I’ll once again provide a few links today, then do a full-scale update tonight.
Newsday’s Neil Best says while he was at a screening for ESPN’s documentary on the 1958 NFL Championship Game, he met a Colts fan who happened to be at the theater and got a chance to meet his heroes. And Neil talks with former Giants wide receiver and Monday Night Football announcer Frank Gifford about the Plax mess.
USA Today’s Michael Hiestand says high definition is driving sports TV ratings.
I think CNBC’s Darren Rovell is smitten with supermodel Marisa Miller in the same way I’m smitten with Bridget Regan.
Richard Sandomir of the New York Times says despite a government bailout, Citigroup will keep its name on the new Mets stadium.
Crain’s Chicago Business’ Ed Sherman says sports TV has a new toy to use.
The Sports Media Watch says Saturday Night Football continues to do well for ABC. The SMW tells us that the Washington Capitals are continuing their ratings gains from last season.
Ben H. Rome of the We Love DC blog talks with the host of NHL.com’s Hockey Show, Carrie Milbank. If you watch The Hockey Show, Carrie does a very good job on the webcast.
Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press writes that CBS and the NCAA were at Ford Field for last night’s North Carolina-Michigan State game to see how the building could handle the Final Four next April.
That will do it for now. Expect full updates tonight.