Reporter's Notebook

Wednesday’s Sports Media Notebook — 02/18/2015

Time for another edition of the notebook. Let’s do this. NEWS NBC Sports has announced it will pick up radio coverage of horse racing’s Triple Crown. Over the past few years, radio coverage of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes has been piecemeal with various syndicators producing the races. Now, NBC which has […]

Let's Get To Some Linkage

Before the day is through, let’s do some linkage for you. Steve Berkowitz from USA Today looks at the Pac-12’s TV contract which is the richest in college sports (for now). Speaking of USA Today, Ed Sherman of The Sherman Report says the newspaper is restructuring its sports department and about a dozen staffers have […]

Bringing Out The Thursday Links

Wednesday was a lost cause for me as I was away from the office all day and spending time with my week old nephew in Boston. I helped my sister out with a few things as she’s dealing with her first child. There will be days like that on the blog for the next few […]

NBC Sports Group Airs The Belmont Stakes

With no Triple Crown winner assured for this year, NBC is trying to make the Belmont a showdown between Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom and Preakness Stakes winner Shackleford. Just watch another horse take the race giving us three different winners. Anyway, Versus and NBC will combine for the coverage which starts Friday and culminates […]

The Thursday Linkage, Finally

Finally getting to some linkage. Had some work to do first and of course, that takes precedence. Lots of stuff to get to. First from John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal/Sports Business Daily, he reports that Monday Night Football reporter Michele Tafoya is leaving ESPN and most likely heading to NBC in an unspecified […]