Let’s give you some links this morning. They should be the last links before Super Bowl Sunday, but we’ll see.
Friend of Fang’s Bites Bob Glauber of Newsday writes that the Pro Football Writers of America have elected their first female president. Thanks to Neil Best for linking to Bob.
In the New York Times Book Review, Joe Queenan takes a look at the new book, “Billion Dollar Game” by Allen St. John. The book goes behind the scenes in the preparations of Super Bowl XLII.
Ken Schott of the Schenectady Gazette says no one saw an Arizona-Pittsburgh Super Bowl matchup.
Alan Pergament from the Buffalo News says a sports radio talk show host will be going up against his former mates this on Monday.
Jackie Majerus of the Bristol (CT) Press writes about ESPN instituting a long-term hiring freeze.
David Dorsey of the Fort Myers (FL) News-Press talks with the NFL Network’s Deion Sanders.
Jerry Garcia in the San Antonio Express-News has a Super Bowl guide for beginners.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News looks into NBC’s Super Bowl broadcast and also talks with the venerable Verne Lundquist about the late Cowboys receiver “Bullet” Bob Hayes. Barry has a little more on yesterday’s incident on Radio Row at the Super Bowl.
Jason Singer of the Sandusky (OH) Register profiles ESPN First Take co-host Jay Crawford.
Bill Khan of the Flint (MI) Journal writes about a local sports talk show host who lost his job yesterday.
Mark Dawidziak of the Cleveland Plain Dealer says the real winner of the Super Bowl is NBC.
Jim Gintonio of the Arizona Republic talks with Fox Sports Arizona reporter Jody Jackson.
Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News writes that no one would have watched a Pittsburgh-Arizona matchup during the regular season, but now, about 100 million people will watch.
Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News writes that U2′s “Get On Your Boots” will be the soundtrack to NFL Network’s Super Bowl ad.
Claire Atkinson of Broadcasting & Cable has some figures on last year’s Super Bowl ads.
Speaking about Super Bowl ads and you can keep track of them during the game at SpotBowl.
Ok, those are all of the links I could find this morning. If I find any more, I’ll add them to this post. And I think there’s a Musical Interlude coming. Keep your RSS feeds updated.