Time For Some Thursday Linkage

Let’s do some links. May not be a full set. Depends on how much I can get done here. We’ll start with Alexandra Bruell of Advertising Age who says Penn State University has hired a public relations firm to help with crisis management for the Jerry Sandusky story. John Eggerton of Broadcasting & Cable says […]

It’s Time For Mid-Week Linkage

It’s Wednesday. It’s mid-week and it’s time for some sports media links. Let’s get to them without further delay. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand talks with NBC’s Bob Costas about the “get” of accused child molester Jerry Sandusky for “Rock Center with Brian Williams”. While NBC and Bob Costas are being praised for the Sandusky interview, […]

Some Quickie Tuesday Links

I had surgery to remove a sebaceous cyst today so the blogging was minimal today. Trying to catch up now. Here are some links. Big buzz today regarding Bob Costas’ interview of Jerry Sandusky on Rock Center with Brian Williams last night. Let’s get some links on that first. Bob went on The Dan Patrick Show […]

Let’s Get Back To The Linkage

I owe you some links having not been able to do them either Monday or Tuesday. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand talks about the ratings for LSU-Alabama not being as high as the previous #1 vs. #2 college football Game of the Century. The great Richard Deitsch at Sports Illustrated has his Media Power List for […]

A Few Sunday Links

Let’s provide some linkage on this NFL Sunday. Dennis Dodd at writes that the SEC plans to reopen its humungous media rights contract with ESPN soon after its admission of Missouri into the conference is made official. Glenn Davis at SportsGrid has video of ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit losing his concentration as an earthquake hit […]

Unleashing Some Friday Megalinks

Ok, let’s get this done. Lots of linkage from yesterday and today. I need to catch up. Let’s go. Check out your Weekend Viewing Picks for the sports and entertainment programming for Saturday and Sunday. National Mike McCarthy of USA Today wonders if there’s a glass ceiling for women in sports television. Former Comcast SportsNet […]

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 […]

ESPN Announces Replacement Programming For Lost NBA Games

ESPN has provided its updated schedule to replace lost NBA games due to the lockout. Last month, it gave us a schedule for the first two weeks of the NBA season, but with the league cancelling games for the rest of November, ESPN has to plug some holes. For this week and next, expanded SportsCenters […]

Doing A Few Sunday Links

Let’s some linkage on this Sunday. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News writes that the NBA lockout has forced the cancellation of the rest of its November games forcing ESPN, TNT, NBA TV and regional sports networks to fill huge programming holes. Michael Malone at Multichannel notes that some Hawaiian viewers lost part of Thursday’s Game […]

Let’s Do Some Monday Linkage

Ok, I won’t be in all day on Tuesday, although I will have my iPad and I’ll try to post any breaking news from a conference in Taunton, MA tomorrow. But while I’m in the office now, it’s time for some linkage. Starting with Sports Business Daily, we learn that Game 4 of the World […]

Bringing Out The Tuesday Links

Let’s do some links for you now. First, Sports Business Journal’s editorial team talked with ESPN and NFL executives on the decision to remove Hank Williams, Jr.’s open from Monday Night Football. Michael Hiestand of USA Today looks at the ratings from the weekend in sports television. Mike Lopresti of USA Today writes about Turner […]

Turner Sports Statement On The NBA Lockout

With the cancellation of the first two weeks of the regular season and the loss of 18 nationally televised games on ESPN, NBA TV and TNT, the NBA’s TV partners will now have to look for replacement programming. As we noted yesterday, ABC, ESPN and TNT will lose ad revenue in the wake of its […]

BREAKING NEWS: NBA Cancels 1st Two Weeks of 2011-12 Regular Season

Just announced by NBA Commissioner David Stern, the league has canceled the first two weeks of the regular season after it could not reach an agreement with the NBA Players Association. The two sides had been negotiating throughout the weekend but according to CNBC’s Darren Rovell,

Friday Megalinks Or The Return of Linkage

Due to being at jobsites for the last few days, I haven’t been able post links like I’ve wanted to. I apologize for that. I have tried to be diligent in updating as much as I can. I have quite a bit to catch up with. I may be a blogging machine as I have […]

The Recovering After Irene Links

Yesterday at 8:30 a.m., I lost power at my house and as of this post, I still don’t have it. The northern part of my town has power, but I live in the southern part and there’s nothing. That’s not good. And RI did not get hit that hard by Irene so I don’t know […]

The Friday Night Megalinks

I’ve been to Newton, MA and back, South Kingstown, RI and back and all over my hometown of North Kingstown, RI and all of this today. It’s time to do the megalinks and get them all done in one sitting. There’s the Weekend Viewing Picks for your sports and entertainment programming. National Sports Business Daily […]

Let’s Do Some Thursday Linkage

Today is going to be a busy day with the UFC on Fox press conference and the NHL TV schedule announcement. I figure now would be a good time to linkage and I hope I don’t get interrupted here at work. The big news that broke late yesterday was DirecTV announcing that it would offer […]

Back With Monday Links

This past weekend was spent preparing for my sister’s baby shower and then grilling for those in attendance so I was very busy after posting last Friday’s megalinks. My apologies for not being able to blog as I wanted this past weekend, but I do appreciate your patience. Let’s get to the linkage as we […]

A Quiet Wednesday Linkfest

Was out of the office again earlier today so I’m getting to these rather late. Let’s look at what we have today. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand says the new CBS Sports/Showtime documentary on this year’s Army-Navy football game will have touches of reality TV. Mike McCarthy of USA Today notes that TNT’s Shaquille O’Neal and […]

Unveiling The Wednesday Links For You

On Tuesday, I did the links in the evening, but today, the linkage is coming out early. Let’s get to them. Michael Hiestand of USA Today writes that Fox plans to use its college football sideline reporter more as an analyst on the field, rather than give injury updates. To the Wall Street Journal where […]