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After having my day planned for me today, I’m now back at home. I’ll see if there are any links of interest.

Some news from Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated. He tweets that Efan Ekoku will be Martin Tyler’s partner for the World Cup Final game on July 11 on ABC.

Tim Kurkjian of ESPN notes that colleague Buck Showalter is a possible candidate for the Baltimore Orioles managing job.

Greg Rosenthal of Pro Football Talk notes that Sports Illustrated’s Peter King is reporting that our troops stationed if Afghanistan want their NFL Network.

Reid Spencer from the Sporting News advises NASCAR to be careful in tweaking its Chase For The Cup series.

Sarah Talalay of the South Florida Sun Sentinel says LeBron James and other potential NBA free agents could save a lot of money by going to the Sunshine State thanks to no income tax. 

Sarah crunches some more numbers regarding the income tax.

David Barron of the Houston Chronicle shares his thoughts on ESPN/ABC’s World Cup announcers.

The Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette reports that Iowa State could stand to gain a lot of TV revenue this season.

Dusty Saunders in the Denver Post (I want to write Rocky Mountain News, but it’s long gone unfortunately) says there’s too much talking on Colorado Rockies broadcasts on FSN Rocky Mountain.

Tom Hoffarth in the Los Angeles Daily News has your SoCal sports calendar for this week.

The Toronto Star’s Chris Zelkovich says CBC stepped up to the plate during the Queen’s Plate on Sunday.

Sports Media Watch looks at the State of the Networks, first ABC, then NBC.

Amanda Bruno of Batter-up with Bruno is not a fan of the constant on-air promos that clutter Red Sox games on NESN.

Sox & Dawgs has an Olympia Sports ad featuring Red Sox pitching ace Jon Lester.

In the Biz of Baseball, Pete Toms reviews Last Week in Baseball including Fox’s primetime ratings, MLB Network ratings and a cable carriage dispute resolution in Central Illinois.

That’s all we have tonight. Back to a full slate of links when we all return to work on Tuesday.

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