Some Quick Monday Night Linkage

Since we did our linkage this morning, there have been several stories worthy of links and they really should not wait until Tuesday. So I’ll do a set of links right now. We start with Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead who reports on a fake tweet about ESPN’s Erin Andrews leaving the network (her […]

Our Tuesday Links

Let’s provide some links now. John Ourand and John Lombardo of Sports Business Journal write that local NBA TV ratings are up thus far. Eric Fisher of SBJ writes that sports arenas have an issue with providing more bandwidth as fans demand wifi access. Paul White at USA Today says the newly-renamed Miami Marlins are […]

NESN Officially Announces Jenny Dell As Red Sox Field Reporter

Chad Finn of the Boston Globe broke the news last week and ESPN helped to confirm the story by deleting all of her videos from its website. Now, NESN has made the announcement official by unveiling that Jenny Dell, a UMass grad, will be the new on-field reporter for Red Sox games, replacing Heidi Watney […]

Churning Out Some MLK Day Linkage

Let’s do some linkage on this MLK Day, a holiday for some of you. We’ll begin with a story from an unusual source, Newsweek/The Daily Beast. Nick Summers of Newsweek writes about how ESPN’s subscriber fees could force cable providers to place the network on pay tiers. Michael Hiestand at USA Today reports that CBS […]

Some Tuesday Morning Sports Media Thoughts

I haven’t written a sports media thoughts post in quite some time. I owe you one do let’s do this without further delay. As always, they come in bullet form. Last night’s BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and LSU was another dull affair, just like their first game in the regular season. ESPN did […]

Some Quick Thursday Links

I’ve been all over the place. I think I’m busier on unemployment than when I was working. It’s cut into my blogging time. Thanks for your patience during this time. I’ll provide a few links for you. With the Bill Conlin story continuing to explode, let’s get some links there first. If you’re not familiar, […]

Some Quick Sports Media Thoughts

I’ll do a few thoughts on what’s transpired in sports media this week. As always, they come in bullet form. The NFL came out smelling like roses after the league’s owners approved the new 9 year agreements with CBS, Fox, and NBC. Not only does the league have stability with its players with a long-term […]

Some Monday Morning Sports Media Thoughts

While I’m away from a computer this morning, I provide these thoughts to you so you have some fresh material here. I hope you had a good Thanksgiving weekend. As usual, I’ll go in bullet form. We’re three games into NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football schedule and the duo of Brad Nessler and Mike Mayock […]

NESN Makes Don Orsillo Signing Official

After Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe broke the news yesterday on Twitter and it being followed by several New England outlets reporting the development, NESN finally made it official today with a press release announcing that Don Orsillo has signed a four year contract, remaining as Red Sox TV voice through the 2015 season. […]

NESN’s Statement on Heidi Watney

I guess it’s official now. After reports surfaced this week that Heidi Watney was finished at NESN after four seasons as Red Sox field reporter, we get this official statement from the New England Sports Network. Statement from NESN President & CEO Sean McGrail: “Heidi Watney will not be returning to NESN next year. She […]

Let’s Do Some Monday Linkage

Ok, I won’t be in all day on Tuesday, although I will have my iPad and I’ll try to post any breaking news from a conference in Taunton, MA tomorrow. But while I’m in the office now, it’s time for some linkage. Starting with Sports Business Daily, we learn that Game 4 of the World […]

Providing Some Sunday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage on this Sunday morning. Some good stuff to get to. TVbytheNumbers says World Series Game 3 easily won the primetime ratings last night over college football and repeats on NBC. The Associated Press has an in-depth story on how Fox and Telemundo won the rights to the 2015-22 World Cups. Marisa […]

Bringing Out The Sunday Links

Let’s provide the links on this Sunday. Tim Goodman in the Hollywood Reporter writes about how the MLB Postseason remains compelling even without big market teams. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News notes that Game 4 of the National League Championship Series became the third most watched NLCS game on cable. John Eggerton of Multichannel says […]

Bringing Out The Saturday Links

Let’s do some Saturday linkage for you today. Since Wednesday, I’ve been trying to trying catch up here. John Ourand of Sports Business Daily/Sports Business Journal notes that the NFL and Time Warner Cable have ended carriage talks on NFL Network without an agreement. Phil Swann at TV Predictions says Time Warner Cable failed to […]

A Few Late Night Links

Due to the fact that I had to go in and out of the office five times for various errands and meetings during the day, I was not able to provide linkage. And due to the fact that there are some good stories lingering, I don’t want to leave you without some links. So I’ll […]

Bringing Out Some Saturday Links

I started to do the Megalinks last night, but I fell asleep at my computer while doing them. I was out for most of the Friday so it prevented me from sitting down and pounding out the linkage yesterday. I’ll do it now to get you going for the 4th of July weekend. There’s a […]

NESN’s Heidi Watney Can Perform Weddings

Last Saturday, George Couture married his sweetheart Alley Jablonski at Fenway Park. They were supposed to be married during the afternoon. The problem was the Red Sox moved their game against the Oakland A’s to an afternoon start to accommodate fans who wanted to see the Boston Bruins play the Vancouver Canucks that night. So […]

Bringing Out the Sunday Links

I’ll provide some Sunday links for you. You want to see a wild ending? Dan Wheldon wins the Indianapolis 500 after rookie J.R. Hildebrand crashed into the wall at the final turn. Amazing stuff. Thanks to Bubbaprog/Mocksession for the video. Dan Hart at Bloomberg notes that David Einhorn is on track to take a majority […]

Red Sox Radio Network Stations

Since my post last night on the Red Sox-Detroit makeup game being blacked out due to ESPN restrictions (and no, I’m not explaining it again, I was up late responding to e-mailers), people have asked how they can find the games. Well, there’s this contraption called the radio. You might have heard of it. There […]

Friday Megalink Action

With me not having to drive in between two offices, I’m able to provide you with the Friday megalinks during the day. And with things planned for me during the day for Saturday, it’s best to get these in now so it can tie you over while I’m gone. The Weekend Viewing Picks provide your […]