Monthly Archives: December 2007

New Year's Day Viewing Picks

College Football/Outback Bowl, Wisconsin vs. Tennessee – ESPN, 11 a.m.Tournament of Roses Parade – ABC/NBC, 11 a.m.College Football/Cotton Bowl, Arkansas vs. Missouri – Fox, 11:30 a.m.College Football/Capital One Bowl, Michigan vs. Florida – ABC, 1 p.m.College Football/Gator Bowl, Texas Tech vs. Virginia – CBS, 1 p.m.NHL/Winter Classic, Pittsburgh vs. Buffalo at Ralph Wilson Stadium – […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Football/Music City Bowl, Florida State vs. Kentucky – ESPN, 4 p.m.College Football/Insight Bowl, Oklahoma State vs. Indiana – NFL Network, 5:30 p.m.NHL/St. Louis at Detroit – Versus, 7 p.m.College Basketball/Kansas State vs. Xavier – ESPNU, 7 p.m.College Football/Chick-Fil-A Bowl, Clemson vs. Auburn – ESPN, 7:30 p.m.Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2008 – […]

Some More New Year's Eve Links

Let’s give you some more links today before I work on some other things. First, Neil Best of Newsday writes that Patriots-Giants on Saturday was the most watched program of 2007. Not an easy task considering that Saturday are the least watched day of the week. The Boston Herald’s Jessica Heslam writes in her Messenger […]

New Year's Eve Links

Can you believe this is the last day of 2007? The year certainly went by quickly. I’ll do a Best/Worst of 2007 in the next 24 hours. Look for it. Before I start, let me say that I discovered the movie “Elizabethtown” this year through Showtime and the Movie Channel and have been enjoying it. […]

NFL Divisional Playoffs Schedule (Revised)

Saturday, January 12Seattle at Green Bay – Fox, 4:30 p.m. (called by Kenny Albert/ Daryl Johnston/Tony Siragusa)Jacksonville at New England – CBS, 8 p.m. (called by Jim Nantz/Phil Simms) Sunday, January 13San Diego at Indianapolis – CBS, 1 p.m. (called by Greg Gumbel/Dan Dierdorf)New York Giants at Dallas – Fox, 4:30 p.m. (called by Joe […]

NFL Wild Card Playoff Schedule

Saturday, January 5Washington at Seattle – NBC, 4:30 p.m. (called by Tom Hammond/Cris Collinsworth/Bob Neumeier)Jacksonville at Pittsburgh – NBC, 8 p.m. (called by Al Michaels/John Madden/Andrea Kraemer) Sunday, January 6New York Giants at Tampa Bay – Fox, 1 p.m. (called by Joe Buck/Troy Aikman/Pam Oliver)Tennessee at San Diego – CBS, 4:40 p.m. (called by Jim […]

Giving You Some Sunday Links

As we get some interesting football action today, it’s time for me to give you some links from the morning papers. We start with Phil Mushnick of the New York Post who is jonesing for good football. Newsday’s Neil Best has his Media “Best” Bets for 2007. From Neil’s blog, he mentions the Yankees’ Hank […]

NFL Picks for Week 17

I’ve got to quickly get my picks in for this week. Last week, I missed the Jets-Titans game in the rush to finish my picks before 1 p.m. ET. Let’s get to them. Next week, I’ll compile my regular season record and winning percentage. San Francisco at Cleveland – Fox, 1 p.m.Cleveland let me down […]

Pats-Giants score updates

Ring announcer Tim Hughes has been giving score updates on Pats-Giants. A big roar went up when he said it was 14-10, G-men.

A lot of Blackberries

I have not seen so many Blackberries in one place, not even in an airport. Fighters' wives and families have been texting while the fights are underway. I find little things like these amusing.

One Drawback

You can get hurt in MMA. Elias Rivera was knocked out and EMT's took him out of the ring on a stretcher. He'll be okay, but there are dangers. Having a ringside seat, I can see everything going on. More later.

The IFL at Mohegan Sun

I'm at the Mohegan Sun Casino for the International Fight League 2007 World Championship Grand Prix Finals. I'll have a full report on the experience later. Just know that I'm working for you.

NFL Pick – Patriots at Giants

New England at New York Giants – NFL Network/CBS/NBC, 8:15 p.m.This is the game everyone wanted to see. It’s the game where the Patriots go for the perfect season, to become the first team to end a regular year, 16-0. Until Wednesday, only 40% of the country was going to be able to watch the […]

The Last Saturday Morning Links of the Year

Don’t worry, we’ll be back in 2008, I just felt like writing “last” as 2007 is approaching the end. I’ll do a Year Ender for you in the next couple of days, but let’s get to the links first. Jerry Garcia of the San Antonio Express-News goes into the entire process to bring tonight’s Patriots-Giants […]