What’s included in today’s weekly sports media column (linked here): The previously posted blog item about how Jiggs McDonald, Rich Marotta and Pete Weber, voices from the Kings’ past, were present in the moment when the Stanley Cup was decided last Monday, plus Stanley Cup ratings and the Rome/Stern aftermath.
What isn’t included:
== The Kings’ week in review:
= One last listen to Nick Nickson’s call of the final half-minute of Monday’s Game 6 ender:
= A recap by Bob Miller of his final call, via mayorsmanor.com:
= Dustin Brown visiting, and apologizing to, Jay Leno and NBC’s “Tonight Show” on Tuesday night (and Brown also tweeted: @nbc sorry about the f-bomb. Hey what can I say it was a pretty emotional time. #nbc=familyprogramming)
= Brown then joined 17 teammates for more party time on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and pointed out that Kevin Westgarth would probably party hardiest with the Cup:
= Vin Scully explains some Stanley Cup history when the Kings visit Dodger Stadium (linked here).
== What Forbes’ Patrick Rishe is disappoitned in NBA commissioner David Stern’s response to Jim Rome’s “fix” questions (linked here)
== The latest installment of HBO’s “The Fight Game with Jim Lampley” airs from the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Tex., (12:30 p.m. Saturday) after the replay of the Pacquiao-Bradley fight.
== HBO’s “Real Sports” on Tuesday (10 p.m.) includes Andrea Kremer tracking down former Lakers coach Phil Jackson at his place in Montana: