Late Day Journal- November 5, 2009

Here are more sports media news stories that crossed our desk since this morning…

James Hibberd at the Hollywood Reporter has the World Series Game 6 ratings numbers

Hibberd also has the news that Comedy Central and the Onion will collaborate on a new comedy of a sports news program..‘s Adena Andrews talks to ESPN’s Bill Simmons on his new basketball book

Ben Klayman at Reuters has word of plans by Disney to rename its sports complex to ESPN

John Altavilla at the Hartford Courant reports that UConn will be streaming some of its preseaon games

The Wiz of Odds has some snippets from college football writers from around the country

Tides Sports is reporting that former All American Marty Lyons will make an appearance on the CBSSports tailgate show this weekend

Crimson Confidential has video of ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit talking Bama football heading into this weeks game with LSU…

Mel Bracht at the Oklahoman looks at this weekend’s college football schedule.  Mel also looks at the NBA TV analysis of the Thunder/Lakers game…

Bruce Allen at Boston Sports Media Watch looks at the Boston media’s rough handling of Dolphins LB Joey Porter...

The AP (through USA Today) reports on the suspension of the new television deal to carry the Italian Serie A soccer league…

Jayda Evans at the Seattle Times answers the question as to whether ESPN’s Nancy Lieberman is being unfairly criticized

Chris Byrne at Eye on Sports Media has a look at the logo for the 2011 Final Four in Houston


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