After dropping off Dad at the airport at 5 a.m. today and doing some work at the office up until 11 a.m., I’m now home and I’m watching some NFL pregame action all as I get ready to bring you linkage on this Sunday. This is definitely an unexpected bonus.
Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News says the Knicks are just same old, same old.
Phil Mushnick of the New York Post feels the new generation of play-by-play voices yell too much.
Bryan Curtis writes in the New York Times Play magazine that the locker room interview may have outlived its usefulness.
Vincent Mallozzi of the Times talks with YES Nets analyst Mike Fratello.
Alan Pergament of the Buffalo News writes that the three and a half inning end to Game 5 of the World Series brought in the viewers.
Ms. Laura Nachman says Philadelphia turned out for the World Series parade on Friday and mostly watched it on the ABC affiliate.
Kevin Van Valkenburg of the Baltimore Sun writes about a memorial tribute to the late Jim McKay.
In the DC Examiner, Jim Williams says the NFL dominates TV viewing today.
Dave Weekley of the Charleston (WV) Gazette says with a new Bowl Championship Series TV contract being negotiated, it appears that chances for a college football playoff are going by the wayside.
Michael Solender of the Charlotte Observer profiles CBS and Golf Channel analyst Peter Oosterhuis who lives in the area.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News has some thoughts on the upcoming college football weekend.
Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel tells University of Central Florida fans to start questioning the school’s administration and not the media after a damning report on the death of a player in today’s Outside the Lines program on ESPN. Iliana Limon of the Sentinel recaps the report. And the Sentinel has some excerpts of the report.
Rick Herrin of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram looks at the army ESPN has brought to the Texs Motor Speedway for today’s NASCAR race.
Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News says Fox Sports Net officially rolled out new affiliates in the Carolinas and Tennessee this weekend.
John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer profiles Bengals color analyst Dave Lapham.
Don Walker of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the Fox Sports Wisconsin Bucks broadcasting team received regional Emmy Awards.
Andrew Kossak of Examiner.com says both big cable and NFL Network are to blame for keeping eight games away from most fans.
That will do it for your Sunday. I should have more posts today.