Quick Tuesday Linkage

Been all over the place today and I have a free moment to do some links for you. Let’s get to them. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand remembers the late Don Meredith. Mike also looks at some of the ratings from the weekend. The Baseball Writers Association of America has announced that Philadelphia Daily News writer […]

Sports Media Weekly Podcast No. 38

Our latest edition of the Sports Media Weekly Podcast brings us a repeat guest, Neil Best of Newsday. I would link you to his site, but as you many of you know, it’s behind a dreaded paywall so I won’t. He is on for the entire podcast with Keith Thibault of Sports Media Journal and […]

Sports Media Weekly Podcast No. 22

Once again, Keith Thibault of Sports Media Journal and I get together for another edition of the Sports Media Weekly podcast. For the entire length of the podcast, our guest is the great Neil Best of Newsday. If you’re a regular reader of Fang’s Bites or have been with me since the rebirth of the […]

Newsday's Neil Best Says Goodbye

As becomes a pay site as of tomorrow, sports media writer extraordinaire and a Friend of Fang’s Bites, Neil Best has written a post in his blog wishing farewell to those who will not be paying $5 a week to subscribe to the site. I am part of those who will not pay. Unfortunately, […]

Some More Blogs With Balls Recaps

I know I said I would wrap up Blogs With Balls yesterday, but there’s really some good stuff out there that you should read about the conference. Blogs With Balls owner HHR Media has put together a bunch of recaps from those who attended the event on Saturday. Some you may have read since I […]

Wrapping Up Blogs With Balls

Going over the Tweets and the various blog posts on Blogs With Balls, I can say unequivocally that it was a big success. With an estimated 300 people attending, ESPN doing a story on the conference and Sports Illustrated sending representation, it shows that sports blogs are here to stay. I’m going to link to […]

Recap of Blogs With Balls 1.0 Conference

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend the Blogs With Balls 1.0 Conference in New York City. It was a chance for bloggers to meet each other, put faces with names, talk to mainstream media writers and reporters and to network. In addition, there were several panel discussions on the influence of blogs, how the […]

Follow Friday

If you’re on Twitter, there’s a feature that has caught on among members called “Follow Friday”. Each person suggests others to follow and if you like the person’s Tweets, you can hit “follow” and get that person’s updates. Through this, I have found quite a few people to follow and have made some good connections. […]

Interview with Newsday's Neil Best

In the wake of his Mike & the Mad Dog scoop that came to fruition earlier this month, I thought it was a good time to conduct an e-mail interview with Neil Best of Newsday. I feel a bit of a kinship with Neil since he and I started our blogs on the same day. […]