Morning Journal- December 4, 2009

So much happening this week, it’s no surprise we have reached Friday.  Here are some sports media news stories to end your week…

Tom Hoffarth at the LA Daily News says the sports media also need to make an appology for its coverage of the Tiger Woods accident I agree, but unfortunately this is not your father’s sports media any more…It’s really sad…

Tom has more in his Friday Media Learning Curve blog post

Phil Mushnick at the NY Post says sports TV coverage of Woods will still be favorable

Chad Finn at the Boston Globe says Tiger could only evade the media for so long

Jim Carlisle at the Ventura County Star looks at how NBC may handle the Tiger Woods accident this weekend

Another look at the media coverage of the Tiger Woods accident from Chris Zelkovich at the Toronto Star

Craig Risling at the Associated Press has the latest on the man accused of illegally videotaping ESPN’s Erin Andrews…

Mike Farrell at Multichannel News says Comcast may not be looking to create a channel to compete with ESPN…

Dan Shannoff looks at the potential for the Comcast/NBC deal to create an online sports giant…

Jay Posner at the San Diego Union Tribune has a follow-up on the Padres hiring of Dick Enberg as their television play-by-play voice…

As does John Maffei at the North County Times

Michael Hiestand at USA Today also chimes in on the Enberg story

The Cincinnati Reds have announced that Thom Bennaman will be the team’s primary television play-by-play voice…

WLWT in Cincinnati also has the Brennaman story

Matt Snyder at Fanhouse looks at the best and worst baseball broadcasters…

Bill Houston at Truth and Rumors looks at how CBC will enhance the viewing experience with online technology for tonight’s Bruins/Canadiens game…

Robert Wientraub at Slate looks at the potential of the NFL Network’s Red Zone Channel…

Richard Sandomir at the NY Times writes that the Nets losing streak has been reflected in the ratings…

Bill Doyle at the Worcester Telegram & Gazette talks college hoops with the youthful U-Mass play-by-play voice Josh Maurer...

Bob Wolfley at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel likes the work being done by ESPN College Basketball Analyst Bobby Knight…

Dan Ceasar at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has solid local ratings numbers for the Rams…

David Barron of the Houston Chronicle talks BCS with some of the announcers that will be involved with this weekend’s action.   David also has some local sports radio moves…

Ray Buck at the Fort Worth Star Telegram talks TCU football with the Moutnain West Network’s Cash Sirois…

Scott D. Pierce at the Salt Lake City Deseret News looks at how high definition has transformed the Mountain West Television Network…

Pete Dougherty at the Albany Times Union previews the SEC Championship with the CBS Television crew…

The Sporting News (on NBC Sports) reports on the thoughts of Fox’s Jimmy Johnson on the future prospects of Florida’s Tim Tebow…

Phil Rosenthal at the Chicago Tribune looks at the upcoming Big Ten Network coverage of the Silver Football award…

Jim Williams at the Washington Examiner looks at a busy weekend of television sports…

Barry Jackson at the Miami Herald previews the next entry in ESPN’s “30 for 30” documentary series, which is a look at the University of Miami football program…

Mel Bracht at the Oklahoman also looks at the ESPN documentary on “The U”

And John Scheibe at the LA Times

Carolyn Braff at the Sports Video Group looks inside ESPN’s coverage today of the World Cup 2010 draw…

Tim Lemke at the Washington Times looks at baseball’s exclusive card deal with Topps…

Ed Sherman at Crains Chicago Business has his end of the week winners and losers…

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