NFL Blackouts Wiped Out in 2015 and Bills-Jags in London to be Streamed Online

Some big news out of the NFL Owners’ Meeting in Phoenix today. First, we find out from Wall Street Journal NFL reporter Kevin Clark that the league will stream the Buffalo Bills-Jacksonville Jaguars game in London on Sunday, October 25 online. It will either stream on Google/YouTube, Facebook, Apple or some other platform. The game […]

Some Tuesday Links

Don’t have time to provide a full set of links today so I’ll give you what I’ve culled thus far. Some good stuff here. Some stories from this week’s Sports Business Journal. First, John Ourand reports that ESPN and MLB could butt heads over TV Everywhere streaming rights. ESPN has its model. MLB has its […]

Back With The Friday Megalinks

Due to a crazy schedule for most of this week and then having a medical procedure done yesterday, I have not been able to blog like I’ve wanted to. Links have been scarce, but I’m available to do them now and hopefully, won’t be interrupted. Your Weekend Viewing Picks have your sports and entertainment programming […]

Friday Megalinks Or The Return of Linkage

Due to being at jobsites for the last few days, I haven’t been able post links like I’ve wanted to. I apologize for that. I have tried to be diligent in updating as much as I can. I have quite a bit to catch up with. I may be a blogging machine as I have […]

A Quiet Wednesday Linkfest

Was out of the office again earlier today so I’m getting to these rather late. Let’s look at what we have today. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand says the new CBS Sports/Showtime documentary on this year’s Army-Navy football game will have touches of reality TV. Mike McCarthy of USA Today notes that TNT’s Shaquille O’Neal and […]

Silly Wimbledon Delays 2011

If you’re a regular reader, you know my thoughts on NBC’s tape delay practices at both Wimbledon and the Olympics. In fact, I’ve written about this time and time and time again over this subject There was a lot of anger over NBC’s decision to tape delay the Wimbledon women’s semifinals today. Interestingly enough, the […]

Getting The Wednesday Linkage In

Let’s do the Wednesday links while I can. It’s going to get busy the next couple of days as I try to wrap things up for the 4th of July weekend so blogging may get sparse through the weekend. Just giving you a heads up. Here are the links for this Wednesday. Michael Hiestand of […]

Doling Out Tuesday Linkage

Got to work early so I figure that I’ll do linkage early and then do some what I have to do at the office. Let’s begin with a look at some of the ratings from the weekend via USA Today’s Michael Hiestand. Michael notes that the Cam Newton saga at the NFL Draft could bring […]

Cranking Out Some Saturday Links

Let’s do some linkage. I couldn’t get to them yesterday as I was racing in between two offices and by the time I got home, I wasn’t in the mood to sift through media links. I’ll do some now and include some Friday stories. First, USA Today’s Michael Hiestand looks at the old ABC’s Wide […]

Springing Out The Thursday Linkage

Let’s provide the links on this very Spring-like Thursday. The sun is out in Southern New England after the April showers of this week. Nice to see the skies bright instead of being gray and drab as like the last few days. We begin with Kelly McBride of the Poynter Institute writing in her role […]

Some Monday Linkage

Ok, let’s provide you with some linkage that’s been missing since early Friday. I was hoping to complete the megalinks, but was out for most of the day helping the family with some issues, then working all day on Saturday and Sunday prevented me from doing weekend stuff. There’s a lot of stuff today so […]

Let’s Do Some Saturday Linkage

Time to provide some linkage on this Saturday. Lots of stuff going on. Tom Van Riper of notes that Cablevision and Fox are now acting like spoiled little children.  John Simon from Bloomberg reviews the Broadway play, “Lombardi”. At the Indiana University National Sports Journalism Center, Dave Kindred wants to see the wall of […]

Poll: Should The NFL Allow Sites To Embed Their Videos?

Dan Levy put this poll on Press Coverage and I’ll put it up here as well. I think the NFL should allow sites to embed their videos. There’s so much stuff that could be expanded if the NFL allowed this. Last year, the NFL had an agreement with Yahoo and I was hoping it would […]

Cranking Out Sunday Linkage

Let’s give you some linkage on this Sunday of the Labor Day holiday weekend for most of you. I’ve been working so I don’t know what it’s like to have this off. Anyway, here’s linkage. SportsGrid has the video of WGN sports anchor Pat Tomasulo dunking on a five year old boy, the same kid […]

DEVLOPING: Cracks Down On Its Staff Writers On Twitter

Started hearing about this tonight on Twitter and it appears to be confirmed that has ordered its beat writers to stop tweeting non-baseball issues on their accounts. I don’t know if this has anything to do with what Peter Gammons has been tweeting in regards

Mid-Week Links

Time for some linkage today. Back after being away at a jobsite yesterday so let’s catch up on the linkage. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand writes about Versus’ disappearing act on DirecTV this week. John Eggerton of Broadcasting & Cable says Dish Network is hoping to capitalize on the Versus/DirecTV dispute. Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo’s Puck […]

NBC Continues to Eff With Us

On the 4th of July holiday where many of you have today off, I know a lot were looking forward to seeing the Wimbledon men’s semifinals today. Now the first semi got off without a hitch with ESPN2 carrying the Roger Federer-Tommy Haas match live at 8 a.m. ET which Federer swept in three sets. […]

A Mid-Week Link Thing

Let’s do your links. I want to finish these as I’m heading into Boston later tonight for an HBO screening of the Ted Williams documentary that will air on July 14. I’ll give you a report after I get home. Thanks to the fine people at HBO’s public relations department for sending me the invitation. […]

NBC is Effing with Tennis Fans Again

I have to thank my good friend, Amanda for giving me the title of this post. NBC is currently showing the Roger Federer-Ivo Karlovic match which finished before 10 a.m. ESPN2 was not allowed to show this match. And it joined the Tommy Haas-Novak Djokovic match in progress, but not after showing the Williams sisters […]

Thursday's Link Stuff

Now that I’ve finished my work for the day and walked five laps around my office building, I’ll do the links. I’ve found that I’m more productive in my new office than the last building. Perhaps it’s the setting, perhaps it’s the honeymoon I have with the new landlord, perhaps I just have found this […]