Sunday Stuff

by Ken Fang on August 2, 2009

While I’m in between my office and heading back home, let me try to give you some links today.

Newsday’s Neil Best says there are good tickets still available for the Giants’ last season at Giants Stadium

Phil Mushnick of the New York Post puts the blame of steroids in baseball squarely on the shoulders of MLB Walking, Talking Conflict of Interest Bud Selig and MLB Players Association cockroach Don Fehr.

Roger Catlin of the Hartford Courant talks with’s Bill Simmons about ESPN Films “30 for 30″ documentary project.

Ken Schott of the Schenectady Gazette says SI’s Peter King will be in New York’s Capital Region on Monday.

Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner wonders why is it that a Baltimore sports talk show gives the best information on the Nationals.

Jim says Comcast subscribers get access to ESPN360 starting this weekend.

Jim writes that former CBS NFL Today analyst Irv Cross quietly paved roads for minorities on TV.

Dave Weekley of the Charleston (WV) Gazette writes that the SEC is the standard for other conferences as far as media rights fees are concerned.

George Diaz from the Orlando Sentinel talks with ESPN’s Lee Corso who’s been recovering from a stroke he suffered back in May.

The Sentinel provides a timeline of Corso’s career both in football and in coaching.

Ben Volin of the Palm Beach Post says the ESPN/SEC deal only made a rich conference even richer.

Also in the Sentinel, Matt Humphrey writes about Corso and gives some video of some of his past picks on College Gameday.

Larry Harstein of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that ESPN’s College Gameday appears to be heading to Atlanta for the first game of the season.

Michael Rand of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune talks with Batting Stance Guy.

Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News profiles the world’s number 2 men’s doubles tennis team, the Bryans who love playing music.

To the great Sports Media Watch which has its weekend ratings predictions.

SMW has some ratings news and notes.

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that NFL Network gets more viewers this weekend as its added to Comcast’s systems.

Joe Favorito bids the printed media guide farewell.

Joe points out two sports entities which you may not think of as being “green”.

And Joe says UFC is more media savvy than you might give it credit for.

The Big Lead says golfing train wreck John Daly is shooting a reality show for Golf Channel.

The 38 Cliches blog has some constructive criticism for NESN Red Sox analyst Dave Roberts.

Amanda Bruno from the Batter-up with Bruno does not appreciate Red Sox-bashing on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight.

That’s it for now.

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