Some Labor Day Holiday Links

Some Labor Day Holiday Links

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Some Labor Day Holiday Links

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Before I have to head out to the office (again, my day has been planned for me), I’ll provide you with some linkage.

Ken McMillan of the Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record liked the work of ESPN’s Eric Collins and Shaun King in Friday’s Army-Temple game.

Joe Favorito looks at the athletic background of Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

Tom Jones of the St. Petersburg Times looks back at the weekend of televised sports.

Dusty Saunders of the Rocky Mountain News says one local sports station has not only changed its frequency, but has also changed its sound.

The Baseball Hall of Fame has released the candidates for the Ford C. Frick Award, the local broadcaster who will be inducted into the Hall next year. Voice of the Seattle Mariners Dave Niehaus was inducted this year.

Maury Brown from the Biz of Baseball has comments from TBS’ Chip Carey and Buck Martinez during yesterday’s White Sox-Red Sox game.

I don’t know how I missed this. Awful Announcing has the very first commercial starring ESPN’s Erin Andrews.

The Sports Media Watch says ABC’s Saturday Night Football got off to a hot start.

Dave Ornauer of the Stars and Stripes newspaper says Armed Forces Network offers up a lot of college football for our enlisted men and women.

Chris Zelkovich of the Toronto Star talks about changes that are coming to Canada’s third all-sports network, The Score.

Grant Robertson of the Toronto Globe and Mail says The Score’s owners are investing a lot of money in these changes.

The Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch says a local golfer will be featured on a Golf Channel special on up-and-coming golfers getting tutored by an acclaimed swing coach.

In his mailbag, Sports Illustrated tennis writer Jon Wertheim talks about YouTube launching a new US Open channel (scroll down).

Ann LoPrinzi of the Times of Trenton (NJ) talks with the Boston Globe’s/ESPN’s/Tennis Channel’s Bud Collins about his new book on tennis.

There you have it. Not many links, but it’s not about quantity, it’s about quality. I may be back with another update, keep your RSS feeds updated.

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