I know these are late, but because I was out for the day, I wasn’t able to get to them, but better late than never.
The New York Post’s Phil Mushnick says the Knicks keeping the news of his father’s death from Stephon Marbury is par for the course for Madison Square Garden.
Bob Raisssman of the New York Daily News says the NFL should offer the Patriots-Giants game in Week 17 free of charge to everyone. And how should they accomplish this, Bob?
I don’t know if this is a theme, but Richard Sandomir of the New York Times has a story on the NHL store, two days after Neil Best had one. And Sandomir has a story of two amateur filmmakers who have the 1956 World Series perfect game thrown by Don Larsen.
The Sports Media Watch blog has the predictions of the mostly completed sports events on TV.
The 38Cliches blog notes that a West Coast-based sports blog has extended its claws on former Red Sox public relations man, Dr. Charles Steinberg and by extension, Red Sox announcing hack Glenn Geffner.
From the DC/Baltimore Examiner, Jim Willliams writes in his Watch This! blog that Redskins fans can scoreboard watch and Ravens fans can keep an eye on the Steelers before tonight’s Sunday night game.
Matt Doyle of the Tulsa World says fans of Oklahoma State and Indiana may not be able to see the Insight Bowl as the NFL Network will carry it on December 31.
LaMond Pope of the Fort Wayne (IN) Journal Gazette writes that of the first 13 games of the Big Ten regular season, only 3 have been available on outlets other than the Big Ten Network thus shutting fans out of most of the games.
I don’t think I’ve ever linked to the Financial Times, but I will today. Matthew Garrahan writes that ESPN is interested in gaining the rights to the English Premier League when the rights become available in 2009 .
Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes that the new NHL Players’ Association Executive Director is urging the NHL to get his membership more exposure. Like on ESPN.
Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald writes that ESPN has indeed apologized for a crass poll put up on its website.
Jenn Abelson of the Boston Globe reports that the New England Patriots and CBS are partnering on a theme restaurant. And Greg Gatlin of the Herald has another edition of that story.
Larry Dorman of the New York Times writes that NBC and the US Golf Association are teaming up on a reality show focusing on amateur golfers trying to get into the US Open. Really.
That’s it. The Amazing Race is coming on. See you later.