US Tennis TV is Stale

We live in a world where a little kindness can go a long way.  Complaining is the norm.  I am about to go with the grain, and I don’t particularly like doing so.  Yet, I think tennis as presented in the US by ESPN and NBC and, to a lesser extent, the Tennis Channel could…

Strokes of Genius Documentary Airs on July 1st

While I consider Novak Djokovic’s 5 set 2012 Australian Open final victory over Rafael Nadal to be the greatest match ever played (to this point?), this should be an interesting documentary.

Sinclair Broadcast Group Owning the Tennis Channel Raises Issues

In January 2016, the Sinclair Broadcast Group bought Tennis Channel for $350 million.  Sinclair Broadcast Group is currently embroiled in a scandal in which anchors at its many television stations read strikingly similar statements lobbing salvos against more mainstream news sources in the US.  Sinclair did not publicize its role in crafting or promoting these…

Tennis Bracket Challenge from the Tennis Channel

Like many of the top pros in tennis, I am battling both a cold and a wrist injury on the cusp of the 2016 Australian Open.  Fortunately, I simply need to write about rather than play tennis. The Tennis Channel has a great opportunity for fans to have some fun with bracket contests for both…

Tennis and Television: Opportunities Abound

Who doesn’t want to deliver material like this to a wider audience? The NHL Lockout is a Potential Opportunity Tennis even with a slightly shorter season produces a lot of material TV networks can use.  Tournaments run from January 1 through the first week in November.  Just this week 5 tournaments plus the Hopman Cup…