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 […]

A Friday Update

Let’s give you some more links on this getaway Friday. The voting for Darren Rovell’s Minor League Baseball Logo Contest has reached the Final Four. Darren wants you to vote for one finalist today. Newsday’s Neil Best has been blogging like crazy today, this despite being on a vacation. But that’s ok. I’m always glad […]

Giving You A Wednesday Update

Having gotten some important work done, it’s time to give you some linkage on this Wednesday afternoon on the East Coast. Three things from the Sports Media Watch. First, Paul Sen says the joint decision by the NFL and NBC to move the league’s season opener on September 4 from 8:30 p.m. ET to 7 […]

A Wednesday Link Thing

Let’s do our links for today. Starting with a very strange story out of David Scott of Boston Sports Media Watch breaks the news that the website somehow listed the late Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle in its transactions page and inexplicably left it there for two days. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand has CBS’ spin […]

More on the XM-Sirius Merger

Earlier today, the Department of Justice approved the buyout of XM Satellite Radio by Sirius. The agreement between the two companies had been announced early in 2007, but inexplicably, it took more than a year for the DOJ to come to a decision. In fact, it took 399 days from the day of announcement to […]

BREAKING NEWS: DOJ Approves Sirius and XM Satellite Radio Merger

The Department of Justice has approved the merger between XM and Sirius Satellite Radio. Next, the FCC has to approve it, but that is seen to be a formality at this point. For sports fans, this means that there will be one stop shopping, no more dividing of all sports between the two services. You […]

Tuesday Night Stuff

I’ll give you some more links today. When I started this morning, I really did not want to update things, but it ended up being quite busy, so you just never know when you start. Let’s get to the linkage. The Sports Media Watch has the final weekend ratings. Joe Favorito’s Sports Marketing and Public […]

A Tuesday Morning Thing

I’m dragging today and not in the mood to blog, but blog I will because I serve you. So it’s time to give you some links. Let’s start off with ESPN Ombudsman Le Anne Schreiber who says in reviewing ten days of SportsCenter, she was actually pleased to see fewer gimmicks and more highlights. The […]

Some Monday Links

On this day after Selection Sunday, I give you some linkage. Also, don’t forget to visit my 1st Annual College Basketball TV Awards. I admit they were ESPN-heavy, but it had most of the major games this season. Check them out. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand says Bob Knight is keeping things simple while doing his […]

Friday Megalinks – Conference Tournament Edition

It’s a busy weekend for college basketball as the Conference Tournaments lead to Selection Sunday. The major conferences are all in action this weekend and they will give fans plenty of action to watch. And by 7 p.m. Sunday, fans will debate which team deserved to get in and which team did not. It’s all […]

The Thursday Links Gift Wrapped for You

Let’s get to the links. Last night, I somehow got hooked into watching the Big Brother Head of Household competition which stretched to about 1:20 a.m. I got out at 12:40 a.m. because I couldn’t take it anymore. Anyway, if you’re a BB fan, you can keep up to date at the Reality Fan Forum […]