Doing Some Thursday Linkage

Let’s provide links while I can. Trying not to make this a week where links are scarce. Let’s get this done. First, Jessica E. Vascellaro and Darren Everson of the Wall Street Journal look at how infusions of TV rights money has changed college sports not necessarily for the better. John Ourand at Sports Business […]

Unveiling The Wednesday Links For You

On Tuesday, I did the links in the evening, but today, the linkage is coming out early. Let’s get to them. Michael Hiestand of USA Today writes that Fox plans to use its college football sideline reporter more as an analyst on the field, rather than give injury updates. To the Wall Street Journal where […]

Montreal Canadiens Change Radio Flagship Stations

Normally, I would not post an individual radio press release, but this is big. This would be similar to CBC losing Hockey Night in Canada to TSN. Today, the Montreal Canadiens announced they’re leaving their long-time home of news/talk CJAD and moving to all-sports radio The Team 990. The Canadiens and station owner, Bell Media […]

Bringing Back The Linkage

Even though I didn’t links on Wednesday, it feels I haven’t done them in ages. You’re owed a chunk of them. Here goes. Nathan Vardi of Forbes reports that ESPN basketball writer Chris Sheridan is suing New York Post basketball chameleon Peter Vecsey for libel. Interesting. Thanks to The Big Lead for the link. David […]

Westwood One Radio Renews Rights with NFL

This just in from the last half hour, Westwood One Radio and the National Football League have announced a new multi-year agreement for the network to continue airing Sunday Night, Monday Night, Thursday Night as well as the entire postseason. No terms were announced. It was speculated that Westwoood One might lose the NFL after […]

Sirius XM Radio Extends Agreement With the National Football League

This came over the last hour, the National Football League and Sirius XM have extended their agreement for the satellite radio provider to continue airing NFL games through the 2016 season. As questions over Howard Stern continue, Sirius XM is signing content in hopes of keeping subscribers beyond 2010. As part of the new agreement, […]

A Mid-Week Link Thing

Let’s do some linkage. By the way, do you hear that? That’s the sound of your TV and radios being political ad-free today! Nice, isn’t it? Goodness, they’ve been running all summer long through the fall and they’ve been absolutely maddening. Glad to see that we get relief from the negative ads. Now we can […]

A Lazy Thursday Linkfest

Dragging this morning. Just getting a late start on everything so let’s do linkage while I can. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand says Randy Moss’ trade to the Minnesota Vikings may raise the already red hot NFL ratings. Marcus Vanderberg at SportsNewser writes that ESPN’s Lou Holtz won’t be lending his name to political causes from […]

St. Louis Cardinals Return To Their Radio Home of a Half Century

After being away for five seasons, the St. Louis Cardinals have announced that they will return to their home of 51 years, KMOX. In 2006, the Cardinals made the move to KTRS and bought half of the radio station. While the move made money for the Cardinals, the move was unpopular among fans across the […]

BREAKING NEWS: St. Louis Cardinals To Return To KMOX-AM

The St. Louis Cardinals will announce later today that the team will return to its original radio home, CBS-owned KMOX-AM. The Cardinals left KMOX, its home of 51 years, in 2006 to go to KTRS and take a small 50% financial stake in the station. However, fans throughout the Midwest complained they could no longer […]

Friday Afternoon Update

Let’s give you a few more links before I head out of here for the Labor Day weekend. See this? Get ready to see a new NFL shield starting next year. The league offices have decided to streamline the NFL logo. USA Today’s Michael McCarthy writes that the new logo will be unveiled at the […]

Late Monday Night Links

Here are a few more links for you tonight before I watch “Saving Grace” on TNT. SI’s Richard Deitsch has a story on the San Francisco Giants announcers who have the potential to call Barry Bonds’ record breaking 756th home run. The best chances belong to Jon Miller on radio or TV or Duane Kuiper […]