Churning Out Some Thursday Links

It’s Thursday already? Man, this week is flying by fast. Let’s do some linkage. We begin with Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated who says Keith Olbermann was contrite when his return to ESPN2 was announced. Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead breaks news that Olbermann may make some more buzz for ESPN by hosting a […]

NBC Sports Group Crows About Its 9 Sports Emmy Awards

The NBC Sports Group was the big winner at the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards in New York last night winning nine statues including some big awards like Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host (Bob Costas, who else?), Outstanding Sports Personality – Event Analyst (Cris Collinsworth), Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter (Michele Tafoya), Outstanding […]

Winners of the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards

Throughout the day, I will be posting various press releases from the networks touting their Sports Emmy Awards. Last night, I posted the winners as they were handed out. Now, we have the official press release from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences which holds the annual ceremonies. These include the names who […]

2012 Sports Emmy Awards Live Blog

The Sports Emmy Awards are being handed out in New York tonight. Through various sources at the event, I’ll be able to update this post as awards are being doled to the various winners. And no, I’m not there, but I can provide the winners as soon as they become available. For the full list […]

Back For Some Linkage

Yesterday, I focused on several press releases before heading out for errands. Today, it’s back to the links. Daniel Kaplan at Sports Business Journal writes that the NFL wants to set up local zones in Super Bowl host cities similar to what Indianapolis did with a village and zip line this year. Mike Ozanian of […]

NBC Sports Group Boasts About 33 Sports Emmy Award Nominations

Overall, the NBC Sports Group has the second highest amount of Sports Emmy Award nominations after ESPN’s 52. Combined with NBC Sports, Golf Channel, Versus (now NBC Sports Network) and, the Group has a whole slew of nominations. Some of the more notable nominations include Studio Host (Bob Costas & Dan Patrick), Play-by-Play (Al […]

NFL Media Group Combines For 14 Sports Emmy Award Nods

NFL Media which consists of NFL Network, NFL Films and received a total of 14 Sports Emmy Award nominations Tuesday. This includes Outstanding Game Analyst for Mike Mayock of NFL Network who did great work on Thursday Night Football in 2011 stabilizing a position that had been in flux since Cris Collinsworth left for […]

33rd Annual Sports Emmy Nominations Announced

We have the nominations, all 170 in 33 different categories, for the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards. They just came out today. There are some surprises like massive hockey charlatan Pierre McGuire nominated in the Sports Reporter category and for some really strange reason, Skippy Bayless of ESPN2′s First Take was nominated for Best Studio […]

The 5th Annual Fang's Bites NFL TV Awards

Time to hand out the 5th edition of the Fang’s Bites NFL TV Awards. On Christmas Day, I provided the list of nominees for this year’s edition. Now, with the regular season over, let’s hand out the hardware for the 2011-12 campaign. Best Play-by-Play: The Nominees are Marv Albert, CBS; Ian Eagle, CBS; Al Michaels, NBC; […]

Some Back To Work Tuesday Links

On this day when many of you head back to work after the lazy holiday season, let’s provide some links as we get into the New Year. I’m still saddened today by the passing of Turner Sports and essayist Jim Huber. Reading the tributes on Twitter from those who knew him and those who […]

The Best in Sports Broadcasting in 2011

I’m not going to go too wild on this. Other sites are doing similar posts as well. I’ll provide what I feel are the best calls in Sports Broadcasting this year. The only way to do this is to post videos and that’s what I’ll do. I know I said Best and Worst earlier, but […]

Some End of the Year Links

Time to provide you some links to close out 2011. Thanks for visiting the blog this year. I moved from my old Blogger site to a new server, only to get kicked off the new place because it couldn’t handle the traffic from you. But then I was able to find HostMonster in a pinch […]

NHL Moves Winter Classic Alumni Game Two Hours Later on Saturday

Announced today by the National Hockey League, the Winter Classic Alumni Game featuring former New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers will be moved from its original 1 p.m. ET start time to 3 p.m. Saturday. Weather concerns were the main reason. That means TV partners CBC/Versus and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will adjust their schedules and […]

Time For Some Thursday Links

Let’s give you some linkage on this Thursday. We begin with Fox NFL rules analyst Mike Pereira who doesn’t mince words on ESPN’s Jon Gruden. Bob’s Blitz reacts to Pereira’s strong post. Jill Goldsmith of Variety says the clock is ticking for MSG Network and Time Warner Cable to hash out a new carriage agreement. […]