Well, as we now wrap up the first full day of the New York Giants as Super Bowl Champions, let us put a wrap on Super Bowl stuff.
First, Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union says MSG Network is going to carry the New York Giants victory parade through the Canyon of Heroes on Tuesday.
Newsday’s Neil Best unveils the logo for Super Bowl XLIII that will air on NBC on February 1, 2009. Jon Lafayette of TV Week says the logo will be officially unveiled during American Gladiators.
Darren Rovell of CNBC has the financial winners of Super Bowl XLII and you can bet the 1972 Miami Dolphins are included. Also from CNBC, Phil LeBeau, who follows the automotive industry, says Audi’s Super Bowl ad (the one that spoofed “The Godfather”) stood out while Hyundai’s did not.
From Mediaweek, John Consoli says Fox scored the most viewed Super Bowl ever. Some late breaking news from Mediaweek, Giants QB Eli Manning will appear on the Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday instead of tonight.
Scott Greczkowski of Multichannel News says DirecTV customers were pleasantly surprised to see that Fox 5 New York’s HD Feed of the Super Bowl was available to most subscribers.
Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times says the NFL has won the advertising battle once again.
Moving to other subjects now, ESPN has announced its matchups for BracketBusters weekend later this month.
Ryan White of The Oregonian is happy to see the return of Dick Vitale this Wednesday.
Heading back to Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union, he has the NHL flex game on NBC for February 17.
Justin Terranova of the New York Post blogs that YES has officially announced the hiring of David Cone as a studio analyst.
Louis Hau of Forbes Magazine writes that NBC’s John Madden tops its list of Most Influential Sports Broadcasters, just edging out ESPN’s Chris Berman for the top spot. Here’s the Forbes slideshow on the subject.
Last week, I gave you a pic of New York radio traffic reporter Christina Stoffo. We have another pic and link to the second part of her interview with SoHood.com.
By the way, I’ve updated my Blogroll to the right so visit the sites when you can. Today, I’ve added CNBC’s Darren Rovell. I link to the man so often that having him up on the Blogroll is way overdue. And I’ve also added Brent Hunsberger’s Playbooks and Profits sports business blog from The Oregonian site. Both cover sports business quite well and click on the links to head to their respective sites.
I’ll have one more Super Bowl-related post and that should do it for tonight.