The Red Sox are in Chicago to take on the Cubs for a weekend series at Wrigley Field. Expect plenty more of Theo Epstein throughout the weekend as the former Red Sox GM faces his former team for the first time.
Also on tap is the U.S. Open, taking place at the Olympic Club in San Francisco. NBC and ESPN have the coverage of the event.
The Patriots wrapped up the offseason portion of their team activities by canceling the final practice of minicamp. Next stop, training camp. Get all the Patriots stories this morning at PatriotsLinks.com.
A few media-related links this morning for your perusal and discussion:
In NBA coverage, TNT team beats ESPN group – Chad Finn loves Mike Breen and thinks that Mike Felger’s Celtics bashing really isn’t all that responsible for his show’s May ratings loss to WEEI. He has a few other media items as well.
Inside Look: How The Boston Celtics Win in Social Media and Digital – Celtics Senior Director of Interactive Media Peter Stringer talks to Brian Solis about the winning strategies the Celtics employ in the digital world.
David Duval’s Roller Coaster Career Goes Through Broadcast Booth – In my SB Nation Boston media column, I’ve got former World #1 golfer David Duval taking an involuntary break from his clubs to serve as an analyst on ESPN’s coverage of the U.S. Open this weekend.
D.A. rules at the top of the Hub – John Molori talks to 98.5 evening host Damon Amendolara about coming to Boston sports radio as an outsider, and about his golf passion.
ESPN’s Sean McDonough to have surgery on bone near brain – Michael Hiestand of USA Today has former Red Sox broadcaster Sean McDonough needing to undergo brain surgery for a rare condition.