Bryant Gumbel’s Real Sports Closing Comment on Alex Rodriguez

From HBO, here’s Bryant Gumbel’s closing commentary on accused PED user Alex Rodriguez. It airs on Real Sports tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT. BRYANT GUMBEL CLOSING COMMENTARY REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL EPISODE #197 AIRS TONIGHT (8/20) @ SPECIAL TIME 9:00 PM ET/PT “Finally tonight, what are we supposed to do with Alex Rodriguez? Embrace […]

Some Quick Monday Linkage

I have too many tabs slowing down my browsers, so that means I should do some linkage for you. Here goes. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch has his weekly Monday column which includes a talk with ESPN’s Jay Bilas and a look into NBC’s English Premier League coverage which kicks off in earnest this Saturday. Deitsch […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, August 5 — 11, 2013

Time for your look ahead in the week in sports media. It’s going to be a busy seven days. GOLF The final Major of the year in the PGA Tour takes place at the Oak Hill Country Hill East Course in Rochester, NY. TNT and CBS will team up for coverage. Here’s how it will […]

Breaking Out The Friday Linkage

Ok, time for some linkage on a Friday. Let’s get to this. Matt Yoder of Awful Announcing reports that NBC Sports Network, formerly Versus, also known as OLN, and once the Outdoor Life Network, will undergo yet another rebranding. Douglas Alden Warshaw at Fortune/CNN Money says the ESPN hiring of Nate Silver could transform sports […]

A Monday Sports Media Notebook

Let’s get cracking on some fresh content on this Monday afternoon. Plenty of stuff to go over. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch’s Monday column discusses Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed reporting on the Red Carpet at The Oscars and reviews Fox’s Daytona 500 coverage.  The man who started SportsGrid, ABC News legal analyst Dan Abrams, the […]

Two Interviews and Lots of Questions Still Remain

This week has been Bizarro World in sports. First, there was word that Oprah Winfrey had interviewed disgraced cyclist and admitted PED user Lance Armstrong, a two and a half hour interview that would air over two nights. Then mid-week, we learned through Deadspin about Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o’s girlfriend hoax that was perpetuated […]

Wringing Out Some Thursday Linkage

This has been a rather bizarre 24 hour period trying to follow this Manti Te’o story. I’m going to provide some linkage for you. Timothy Burke and Jack Dickey at Deadspin provide some information on what the media missed on the Manti Te’o fake girlfriend story. Ty Duffy at The Big Lead says it’s time […]

Some Quick Midweek Links

I keep getting bogged down with family stuff. I’m going to try and provide some linkage now. Deadspin’s Timothy Burke and Jack Dickey have the story of the day exposing the inspirational Manti Te’o’s girlfriend story as one huge hoax. Matt Yoder at Awful Announcing has Twitter reaction to the Te’o girlfriend hoax. Michael Hiestand […]

SiriusXM to Simulcast Oprah’s Interview with Lance Armstrong

This site is not on the radar of Oprah’s people thus I did not receive the press release announcing the interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. I’ll be watching the interview, but I will not be recommending it in the Viewing Picks for Thursday nor Friday. Anyway, SiriusXM’s Oprah Radio will premiere the audio portion […]

Our Monday Linkage

Time for some Monday links. Let’s get to them. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch talks with CBS Evening News anchorman Scott Pelley about interviewing President Obama for the network’s Super Bowl coverage and also reviews the performances of the NFL “B” analysts during the weekend. Michael Smith and John Ourand at Sports Business Journal note that […]

The Latest Installment of 30 for 30, "9.79*" Premieres Tonight on ESPN

The second film in the fall series of ESPN’s critically-acclaimed 30 for 30 series premieres tonight. “9.79*” looks at the iconic men’s 100 meters race in track and field at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Director Daniel Gordon manages to get all eight of the men who ran the race including disgraced winner […]

Doing Some Megalinks

Today, I was all over the place going in between two offices, heading to see a client and running through Northern Rhode Island for no good reason. But I’m trying to do some megalinkage after not being able to do them last week so let’s not delay any further. Check out the Weekend Viewing Picks […]

Unveiling The Thursday Links

Been a busy day at work once again. Doing these late and I’ll try to put forth as many links as I can before being told to leave the office. Sports Business Daily takes a look at the one year anniversary of the infamous “The Decision” that made LeBron James a pariah in Cleveland and […]

Back to the Linkage Grind Edition

Ok, now that the Olympics bidding is over until the next round sometime later this decade, I can focus on other sports media stories and there are quite a few of them now. The Hollywood Reporter notes that embattled cyclist Lance Armstrong has taken down his anti-60 Minutes website stating its report on his alleged […]

Doing Some Monday Links

Let’s do some linkage on this last Monday before Memorial Day. By the way, if you’re on Facebook, hit my fan page and click “Like”. It acts like an RSS feed. All posts should be there and you can click on the links to see the latest information. Already, 375 people have signed up and […]