CBS Scores with the Final Round of the 2014 PGA Championship

Thanks to a rain delay that pushed the final round of the PGA Championship into primetime in the Eastern and Central time zones, CBS saw its best rating for the event in five years. As Rory McIlroy charged from behind to win the Wannamaker Trophy over Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson, the Tiffany […]

Some Quick Monday Linkage

I have too many tabs slowing down my browsers, so that means I should do some linkage for you. Here goes. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch has his weekly Monday column which includes a talk with ESPN’s Jay Bilas and a look into NBC’s English Premier League coverage which kicks off in earnest this Saturday. Deitsch […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, August 5 — 11, 2013

Time for your look ahead in the week in sports media. It’s going to be a busy seven days. GOLF The final Major of the year in the PGA Tour takes place at the Oak Hill Country Hill East Course in Rochester, NY. TNT and CBS will team up for coverage. Here’s how it will […]

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 […]

Turner Sports Tees Off Coverage of the PGA Championship on August 8

For the 23rd straight year, Turner Sports will air coverage of the PGA Championship with this year’s tournament taking place at the Oak Hill County Club’s East Course in Rochester, NY. TNT will have extensive coverage of the first two rounds on August 8 and 9. Then early coverage of the third and fourth rounds […]

TNT Extends PGA Championship Coverage

Due to inclement weather, actually more than just inclement, more like extremely stormy weather at the PGA Championship on The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, SC, the third round of the last major of the year on the golf calendar was suspended. It will be picked up Sunday morning and TNT which originally planned to […]

Doing Our Friday Megalinks

Haven’t been able to provide the Friday megalinks in a while. Let’s do an edition today. Normally I include a link to the Weekend Viewing Picks, but I’ll be doing that tonight so you can find it on my site when it’s posted. If you follow me on Twitter or have an RSS feed, you’ll […]

The Pre-Olympic Linkage

The Olympics get started tomorrow with women’s soccer action and while the Games don’t officially begin until Friday with the Opening Ceremony (live in most countries except the United States), today is really the calm before the Olympic storm. Starting tomorrow and going through August 12, this site will be awash in Olympics sports media […]

2012 Sports Emmy Awards Live Blog

The Sports Emmy Awards are being handed out in New York tonight. Through various sources at the event, I’ll be able to update this post as awards are being doled to the various winners. And no, I’m not there, but I can provide the winners as soon as they become available. For the full list […]

CBS' 2012 Golf Schedule Begins This Weekend

CBS Sports begins its 20 event PGA Tour schedule this weekend with the Farmers Insurance Open live from the famed Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, CA. Jim Nantz and Sir Nick Faldo will be on hand at the 18th green and be joined by the usual cast of characters including David Feherty and […]

Finally Back To Linking

The last couple of days have been tough to provide links as I was out of the office. Glad to be back linking again, although you never know if I’ll be called away again. I’ll try to do what I can. Mike McCarthy of USA Today attended the NFL on CBS media day on Tuesday […]

Doing Some Tuesday Links

Well, yesterday I was two jobsites. Today, I forgot to bring my computer AC adapter and my phone so for several hours, I was without any communication to the outside world. Ok, that’s an exaggeration, but it certainly felt strange not to have connection to the internet or Twitter. Now that I’m back, I can […]

TNT Quotage From The 3rd Round of the PGA Championship

We have quotage from today’s early 3rd round coverage of the PGA Championship on TNT. As mentioned earlier, host Ernie Johnson, Jr. was not part of the broadcast as his father, Ernie Johnson, Sr. passed away the night before. Verne Lundquist took Ernie’s place as host and did rather well. We have the quotes from […]

TNT & Sirius XM Ramp Up For Live PGA Championship Coverage

We have two press releases, one from our friends at Turner Sports and the other from Sirius XM Radio, both regarding the PGA Championship this week at Atlanta Athletic Club. TNT will have all four rounds, full first and second round airings and early third and final round coverage on weekends before yielding for CBS. […]

Golf Channel Will Cover The PGA Championship Like A Blanket

With the golf world focused on Atlanta Athletic Club for the final major of the year, Golf Channel will cover the PGA Championship quite extensively. While it doesn’t have the rights to air the event, Golf Channel will have people on the ground in Atlanta to give it a big event feel. In addition, its […]

TNT To Offer Multi-Platform Coverage of PGA Championship

The last major championship on the PGA calendar, the PGA Championship takes place next weekend at the Atlanta Athletic Club. TNT will offer coverage on TV, online and on mobile platforms for all four rounds starting Thursday, August 11 at 1 p.m. ET. TNT will have exclusive 1st and 2nd round coverage, plus early 3rd […]

CBS Sports Extends Agreement To Air PGA Championship

This just in from CBS Sports. It has been announced that CBS and the PGA of America have extended their agreement to golf’s final major tournament of each calendar year, the PGA Championship through 2019. This is an eight year agreement and it comes as the current contract is ending. 2011 marks the 20th year […]

Sirius XM Extends Agreement with The PGA Tour

We learned just before the end of 2011, Sirius XM came to an agreement with the PGA Tour to keep PGA Tour Radio and coverage of golf on the satellite radio provider. From all accounts, this was pretty close to not happening and having all golf events removed from Sirius XM. But things came out […]

Monday Night Linkage

Let’s do some linkage this evening. I’ve found enough links to warrant a post. From Sports Business Journal, Eric Fisher writes that will be relaunching in September.  Eric says the founders of will be launching a new site of their own. Tripp Mickle of SBJ says the man who created the channels that […]