Monday Night Linkage

Let’s do some linkage this evening. I’ve found enough links to warrant a post.

From Sports Business Journal, Eric Fisher writes that will be relaunching in September. 

Eric says the founders of will be launching a new site of their own.

Tripp Mickle of SBJ says the man who created the channels that became ESPN Classic and CBS College Sports is now advising Major League Soccer on its media rights negotiations.

Andrea Domanick of Broadcasting & Cable says a PGA Championship overrun helped CBS to win the Sunday primetime ratings.

An Arkansas radio personality was fired from her job after she wore a Florida hat to a press conference held by Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino. 

In the Huffington Post, Brian Frederick who heads up the Sports Fans Coalition says Comcast is not doing right by Portland Trail Blazers fans.

Tim Fitzpatrick who’s the Vice President of Communications for the Comcast Sports Group replies to Frederick.

Noted baseball writer Jonah Keri has a review of MLB Network’s documentary on the 1994 Montreal Expos.

CNBC’s Darren Rovell says English Premier League team Blackpool might be the biggest underdog in the history of pro sports.

Ken Schott from the Schenectady Gazette looks at the Fox Sports NFL announcing lineup for this season.

Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post’s DC Sports Bog recaps the call made by DC NFL team’s DeAngelo Hall to a local sports radio station in an attempt to fend off criticisms.

Jim Williams from the Washington Examiner says a DC radio producer has a new job in Baltimore.

Sarah Talalay in the South Florida Sun Sentinel says the Orange Bowl could be close to a new sponsor. 

Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News notes that former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach will be doing work on CBS College Sports this season.

John Kiesewetter of the Cincinnati Enquirer notes that some viewers in the local area were not blacked out of the Broncos-Bengals like they were supposed to be.

Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News says a SoCal radio personality, who was also the color man for the Kings, has passed away.

Maury Brown from the Biz of Baseball interviews new Texas Rangers owner Chuck Greenberg.

And that will do it for the links tonight.

About Ken Fang

Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013. He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television. Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.