Saturday Journal- October 24, 2009

Welcome to another weekend!  Here are some sports media news stories on our doorstep this Saturday…

Danny Gallagher at the McKinney-Courier Gazette has word of a defamation lawsuit filed against Deadspin by former ESPN NFL analyst Sean Salisbury…

In preparation of today’s College Gameday telecast in Utah, Kerry Kinsey of the local ABC affiliate speaks with ESPN’s Chris Fowler

Chelsi Moy at the Missoulian has the latest on University of Montana coach Bobby Hauck’s continued stonewalling of the University’s student newspaper

Barry Horn at the Dallas Morning News has the story of local boy and Phillies announcer Scott Franzke..

Allan Pergament at the Buffalo News says the success of the Yankees have given a boost to local TV ratings

KTAR Radio in Phoenix announced that all World Series games will be aired on the station beginning next week…

Neil Best at Newsday has word of a local Internet radio program beginning a stint on over-the-air radio this weekend

Dave Hughes writing at the Press Box in Baltimore has local sports radio ratings numbers

Michael Brotticelli at Broadcast Engineering looks at the MLB’s central graphical production system...

Ray Ratto at the San Francisco Chronicle says when the Golden State Warriors make national news…it’s rarely a good thing

Bryan Crawford at Slam Magazine thinks NBA TV’s coverage of the sport will suffer with the loss of Gary Payton..

David Tanklefsky at Broadcasting and Cable has more on the new carriage agreements for NBA TV

Bruce Allen at Boston Sports Media Watch has word on the move of NBC’s Tom E. Curran to Comcast Sports New England

Jim Williams at the Washington Examiner talks Redskins with ESPN’s Mike Golic

Rick Rouan of the Youngstown, OH Vindicator has news of the possible inclusion of the NFL Network on local Armstrong cable outlets

Eric Fish at the Flint Journal does not think much of ESPN’s John Buccigross’ coverage of the NHL

Ed Sherman at Crains Chicago Business has word of changes to the Chicago Tribune’s Sports Section

The Talk Radio News Service through the University of New Mexico has the story of ESPN’s Hannah Storm advocating for health coverage of childhood disorders

Busy weekend…That’s all for today…Enjoy!


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