Saturday Links

by Ken Fang on September 12, 2009

Ok, let’s do some linkage on this rainy Saturday in New England. Watching tennis and college football as no one is in the office building and I’m taking advantage watching the DirecTV system here. Nice to know they have TV here.

Let’s do the links.

Chad Finn of the Boston Globe writes about ESPN Radio pulling its programming from its Boston affiliate and raises the possibility of it entering into an alliance with Entercom, the owner of sports radio powerhouse WEEI. Interesting. Thanks to Bruce Allen of Boston Sports Media Watch for the link.

The New York Times’ Richard Sandomir writes about the continuing feud between Cablevision and Tennis Channel.

Since I can no longer link to Ken Schott’s column in the Schenectady Gazette as I don’t have a paid subscription, I’ll try to link to his blog for as long as I can. Here’s his entry on the revised US Open TV schedule.

Sal Interdonato of the Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record talks with former ESPN’er Dave Ryan who makes his debut on CBS College Sports today.

Alan Pergament of the Buffalo News writes about the continuing dispute between NFL Network and Time Warner.

Dan Gross from the Philadelphia Inquirer writes that sports radio talker Howard Eskin might be getting a co-host.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports an NBC cameraman was injured while trying to install a camera for Thursday night’s NFL season opener.

Jim Williams from the Washington Examiner looks at the better college football games to watch on both TV and online today.

Jim says the service academies are part of CBS College Sports’ football quadrupleheader today.
Jim writes that CBS and ESPN2 will be sharing the finals at the US Open, weather permitting.
Leonard Shapiro of the Washington Post scolds two reporters for wearing Redskins polo shirts during the team’s exhibition game broadcasts last month.

Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News looks at how Cowboys analyst Babe Laufenberg went from backup QB to one of the Metroplex’s busiest sports personalities.

The Associated Press recaps Erin Andrews’ appearance on a notorious manhater’s show on Friday.

Joe Favorito says Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter is not flashy even though his brand is very solid.

NBC Sports will a special on the late Payne Stewart next weekend.

The Big Lead noticed former WHDH reporter Wendi Nix on College Gameday this morning. As did I. Could not miss that.

And that’s going to do it for today. Have a good Saturday and try to stay dry if it’s raining where you are.

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