Morning Journal- October 20, 2009

Here are some of the sports media news items out and about this morning…

The Sports Media Watch has the ratings numbers for last weekend’s SEC on CBS…

Mel Bracht at the Oklahoman, reviews the next installment of the ESPN “30 for 30” documentary series… By the way, I’ll have my review later today.

Mel also has the unfortunate news of the Jim Nantz’ divorce proceedings

Will Leitch at New York Magazine speaks with Yankees beat writer Mark Feinsand

Bob Raissman at the NY Daily News says Fox is already looking forward to the Yankees in the World Series

Diane Pucin at the LA Times has her look at Fox’ coverage of game 3 of the ALCS…and TBS’ coverage of game 4 of the NLCS

Ed Sherman at Crains Chicago Business says football out paced the baseball playoffs in Los Angeles

Richard Sandomir at the NY Times writes a similar story on the lack of eyeballs for the playoffs in LA

Austin Meek at the Topeka Capital-Journal has upcoming local college football television schedule

Reuters (through Sports Biz Asia) reports that the NBA is doing more to market to Hispanic fans

The NHL has word that the NHL Network is up for a Gemini Award

Phil at Gauxin has a wrap-up of Blogs with Balls 2.0

David Carr at the NY Times suggests the job of a sports beat writer may be handled by machines

The Carson City Record Courier has the basketball television schedule for the University of Nevada…


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