Time for some links now.
USA Today’s Michael Hiestand looks at the ratings from the weekend.
Richard Sandomir of the New York Times says David Cone is close to hashing out a deal with the YES Network to work as an analyst.
Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News pokes fun at Super Bowl Media Day.
Newsday’s Neil Best is with his newspaper’s large contingent in Arizona and he writes that this Super Bowl has set a record for media credentials. And Neil writes that with HDTV, he could see the stubble on Sal Paolantonio.
Jon Friedman of Marketwatch.com writes that the Giants have shut out former teammate Tiki Barber.
Stuart Crosby of the Times-Herald in Georgia writes about the circus that is known as Super Bowl Media Day.
Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News laments that Fox won’t accept political ads for the Super Bowl.
George M. Thomas of the Akron Beacon Journal says Fox is going to have a long tailgate party before the Super Bowl.
Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News says FSN has sold out its sponsorships for the Super Bowl-themed Best Damn Sports Show Period.
Diego Vasquez of Media Life magazine talks to a Seton Hall professor about why Super Bowl ads use humor.
ESPN gives us the entire list of Super Bowl programming for TV and Radio from Arizona today.
The Oakland Tribune’s Dave Del Grande writes that last week’s report of Lane Kiffin’s refusal to resign as Raiders coach should have come with the words “as told by Lane Kiffin”.
Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says Brett Favre has been chosen as one of the 10 Best QB’s of all time by the Cold Hard Football Facts website.
Keith Groller of the Allentown (PA) Morning Call writes that the Dana Jacobsen incident may be a blessing for disguise.
By the way, here’s her apology on First Take yesterday morning. I hope this is the last time I reference this story.
Gary Eastwick of the Fresno Bee says coaches in the WAC aren’t happy with the change in format for ESPN’s BracketBuster weekend.
Ron Higgins of the Memphis Commercial Appeal says the Liberty Bowl was the 4th most watched bowl game of the 2007-08 bowl season.
William Houston of the Toronto Globe and Mail says TV analysts did not fall in love with the NHL All Star Weekend.
That’s it for now.