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Golf Channel to Air 32 LPGA Tournaments in 2014

Received this notice from Golf Channel today regarding its coverage of the LPGA Tour in 2014. The network will air 32 tournaments and 355 hours of play throughout the calendar year leading to the inaugural “Race to the CME Globe” which is the LPGA’s version of the PGA Tour’s Playoffs. Golf Channel’s coverage of the […]

Golf Channel’s Live Tournaments: 01/22 — 01/26/2014

Golf Channel will be busy starting early this morning through Sunday as it air live golf action from Qatar, the Bahamas and continue the PGA’s West Coast Swing from Southern California. Overall, it will have three live tournaments involving the European PGA Tour, the PGA Tour and the start of the 2014 LPGA Tour. Early […]

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 […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, August 26 — September 1, 2013

We’ve survived the first full week of Fox Sports One and the premiere of new shows. We have another premiere this week, but this one on ESPN2. In addition, we get the first full week of college football as the new season begins in earnest on Thursday. Not only that, the U.S. Open gets underway […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, August 19 — 25, 2013

Once again, it’s another busy week. Lots of premieres of various studio programs begin this week as Fox Sports 1′s launch continues. In addition, there are plenty of live games as we speed towards the beginning of college football next week and the NFL in September. Let’s get started. TELEVISION We have a lot of […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, July 29 — August 4, 2013

I’ve been meaning to start a regular Monday feature and since Richard Deitsch has a weekly Monday column at SI.com and Tom Hoffarth has his Southern California Sports Calendar, I figured I would preview the upcoming week in the sports media. With a little luck, this will be a signature post on Fang’s Bites. Give […]

Golf Channel Airs PGA Tour Championship & LPGA This Week

This week, the PGA Tour ends its FedEx Cup playoff with The Tour Championship in Atlanta and the LPGA continues with the Navistar tournament. Golf Channel will have coverage of both tournaments. Golf Channel and NBC Sports will combine for The Tour Championship which will determine the PGA Tour’s Champion for 2012. Overall, the NBC […]

Golf Channel Airs Live Four Round LPGA Coverage

Starting tonight, Golf Channel will carry the LPGA LOTTE Championship from the Ko Olina Golf Club on the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii. The four round coverage will be live in primetime starting at 6:30 East tonight and going through Sunday evening. Tom Abbott will be the main at the 18th tower along with Judy […]

Golf Channel Announces Extension To Air LPGA's Kraft Nabisco Championship

The first major tournament on the LPGA calendar, the Kraft Nabisco is this week and Golf Channel has announced a three year extension to air the Championship beginning in 2013. Golf Channel took over the rights to the Kraft Nabisco, formerly known as the Dinah Shore Invitational from ESPN2/CBS in 2011. Before last year, three […]

The 2012 LPGA Tour Starts in Earnest on Golf Channel on Thursday

There have been a couple of LPGA Tour events so far this year, however, they’ve taken place in Asia. Now the LPGA comes back to America starting this weekend with the LPGA Founders Cup. It kicks off 23 events on the calendar including four round coverage of tour major tournaments such as the Kraft Nabisco […]

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 […]

Golf Channel’s Live Tournaments For This Weekend

This weekend, Golf Channel has action from four golf tours this weekend. Most all of the action will be seen live. There will be action from the PGA, LPGA, Champions and European PGA Tours. Let’s see where they will take place and what times they will be seen starting on Thursday. Here is your schedule. […]

A Wednesday Link Thing

Let’s do some linkage on this Wednesday. Trying to do this early instead of late. Starting with Michael Hiestand of USA Today who tells us what ESPN has promoted Trent Dilfer among its NFL analysts and dropped Matt Millen although he remains on its college football coverage. Cam Martin of SportsNewser is as confused as […]

Golf Channel’s Tournament Action for the Weekend

Golf Channel has coverage of four tournaments from four separate tours. Golf Channel will be live from the the PGA Tour’s Canadian Open and have taped coverage of the LPGA Evian Masters which will become a major on the tour in 2013. We have details of what will be aired starting Thursday. Golf Channel Live […]

Bringing You Sunday Linkage

I’m at work again, but I’m trying to cope by flicking on the Watch ESPN for the Women’s World Cup game against Brazil. I’ll give you what linkage I can find today. Mike McCarthy of USA Today says Turner Sports has reportedly hired Shaquille O’Neal for its NBA coverage. Still no official comment from Turner. […]

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