A few links to provide tonight.
First, Tim Tucker of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has the last words of Skip Carey on the final Atlanta Braves broadcast on TBS. Rodney Ho of the AJC talks about what will replace the local feed of TBS for Atlanta viewers.
David Sweet of MSNBC talks about TBS moving into the MLB TV postseason picture and says this is another migration of another major sporting event to cable.
Neil Best of Newsday blogs that inexplicably, SNY only did a nine minute postmortem following the Mets collapse today that took them out of the MLB playoffs. Best correctly points out if the Mets won, SNY would have certainly done an extended postgame show. Instead, just 9 minutes and it was shown 90 minutes after the last out. If SNY wants to promote itself as a sports news destination, it has to show the good and the bad of its lone team.
Phillies fans will be able to watch the NL East-clinching game again tomorrow on CW57.
Can you believe NBC Sports put out a press release on the quotable quotes from tonight’s Football Night in America just an hour after it finished and the Sunday Night Football game wasn’t even over?
Speaking of fast, ESPN has decided to make another stop in Baton Rouge for College Gameday this season on Saturday. In the Eugene (OR) Register-Guard, Mark Baker says College Gameday might not return to the Oregon campus for a while.
Brad Myers of the Wilmington (DE) News Journal says by the time Monday Night Football rolls around, he’s footballed out.
Meg Thilmony in the Urbana/Champagne (IL) News-Gazette writes that Illinois fans are scrambling to watch the Illini’s games on the Big Ten Network. via satellite TV. Chris Rosenblum of the Centre (PA) Daily Times writes that Penn State fans are forced to go to local bars to watch their team play on the Big Ten Network.
William Houston of the Toronto Globe and Mail says the intermission portions of Hockey Night in Canada will not travel this season and be produced in CBC’s studios in Toronto.
That’s going to do it. I’ll be back Monday morning.