As we get closer to Thanksgiving, let’s get to the links.
Neil Best of Newsday has a column today and he writes about WFAN beefing up its news organization. And in his blog, Neil says Yankees manager Joe Girardi signed a three year deal to appear on the FAN. Neil also reviews the first two shows of Frank TV which premieres tonight on TBS.
The New York Daily News’ Bob Raissman says the constant Eli Manning talk on the NFL pregame shows and during the game broadcast bored him to death.
Jim Williams of the DC/Baltimore Examiner says XM Satellite Radio has helped to fill the void for hockey fans shut out from local radio.
In his Four DVRs, no waiting blog, the Houston Chronicle’s David Barron says the NFL dominated viewership on Sunday and the MLS Cup also did well before the football games came on.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell touches on a bunch of subjects today.
Jim Peltz of the Los Angeles Times has NASCAR President Brian France not worried about sinking TV ratings.
George M. Thomas of the Akron Beacon Journal says if it’s Thanksgiving, then it’s time for fans to be shut out of the NFL Network.
John Colbert of the Wisconsin Radio Network reports that one state legislator is calling the state university’s contract with the Big Ten Network, “a disaster”. Mark Alesia of the Indianapolis Star writes that a state legislator in the Hoosier State is proposing arbitration to settle the NFL Network and Big Ten Network disputes.
Jeffrey Flanagan in today’s Kansas City Star says the rotating Thanksgiving night NFL game was the late Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt’s idea.
Kevin Noonan of the Wilmington (DE) News Journal writes that ESPN has selected the Delaware-Delaware State matchup as the only I-AA playoff game it will air this weekend because the two schools have never played.
Clay Travis of CBSSports.com is happy to see Lincoln Financial sell off its sports production arm to Raycom.
That’s it for now.