Bringing Out The Sunday Links

Let’s provide the links on this Sunday. Tim Goodman in the Hollywood Reporter writes about how the MLB Postseason remains compelling even without big market teams. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News notes that Game 4 of the National League Championship Series became the third most watched NLCS game on cable. John Eggerton of Multichannel says […]

A Few 4th of July Links

Let’s provide some linkage on this 4th of July holiday. I hope you’re having a great day wherever you are. Aaron Couch of the Hollywood Reporter writes about ESPN taking over the Wimbledon TV contract after a 43 year association with NBC. Richard Sandomir of the New York Times says NBC wanted to use Versus […]

Showtime Sports Statement on Nick Charles

Trying to clear out some press releases that have arrived today. This is Showtime’s statement on the passing of Nick Charles. He called Showtime’s ShoBox: The Next Generation with Steve Farhood and Al Bernstein. Here is what Showtime is saying. From all of us at SHOWTIME Sports on the passing of Nick Charles: For nearly […]

A Monday Link Thing

Let’s do the Monday linkage. Some interesting stories out there already. I’ll start with some housekeeping from the weekend in regards to Saturday’s passing of Nick Charles. Sports Illustrated’s Joe Posnanski who wrote a wonderful and poignant article in March on Nick’s coming to peace with his cancer and how he attempted to make every […]

Nick Charles of CNN Sports Tonight (1946-2011)

Just learned of the passing of original CNN Sports Tonight co-anchor Nick Charles. CNN reported on Nick’s death this morning. Nick and Fred Hickman were on the first night CNN signed on back on June 1, 1980. He remained with CNN until 2001. Among his co-anchors on CNN Sports Tonight including Hickman were Jim Huber, […]