MLB Network to Air 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Announcement

Unlike last year when the Baseball Writers Association of America chose not to vote anyone into the Baseball Hall of Fame, it’s expected at least one player will make it to Cooperstown, NY later this year. Greg Maddux, Jack Morris, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Craig Biggio are among the candidates hoping they’ll get the […]

Grinding Out the Tuesday Linkage

Ok, lots of linkage to get to. Let’s not waste any time. Ken Fuchs, the Vice President of Yahoo Global Media talks about two new programs being co-produced by Yahoo and NBC Sports. John Ourand and Tripp Mickle in Sports Business Journal recap how NBC was able to land a huge NASCAR contract which will […]

MLB’s Mitch Williams, Bob Costas & Peter Gammons Discuss Cliff Lee

Thanks to MLB Network for allowing me to post this video. Earlier today, the network aired a live special on the signing of Cliff Lee by the Philadelphia Phillies surprising the baseball world. The development occured late Monday night and on Tuesday, analysts were still scratching their heads on how the New York Yankees lost […]

Our Wednesday Linkage

Let’s do some links on this rainy Wednesday in the Northeast. By the way, last night I went to a great Japanese restaurant in Providence, Haruki East on Wayland Avenue. Highly recommend it. And on a rainy Tuesday night, there was a wait so that tells you it’s quite popular. Ate there with my parents […]

A Mid-Week Link Thing

Let’s do linkage today. Trying to get links done earlier so you may have noticed the Primetime and Late Night Viewing Picks up at around 8 a.m. I try to do them before I go to bed and schedule them to publish at 8 a.m. so that leaves me free to the links in the […]

Our Tuesday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage for you on this Tuesday. Starting with USA Today, Edward C. Baig looks at ESPN’s planned launch of its 3-D network in June. Michael Hiestand has the ratings of various weekend events. EPL Talk reports that Fox is in talks to buy Setanta Sports US.  SportsbyBrooks reports that the voice of […]

Peter Gammons Makes His Official MLB Network Debut on Wednesday

This just in to Fang’s Bites, Peter Gammons will make his first appearance on MLB Network on Wednesday when the Baseball Hall of Fame elections are made. Take a look at the release: PETER GAMMONS TO MAKE HIS MLB NETWORK DEBUT WITH 2010 Baseball Hall of Fame Election Announcement SHOW ON JANUARY 6 Bob Costas, […]

Thursday's Stuff

I have links for you today. Trying to finish these early so I can some work done. The Associated Press has the top 15 cable programs for last week which includes some programming from ESPN. Anthony Crupi of Mediaweek writes that ESPN will finish third in the yearly cable primetime ratings. Anthony says Monday Night […]

Peter Gammons Talks About Joining MLB Network

On Wednesday at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Indianapolis, Peter Gammons joined MLB Network head honcho Tony Petitti and MLB Advanced Media CEO Bob Bowman in a media conference call to announce his joining the channel as well as full-time. On Tuesday, we learned that Peter was leaving ESPN after 20 years and joining […]

Some Mid-Week Links

Doing some linkage and my computer has been acting up on me. This is all connected with me falling asleep with the lights and my glasses on. I have a feeling I dropped my computer while asleep so I have to deal with it shutting off about seven times today. So while I deal with […]

BREAKING NEWS: Peter Gammons Joins MLB Network and

Peter Gammons leaves ESPN and picks up two outlets. In addition to working for NESN which will be his home base, Peter also will work for MLB Network. The story leaked just a few short hours after we learned that Peter was leaving ESPN, his place of employment for 20 years. He now joins MLB […]

BREAKING NEWS: Peter Gammons Joins NESN

In addition to joining the MLB Network, Peter Gammons gets to stay home more often as he will join NESN as a studio analyst and reporter in 2010. Here’s the press release: PETER GAMMONS TO JOIN NESN AND NESN.COM IN 2010 BOSTON, MA – NESN, New England’s most watched sports network, announced today that Hall […]

AP Reporting Peter Gammons Joining MLB Network

Not surprising to hear this. The Associated Press reports that Peter Gammons who earlier today announced his departure from ESPN at the end of this week’s Winter Meetings will join MLB Network. I hope to have more later. Sent from my iPhone. UPDATE, 8:30 p.m.: Here’s the link to the Associated Press story written by […]