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Media Roundup: Golf Channel Hopes For Big Weekend With PGA Championship

Golf Channel has seen an impressive rise in ratings over the past year, and it is in position for even better things with the 2012 PGA Championship, which began on Thursday and runs through Sunday at The Ocean Course in South Carolina.

Media Roundup: Did Boston Media Influence The Booing Of Josh Beckett?

Josh Beckett left Tuesday night's game against the Detroit Tigers in the third inning with a back injury, all while being booed by the Fenway Park crowd. Did the Boston media play a role in the booing of Beckett? Bruce Allen takes a look.

Media Roundup: NBC Pulling Out All Stops For Their Olympics Coverage

After paying $1.3 billion for the right to air the 2012 Summer Olympics, NBC has come out with their promotional guns blazing to draw in maximum coverage and viewership across its network of stations.

Media Roundup: 'NFL AM' To Offer Football Fans An Early Start

NFL AM, a new four-hour morning NFL show that debuts at 6 a.m. on July 30, will offer fans an alternative to regular sports shows like SportsCenter and First Take.

Media Roundup: Examining Gary Tanguay's New Confrontational Style

Gary Tanguay, the longtime host of Sports Tonight at Comcast SportsNet New England, has recently adopted a confrontational style in his reporting and fan interaction. Bruce Allen examines in his weekly media roundup.

Media Roundup: Erin Andrews Moves On From ESPN To FOX Sports

Erin Andrews made the decision to move on from ESPN, where her skills as a sideline reporter earned her national fame, and re-join the FOX Sports network, where she will work with the network's college football and NFL coverage.

Media Roundup: Times Have Changed In MLB, As Evident By Clay Buchholz Charity 'Scandal'

Times certainly have changed in baseball, and that became even more evident after Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz attended a charity event (but did not drink) after recently getting out of the hospital for intestinal bleeding.

Media Roundup: Wimbledon 2012 Makes Jump From NBC To ESPN

Wimbledon will be broadcast on ESPN this year and for the next 12 years as the Worldwide Leader locked down the rights to the historic tennis tournament after it had aired NBC for the last 43 years. What changes can we expect?

Media Roundup: David Duval's Roller Coaster Career Goes Through Broadcast Booth

David Duval was once on par with greats like Tiger Woods, but after his golf game abandoned him, his roller coaster career has made a pitstop in the broadcast booth, where he will serves as an ESPN analyst for the 2012 U.S. Open.

Media Roundup: NBC Hopes For Triple Crown In Belmont Stakes

I'll Have Another is chasing history as the horse needs only one more win at the 2012 Belmont Stakes to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 2008. NBC will televise the race, and as usual, they're pulling out all the stops.

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