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A Long Overdue Sports Media Thoughts Post

Time for some long overdue sports media thoughts. First I want to apologize for the lack of content over the last three days. I’ve been helping in dealing with a family crisis and that’s been taking my time. Suffice to say that it might influence the number of posts this week into next. I’ll do […]

Some Quick Wednesday Linkage

Let’s do some links now. Austin Karp at Sports Business Daily says the MLB TV partners saw record low ratings this season. Sports lllustrated’s Richard Deitsch reviews ESPN2’s first foray into pro hockey since losing the NHL in 2005. Michael Hiestand of USA Today notes that Bob Costas is back calling postseason baseball for the […]

CBS Radio Purchases New York FM Station, Plans To Put WFAN on Signal

This news has broken over the last hour. CBS Radio has announced that it has purchased the 101.9 FM frequency in New York, currently a rock station operated by Merlin Media. CBS plans to put its venerable sports radio station, WFAN on the FM dial, maintaining an AM/FM simulcast for the time being. WFAN has […]

Some Wednesday Evening Linkage

I’ll provide a few links on this Wednesday afternoon. Michael Hiestand of USA Today looks at CBS pushing its Sunday primetime lineup to 7:30 p.m. ET to accommodate the NFL. Michael Kruse of Grantland has a very good story catching up with former ESPN Radio host Nanci Donnellan aka “The Fabulous Sports Babe”. Ed Sherman […]

Checking Out Some Wednesday Linkage

Let’s provide some mid-week linkage before I get too busy later on. Austin Karp of Sports Business Daily writes that NBC’s overnight rating for Tuesday’s Olympic primetime was up from the comparable night four years ago. Tripp Mickle of SBJ says NBC is about to set up a set of exhibition beach volleyball matches between […]

Doing Some Tuesday Linkage

I was expecting to be out of the office today, but with the temperatures over 90 in Southern New England, being inside with air conditioning is probably the way to go today. I hope wherever you are, you’re staying cool and away from the sun. I have some links. Georg Szalai of the Hollywood Reporter […]

Let's Do Some Wednesday Links

Lots of stuff to get to. Let’s not waste time. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch reports on ESPN’s signing of four of its NFL insiders to long-term contracts. SI’s Tom Verducci gives us some myths and truths about the MLB All-Star Game. Tim Kenneally of The Wrap says the All-Star Game won the night for Fox […]

Grinding Out Some Tuesday Links For You

Let’s do some links. Couldn’t get to them yesterday. Time to grind some out today. Michael Hiestand of USA Today says ESPN won’t be an oasis away from political advertising this fall. Michael also has the ratings on Wimbledon and NASCAR. Bill King of Sports Business Journal looks at NBC bringing back boxing to network […]

Let's Do The Friday Megalinks

Time for Friday linkage. The Weekend Viewing Picks have your sports and entertainment suggestions. Let’s get cracking. National Michael Hiestand from USA Today looks at TNT’s plans to go mostly split-screen during breaks for Saturday’s NASCAR race. Tom Perrotta of the Wall Street Journal reports that the one Wimbledon souvenir the players want is the […]

The Thursday Linkage

So weird to have the 4th of July in the middle of the week. You get the holiday after two work days and then have two work days afterwards. Some of you have the entire week off which is good, but for me, there’s no such thing as a vacation. In fact, I haven’t had […]

Jonesing For Tuesday Linkage

Ok, maybe you’re not jonesing for the linkage, but at least you can read them at your leisure. Sometimes I think way too long about the title of the post and this is the case today. Anyway, let’s get to the links. Joel Schectman of the Wall Street Journal reports that NBC and Google are […]

Doing Some Monday Linkage

Let’s bring out some Monday links today. Starting with Michael Hiestand of USA Today, he talks with Fox’s Erin Andrews (weird to write that) about her decision to leave ESPN. A.J. Perez of Fox Sports has Erin’s reaction to joining the network. Jane Kellogg and Alex Ben Block of the Hollywood Reporter write about Erin […]

A Rare Saturday Sports Media Thoughts Post

Usually late Friday afternoon/early evening is reserved for news that needs to be buried, but with some surprising breaking sports media news, it causes your humble blogger to write some rare Saturday sports media thoughts. On the sports media beat, one never knows when news can break and that is certainly the case here. As […]

It's A Friday Megalink Day

And can you believe I’ve been able to do linkage for most of the week? Hasn’t been like that in a long while. Glad I’ve been able to get it done. Time for your Friday megalinks. As usual, we provide the Weekend Viewing Picks which has plenty of MLB and U.S. Olympic Trials action. Let’s […]

Providing Your Thursday Linkage

Looks like I’m going to be busy today so I’m going to do the linkage a bit early for me at least. David Bauder of the Associated Press writes that even though he’s no longer NBC Sports Emperor, Dick Ebersol’s presence will still be felt at the London Olympics. Michael Hiestand at USA Today says […]

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