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The Keith Olbermann Timeline

Let’s take a look where Keith Olbermann has worked over the years. It’s a very interesting timeline. 1976 — Reporter for United Press International. 1979 — Joins UPI Radio. 1980 — Joins the RKO Radio Network. 1981 — Joins CNN Sports 1984 — Works at WCVB in Boston as the 11 p.m. sportscaster. 1985 — […]

MLB Network Has The World Series Umpires Mic'd Up

I wish this documentary had come out sooner. Tonight, MLB Network premieres a new behind-the-scenes film produced by MLB Productions. This has all six World Series umpires miked and the film shows what each man is saying either behind the plate, on the field or inside their clubhouse. This film is called “The Third Team: […]

Various Monday Links

Let’s do some linkage on this Monday. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch talks with TNT’s Charles Barkley about the next phase of his career. Michael Hiestand of USA Today notes that Saturday nights are becoming a sports TV bastion. Chris Chase at USA Today’s Game On blog has video of an NFL referee cursing which surprised […]

Some Quick Thursday Links

I’ll do a few links on this Thursday. Can you believe it’s November already? Michael Hiestand of USA Today says the NBA’s television partners are still setting their lineups as the season begins. Hiestand reports that the Mitt Romney campaign is throwing a monkey wrench at ESPN in its attempts to get the GOP Presidential […]

Some Tuesday Links

I hope those of you in the Mid-Atlantic states are ok after Hurricane Sandy. I’m lucky to still have power after yesterday’s gusts in Southern New England. I know many are not. Hopefully you’re ok after Sandy and you can start getting back to normal. Let’s do some linkage for you. Michael Hiestand of USA […]

World Series Game 1 Wins Primetime, Ends Up Down From Last Year

We have the ratings from World Series Game 1 on Fox from Wednesday night. First, Fox won the night over all competition and also scored an 18-49 demographic win. The network says it received a 7.6 fast national rating and a 12 share with 12.2 million viewers for the 1st contest between the San Francisco […]

MLB Network To Air MLB Tonight & Intentional Talk On Location

Throughout the World Series, MLB Network will produce two of its studio shows, MLB Tonight and The Abortion Known as Intentional Talk on location from San Francisco and Detroit. MLB Tonight: World Series Edition will have two pregame shows on gamedays, at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. ET, then immediately following each contest. Intentional Talk […]

Fox Prepares to Air Every Pitch of the 2012 World Series

Fox Sports is back to air the entire World Series, no matter how far it goes. Fox’s history with the World Series dates back to 1996 and since 2000, the network has aired the Fall Classic consecutively and will continue to do when the new MLB TV contract takes effect in 2014. As usual, Joe […]

2012 World Series Schedule

Now with the World Series decided, we know that the San Francisco Giants will take on the Detroit Tigers, a first-time matchup between two heritage MLB franchises. Fox Sports will have all of the games live on TV. ESPN Radio has the game on radio, of course. Here’s the schedule from Major League Baseball. 2012 […]

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area All Over World Series Coverage

What a magical time in the Bay Area. The Giants have caught the imagination of fans in Northern California (except the A’s fans) with their run in the National League Division Series and the National League Championship Series going 6-0 in elimination games, four of those on the road. Well, Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, the […]

ESPN's Baseball Tonight Heads To The World Series

As a rightsholder to Major League Baseball, ESPN gets access to the field before and after the World Series and can have Baseball Tonight live at the stadiums before Fox goes on the air. For this year’s Fall Classic, Baseball Tonight will be positioned outside the stadiums with hosts Karl Ravech and Steve Berthiaume with […]

ESPN Radio Assigns Its Crews For The MLB Postseason

ESPN Radio which has the rights to the entire MLB Postseason has provided its announcing crews for the Wild Card games all the way to the World Series. The main crew will be Dan Shulman and Orel Hershiser. They’ll begin with the AL Wild Card Game, call the American League Division Series involving the New […]

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