Friday Journal- December 11, 2009

We’ve reached the end of another week.  Here are some sports media news stories since our last visit…

The Associated Press (here via NBC Sports) reports that a guilty plea is expected from the man who allegedly stalked ESPN’s Erin Andrews…

Tom Hoffarth at the LA Daily News looks at the top 10 movers and shakers in sports media over the last decade… Toe expands upon the list in a blog post…

CBS Sports is reporting on its chart topping SEC ratings numbers for 2009

David Barron at the Houston Chronicle writes on those in the media bashing the BCS system…

Richard Sandomir at the NY Times says NBC is still committed to Notre Dame football…

Jim Williams at the Washington Examiner talks with CBS’ Gary Danielson in preparation of tomorrow’s Army/Navy tilt…

Dave Southorn at the Idaho Press reports on a renewal of the radio contract for Boise State football…

Scott D. Pierce at the Salt Lake City Deseret News says the BCS really did not do TCU any favors in matching them up with Boise State…

Alan Schwarz at the Times looks the issue of concussions in football through broadcast analysts…

Jay Posner at the San Diego Union Tribune talks with Chargers and Texas Rangers voice Johs Lewin…

Bob Raissman at the NY Daily News looks at the media frenzy around baseball’s winter meetings…

Diane Pucin at the LA Times delves into the move of Peter Gammons from ESPN to MLB Network…

Jim Carlisle at the Ventura County Star also looks at the Gammons move..

As does Pete Dougherty at the Albany Times Union…

Jim Bray at the National Post looks at a new broadcast home for Buck Martinez…

Bill Houston at Truth & Rumors also has the Martinez story

And here’s the Toronto Star’s Chris Zelkovich’s take on the Martinez move

Jim Williams at the Washington Examiner looks at the Martinez move through the eyes of MASN…

Bruce Dowbiggin at the Toronto Globe and Mail looks at rising ratings for local sports radio…

Bob Wolfley at the  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel likes that ESPN is investigating the business that is college athletics…

Jorge Milian at the Palm Beach Post looks at the ESPN “30 for 30” documentary The U, featuring the University of Miami Football quad of the 1908’s…

Ray Buck at the Forth Worth Star Telegram looks at a Fox Sports Southwest special on the Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki

Chad Finn at the Boston Globe goes behind the scenes at a new Comcast Sports Net New England television production…

Ed Sherman at Crain’s Chicago Business has his weekly winners and losers…

Tim Lemke at the Washington Times looks at the connection between soccer fans the the use of social media…

John Pittaresi at the Utica Observer Dispatch has the story of ESPN Radio making an entrance into the local radio market…

John Maffei at the North County Times looks at the local production of high school football championships…

Dave Kindred at the National Sports Journalism Center at Indiana University writes of how sports always brings with it something unique for the sportswriter…

Phjil Mushnick at the NY Post says Tiger Woods will not be too negatively impacted by those seeking his product endorsements…

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