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NFL on CBS Announcing Assignments for Week 5 of the 2014 Season

CBS has released the assignments for Week 5 of this season. That will signify a doubleheader for the Tiffany Network. The feature games will be Houston at Dallas and Baltimore at Indianapolis early and Kansas City at San Francisco and New York Jets at San Diego late. Once again, Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and Tracy […]

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NFL Viewing Picks for Week 4 of the 2014 Season

All Times Eastern Thursday, September 25 Studio & Pregame Shows Around the NFL — NFL Network, 2 p.m. NFL Insiders — ESPN, 3 p.m. NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m. NFL Fantasy Live — NFL Network, 5 p.m. NFL Total Access Kickoff live from Landover, MD — NFL Network, 6 p.m. Fantasy Football Live — […]

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NFL Viewing Picks for Week 2 of the 2014 Season

All Times Eastern Thursday, September 11 Studio & Pregame Shows Around the NFL — NFL Network, 2 p.m. NFL Insiders — ESPN2, 3 p.m. NFL Live — ESPN2, 4 p.m. NFL Fantasy Live — NFL Network, 5 p.m. NFL Total Access Kickoff: Thursday Night Football Preview (season premiere) — NFL Network, 6 p.m. NFL Thursday […]

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NFL on CBS Announcing Assignments for Weeks 2 through 4

The NFL on CBS has provided its announcing assignments for the next three weeks. Week 2 is when CBS begins Thursday Night Football coverage. Also note that Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and Tracy Wolfson will be doing double duty on Thursdays and Sundays in Weeks 2 and 3. In Week 4, Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts […]

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NFL Viewing Picks for Week 1 of the 2014 NFL Season

All Times Eastern Thursday, September 4 Studio & Pregame Shows Around the NFL — NFL Network, 2 p.m. NFL Insiders — ESPN, 3:30 p.m. NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m. NFL Fantasy Live — NFL Network, 4 p.m. NFL GameDay: Kickoff 2014 — NFL Network, 5 p.m. NFL Kickoff 2014 — NBC/NFL Network, 7:30 p.m. […]

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NFL on CBS Announcing Assignments for Weeks 1 & 2 of the 2014 NFL Season

Let’s provide you with the games and who will call them for CBS in Weeks 1 and 2 of the 2014 NFL season. Some of these assignments were leaked by the announcers themselves yesterday at the NFL on CBS Media Day in New York at CBS World Headquarters. The assignment of Jim Nantz, Phil Simms […]

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Wholesale Changes for the 2014 NFL on CBS Announcing Crews

After word leaked this week that Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts would receive a well-deserved promotion to become the “B” announcing team, CBS Sports has released its entire announcing lineup for the NFL on CBS in 2014. After the lead team, there are promotions and new teams to tell you about. Jim Nantz, Phil Simms […]

A Quick Saturday Sports Media Notebook

Time to do a quick notebook for you on this early Saturday morning. They’ll be bullet form. Fox has increased its stake in the YES Network. In late 2012, it purchased a 49% share in the regional sports network. On Friday through a press release from parent company 21st Century Fox, YES will become a […]

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 […]

Let's Get Some Linkage Out

I’ve accumulated a lot of links. They’re slowing down my browser so let’s clear them so I can let my computer get back some memory. Lots of stuff going on. Let’s start with ESPN stuff as it dominated the news today with its network upfront presentation to advertisers and also confirmed personnel moves. First, Sports […]

Even More Overdue Sports Media Thoughts

My apologies for the lack of updates on Wednesday. I was away from a computer for most of the day and unable to update the site as much as I would have liked. I hope Thursday won’t be as crazy as I have a few things to post for you. I do have some sports […]

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 […]

Jenny Dell Makes NESN Debut

After an offseason search that led to region-wide speculation and a hiring that was reported with the fervor of a Presidential Cabinet appointment, Jenny Dell will make her long awaited NESN debut and be introduced during Saturday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. She replaces Heidi Watney who left after last season to join Time Warner […]

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