Monthly Archives: January 2008

The Fox Super Bowl Sunday Pregame Show Rundown

Here is the rundown by the half hour for the Fox Super Bowl Sunday Pregame show which will run from 2 – 6 p.m. ET. 2:00-2:30 PM ET – – Chris Myers, assigned to cover the Patriots, reports live from the team hotel on New England’s pursuit of perfection. A win in Super Bowl XLII […]

A Thursday Afternoon Update

Let’s give you a few links before we close out the office for the day. First, ESPN has announced its announcing team for MLS and Euro 2008. The new main announcing team will be J.P. Dellacamera and John Harkes. The previous main team of Dave O’Brien and Eric Wynalda has been split up. Wynalda is […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball/Minnesota at Michigan – 7 p.m.College Basketball/Boston College at North Carolina – ESPN, 7 p.m.College Basketball/Providence at Notre Dame – ESPN2, 7 p.m.NHL/Boston at Ottawa – NESN, 7:30 p.m.College Basketball/Temple at Fordham – CSTV, 8 p.m.NBA/Dallas at Boston – TNT, 8 p.m.Lost (season premiere) – ABC, 9 p.m.College Basketball/Indiana at Wisconsin – ESPN, 9 […]

The Thursday Link Thing

Time to give you some links today. The Worcester Telegram’s Bill Doyle says Fox Sports’ Joe Buck and Troy Aikman have been boning up on the Patriots the last two weeks. Mel Bracht of the Daily Oklahoman says Fox is ready to cover the Super Bowl from every angle. Bracht also has his weekly media […]

It's a Wednesday Night Update

Checking out the links for you tonight. Newsday’s Neil Best wonders how Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer got his hands on the Patriots’ Spygate tape. Neil has some ammunition for Patriots fans. He writes that Fox’s Joe Buck has done a whole slew of Giants games this season while not doing a single Pats game. Neil […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball/Richmond at URI – Cox Sports, 7 p.m.College Basketball/Iowa at Purdue – Big Ten Network, 7 p.m.College Basketball/Virginia at Maryland – ESPN, 7 p.m.College Basketball/Cincinnati at West Virginia – ESPN2, 7 p.m.College Basketball/Villanova at Pittsburgh – ESPNU, 7 p.m.NHL/Anaheim at Minnesota – Versus, 7 p.m.NHL/Pittsburgh at Atlanta – TSN/NHL Center Ice, 7 p.m.College Basketball/Memphis […]

A Wednesday Afternoon Update

Let’s give you a few links this afternoon. The Sports Media Watch gives us some ratings news from various events. Dan Gross from the Philadelphia Daily mentions that Steven A. Smith no longer works for the Philadelphia Inquirer after the editor fired him for not showing up for work. If you scroll down in the […]

Our Mid-Week Links

I don’t think I’ll be blogging as much as I did yesterday, but we’ll keep an eye on developments from the Super Bowl. If anything happens, we’ll put it here. In the meantime, your links for today. USA Today’s Michael McCarthy talks about the incessant coverage of Tom Brady by both the sports and entertainment […]

Another Late Tuesday Night Update

I just can’t seem to stop blogging today. By the way, I’ve been watching the re-broadcast of Super Bowl XXXVI, the game which started the Patriots Dynasty. Besides seeing what is in essence the start of the Patriots’ rise in the NFL over the last 7 years, the highlight for me was watching the performance […]

A Late Tuesday Night Update

Time to give you an update after all that blogging during Super Bowl Media Day. CNBC’s Darren Rovell hands out his first annual awards to the best Super Bowl appetizers. They do look tasty. The Sports Media Watch Blog looks at the ratings from the weekend. Jim Carlisle of the Ventura County Star has a […]

Your Pic of the Reporter in A Wedding Dress at Super Bowl Media Day

Here’s the pic of Ines Gomez Mont from TV Azteca in Mexico City. She’s the one who asked both Tom Brady and Eli Manning to marry her. Needless to say she was turned down both times. The picture comes courtesy of Jenny Vrentas of the Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger. She’s not to be confused with the […]

It's the Other Ines!

Leave it to Awful Announcing to get the correct Ines from TV Azteca in Mexico. It’s not Ines Sainz, it’s Ines Gomez Mont. Silly me.

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball/Ohio State at Penn State – ESPN, 7 p.m.College Basketball/VCU at George Mason – ESPN2, 7 p.m.College Basketball/Austin Peay at Southeast Missouri St. – ESPNU, 7 p.m.NHL/Nashville at Boston – NESN, 7 p.m.NHL/Buffalo at Tampa Bay – Versus, 7 p.m.NBA/Boston at Miami – Comcast SportsNet New England, 7:30 p.m.College Basketball/St. John’s at Seton Hall […]

Here is Ines

Her name is not spelled, I-N-E-Z, it’s I-N-E-S. Inês Sainz from TV Azteca in Mexico City. She’s the one asking marriage of Tom Brady and Eli Manning. If you’ve never seen her, you’ll definitely want to see her again after looking at this pic. And here she is in various situations for her network and […]

Inane Question from Super Bowl Media Day, Part IV

The Giants are now answering questions from the media. Inez just asked Eli Manning to marry him. He said he’s taken. Miss Nevada is also in the house asking questions. It’s crazy. It’s insane. It’s Media Day.

Tina Cervasio Is Leaving NESN

From the Boston Sports Media Watch, Bruce Allen reports that Fang’s Bites fav, Tina Cervasio is leaving NESN when her contract expires in March (scroll down). Remember earlier this month, we linked to a story in the Boston Herald that Tina was talking to New York TV station, Fox 5. Tina will be working closer […]

The Pre-Game Show You Should Watch

If you have the NFL Network, you should watch its 6.5 hour pre-game show on Sunday starting at 11 a.m. ET and running until 5:30 p.m. Not only do you get to avoid Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet during Fox’s pre-game show, but you also avoid seeing Paula Abdul making a complete ass of […]

Inane Question from Super Bowl Media Day, Part III

The Patriots’ portion of Super Bowl Media Day is over. One other inane question asked to Tom Brady. How do you feel about being stud of the NFL? Whatever. One other thing. Kevin Frazier of Entertainment Tonight, formerly of ESPN, on the NFL Network talking about the entrance of 24/7 entertainment reporting into sports. I […]

Inane Question from Super Bowl Media Day, Part II

I believe Nickelodeon had a ten year old girl ask questions to Tom Brady. ESPN credentialed Jason Krause, it’s 10 year snarky prognosticator from its Sunday NFL Countdown show. I don’t know what he asked, but NFL Network didn’t show him. Probably a good thing.