The Best in Sports Broadcasting in 2011

I’m not going to go too wild on this. Other sites are doing similar posts as well. I’ll provide what I feel are the best calls in Sports Broadcasting this year. The only way to do this is to post videos and that’s what I’ll do. I know I said Best and Worst earlier, but […]

Going For The Tuesday Links

Let’s do some linkage on this Tuesday. News broke last evening about Gus Johnson leaving CBS and possibly going to Fox. We’ll be following this story today and anything else that breaks. Mike Florio from Pro Football Talk examines the move by CBS to allow Gus to walk away. Mike McCarthy of USA Today bids […]

Isiah Thomas of Washington is “COLD! BLOODED!” As Per Gus Johnson

This Saturday has been a classic day for college basketball. Actually, the last three days have been classic for college basketball. Last second shots by Kemba Walker of UConn and Douglas Davis of Princeton along with comeback wins by North Carolina (twice) in the ACC Tournament, Memphis in the Conference USA Championship and Boston University […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/12 & 03/13/2011, All Times Eastern

Men’s schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Saturday, March 12 College GameDay – ESPN2, 11 a.m./ESPN, noon men’s America East Championship Stony Brook at Boston University – ESPN2, noon ACC Tournament, Greensboro, NC Semifinals North Carolina vs. Clemson  – ESPN/ACC Network, 1 p.m. Duke vs. Virginia Tech – ESPN/ACC Network, 3:30 p.m. Atlantic 10 Tournament, […]

A Friday Night Megalink Thing

Let’s provide the Friday megalinks. Lots of things to get to. We, of course, provide the Weekend Viewing Picks for your sports and entertainment weekend programming. Now let’s get to the linkage from across the country. National Brian Steinberg of Advertising Age reports that NBC is already seeking $3.5 million for a 30 second spot […]

Some Thursday Linkage For You

Let’s provide the sports media links this morning. Lots of things to do today so I hope I can get this done and finish up the work I have to do later. John Czarnecki at Fox Sports is amazed at how the NFL Scouting Combine has become a made-for-TV event. George Winslow at Broadcasting & […]

Thursday’s Linkage

Let’s do some links for you on this Thursday. I hope to be able to do a bit more in the later part of the week unlike previous weeks where the links stop on Wednesday. Plenty of stuff to go over. Michael Hiestand has a couple of articles on CBS/Turner changing the way we’ll watch […]

Saturday Links

Let’s do some linkage on this Saturday. Trying to provide you with a full week of linkage for the first time in a while. And look for reviews of Pony Excess, the last ESPN 30 for 30 documentary, and Lombardi, HBO’s documentary on the late coach. Here are the links. Mike Demenchuk of Multichannel News […]

Let’s Do Some Sunday Linkage

With the NFL games underway, it’s time to bring you some linakge today. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News says the NFL Network’s Thursday game between Houston and Philadelphia garnered just under 5.5 million viewers. The Hollywood Reporter notes that the BBC is coming under fire for undermining Britain’s bid for the 2018 World Cup. Ben […]

Versus Crows About Oregon-Cal Ratings

It was one of Versus’ biggest matchups since obtaining the secondary rights to Pac 10 football games from Fox Sports Net and as a result, the network saw its biggest college football ratings ever. Oregon-Cal brought in an average of just under two million viewers and very good ratings in their respective local markets. Perhaps […]

Versus Goes 3-D For The First Time For The Pac 10

Versus enters the 3-D TV realm this Saturday by producing the Oregon-Cal game in the third dimension. The 3-D production will be different from the HD telecast that will air at the same time on the regular Versus. So there will be different announcers and production crews for the game. We have full details below. […]

College Football Action on NBC Sports and Versus

I’ll throw in two college football press releases in one post and they just so happen to be from future sister networks, NBC Sports and Versus. NBC will carry Notre Dame hosting Tulsa and Versus has an intriguing Pac 10 matchup so let’s take a look at the releases, first from NBC Sports. NOTRE DAME […]

Filling Out The Wednesday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage. I had to catch up on paperwork in the morning and I’ll provide some links now. Lots of good stuff today. We begin with Sports Business Daily and a story on ESPN starting a three part series on how the public views LeBron James? Does this require three days? The Alleged […]

Versus Previews Its College Football Doubleheader

On Saturday, Versus airs two games, one involving TCU and the other involving the Pac 10. Two decent matchups on one network. Versus has the press release for you. VERSUS’ COLLEGE FOOTBALL DOUBLE-HEADER ON SATURDAY FEATURES TWO TOP-25 TEAMS WITH BYU AT #4 TCU AND #17 ARIZONA AT WASHINGTON STATE Coverage Begins at 3:30 p.m. […]

Friday Night Megalinks

After playing chauffeur all day today, it’s time to do some linkage for you. As usual, we have the Weekend Viewing Picks. And now to our links. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand and Mike McCarthy debate the Jim Gray/Corey Pavin dispute. Fanhouse’s John Walters was able to go inside ESPN’s college football meetings this week. John […]