Just a couple pieces of cheap self-promotional junk from me today. (Don't tell Bruce) I'll be back for Sports Media Musings on Friday... First, I made an appearence on TSN's ESPN affiliate to talk about an array of Boston sports topics. Check out the 10 minute spot here. Secondly, yesterday marked the debut of the … Continue reading Michael Holley on War Room, The Globe, The Sports Hub, & Much More!
This column originally appeared in the November 25th, 2009 issue of Patriots Football Weekly. Visser no stranger to Pats success By Bruce Allen "Hi, I'm Lesley Visser, I know Will McDonough." With those eight words, Lesley Visser, the longtime CBS sportscaster voted this past summer as the No. 1 Female Sportscaster of All-Time, would approach … Continue reading From The PFW Archives – An Interview With Lesley Visser
We've been having issues with the site here going up and down all morning. At this point, it is unclear whether it is a server issue, or some sort of attack. You can check for updates on Twitter ( @bruceallen ) or on Google + - Boston Sports Media Watch Thanks for your patience.
I've got the day off today, (it's election day!) but didn't want to be accused of not posting the report cards after a Patriots loss, as I was last week. Making The Grades – Giants at Patriots - Jeremy Gottlieb on Patriots Daily is his usual brutally honest self. Patriots Report Card - Ron Borges is the … Continue reading Fading Patriots Grade Out Poorly
Eli Manning did it to the Patriots again, leading a last second touchdown drive to beat New England after the Patriots had just scored a touchdown of their own to take a late lead. The Patriots defense had some decent moments yesterday, but simply could not get it done when it counted, allowing the Giants … Continue reading Another Giant Disappointment For Patriots
Ok, let's get this done. Lots of linkage from yesterday and today. I need to catch up. Let's go. Check out your Weekend Viewing Picks for the sports and entertainment programming for Saturday and Sunday. National Mike McCarthy of USA Today wonders if there's a glass ceiling for women in sports television. Former Comcast SportsNet … Continue reading Unleashing Some Friday Megalinks
One of the hardest things to do as a columnist is write a strong lede. I can't tell you how much this is stressed to me on a daily basis. Above everything else, you need to grab the audience by the collar with a strong pun that says, "Put your feet up and stay for a … Continue reading Sports Media Musings: Former ESPN VP Allegedly Exposes Himself In Front of Erin Andrews, Quick Musings
A few quick links this morning as we get ready for Sports Media Musings, coming in around noon today... Media Roundup - Last night's NFL Network's "A Football Life" on Tom Landry got me thinking about Bill Belichick, and how we're going to view this era 20 years from now. Anik gets shot calling MMA … Continue reading Reflections on Tom Landry and Other Media Links
So I've been slightly out of the loop this week, but from what I can gather, this week has pretty much turned into a referendum on the coaching tenure of Bill Belichick. An ugly loss to Pittsburgh, coupled with seemingly questionable roster decisions, a shaky recent draft history and topped off by some off-the-field antics has … Continue reading Belichick Referendum Week Continues…
I'm under the weather here for another day, but well enough for a little shameless self-promotion, as BSMW got a nice mention, and I'm quoted in this Mike Tanier column in The New York Times. Talking Trash, Just to Be Heard I hope to be back with regular links for tomorrow.