seed in the Eastern Conference, the Ottawa Senators. Overall, CBC airs four series while TSN carries the other four. We have the press […]

Ringing In Some Monday Linkage

Let’s do our Monday linkage today. Michael Hiestand from USA Today writes that CBS/Turner’s Clark Kellogg will have a big “get” during halftime of Tuesday’s NCAA Tournament First Four game. Mike Reynolds at Multichannel News says MSG Network has a new show dedicated to the best and worst baseball trades and deals. Mike says YES […]

What Should Be The Official Theme Tune For Each Sport?

Since television began, theme songs have helped us to identify our favorite programs. This is certainly the case in sports where the theme for Monday Night Football, Sunday Night Football, Wide World of Sports, the Olympics, The Masters and others have become iconic. I thought about writing a post on which themes should be the […]

A Friday Evening Megalink Thing

Let’s give you some linkage on this Friday. Been a busy day. You deserve some links The Weekend Viewing Picks provide your sports and entertainment TV watching. And now to your links. National USA Today’s Michael Hiestand and Mike McCarthy debate whether networks should hire ex-coaches knowing full well they could make news and leave […]

Some Black Friday Sports Media Links

I hope you survived the Black Friday experience if you went out today. If you decided to shop online, better to do that than wait outside in the cold especially in the Northeast where the temperatures dropped below freezing overnight. No fun. Anyway, I’ll provide the links. The Weekend Viewing Picks are here. To the […]

Shoveling Through The Monday Links

Let’s do some links on this Monday. Some good stuff to get to. Michael Hiestand of USA Today writes that CBS’ Bill Cowher may make broadcasting a true second career after shooting down another coaching rumor. At Fox Sports, Brian Lowry feels for the most part, Fox got the job done during the World Series. […]

CBC Offers All Seven Canadian NHL Teams In Action Tonight

Canadians get a nice smorgasbord of hockey tonight. And for those subscribers to NHL Center Ice in the US and actually for everyone since the out of market pay per view package is still in a free preview, it’s a nice cornucopia of hockey as well. CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada will have games featuring […]