Let’s give you some more links on this Tuesday.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell tells us that he’s going to have a show on Nike air next Tuesday (unfortunately opposite the season premiere of Jericho).
ESPN wants you to know it’s expanding its multimedia coverage of NASCAR on the web and on your cell phone.
John Eggerton of Broadcasting & Cable says thanks to the Super Bowl, Fox won the weekly ratings battle. Eggerton adds a story in which Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter is proposing a bill protecting churches that want to show the Super Bowl on screens larger than 55 inches.
David Goetzl of Mediapost’s Media Daily News says celebrities scored high ratings among those who TiVo’d the Super Bowl spots.
Neil Best referred to this in his blog the other day and ESPN is now announcing that NFL writer Len Pasquarelli is recovering from heart surgery which he underwent on Saturday following the Pro Football Hall of Fame vote.
Leonard Shapiro of the Washington Post says some analysts at ESPN and at Fox tried to gloss over Spygate.
Bob Young of the Arizona Republic caught up with FSN’s Chris Rose.
Keith Jarrett of the Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times writes that ESPN will black out the Duke-North Carolina game locally to protect the Raycom Sports regional telecast in the ACC region.
The Sporting News picks up a story from sister publication, Sports Business Journal, written by Eric Fisher that the web will be busy tomorrow as National Signing Day kicks off. CSTV says it will have 24 hour coverage of National Signing Day. Natalie Meisler of the Denver Post says CSTV is ready for the big day.
From the Los Angeles Times, Olympics beat writer Philip Hersh reports that NBC will be the home of the World Figure Skating Championships in 2009. ESPN will have the event this year.
Ryan Corazza of Chicago Sports Weekly says the outtake of Chris Berman that was leaked to YouTube last week is probably the tip of the iceberg as far as similar clips are concerned.
The Orlando Magic have announced a new behind-the-scenes show with FSN Florida and Sun Sports.
Jeff Richgels of the Capital (WI) Times has a story on the cost of the Big Ten Network to the cable TV providers.
Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution says Braves games will be divided among three TV outlets this season.
Phil Swann of the TVPredictions.com website says DirecTV plans to show 40 MLB games a week in HD as part of its MLB Extra Innings PPV package.
That’s going to do it.