What They’re Saying- June 5, 2009

It’s another Friday, so lets look at what some of the sports media columnists are writing today…

Neil Best at Newsday reports on NBC’s plans for the U.S. Open Golf Championship at Bethpage Black.

Bob Raissman at the NY Daily News looks at the attention being paid Yankees radio voice John Sterling…

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald tells us why he feels the MLB Network is the best of the league-branded television products…

Scott D. Pearce at the Salt Lake City Deseret News does not have kind words for the local Comcast Sports Net production of last week’s Salt Lake MLS contest.

John Ryan at the San Jose Mercury News has some local media news at the end of his Morning Buzz piece online.

Tom Hoffarth at the LA Daily News questions whether ABC’s Jeff Van Gundy can be objective in his analysis of brother Stan’s coaching in the NBA Finals…

Mel Bracht at the Oklahoman also questions Van Gundy’s objectiveness…

As does Bill Doyle of the Worcester Telegram and Gazette

John Maffei at the North County Times looks at NBC’s hiring of Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison for its NFL pre-game show…

Bob Wolfley at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel also chimes in on NBC’s new NFL hires…

Jay Posner of the San Diego Union Tribune reports on a local man who is the new producer of the NFL Network’s primetime package of games.

Diane Pucin at the LA Times tells us the NBA’s multimedia arm is producing content they hope will get the attention of ABC…

Chad Finn at the Boston Globe has a piece on the on-air shenanigans of TNT’s Charles Barkley…

Dan Caesar of the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports local NHL fans have no place to listen to the Stanley Cup Finals on radio…

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