Morning Journal- November 5, 2009

Happy Thursday!  The Yankees are once again World Champions of baseball. Here are some sports media stories since our last update yesterday morning…

Bob Raissman at the NY Daily News reports on how the Yankees radio team handled the end of the World Series.

Phil Mushnick at the NY Post doesn’t think baseball talk on television this postseason was too smart

Michael Hiestand at USA Today looks at NASCAR’s displeasure with ABC’s coverage of last weekend race at Talladega…

Mike McCarthy at USA Today reports that ESPN may be interested in bidding for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament TV rights

Lewis Lazare at the Chicago Sun Times looks at the local radio ratings

Tom Jicha at the South Florida Sun Sentinel answers a readers question about the number of sports radio stations in the region

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has the story of a CBS columnist calling for the firing of Browns’ coach Eric Mangini

Dave Kindred, writing for the National Sports Journalism Center at Indiana University, talks about the days of spats among sportswriters

Chris Mottram at SB Nation was not impressed by the ESPN documentary on the death of Len Bias

Scott Dochterman at the Cedar Rapids Gazette talks NFL, MLB, and the Big Ten Network

Mike Murphy at the Bleacher Report says the national media is not giving enough respect to Iowa

Hallie Mann at the Daily Kansan talks Jayhawk football with CBS’s Dennis Dodd

Former coach John Mackovic writing for the Palm Springs Desert Sun believes only the media are looking for a college football playoff series

The Charlotte Observer’s Gold Mine Blog has a look at the A-10 college basketball television schedule

Jim Williams at the Washington Examiner talks with former Lions GM Matt Millen on his return to the broadcast booth

The Detroit News also has a piece on Matt Millen

EPL Talk gets on ESPN’s case for not acknowledging the correct stadium of the EPL’s Arsenal Football Club…

Chris Byrne at Eye on Sports Media has the story of some new hires at the NBC Sports Communications office

Donna Goodison at the Boston Herald reports on Comcast Sports Net New England seeking the court’s permission to continue to use a name for a program which promotes aspiring student sportscasters..

Bob Wolfley at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel talks Marquette hoops with North Carolina coach Roy Williams, who is out with a new book..

Ed Sherman at Crains Chicago Business looks at upgrades to the Bulls website...

Richard Sandomir at the NY Times catches up with Knicks coach Mike D’Antonio after the taping of his weekly MSG coaches show

Barry Horn at the Dallas Morning News has the latest local sports radio ratings...

The Boston Sports Media Watch…and Ken Fang at Fangs Bites, is reporting on a potential change of scenery for baseball scribe Gordon Edes..

William Houston at Truth and Rumors looks at some hefty ratings numbers for Phil Kessel’s debut Tuesday with the Maple Leafs…

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