The Keith Olbermann Timeline

Let’s take a look where Keith Olbermann has worked over the years. It’s a very interesting timeline. 1976 — Reporter for United Press International. 1979 — Joins UPI Radio. 1980 — Joins the RKO Radio Network. 1981 — Joins CNN Sports 1984 — Works at WCVB in Boston as the 11 p.m. sportscaster. 1985 — […]

Some Thoughts on the Marathon Bombing Coverage

Now that a bad chapter for Boston and America is over, it’s time to look at some of the media coverage. I’ll do it all in bullet form and try to do it all in one sitting. First, the good from the week. Local channels in Boston really got the job done. WBZ, WCVB, WHDH […]

Thursday Stuff

I have some links for you today. The Boston Herald’s Inside Track Girls report that NESN’s Heidi Watney is dating a former Fenway Park groundskeeper. Thanks to Sox & Dawgs for that link. So much for the rumors Heidi dating Jason Veritek. The lovely Jessica Heslam of the Herald reports that the New England Patriots […]

Black Friday Megalinks, Part I

Because I have to be in several places at once today and my employee here won’t shut up, I’m going to have to post the Black Friday Megalinks in two parts. So without further ado, I’ll provide the Weekend Viewing Picks. Plenty of college football and college basketball this weekend. This is essentially the final […]

It's Saturday Mornng Linkage

Time to give you some Saturday links. Just because it’s the weekend, it doesn’t mean that people aren’t writing about the sports media. So let’s get to it. Dan Caesar of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan is considering legal action against a sports radio station that he says put […]

Some Friday Night Links

Some links for you this evening before I watch the Amazing Race Asia, Episode 8. In his NYP TV Sports blog, Justin Terranova of the New York Post has some news from ESPN’s Dick Vitale who underwent vocal cord surgery late last year and is recovering at his palatial Florida estate. I forgot to link […]

Thursday Late Links

I’ll give you some linkage tonight. Let’s start with the news from John Consoli of Mediaweek who reports that CBS is claiming victory as the most watched network for the NFL based on cumulative audience. Katy Bachman of Mediaweek writes that a glitch in the ratings reported an unbelievably low number for WCVB when it […]

Some More New Year's Eve Links

Let’s give you some more links today before I work on some other things. First, Neil Best of Newsday writes that Patriots-Giants on Saturday was the most watched program of 2007. Not an easy task considering that Saturday are the least watched day of the week. The Boston Herald’s Jessica Heslam writes in her Messenger […]

The Last Saturday Morning Links of the Year

Don’t worry, we’ll be back in 2008, I just felt like writing “last” as 2007 is approaching the end. I’ll do a Year Ender for you in the next couple of days, but let’s get to the links first. Jerry Garcia of the San Antonio Express-News goes into the entire process to bring tonight’s Patriots-Giants […]

Giving You the Friday Megalinks

Let’s do the megalinks today. Starting with USA Today, we get the weekend viewing picks. We’ll do the links from East to West today. Nancy Marrapese-Burrell of the Boston Globe says Patriots fans got a huge holiday season present on Saturday. A couple of stories from the Boston Herald. The lovely Jessica Heslam writes that […]

Your Winners and Losers for the Pats-Giants Game

As the news broke late this afternoon that the NFL was going to have CBS and NBC simulcast NFL Network’s feed of Saturday’s Patriots-Giants game, I was thinking who won and who lost. Right off the bat, you can see some obvious winners like the majority of NFL fans who now won’t have to resort […]

Saturday Morning Linkage

As I celebrate the Red Sox winning the American League East, Friday night was truly a great night of baseball. The Chicago Cubs clinched the National League Central, but they had to wait until Milwaukee lost to San Diego to celebrate. The Arizona Diamondbacks clinched a playoff spot, but didn’t find out until manager Bob […]

It's Mega-Link Friday

Let’s not waste any time and get to the links. The theme of the day for the media writers across the country is TBS airing the MLB postseason for the first time. We’ll start with USA Today’s Michael Hiestand who writes about FSN’s Sports Science series which premieres this Sunday and the talk about the […]