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 […]

NBC Shows a Tape Delayed Match at the French Open

If you watched or are watching NBC’s coverage of the French Open, you may have noticed it’s not the Roger Federer-Juan Martin Del Potro match that is currently underway. It’s a good match and is currently in the 4th set. Newsday’s Neil Best noticed this as well. Why NBC did not choose the Federer match […]

Saturday Link Action

I went to work this morning, went to lunch and now I’m back at the home office. Time for some linkage before the Final Four tips off. I’m still in shock over the news that the New York Times Company is threatening to close the Boston Globe. I knew things were bad at the Globe, […]

Sunday Links

As I get ready to run some errands and listen to the NFL on Sirius Satellite Radio, I’m going to give you some links. We start with dueling columns and that’s always fun to have in the links. Neil Best of Newsday has an extensive sit-down interview with WFAN’s Mike Francesa as he discusses the […]

I'm Too Busy To Blog Today, But I Do Have A Few Links

I’m in the midst of heading to the home office which does not have wi-fi or high speed internet access so I won’t be giving you an update until later tonight. I can recommend this excellent article from Friend of Fang’s Bites Christopher Byrne of the Eye on Sports Media blog. He has Part II […]

Monday Night Update

Let’s give you some links this evening. First, from Neil Best of Newsday, he has transcribed what Chris Russo of WFAN said to open the Mike & the Mad Dog show today. Russo responds to Neil’s story that Mike & the Mad Dog could split up by Labor Day. A.J. Daulerio of Deadspin says Don […]

Your Saturday Links

I’m going to be heading to work soon so I’ll give you some quick links here and then head out. Let’s start with Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News who writes about Texas Rangers radio voice Eric Nadel who’s going into his 30th season with the club. Over to the San Antonio Express-News and […]

Some Saturday Links

I’ve been out running errands on the day before the Super Bowl. I am monitoring the Prof Football Hall of Fame announcements on the NFL Network as well and when they’re up, I’ll post them on the blog. First, Newsday’s Neil Best writes that NFL Films President Steve Sabol is another person who’s been to […]

Another Late Tuesday Night Update

I just can’t seem to stop blogging today. By the way, I’ve been watching the re-broadcast of Super Bowl XXXVI, the game which started the Patriots Dynasty. Besides seeing what is in essence the start of the Patriots’ rise in the NFL over the last 7 years, the highlight for me was watching the performance […]

Time for the Sunday Links

Let’s give you some Sunday links today. We begin with Newsday’s Neil Best who writes about seeing NHL games online through its Center Ice package. In his blog, Neil talks more about Center Ice and why he likes to go off the beaten path in his columns. Interesting story from the Sports Media Watch blog […]

It's the Saturday Links

Let’s give you our Saturday links as we in the Northeast prepare for the big storm on Sunday. Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News writes about some shuffling of the NFL Network announcing team over the next few games and also talks with Fox’s Joe Buck. Jerry Garcia in the San Antonio Express-News reviews […]