World Baseball Classic To Air Exclusively on MLB Network

All 39 games of the World Baseball Classic, the sport’s answer to soccer’s World Cup, basketball’s FIBA World Championships and Hockey’s IIHF World Championships, will air on MLB Network. Four years ago, the games were split between MLB Network which was brand spanking new at the time and ESPN. Now MLB Network will air the […]

Bloomberg’s Sportfolio Looks At The Business of Baseball

Sportfolio, Bloomberg’s show on sports business, host Rick Horrow looks at the business of baseball as he talks with Major League Baseball Executive Vice President for Business Tim Brosnan about the World Baseball Classic. Plus Bloomberg’s Deidre Bolton interviews defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer. And Rick also veers onto the […]

Breaking Out Some Sunday Linkage

I haven’t done Sunday links in a very long while. It seems as if part of my weekends have been planned for me behind my back for almost three years straight. Finally glad to be able to do links on a weekend. Charlie White at Mashable talks about NASCAR taking down fan videos of the horrific […]

1st Ever Fang's Bites MLB TV Awards

With baseball ending its season with the World Series, it’s time to do the 1st Ever Fang’s Bites MLB TV Awards. This follows the 1st Ever Fang’s Bites Tennis TV Awards, the 1st Annual NHL TV Awards, the College Football TV Awards and the NFL TV Awards. I hope to do a College Basketball TV […]

Various Press Releases

Here are some press releases that have come in over the day. This is going to be ESPN-heavy so be prepared. First, ESPN is moving Saturday’s heavyweight championship boxing title bout from ESPN2 to the lesser viewed ESPN Classic. ESPN Media Advisory: Live Klitschko-Gomez Fight Moved to ESPN Classic Saturday’s live telecast of the Vitali […]

Just A Few Thursday Links

I’m rushing to finish a project before noon, 11, actually, so I really can’t provide extensive links. I’ll start with myself today. I have a column at Digital Sports Daily on what else? The NCAA Tournament. Ray Frager of the Baltimore Sun wants to know what’s the big deal about Suzy Kolber’s hair in HD? […]

From MLB Network

A quick announcement from MLB Network…. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… MLB NETWORK TO RE-AIR LAST NIGHT’S EXTRA-INNINGS VICTORY BY THE NETHERLANDS OVER THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC IN THE WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC Beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET this morning, MLB Network will air an encore presentation of last night’s thrilling 2-1 extra innings victory by The […]

Thursday Morning Linkage

I have quite a few things to link to this morning. Let’s get to them without further delay. First, David Scott of Boston Sports Media Watch looks at the sudden closing of the Connecticut School of Broadcasting which boasts Artie Lange of the Howard Stern Show as an alum. My great friend, LC over at […]

It's the Mid-Week Links

Let’s do some linkage as it’s still early on NHL Trade Deadline day. Usually the trades don’t start happening until sometime after noon, then it’s a flurry to the finish, although Ottawa and Columbus made the first trade of the day just before 10 a.m., forward Antoine Vermette goes to the Blue Jackets for goaltender […]

Just A Few Late Night Links

I’ll provide a few links tonight just before closing my eyes for the night. The Sports Media Watch says the Match Play Championship’s ratings fell from last year as expected. The SMW has the weekend ratings. Steve Lepore at Puck The Media doesn’t like NBC’s choice for NHL Game of the Week on March 15. […]