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Ed Hochuli's Guns Grace This Week's Sports Illustrated Cover

Who knew that an NFL referee could be on the cover of Sports Illustrated? Thanks to the end of the NFL referee lockout last week, the real officials were back on the job for Week 4. And it means that America’s most popular referee, Ed Hochuli will be on the cover of this week’s SI […]

Bringing Out Some Wednesday Links For You

Time for some linkage in this mid-week and last day of the 2012 MLB regular season. Lots of things to get to. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand analyzes the new MLB TV deals with Fox and Turner. Nate Davis of USA Today’s Game On blog previews tonight’s NFL Network “A Football Life” documentary. John Ourand and […]

Usain Bolt Adorns The Cover of Sports Illustrated's Olympic Issue

The Olympics issue of Sports Illustrated is out and no, Michael Phelps is not on this week’s cover. It’s none other than Usain Bolt who wowed the Olympics Stadium crowd on Sunday with his electric gold medal-winning run in the men’s 100 meters. SI will be all over the Olympics will plenty of stories about […]

The Pre-Olympic Linkage

The Olympics get started tomorrow with women’s soccer action and while the Games don’t officially begin until Friday with the Opening Ceremony (live in most countries except the United States), today is really the calm before the Olympic storm. Starting tomorrow and going through August 12, this site will be awash in Olympics sports media […]

Promo For Sports Illustrated on NBC Sports Network

Happened to see this on YouTube. This is the promo for the premiere episode of Sports Illustrated on NBC Sports Network. I already provided you the stories that will be covered when the show launches on Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET. Here’s the visual promo. I’ll be watching to see how this compares to the […]

Your First Look at Sports Illustrated's Cover on Penn State

This week’s Sports Illustrated issue will look at the Penn State sanctions at the hand of the National Collegiate Athletic Association better known as the NCAA. We have your first look at the SI cover. We’ll have details of this week’s of the magazine later this week.

Sports Illustrated on NBC Sports Network Premieres Tuesday, July 24

Add another sports newsmagazine to the mix and it involves the partnership between Sports Illustrated and NBC Sports Network. This new sports newsmagazine, aptly titled, “Sports Illustrated”, will make its debut on Tuesday, July 24 at 9 p.m. ET. In addition, some familiar names from SI will be involved in fronting the stories including writers […]

It's A Thursday Link Thing

Let’s do some linkage now. Fifth straight day! This is a record! Michael Florek at USA Today’s Game On blog notes that Time Magazine will have six separate covers in four regions for its Olympic preview issue. For the U.S., guys will have Lolo Jones to gawk at, women get Ryan Lochte. Gymnast Gabby Douglas […]

Sports Illustrated's Olympic Preview On Stands Today

If you still buy magazines on the newsstand or convenience store or any other place where they’re available, Sports Illustrated’s 66 page Olympic preview issue is out this week. On the cover is the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team, although the “women” are all in their teens. SI points out the last time women’s gymnastics graced […]

Let's Do Some Wednesday Linkage

Time for the links on this Wednesday. Let’s check out what we have. Marisa Guthrie of the Hollywood Reporter talks with NBC’s Bob Costas about the Olympics, Jerry Sandusky and being short. That’s right. Daniel Kaplan from the Sports Business Journal writes that the NFL will not sign a telecommunications partner this season and will […]

Doing Some Tuesday Linkage

I was expecting to be out of the office today, but with the temperatures over 90 in Southern New England, being inside with air conditioning is probably the way to go today. I hope wherever you are, you’re staying cool and away from the sun. I have some links. Georg Szalai of the Hollywood Reporter […]

Sports Illustrated Lists "The Fortunate 50"

So what is the “Fortunate 50″? If you’re aware of the “Fortune 500″, Fortune Magazine’s annual listing of the top 500 companies in the US, this is Sports Illustrated’s play on that feature. SI lists its 9th annual list of the 50 highest-earning American athletes. And since the began, it was always Tiger Woods on […]

Let's Do The Friday Megalinks

Time for Friday linkage. The Weekend Viewing Picks have your sports and entertainment suggestions. Let’s get cracking. National Michael Hiestand from USA Today looks at TNT’s plans to go mostly split-screen during breaks for Saturday’s NASCAR race. Tom Perrotta of the Wall Street Journal reports that the one Wimbledon souvenir the players want is the […]

The Thursday Linkage

So weird to have the 4th of July in the middle of the week. You get the holiday after two work days and then have two work days afterwards. Some of you have the entire week off which is good, but for me, there’s no such thing as a vacation. In fact, I haven’t had […]

Jonesing For Tuesday Linkage

Ok, maybe you’re not jonesing for the linkage, but at least you can read them at your leisure. Sometimes I think way too long about the title of the post and this is the case today. Anyway, let’s get to the links. Joel Schectman of the Wall Street Journal reports that NBC and Google are […]

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