NFL Network Previews Conference Championship Sunday 2014

We’re now down to four teams in the NFL postseason tournament. Only two will go to the Super Bowl in New Jersey. Denver or New England will represent the AFC and either San Francisco or Seattle will play for the NFC. NFL Network will be on the case with a whopping eight hours of pregame […]

NFL Network Previews Week 3 of the 2013 Season

Time for the Sunday NFL pregame previews. As usual, I’ll post the previews from all of the NFL’s TV partners. As usual, I’ll begin with NFL Network which has the earliest of the live pregames beginning at 7 a.m. with NFL GameDay First and then NFL GameDay Morning. Take a look at what’s in store […]

Doing Some Thursday Linkage

It’s Thursday already? My goodness, the time flies. Lots of links to get to, so little time. Let’s not delay any further. Jon Weisman at Variety recaps Keith Olbermann’s appearance at the TV Critics Association Tour and notes that his famous “Worst Person in the World” feature from Countdown will move to his new ESPN2 […]

Bringing Out Some Wednesday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage while I can. We’ll begin with Anthony CrupiCrupiCrupi who has some classic lines in his story on Keith Olbermann’s return to ESPN2. So funny. In the Sherman Report, Ed Sherman is amazed that the napalmed bridges at ESPN have been repaired for Olbermann to come back. I wrote two stories about […]

ESPN Airs 34 College Bowl Games Including The Next-to-Last BCS

ESPN has sent its schedule for the college football bowls as well as the Bowl Championship Series. In addition, we have the announcing assignments for all of the games on the ESPN platforms. Most of the games will air on ESPN, some on ESPN2. ESPN Radio also carries a series of games including the entire […]

College Football Viewing Picks For Week 14, 12/01/2012, All Times Eastern

Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from the SEC Championship, Atlanta, GA — ESPNU, 9 a.m./ESPN, 10 a.m. This Week in SEC Football — CBS Sports Network, 1 p.m. College Football Countdown — ABC, 3 p.m. College Football Championship Saturday — CBS, 3 p.m. College Football Scoreboard — […]

ESPN’s College Football Games For Week 14 Including Announcing Assignments

This week marks for all intents and purposes, the final week of conference play in college football. There are conference championships in the ACC, Big Ten, C-USA, MAC, Pac-12 and SEC. ESPN platforms will carry four of them either through TV or radio. The ESPN family of networks also will air the regular season finales […]

College Football Viewing Picks for Week 10, 11/03/2012, All Times Eastern

Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from Baton Rouge, LA — ESPNU, 9 a.m./ESPN, 10 a.m. BTN Football Pregame — Big Ten Network, 11 a.m. Inside College Football — CBS Sports Network, 11:30 a.m. ACC Blitz — ACC Network, noon Fox College Football Saturday — Fox, 2 p.m. […]

College Viewing Picks For Week 7, 10/13/2012, All Times Eastern

Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from South Bend, IN — ESPNU, 9 a.m./ESPN, 10 a.m. BTN Football Pregame — Big Ten Network, 11 a.m. ACC Blitz — ACC Network, noon College Football Uncut-Auburn — CBS, 2 p.m. College Football Uncut-South Carolina — CBS, 2:30 p.m. Fox College […]

ESPN Unveils 2012-13 College Football Announcing Teams

For the upcoming college football season, ESPN has made a few changes to its announcing teams. The main team of Brent Musburger and Kirk Herbstreit for ABC’s Saturday Night Football will remain the same, however, there’s still no official replacement for Erin Andrews who left for Fox. The Big Lead has reported it will be […]

A Few Tuesday Sports Media Thoughts

Time for some sports media thoughts. These have been percolating in my head all day Monday. It’s fine time to pour them out and have you peruse through them. As always, they’re in bullet form. Monday’s announcement from NFL Network regarding its new morning show could be a game changer for sports television. If “NFL […]

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 […]

Doing The Wednesday Links

Let’s provide some mid-week linkage for you. Sports Business Daily recaps how ESPN’s SportsCenter handled NBA highlights on what should have been the Opening Night of the regular season. SBD also looks at Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt’s agreement to sell the team at auction. Paul Thomasch with Reuters says MLB is looking to […]

Putting Together A Few Thursday Links

I’ll give you some linkage. Won’t be able to give you a whole set, but I’ll give you what I can as I have to do the Friday features, Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks, College Football Viewing Picks, NFL Viewing Picks and Weekend Viewing Picks tonight. I won’t be able to blog extensively on […]

Cranking Out Friday Megalinks

Let’s do some Friday linkage for you. MLB Postseason starts up really in earnest with four games on Saturday. College Football in full swing and the NFL completes its first month of games on Sunday. Your Weekend Viewing Picks have everything you need to know in sports and primetime programming. To the linkage. National Michael […]