Lots of Tennis on ESPN Classic

Starting tonight, ESPN Classic goes US Open heavy with replays of Sunday’s women’s final between Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams and Monday’s men’s final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. Both matches went the distance and were deemed as “Instant Classics” by ESPN. Both matches will be seen in their entirety beginning at 5 p.m. […]

Some Quick Monday Afternoon Linkage

Was out for a bit today so I’m behind in what I want to get done here. I’ll do some links for you to tie you over. I’ll start with a couple of stories from Sports Business Daily which looks at some record overnight ratings for Fox and NBC for the first Sunday of the NFL […]

Updated U.S. Open TV Plans For Sunday, September 9

I have the press releases from ESPN2 and CBS for Sunday’s U.S. Open action. As you’re aware by now, weather forced the suspension of the second men’s semifinal between David Ferrer and Novak Djokovic in the first set. ESPN2 which was going to airing the women’s doubles final gets a bonus match again. In the […]

Revised US Open Schedule For Sunday, Sept. 9 and Monday, Sept. 10

For the 5th year in a row, weather has forced the US Open to a Monday for the men’s final. Again, I’ll lobby the USTA to push the Open back a week to finish the tournament on Labor Day. I’ve written about this before, and it makes too much sense which is why it will […]

CBS Sports Outlines Coverage for Super Saturday at the US Open

Earlier today, I posted that the U.S. Open was scheduling the men’s Semifinals an hour earlier, at 11 a.m. ET on Saturday. CBS is putting that one hour of coverage on CBS Sports Network then picking up the first match in progress which will be Tomas Berdych vs. Andy Murray at noon ET. That will […]

CBS Gets Ready For Championship Weekend At US Open With Women's Semifinals

The women’s semifinals are set at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadow, NY. Number one seed Victoria Azarenka will face #3 seed Maria Sharapova in the first match. And the lone American in the singles, #4 seed Serena Williams will face the #10 seed Sara Errani. CBS will air both matches. The women’s semis will […]

Some Wednesday Links

Can you believe it’s Wednesday already? Holiday on Monday makes the work week go faster. To the linkage which has been too scarce on the site. Michael Hiestand of USA Today looks at some of the changes on the NFL’s TV partners this season. John Ourand of Sports Business Journal talks about the fierce bidding […]

A Few Back To Work Tuesday Sports Media Thoughts

I hope you enjoyed your Labor Day Weekend. Let’s do a few sports media thoughts for you on this back to work Tuesday. They’re in bullet form as always. In this week’s Sports Business Journal, John Ourand reports that both Fox and CBS/Turner are looking to combine packages to force the other out of the […]

CBS Outlines Its Labor Day US Open Coverage

For its third of three days of Labor Day weekend coverage, CBS Sports notes that it will have men’s #1 seed Roger Federer and women’s #4 seed Serena Williams on the docket. CBS Sports Network will continue carrying matches from outer courts while the CBS Mothership will air the action from Arthur Ashe and Louis […]

CBS/CBS Sports Network Begins U.S. Open Coverage on Saturday

It’s a big day of sports on CBS. It begins at 9 a.m. ET with Notre Dame-Navy in Ireland, then the U.S. Open at noon ET. CBS Sports Network will air its first ever U.S. Open coverage on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. with “Today at the U.S. Open” followed by live tennis at 11 […]

U.S. Open Begins on ESPN2 & Tennis Channel Today

The Office Move From Hell set me back in posting over the last two weeks so I’m trying to catch up with a few things. On Monday, the final tennis Grand Slam begins with the U.S. Open in New York. There will be four networks bringing this event to viewers. It’s to the point where […]

The Olympics Are Here; Let's Do Some Links

Olympics start today with women’s soccer and there’s more soccer action tomorrow on the men’s side. Let’s bring you some linkage before I get distracted by the live streaming. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand reports that Erin Andrews will get some high profile NFL assignments working with the Fox Sports “A” announcing team of Joe Buck, […]

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 […]