Various Monday Links

Let’s do some linkage on this Monday. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch talks with TNT’s Charles Barkley about the next phase of his career. Michael Hiestand of USA Today notes that Saturday nights are becoming a sports TV bastion. Chris Chase at USA Today’s Game On blog has video of an NFL referee cursing which surprised […]

2012 NYC Marathon Canceled; ESPN2 Shuffles Schedule

Amid massive public outcry from New York City residents and heavy criticism from WFAN’s Mike Francesa and others in the media, Sunday’s New York City Marathon has been canceled. Mayor Michael Bloomberg had originally held steadfast to hold the event as scheduled through the city’s five boroughs, but residents expressed their anger to reporters, on […]

Hannah Storm & John Anderson Lead ESPN's New York City Marathon Team

In November, ESPN will air live coverage of the annual New York City Marathon that goes through all five boroughs of the Big Apple. It marks the first time the marathon will be aired live across the country. NBC had the rights, but chose to shovel live coverage of the race to its local WNBC-TV […]

Bringing Out Some Tuesday Links

Let’s do some links on this Tuesday. Michael Hiestand from USA Today writes that a tepid LSU-Alabama rematch drew the BCS National Championship Game’s lowest overnight rating ever on ESPN. Mike McCarthy of USA Today reports that former ESPN analyst Sean Salisbury has either quit or been fired from his MTV2 Lingerie Football League gig. […]

Posting As Many Monday Links As I Can

Been busy again today, but I’ll try to post as many links here as possible. Don’t know if I can do a complete set, but I’ll see what I can do. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand hears from ESPN’s Brent Musburger who calls tonight’s BCS National Championship Game. Tom Weir of USA Today says Tim Tebow […]

ESPN2 To Air NYC Marathon Nationwide; WABC To Air Coverage in NYC

Reported in the New York Times last week and made official today, ESPN2 will air live coast-to-coast coverage of the New York City Marathon starting this year. NBC had the rights and had aired the marathon on tape delay, but aired the race live locally on WNBC-TV and also on Universal Sports, however, that channel […]