Links of Madness
The first night of the tournament was a great success for the NCAA and the quadrilateral of networks that televised them. They had their best ratings in 20 years. [Washington Examiner]
The pilot of Mark Schlereth's TV show is out. Again, this looks like a reaaaaaal winner. [Deadspin]
In other horrifying TV news. Damon Wayans will play Cowherd's character in his sitcom. Maybe that's a convenient way to step around the racist things Cowherd said about John Wall. [Yahoo]
This lockout stuff is serious - Ocho is trying out for an MLS team [KC Star] and Donovan McNabb is moonlighting as a college basketball analyst. [DC Sports Bog]
MLS' season opener was way up in the ratings department. In other news, look for an AA Q&A with the top soccer blogger on the web coming up very soon. [SMW]
Finally, here's a nice feature on Celtics broadcasters Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn celebrating their 30 years in the booth together. We had the privilege of talking to Mike this week in a great interview. [Boston Globe]
There are actually four games in the "First Four". You forgot to mention the other two on Wednesday night on truTV.
I'm just wondering, seeing that there are 8 locations for the 2nd and 3rd rounds (previously known as 1st and 2nd rounds), will each network take 2 sites and air all of those games or will they mix it up?