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 […]

Some Monday Night Linkage Which Goes Into Tuesday Linkage

I was trying to post links last night and was making really good progress when, you guessed it, I fell asleep with the computer on again. That’s not good. So I’ll combine the full set of links that I found last night with this edition so you have a pretty good set of stories to […]

Sirius XM To Provide Every Game of the NCAA Tournament

One of the benefits of having satellite radio is the ability to having access to all 67 games of the NCAA Tournament. Sirius XM has the channel capacity to carry all of the games from start to finish. Westwood One Radio will provide the broadcasts and Sirius XM will air them. Let’s take a look […]

NFL Viewing & Listening Picks For Super Bowl Sunday

All Times Eastern NFL GameDay Morning – NFL Network, 9 a.m. Sunday NFL Countdown – ESPN, 10 a.m. Road to the Super Bowl – Fox, noon Inside the Rings with Troy Aikman – Fox, 1 p.m. Fox Super Bowl Sunday – Fox, 2 p.m. Curt Menafee (host)/Terry Bradshaw (host)/Howie Long/Michael Strahan/Jimmy Johnson/Jay Glazer/Pam Oliver/Chris Myers/Frank […]

Some Late Wednesday Night/Thursday Morning Links

My plans to provide a full set of linkage got shot to hell when the car I was riding in got stuck in a snow bank during the ice storm in RI on Wednesday. So I spent three hours trying to get the vehicle out. Eventually, I got AAA to pull it out, but also […]

Westwood One Announces Its Crew For Super Bowl XLV

The NFL-related releases keep rolling in. Westwood One Radio tells us that Kevin Harlan will call his first Super Bowl for a national audience this Sunday. He’ll be joined by Boomer Esiason in the booth and James Lofton and Mark Malone on the sidelines. Also joining Westwood One for Super Bowl Sunday will be Jim […]

Westwood One Unveils Announcers for NFL Conference Championship Games

Last release I’ll provide tonight. Westwood One Radio has provided the announcers for the NFC and AFC Championship Games for Sunday. Kevin Harlan calls the NFC while Dave Sims will be in Pittsburgh for the AFC. Because CBS has the NFL Today crew in New York once again, it prevents Boomer Esiason from calling a […]

Westwood Radio Announces Announcing Teams For NFL Divisional Playoffs

It used to be that Westwood One Radio would provide me with its announcing assignments throughout the regular season, but since receiving its announcing teams press release back in August, I haven’t been updated on the schedule. And last season, I received numerous complaints from readers that I wasn’t providing the service. I had to […]

Westwood One Radio Signs Cumulus Stations For Robert Wuhl Show

Launching later this month, Westwood One Radio will syndicate the Robert Wuhl Show, hosted by the actor who headed the HBO series, “Arli$$” as well as playing in sports movies “Bull Durham” and “Cobb”. Wuhl who’s a big sports fan will talk about sports, but the show will also veer into entertainment. Westwood One is […]

Westwood One Radio Renews Rights with NFL

This just in from the last half hour, Westwood One Radio and the National Football League have announced a new multi-year agreement for the network to continue airing Sunday Night, Monday Night, Thursday Night as well as the entire postseason. No terms were announced. It was speculated that Westwoood One might lose the NFL after […]

Westwood One Radio Launches A New Sports Prep Service For Member Stations

This month, Westwood One Radio will premiere a new service for its member stations. This will provide sports stories as well as audio sound bites. Take from me as I’ve worked in radio, it’s important to have sound to accompany news and sports stories. Stations will go to a private website and will cull the […]