Thursday Evening Links

Time for some more links. As we get closer to baseball’s postseason, we’re getting closer to TBS’ extensive coverage of the playoffs. For the second straight year, TBS has tapped Bon Jovi to promote the League Division Series. I hope to have some more information about TBS’ coverage sometime tomorrow and when I do, I’ll […]

College Football Viewing Picks for 09/13/08, All Times Eastern

College Gameday, live from Los Angeles – ESPN, 10 a.m. 12 noonBig Ten Network coverage mapLouisiana-Lafayette at Illinois – Big Ten NetworkIowa State at Iowa – Big Ten NetworkMontana State at Minnesota – Big Ten NetworkSouthern Illinois at Northwestern – Big Ten Network Cal at Maryland – ESPNFlorida Atlantic at Michigan State – ESPN2Navy at […]

College Football Viewing Picks for 09/06/08, All Times Eastern

College Gameday, live from Gainesville, FL – ESPN, 10 a.m. 12:00 p.m.Big Ten Network Coverage MapEastern Illinois at Illinois – Big Ten NetworkFlorida International at Iowa – Big Ten NetworkEastern Michigan at Michigan State – Big Ten NetworkNorthern Colorado at Purdue – Big Ten NetworkMarshall at Wisconsin – Big Ten Network Ohio at Ohio State […]

College Football Viewing Picks for 08/30/08 (All Times Eastern)

Just as I did last year, I will post College Football Viewing Picks every Friday. I get the information from Matt’s College Sports on TV Website as he updates the regional ESPN on ABC broadcasts right up until Thursday when the Alleged Worldwide Leader makes its selections for the weekend. The site is an excellent […]

Details of the ESPN/SEC Deal

Taking a look at the SEC press release on its new 15 year contract with ESPN, it appears that the Alleged Worldwide Leader got the better of the deal than CBS. Some highlights, first football: ESPN gets the rights to all of the SEC home football games, except those aired by CBS. ESPN/ESPN2 will air […]

BREAKING NEWS: ESPN Signs with SEC for 15 Years

Michael Smith and John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal confirm what was reported by the Memphis Commercial Appeal yesterday, that ESPN has signed a contract with the SEC for 15 years. However, what was not reported in the Commercial Appeal is that ESPN picks up everything not taken by CBS. That means that ESPN […]

1st Annual Fang's Bites College Basketball TV Awards

Now that the 2007-08 College Basketball regular season and the Conference Tournaments are over, it’s time to hand out the 1st Annual Fang’s Bites College Basketball TV Awards. Just as I did with the College Football TV Awards and the NFL TV Awards, I’ll give you Best and Worst, no real fancy names for these […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks (All Times Eastern)

A-10 ChampionshipSt. Joseph’s vs. Temple – ESPN, 6 p.m. ACC TournamentNorth Carolina vs. Georgia Tech – ESPN/Raycom, 1:30 p.m.Duke vs. Clemson – ESPN/Raycom, 4 p.m. Big East ChampionshipGeorgetown vs. Pittsburgh – ESPN, 8 p.m. Big Ten TournamentMichigan State vs. Wisconsin – CBS, 1:30 p.m.Minnesota vs. Illinois – CBS, 3:45 p.m. Big 12 TournamentOklahoma vs. Texas […]

World Congress Center Flooded

Raycom has just showed footage of a water main that broke at the Georgia World Congress Center and the building is flooded. That is just some of the damage from the storm that wreaked havoc on Atlanta earlier today. Again, the Georgia-Kentucky game at the SEC Tournament has been postponed until tomorrow. How this will […]

Kentucky-Georgia SEC Quarterfinal Game Postponed

Raycom has announced that the SEC has made the decision not to play the last quarterfinal game between Georgia and Kentucky tonight. When will the semis be played? Will everything be pushed back? Weather concerns are obviously a factor, plus you have to be concerned about the short turnaround if the SEC decides to play […]

Kentucky-Georgia Delayed

According to Raycom which is doing a bang up job from the Georgia Dome, the last quarterfinal game at the SEC Tournament has been delayed. The first game tonight between Mississippi State and Alabama ended up with the Bulldogs winning over the Crimson Tide, 69-67 in overtime. In normal circumstances, Georgia and Kentucky would be […]

It's a Very Strange Night

In the midst of the first semifinal of the Southeastern Conference Tournament between Mississippi State and Alabama at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, a possible tornado swept through Fulton County and caused a rip in the roof. Scaffolding and lights swayed as a result and it caused fans to head for the exits, but security […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/14/08 (All Times Eastern)

Because there are so many conference tournaments today, I’ll separate the college basketball viewing picks from the Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks. The Friday megalinks are coming up, but I wanted to get this in before the early games today. ACC TournamentNorth Carolina vs. Florida State – ESPN2/Raycom, noonVirginia Tech vs. Miami (FL) – […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks (All Times Eastern)

Saturday, March 8, 2008College Gameday, live from Duke University – ESPN, 11 a.m. Louisville at Georgetown – CBS, noonMiami at Florida State – Raycom, noonNC State at Wake Forest – Raycom, noon Minnesota at Illinois – Big Ten Network, 1 p.m.UAB at Memphis – CSTV, 1 p.m. Stanford at USC – CBS, 2 p.m.Vanderbilt at […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks (All Times Eastern)

Saturday, March 1College Gameday, live from Lawrence, KS – ESPN, 11 a.m. Duke at NC State – CBS, noonPittsburgh at Syracuse – ESPN, noonWright State at Valparaiso – ESPN2, noon Northwestern at Purdue – Big Ten Network, 2 p.m.Georgetown at Marquette – CBS, 2 p.m.Texas A&M at Oklahoma – ESPN, 2 p.m.Wichita State at Drake […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks (All Times Eastern)

Saturday, February 22College Gameday, live from Memphis, TN – ESPN, 11 a.m.VCU at Akron – ESPN2, 11 a.m.UConn at Villanova – ESPN, noonGeorge Mason at Ohio – ESPN2, 1 p.m. Arkansas at Kentucky or Army at Navy – CBS, 2 p.m.Lehigh at Lafayette – CSTV, 2 p.m.Iowa at Michigan State – ESPN, 2 p.m.Jackson State […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 02/16 & 02/17/2008 (All Times Eastern)

Saturday, February 16College Gameday, live from Bloomington, IN – ESPN, 11 a.m. Georgetown at Syracuse – ESPN, noonVirginia Tech at North Carolina – CBS, 1 p.m.LSU at Kentucky – Raycom, 1 p.m.Minnesota at Wisconsin – Big Ten Network, 2 p.m.Navy at Lafayette – CSTV, 2 p.m.Louisville at Providence – ESPN, 2 p.m.Lehigh at Army (women’s) […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 02/02 & 02/03/2008 (All Times Eastern)

Saturday, February 2College Gameday, live in Los Angeles – ESPN, 11 a.m. Syracuse at Villanova – ESPN, noonMaryland at Georgia Tech – ESPN2, noonLehigh at Holy Cross – ESPNU, noonBridgeport at New Haven (women’s) – CSTV, noon Pittsburgh at UConn – CBS, 1 p.m.Kentucky at Georgia – CBS, 1 p.m.Virginia at Virginia Tech – Raycom, […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks (All Times Eastern)

Saturday, January 26College Gameday, live from Southern Illinois University – ESPN, 11 a.m. Gonzaga at Memphis – ESPN, noonDrury at Indianapolis (women’s) – CSTV, noonTennessee State at Tennessee Tech (women’s) – ESPNU, noonUConn at Indiana – CBS, 1 p.m.South Carolina at Kentucky – Raycom, 1 p.m.NC State at Florida State – Raycom, 1:30 p.m. Hope […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks (All Times Eastern)

Saturday, January 19College Gameday, live from Gainesville, FL – ESPN, 11 a.m. Villanova at Syracuse – ESPN, noonLSU at Vanderbilt – Raycom Sports, 1 p.m.Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech – Raycom Sports, 1 p.m.Illinois at Purdue – ESPN, 2 p.m.Mississippi State at Alabama – Raycom Sports, 3 p.m. Ohio State at Tennessee – CBS, 3:30 […]