Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC Female Audience Strong For World Cup ESPN Denies Wanting To Dial Down Olbermann IndyCar Gets Best Cable Audience In Years Xfinity Series Audience Lower On Fox Sports U.S.-Germany Sets Fox Soccer Record Media Notes Discovery Looking To Sublicense Olympic Rights Sources: FS1 Cutting Back News Operation ESPN Changes Format For MLB ASG Reveal
SBD/Issue 204/Sports Media
Blog Hound: Favre Drama Dominates Weekend Blog Discussions
Published July 14, 2008
Over the weekend, the most popular topic in the blogosphere was former NFLer Brett Favre and the Packers and whether Favre would play football again. Other hot topics were the news that CBS college basketball analyst Billy Packer would not return next season; former MLBer Jose Canseco getting knocked out in the first round of a celebrity boxing match; an FBI investigation into Nationals GM Jim Bowden's alleged involvement in a financial scandal involving signing players from the Dominican Republic; and Knicks G Stephon Marbury reportedly getting a tattoo of the logo of his Starbury shoe line on his head. Visit www.sportsmediachallenge.com for more info or see chart below.