As I just finished watching the new Red Sox DVD about the 2007 season, I figured it’s time to give you some more linkage this evening.
Newsday’s Neil Best wonders why WFAN can’t get its information straight about whether a Vikings loss would put the Giants into the playoffs. He also reports that sportscaster Warner Wolf is doing time on ESPN Radio in New York and on WABC simultaneously. Finally, Neil explains why fans in New York couldn’t see the Miami Dolphins’ winning TD live during CBS’ NFL Today postgame show.
Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News in his Farther Off the Wall blog says voting has begun for the annual “LA’s Greatest Moments”.
Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News writes that The Ski Channel has made an agreement for programming when it launches next year. Multichannel also reports that there were 850K buys for the PPV of the Ricky Hatton-Floyd Mayweather fight ending a record year for HBO PPV. And Reynolds writes in his blog about his long day of viewing football, both the soccer and the NFL variety.
John Eggerton of Broadcasting & Cable says despite requesting a meeting, Senator John Kerry says he’s not sitting down with the NFL and big cable about getting the Patriots-Giants game on a wider distribution platform.
Mike Shields of Mediaweek reports that the NBA now has a channel on the Joost broadband service.
The Sports Media Watch says that CBS was the beneficiary of good ratings for the Patriots once again.
NBC also has some quotes from last night’s Football Night in America. Wow, Bob Costas is going to the host for the NHL Winter Classic, the outdoor game between Pittsburgh and Buffalo on New Year’s Day. You can already hear Costas complaining about the cold weather.
ESPN baseball analyst Fernando Vina, named in the Mitchell Report, has now made his first public statements about using HGH …. to ESPN. And you can see that interview from SportsCenter right now.
There you go. I’ll be back tomorrow.