Game Four Is Highest Rated NBA Playoff Game For Boston

From ESPN: Sunday night’s NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 4 on ESPN – in which Boston defeated Miami in overtime to even their series 2-2 - delivered a 7.9 overnight rating, the highest ever for an NBA playoff game on cable (records back to 2003), according to Nielsen. The game peaked with a 10.7 rating … Continue reading Game Four Is Highest Rated NBA Playoff Game For Boston

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Three Wednesday Afternoon Items

Just three media-related items that I thought I would pass along... Sports coverage overdose - Emerson College journalism professor Mark Leccese writes the "Gatekeeper" blog for Boston.com. He touches on a lot of media items, and today his focus is on the saturation of sports media coverage in this area. I agree with much of what … Continue reading Three Wednesday Afternoon Items

06.04.09 Afternoon

Due to conflicts with actual work, Bob Ekstrom's Blog Links will not appear this week... If you thought that the Patriots/Jets circus would simmer down a little after Eric Mangini was fired, think again. Rex Ryan is hear, and he's not going to kiss Bill Belichick's rings. Yes, he actually did say that. Check Patriots Daily for … Continue reading 06.04.09 Afternoon

Monday Wrap

A few links while still shaking my head in amazement over Randy Cross exclaiming "Now the Patriots will have a taste of what Mike Holmgren and the Seahawks have dealt with this season" when Mike Vrabel was slow to get up after a play in the first half yesterday. Sure, the Seahawks have had a … Continue reading Monday Wrap

Pedroia Named AL MVP

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was named AL MVP today by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Chad Finn has story on Boston.com. Sean McAdam has the story on the Herald website. Alex Speier weighs in on  WEEI.com. Tony Massarotti points to the 18 at-bats when Pedroia stepped into the cleanup role after Manny Ramirez was traded as what tipped … Continue reading Pedroia Named AL MVP