I’ve been so busy today and I was also giving my notebook a break from today. I’m all over the place, but at least I have a moment to do some linkage and I’ll also be doing the regular quotage from the Sunday NFL pregame shows, except for the NFL Today (contact me, CBS Sports!).
Let’s get to some links now.
The Sports Media Watch has its usual weekend ratings predictions.
The Sox & Dawgs blog now echoes the call of many Patriots fans in lobbying for the replacement of Gil Santos and Gino Cappelletti from the radio booth.
Newsday’s Neil Best marvels at how Fox Sports’ NFL Insider Jay Glazer can get the scoops.
The New York Post’s Phil Mushnick remembers the late Washington Senator outfielder Mickey Vernon.
Over to the New York Daily News’ Bob Raissman who is mad about something.
Alan Pergament of the Buffalo News says with ESPN’s hiring of Matthew Barnaby, one of his other broadcasting gigs has to go by the wayside.
Jim Williams of the DC/Baltimore Examiner is enjoying TBS’ coverage of the MLB League Division Series.
The Detroit Free Press’ Mitch Albom celebrates 20 years of ESPN’s The Sports Reporters.
Chris Sikich of the Indianapolis Star says a dispute between Bright House cable and the local CBS affiliate is forcing Colts fans to scramble for alternatives.
Dave Weekley of the Charleston (WV) Gazette says for the second straight week, the Pittsburgh Steelers get a primetime game.
Mike Tankersley of the Montgomery (AL) Advertiser says a brief mention of a blog during last Saturday’s Tennessee-Auburn game on CBS led to increased traffic.
Kyle Veazey of the Clarion (MS) Ledger says with College Gameday’s visit to Vanderbilt on Saturday, Ole Miss and Mississippi State are now the lone SEC schools not to host the pregame show.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News feels ESPN’s College Gameday will be in Big D on Saturday.
Moises Mendoza of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer says Comcast SportsNet Northwest is hoping the Portland Trail Blazers can replace the Sonics.
That will do it for now. I’ll be back later.