The Week Ahead in Sports Media, October 7 — 13, 2013

Back with an overdue Week Ahead post. Lots of things happening in the Week Ahead so let’s not delay any further and get to what’s happening in the Sports Media over the next seven days. TELEVISION PBS Frontline The already controversial PBS Frontline documentary “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis” airs in two parts […]

Some Various Wednesday Sports Media Thoughts

My apologies on not updating the site as usual this week. Suffice to say that I’ve been away since last Saturday and unable to do my usual job. I’ll be back home on Friday and be back in my own bed, but know that I am keeping up to date on the latest sports media […]

ESPN Drops Out of NFL Concussion Documentary with PBS-Frontline

This breaking late this afternoon. ESPN which had been touting its collaboration with PBS’ Frontline on an upcoming series of investigations into NFL concussions, has announced that it’s pulling out of the project effective immediately. ESPN investigative reporters Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru had been part of the project that had been ongoing for 15 […]

Attempting A Friday Megalink Post

This week has been hellish for me and I apologize for not being able to post as much as I would like. I’ve been away from my computer for most of the day and by the time I get home, I’m tired and don’t want to update the blog. Well, with me already done my […]

A Few Friday Morning Sports Media Thoughts

As my computer churns away with another silly Windows Update, it’s time for a few thoughts on the sports media. They are in bullet form as always. The signing of Jim Rome by CBS Sports is a big one. As CBS Sports Network attempts to expand from its regular diet of college sports, it nabs […]

Mixing Up A Few Saturday Links

Slept in this morning so I’m getting a late start on things. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News talks about ESPN hiring Ian Darke to be its Voice of Soccer. John Eggerton of Multichannel writes that WWE’s Smackdown moves from broadcast to cable next Friday. Adam Hochberg of the Poynter Institute says the NHL is considering […]

Doing Your Friday Megalinks

Let’s do your megalinks today. Lots to get to. There’s the Weekend Viewing Picks which contains the sports and entertainment choices for Saturday and Sunday. Now let’s get to the linkage. Lots of of it today. National From USA Today’s Game On blog, Mike McCarthy talks with the producer of new Lombardi Broadway play on […]

Videos of the Week – Best Sports Themes, Part II

Last week, I did a Videos of the Week on the Best Sports TV themes and it was so popular that it warranted a follow up that same day. And it’s now time to do a Part II and give you some more themes. I’ll do some college basketball, pregame shows and soccer. Let’s get […]

Thursday's Links

After a day in which I dealt with a flooded basement and buying filters for my wet vac, it’s time to bring back the linkage. USA Today’s Game On blog looks at a new PBS documentary on legendary New Jersey high school basketball coach Bob Hurley. Bob Velin of USA Today profiles an announcer who […]

MLB Network to Join Simlucast of Hope for Haiti Now

Just received this press release from MLB Network that states the channel will be the only sports TV network that will simulcast the George Clooney-led fundraiser for Haitian Earthquake relief. Hope For Haiti will be aired across the nation and around the world on Friday starting at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the networks listed below. […]