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Tuesday’s Sports Media Notebook — 12/30/2014

It’s been a long time since I’ve done one of these. You deserve better from me and I apologize for the lack of posts. Life has gotten in the way. I’ve become a caregiver for my parents as they’ve gotten older. If you follow me

NCAA Basketball

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 12/06-07/2014

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Announcing assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, December 6 Men’s Studio and Pregame Shows Big Ten Game Break — Big Ten Network, 2 p.m. Big Ten Game Break — Big Ten Network, 4:15 p.m. noon USC Upstate at Georgia Tech […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 12/21 & 12/22/2013

All Times Eastern Men’s Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Women’s Schedule & Announcing Assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, December 21 Men’s Braggin’ Rights, St. Louis, MO Missouri vs. Illinois — ESPN2, 5;30 p.m. (Dave O’Brien/Jimmy Dykes) Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival, Brooklyn, NY Michigan vs. Stanford — Fox […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 12/07 & 12/08/13

All Times Eastern Men’s Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Women’s Schedule courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, December 7 Hall of Fame Showcase, Springfield, MA BYU vs. UMass — CBS Sports Network, 1:30 p.m. (John Sadak/Pete Gillen) Gotham Classic, South Bend, […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 11/16 & 11/17/2013

All Times Eastern Saturday, November 15 CBE Classic Wright State at DePaul — Fox Sports Net-National, 2 p.m. (Jason Benetti/Kevin O’Neill) Colorado Mesa at BYU — BYUtv, 9:30 p.m. (Dave McCann/Blaine Fowler//Lauren Francom) 1 p.m. Ohio State at Marquette — Fox (Brian Anderson/Jim Jackson) 4 p.m. Marist at Providence — Fox Sports 2 (Scott Graham/Ron […]

College Football Viewing Picks for August 29 — September 2, 2013

Schedule courtesy Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy Eye on Sky and Air Sports Thursday, August 29 Studio and Pregame Shows CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 3 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 5 p.m. ESPNU College Football Preview — ESPNU, 5 p.m. BTN Live — Big Ten Network, […]

Some Quick Monday Linkage

I have too many tabs slowing down my browsers, so that means I should do some linkage for you. Here goes. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch has his weekly Monday column which includes a talk with ESPN’s Jay Bilas and a look into NBC’s English Premier League coverage which kicks off in earnest this Saturday. Deitsch […]

Some Very Quick Saturday Sports Media Hits

At the time that this post published, it was way past my bedtime. I promised some more sports media thoughts and I’ll do as I said in Friday’s post, but I’ll do them in quick hit style. Bullets, of course. With the Boston Bruins having punched their tickets to the Stanley Cup Final and Chicago […]

Some Quick Thursday Linkage

Trying to provide two consecutive days of linkage, something I haven’t done in quite some time. Here we go. Pete Iacobelli of the Associated Press writes that Fox is still investigating the incident that caused a rope supporting its overhead camera to snap at the Coca-Cola 600. Tim Baysinger of Multichannel News writes that Fox […]

A Much Too Rare Case of Wednesday Linkage

I’ve been neglecting a couple of things that have been staples of this site, linkage and sports media thoughts. I’m taking care of linkage today. I hope to have a sports media thoughts post this week. It’s all about managing time. Let’s go. Richard Deitsch of Sports lllustrated has his usual weekly media column. He […]

A Monday Sports Media Notebook

Let’s get cracking on some fresh content on this Monday afternoon. Plenty of stuff to go over. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch’s Monday column discusses Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed reporting on the Red Carpet at The Oscars and reviews Fox’s Daytona 500 coverage.  The man who started SportsGrid, ABC News legal analyst Dan Abrams, the […]

Various Wednesday Links

I’ll do a few links for you this evening. I’ll start with a strange story that surfaced today from a University of Maryland journalism class during which ESPN Vice President and Executive Editor John Walsh made some rather strange statements about Deadspin’s John Koblin over the Lynn Hoppes plagiarism situation. Deadspin has raised issues of […]

Time For Some Tuesday Links

Let’s do some Tuesday links. Lots of stuff to get to. Michael Hiestand of USA Today writes that Bob Costas is receiving his share of criticism for his anti-gun commentary during halftime of Sunday Night Football. Busted Coverage has video of Bob Costas telling Dan Patrick that he’s not backing off on his anti-gun comments. […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 12/01 & 12/02/2012, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Saturday, December 1 SEC/Big East Challenge Mississippi State at Providence — ESPNU, noon Rutgers at Mississippi — ESPNU, 2 p.m. Alabama at Cincinnati — ESPN2, 3 p.m. Villanova at Vanderbilt — ESPNU, 6 p.m. John Wooden Classic, Anaheim, CA San Diego State vs. UCLA — ESPNU, 10 p.m. […]

It's A Wednesday Link Thing

Let’s do some linkage for you as we hit mid-week. Once again, a shameless plug. Here are some Quick Wednesday Sports Media Thoughts which were written very early this morning. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand talks with former ESPN’er Dana Jacobsen who will be part of CBS Sports Radio’s morning show when the network launches in […]