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 media.
David Scott of Boston Sports Media Watch writes about the departure of Tina Cervasio from NESN.
Here’s ESPN’s schedule for Super Bowl programming on radio and TV from Arizona today.
Newsday’s Neil Best writes that Giants coach Tom Coughlin looked like he was enjoying Super Bowl Media Day. Neil writes in his blog that he tried to get a Super Bowl pick from former American Idol participant Kellie Pickler. Neil says Ines Sainz whom I thought was the one asking questions in a wedding dress was at Media Day as well. And as a follow up to his column today, Neil says Coughlin aced his first media test this week.Finally, Neil has Fox Sports analyst Troy Aikman stating that he’s not biased against the Giants despite what Big Blue Nation thinks.
Jon Friedman of Marketwatch talks to ESPN’s Chris Berman about how the New York Football Giants could beat the Pats in the Super Bowl. Before the Patriots fans get up in arms, Friedman clearly states he’s a Giants fan so don’t kill him.
Karen Crouse of the New York Times writes about Tom Brady having to deal with the Paparazzi.
David Bauder of the Associated Press says the ratings for the Super Bowl could set a record.
Karl Greenberg of Mediapost says Taco Bell plans to unveil a new meal deal during the Super Bowl.
The Buffalo News’ Alan Pergament talks about hack Ryan Seacrest hosting the red carpet portion of the Fox Super Bowl pregame show.
The Cherry Hill (NJ) Courier Post picks up a story from Mike Hughes of the Gannett News Service describing what Fox will air on Super Bowl Sunday.
David Thomas from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram talks about yesterday’s Super Bowl Media Day.
Bob Baptist of the Columbus Dispatch talks about CBS and ESPN adding Ohio State basketball games to their schedules.
Jeff Eisenberg from the Press-Enterprise in California says ESPN’s telecast of the USC-Arizona game this Saturday is not a precursor for the Worldwide Leader to get into the Pac 10 long term.
Morgan Unger of the Marshall University student newspaper writes that the date of the rivalry football game between Marshall and West Virginia has been changed to accommodate ESPN.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell asks what does the internment of Barbaro’s ashes at Churchill Downs means for the track.
Nancy Stockdale of the Des Moines Register writes that NBC Sports and several companies are trying to get on the train of world champion gymnast Shawn Johnson who’s expected to do well at the Olympics in Communist China this summer.
There you have it for now. More later.