NFL National Radio Games for Week 2 of the 2013 Season

Thursday, September 12 8:25 p.m. Westwood One Sports New York Jets at New England — Ian Eagle/Trent Green//Ross Tucker Sunday, September 15 1 p.m. Compass Media Networks Dallas at Kansas City — Kevin Ray/Tony White San Diego at Philadelphia — Chris Carrino/Brian Baldinger ESPN Radio Minnesota at Chicago — Sean McDonough/Herm Edwards//Ian Fitzsimmons Sports USA […]

National NFL Radio Games for Week 1 of the 2013 Season

Sunday, September 8 1 p.m. Compass Media Networks Oakland at Indianapolis — Greg Papa/Tom Flores/Jim Plunkett//George Atkinson//JT the Brick Seattle at Carolina — Chris Carrino/Brian Baldinger ESPN Radio Tennessee at Pittsburgh — Sean McDonough/Mike Tomczak//Ian Fitzsimmons Sports USA Radio Network Cincinnati at Chicago — Larry Kahn/Ross Tucker//Troy West Westwood One Sports Atlanta at New Orleans […]

Westwood One Unveils Its NFL Announcing Teams for the 2013 Season

Ok, let’s do another Westwood One Sports press release. This is regarding its announcing teams for the NFL season. Westwood One, formerly Dial Global Sports, has the contract for all NFL primetime games, Sunday, Monday and Thursday Night Football. In addition, it will air all Thanksgiving Day games and all of the NFL’s postseason games […]

Dial Global Radio Brings Back the Westwood One Brand

After killing the Westwood One brand during the 2011-12 NFL playoffs and telling the world that Dial Global was now the syndicator of all things Westwood One. This included all of the sports programming Dial Global inherited from Westwood One after the companies merged. I wrote an article at Awful Announcing this week on the […]

Some Early Monday Morning Sports Media Thoughts

Time for some sports media thoughts once again. I owe you some since I wasn’t able to do them after last Monday’s post. As always, they come in bullet form. Since I was out for most of the afternoon on Sunday, I missed the Pregame coverage and 3/4 of the AFC Championship Game, but I […]

Churning Out Some MLK Day Linkage

Let’s do some linkage on this MLK Day, a holiday for some of you. We’ll begin with a story from an unusual source, Newsweek/The Daily Beast. Nick Summers of Newsweek writes about how ESPN’s subscriber fees could force cable providers to place the network on pay tiers. Michael Hiestand at USA Today reports that CBS […]

NFL Viewing Picks For Week 17, 01/01/12, All Times Eastern

NFL TV Coverage Maps ( Blackouts: None NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. Fox NFL Sunday — Fox, noon 1 p.m. CBS Buffalo at New England — Don Criqui/Randy Cross Indianapolis at Jacksonville — Spero Dedes/Steve Beuerlein New York Jets at Miami — Greg Gumbel/Dan Dierdorf Tennessee at Houston — Bill Macatee/Steve Tasker […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 16, 12/24/2011, All Times Eastern

NFL TV Coverage Maps ( Blackouts: Buffalo, Cincinnati NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. Fox NFL Sunday —  Fox, noon 1 p.m. CBS Cleveland at Baltimore — Spero Dedes/Rich Gannon Denver at Buffalo — Jim Nantz/Phil Simms Jacksonville at Tennessee — Bill Macatee/Steve Tasker Miami at New England — Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts (“The […]

NFL Viewing Picks For Week 15, 12/18/11, All Times Eastern

NFL Coverage Maps ( Blackouts: Buffalo NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. The NFL Today — CBS, noon 1 p.m. CBS Cincinnati at St. Louis — Greg Gumbel/Dan Dierdorf Miami at Buffalo — Kevin Harlan/Solomon Wilcots Tennessee at Indianapolis — Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts (“The Bird” & “The Beard”) FOX Carolina at Houston — […]

NFL Viewing Picks For Week 13, 12/04/11, All Times Eastern

NFL Coverage Maps (the Blackouts: Buffalo, Tampa-St. Petersburg NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. Fox NFL Sunday — Fox, noon 1 p.m. CBS Cincinnati at Pittsburgh — Jim Nantz/Phil Simms Indianapolis at New England — Marv Albert/Rich Gannon Kansas City at Chicago — Kevin Harlan/Solomon Wilcots New York Jets at Washington — […]

Back With Monday Links

This past weekend was spent preparing for my sister’s baby shower and then grilling for those in attendance so I was very busy after posting last Friday’s megalinks. My apologies for not being able to blog as I wanted this past weekend, but I do appreciate your patience. Let’s get to the linkage as we […]

Westwood One Radio Unveils Announcing Teams for 2011-12 NFL Season

This just in from Westwood One Radio, we have the announcing teams for Thursday, Sunday and Monday Night Football plus the Sunday afternoon doubleheaders. Not too many changes. We have Kevin Harlan back on Monday nights teamed with either Boomer Esiason or Dan Fouts. Dave Sims and James Lofton are the Sunday Night Football team […]

A Quiet Wednesday Linkfest

Was out of the office again earlier today so I’m getting to these rather late. Let’s look at what we have today. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand says the new CBS Sports/Showtime documentary on this year’s Army-Navy football game will have touches of reality TV. Mike McCarthy of USA Today notes that TNT’s Shaquille O’Neal and […]

Westwood One Radio Merges With Dial Global

This is part of a busy Monday in the world of sports media. Westwood One Radio which was once one of the most powerful syndicators in the medium has merged with Dial Global. At one time, Westwood One Radio was part of CBS and was able to amass rights to most of the country’s biggest […]

WEEI Radio Network Remains Home of NFL on Westwood One

This comes from WEEI in Boston. Its radio stations from Boston to Central and Western Massachusetts and Rhode Island will be the home of Sunday and Monday Night Football broadcasts via Westwood One Radio. Through this contract, WEEI will also be able to carry all of the NFL postseason games all the way to the […]