On To The Tuesday Links

Let’s get your Tuesday linkage up and posted today. Good stuff to get to. Variety’s Stuart Levine talks with NBC Sports Chairman Mark Lazarus about the Versus rebrand to NBC Sports Network and other subjects. The Associated Press has Lazarus hopeful that he can make former NBC Sports Emperor Dick Ebersol proud. Brian Steinberg at […]

XM Satellite Radio Offers Every Single MLB Game, But Not Sirius

XM Satellite Radio ramps up for the one sport the satellite service made a huge commitment and that’s baseball. I do wish as a Sirius subscriber that I could listen to the games, but I have other alternatives so I’m crying over spilled milk. But when the merger between Sirius and XM occurred, this is […]

Lots o' Press Releases

I have a bunch of press releases to post. Since this is a holiday weekend, the networks’ sports PR departments want to get things out early and be on Cape Cod by Friday at 3 p.m. so the fine people at ESPN, CBS, CNBC and Fox churned stuff out today. It leaves you the Fang’s […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 10, 11/09/08

NFL Gameday Morning – NFL Network, 10 a.m.The NFL Today – CBS, noon 1 p.m.CBS Coverage MapBaltimore at Houston – Ian Eagle/Solomon WilcotsBuffalo at New England – Dick Enberg/Randy CrossJacksonville at Detroit – Kevin Harlan/Rich GannonTennessee at Chicago – Greg Gumbel/Dan Dierdorf Fox Coverage MapGreen Bay at Minnesota – Joe Buck/Troy Aikman/Pam OliverNew Orleans at […]

The Friday Megalinks, Part I

I’m going to do this in two parts as I have several things to do at work. At least you can go through some links at first while I do some paperwork. As usual, it’s the Weekend Viewing Picks. Well, thanks to the miracle comeback by the Red Sox last night, Game 6 of the […]

A Routine Friday Megalinks

Another Friday, another edition of the Megalinks. Lots of media stories to get to, never enough time so let’s get to them and as always, there’s the Weekend Viewing Picks. The League Division Series are well underway. Both National League series are 2-0 with possibilities of sweeps on Saturday. The American League series resume tonight […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 5, 10/05/08

NFL Gameday Morning – NFL Network, 10 a.m.Fox NFL Sunday – Fox, noon 1 p.m.CBS Coverage MapIndianapolis at Houston – Greg Gumbel/Dan DierdorfKansas City at Carolina – Kevin Harlan/Rich GannonTennessee at Baltimore – Ian Eagle/Solomon WilcotsSan Diego at Miami – Screamin’ Gus Johnson/Steve Tasker Fox Coverage MapAtlanta at Green Bay – Ron Pitts/Tony Boselli/Charissa Thompson!!!Chicago […]

A Fall-like Saturday Morning Linkfest

I got up this morning and saw it was 47 degrees in Rhode Island. It’s cold. The temps are warming up now, but this feels like mid-October. Let’s do your links. Newsday’s Neil Best thought it was funny that SportsCenter anchor Stan Verrett didn’t know “Duck, Duck, Goose”. Neil also previews what YES will show […]

Done Deal, Pal! XM-Sirius Merger Finally Completed

Yesterday, I called the XM-Sirius merger approval a bit early. It’s now official. The Orbitcast satellite radio blog says the FCC gave its formal approval to the merger today, 3-2 right down party lines. FCC Chairman Kevin Martin tells Amy Schatz of the Wall Street Journal that an agreement in principle has been reached. XM […]

The Tuesday Links for You

I’ve been very busy at work in fact, it’s 5:30 p.m. ET as I write this and I’m still at the office and I’ll probably be here burning the midnight oil, but I’ll still provide you with some links today. Starting with Richard Sandomir of the New York Times, he writes about Dan Patrick and […]

Wednesday Night Update or Why Joe Buck Needs to Stop Doing Baseball

Well, I leave my office for several hours and then all hell breaks loose. We start off with Awful Announcing which goes off on Fox Sports’ Joe Buck. Buck was on the Colin Cowherd show on ESPN Radio this morning and said he doesn’t watch sports during the week and no longer enjoys doing baseball […]

Back to the Grind Links

I was enjoying my weekend, but it’s back to the grind today as I was at a jobsite earlier today and it’s the reason why these links are coming late. But I’m here and time to give you the Monday linkage. Also wanted to mention the passing of George Carlin who was a great influence […]

Here Come the Thursday Links

I’ve been in the midst of finishing some work before the holiday weekend as I won’t be in the office tomorrow. No, I’m not starting the weekend early, I’ll be at a jobsite so the Friday megalinks will be up sometime during the afternoon. Let’s get to the links while I can. Richard Sandomir from […]

Wednesday Evening Links

Our busy Wednesday is continuing. News just keeps coming out of the woodwork. David Scott of Boston Sports Media Watch says the Boston Herald’s John Tomase will finally come out of hiding and give his explanation later this week as to what happened with his mysterious source in the Patriots videotape story. And David Heuschkel […]

A Friday Megalink Day

Let’s give you the Friday media links. It’s another busy weekend for both viewing and awards as the New England Emmy Awards will be handed out on Saturday. I’ll have a list as soon as it’s made available. In the meantime, let’s go over your viewing weekend. Weekend Viewing Picks One of the bigger events […]

Thursday Links

Time to give you some links on this Thursday. Newsday’s Neil Best has a bunch of blog posts today as he approaches his one year blog anniversary. First, Neil writes that WFAN maintains a healthy lead in the ratings over sports radio rival ESPN 1050. Neil shows us where he blogs from every day. Neil […]

Some Additional Monday Links

I’ll give you some more links on this Monday afternoon. From the Sports Media Watch, Tennis Week is reporting that ESPN has picked up the rights to the final leg of tennis’ Grand Slam, the US Open starting in 2009. Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News writes that if true, ESPN would have the rights to […]

Some Monday Night Stuff

Ok, let’s give you some linkage as it appears the Montreal Canadiens will advance to the second round of the NHL playoffs. Starting with Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch, he has his weekly Media Circus column. Bruce Allen of the Boston Sports Media Watch has news from the Comcast SportsNet New England people stating that Game […]

Our Friday Night Links

Time to give you some links this evening. Neil Best of Newsday reports that Stephen A. Smith will end his ESPN Radio show next Thursday. Neil says that Earl “The Pearl” Monroe will join Mike Breen and Walt “Clyde” Frazier on Knicks game broadcasts. And one blog post from earlier this week, Neil says Fox […]

Thursday Links

Let’s give you some links for Thursday. Newsday’s Neil Best says new New York Knicks Donnie Walsh did his best to schmooze the media during his introductory press conference on Wednesday. And in his blog, Neil says a new era between the Knicks and the media began with free sandwiches and cookies. Richard Sandomir and […]