WGN & Chicago Cubs Announce Replacement For Bob Brenly

This from WGN and the Chicago Cubs, Jim Deshaies who was with the Houston Astros as its analyst dating back to 1997, will join their broadcast booth for the 2013 season and beyond. Shortly after this past season, Cubs analyst Bob Brenly announced that he was leaving the Cubs booth after eight seasons with WGN-TV/Comcast […]

Bringing Back The Friday Megalinks

It’s been too long since I’ve done a links post and why not do this with a Friday megalink post. Your Weekend Viewing Picks have all of my sports and entertainment suggestions. Now to your linkage. National Michael Hiestand of USA Today talks with Fox’s Erin Andrews about her being put under a bigger microscope […]

Bob Brenly Leaves As Chicago Cubs TV Analyst; Could Land in Arizona

After spending the last eight seasons in the broadcast booth with Comcast SportsNet Chicago, WGN-TV and WICU-TV as Cubs analyst, Bob Brenly has announced that the 2012 season will be his last. Since 2005, Brenly has been teamed with Len Kasper doing as many as 150 games a season on both CSN Chicago, WGN/WICU. Brenly […]

Doing Some Monday Linkage

I’m going to make a concerted effort to do linkage regularly again. It’s the reason why I started Fang’s Bites back in 2007 and I was able to do the links daily, even on weekends. But lately, my schedule has been so busy that the site has become a press release dump and I want […]

Late Monday Night Links

As promised earlier today, I’m giving you more links. I was out earlier today and I’ll be out again tomorrow so it’s going to be a bit crazy for me. So let’s get to the linkage right now. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch looks at the media circus that was the Tim Tebow press conference at […]

Doing Some Friday Megalinks Now

Let’s do some megalinks on this Friday. My apologies for the lack of posts yesterday. The site was swamped with people linking to my post on How to Avoid Paying the $3.99 Fee For March Madness Live and it was down for most of the day. We seem to be ok today, although the site […]

It’s The Linkage! At Long Last and It’s Back!

I think it’s about a week and a half since I’ve been able to do links. Been crazy with me, but you’ve still been visiting and I appreciate that. Time to provide you with sports media news links which is what the site depends on to begin with. Thanks for your patience during this trying […]

Theo Epstein/Ben Cherington Dueling Press Conference Coverage

Trying to piece together the coverage for the Theo Epstein news conference in Chicago introducing him as President of the Cubs and then the one in Boston formally announcing Ben Cherington as General Manager of the Red Sox. The Cubs press conference is expected to start around noon Eastern. The Red Sox presser is slated […]

It’s A Monday Linkfest

For some reason, I’ve been out of the office a couple of times today and it’s pissing me off. Anyway, I’m back in the office now and barring an unforeseen interruption, I should be able to give you linkage here. Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand has the local MLB TV ratings for the first half […]

Some Thursday Links

Ok starting the linkage off late again today, but I hope get a full set in before leaving work later. Sports Business Daily notes some shuffling of personnel with the NFL TV partners. Preston Bounds of Sports Business Daily talks about Brad Nessler saying his college football schedule with ESPN/ABC won’t be affected by his […]

Some Mid-Week Linkage

Ok, time for some links on this Wednesday. Let’s provide some for you while I can. Michael Hiestand of USA Today notes that former CBS college basketball analyst Billy Packer is not enthused about the new TV arrangement for the NCAA Tournament. I’ve written a story for Dan Levy’s Press Coverage site on what the […]

More Wednesday Links

Ok, got interrupted today, but let’s finish up the linkage for this mid-week. Lots of good stuff out there. USA Today’s Mike McCarthy catches up with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to discuss the Winter Classic and the league’s TV rights. Sports Business Journal lists some of the best sports tweets from athletes and journalists. Sports […]

Giving You A Monday Linkfest

Let’s do the Monday links. I can’t believe my work productivity since I stopped interacting on Twitter during the workday. I’m now ahead of my work after being a month and a half behind. Who knew? Anyway, let’s do the linkage. Leading off with the Sports Business Journal and a story from John Ourand that […]

Got Your Linkage Right Here!

We have the linkage for Wednesday. Let’s do it. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand has details of ESPN Radio hack Colin Cowherd’s sitcom. George Winslow of Broadcasting & Cable says the Pittsburgh Penguins have purchased new HD cameras for its in-house video system at its new arena. Mike Reynolds at Multichannel News reports that Comcast SportsNet […]

Our Back To Work Monday Linkage

Ok, let’s get some linkage done as most of us return to work from the weekend. Plenty of stuff to go over. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand says it may be early, but the NFL TV analysts were in mid-season form on Sunday. The National says former ESPN’er Molly Qerim is joining Versus to become a […]