CBS Sports Radio to Air Live Shows From NYC for Super Bowl XLVIII

And our final Super Bowl-centric post at least for now deals with CBS Sports Radio’s plans for this week. CBS Sports Radio, a joint venture between CBS Sports and Cumulus Radio, will have its weekday lineup broadcast live New York City to cover the Big Game. The shows that begin at 6 a.m. and run […]

CBS Sports Family of Networks to Cover Super Bowl XLVIII Like a Wet Blanket

This from the fine people at CBS Sports. With Super Bowl Week fast approaching, the various sports television networks have unveiled their plans to provide programming for the days leading up to the Big Game in New Jersey. I’ll post what you can expect to watch on CBS, ESPN and NBC’s Family of Networks today. […]

Showtime Renews Jim Rome for A Third Season

This from Showtime, Jim Rome is coming back for a third season on the pay cable network. The new set of shows will premiere on Wednesday, January 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Rome will continue his mix of entertainment, sports and pop culture on the program. We have details from Showtime. MORE “JIM ROME ON […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, October 7 — 13, 2013

Back with an overdue Week Ahead post. Lots of things happening in the Week Ahead so let’s not delay any further and get to what’s happening in the Sports Media over the next seven days. TELEVISION PBS Frontline The already controversial PBS Frontline documentary “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis” airs in two parts […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, September 9 — 15, 2013

Well, let’s take a look at what’s ahead in the sports media for the upcoming week. It’s another busy week and we’ll preview it for you right now. TELEVISION NFL Premieres The NFL continues to dominate the week. Monday has the annual Week 1 doubleheader on ESPN with Philadelphia taking on the DC NFL Team […]

Jim Rome on Showtime Starts Its Second Season

On Wednesday, the second season of Jim Rome on Showtime begins. It will air Wednesday night at 9 p.m. ET and PT on Showtime (where else)? Among Rome’s guests will be actor/rapper Ice Cube, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey, sports sociologist Dr. Harry Edwards, former NFL linebacker Dhani Jones and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. We have […]

CBS Sports Radio To Be All Over Super Bowl XLVII

With the launch of CBS Sports Radio last week, one of the events made for the network is the Super Bowl. And with CBS being a rightsholder both on TV and through radio (albeit through Dial Global Sports), CBS Sports Radio does have some added access for the Big Game this year. All of its […]

The Big Dozen Sports Media Stories of 2012

Time for the look back at the Year in Sports Media in 2012. Lots of great stuff. The year has been very interesting and we have seen a lot of things. Just doing a Top Ten is never enough for the Year in Review. It’s always an even dozen with some honorable mentions mixed in. […]

"Jim Rome on Showtime" Debuts Next Week

With an “Inside the NFL” lead-in, the premiere of “Jim Rome on Showtime” should get a decent audience. The show will be a mix sports and entertainment. The first show on Wednesday, November 21, Thanksgiving Eve at 10 p.m. ET/PT will have a plethora of guests. On the guest list will be Kobe Bryant of […]

Rack 'Em! Jim Rome Joins Showtime

As part of his CBS contract, Jim Rome will have a sports and entertainment show on Showtime. It finally premieres later this month and will be called “Jim Rome on Showtime.” What else would you call it? To be exact, the show will premiere on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. It […]

Jim Rome Officially Joins CBS Sports Radio

We knew this was coming, but today, we get the official announcement. Jim Rome will become part of CBS Sports Radio when it launches full-time on January 2, 2012. He’ll be in his traditional noon to 3 p.m. ET slot that he currently occupies at Premiere Radio Networks. Rome’s show will lead into the previously […]

Report: Jim Rome Leaving Premiere Radio Networks to Join CBS Sports Radio

This report comes from a non-traditional sports media source. Nellie Andreeva of the TV industry website Deadline is reporting that Jim Rome will take his radio show from his long time home of the Premiere Radio Networks to the new CBS Sports Radio that will be launching on January 2, 2013. Rome’s show has been […]

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 […]

Cranking Out Some Friday Megalinks

Ok, linkage has been really scarce over the last month and a half and I apologize for that. My schedules have been quite busy and it’s been tough to sit down for the time it takes to gather the links. I hope that changes over the next month or so. I have some National links […]

Jim Rome Reacts To Interview Smack From David Stern

Earlier today on his syndicated radio program, Jim Rome got into some verbal fisticuffs with NBA Communist China Sympathizer David Stern. Rome asked Stern about the NBA Draft Lottery being fixed. Then Stern got pissy and asked Rome if he still beat his wife, which came out of left field. Now unless we get word […]