Let’s give you some links on this Saturday.
Writing for Indiana University’s National Sports Journalism Center, Dave Kindred says sportswriters can be a tough and fighting lot.
The New York Times’ Richard Sandomir writes the life of the late Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi is heading to the Great White Way.
Alan Pergament of the Buffalo News says Fox’s Joe Buck and Tim McCarver had a good World Series except for the end.
Tom Jones from the St. Petersburg Times writes that a suspended sports radio talk show host has been reinstated to his post.
Sarah Talalay in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel says Jet Blue Airlines has snagged its first hockey team and arena sponsorship.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News writes that in less than one season, Tony Dungy has become a respected analyst on NBC’s Football Night in America.
In the San Antonio Express-News, Jerry Garcia writes about coverage of the last-ever Chili Bowl and the TV networks’ salute to the troops this weekend.
Danny Gallagher of the McKinney (TX) Courier-Gazette writes that Sean Salisbury’s civil lawsuit against Deadspin’s owner, Gawker, now includes the blog’s editor, AJ Daulerio.
For his part, Daulerio has no comment.
Tom Hoffarth in the Los Angeles Daily News reviews the week in blogging.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk gets an explanation from ESPN in a plagiarism incident involving the network’s Boston website.
The Sports Media Watch says the NFL on Fox is leading the pace among the league’s TV ratings.
SMW says the NFL on CBS did well even having games against the Minnesota-Green Bay game.
SMW says Florida is a big draw for CBS’ SEC package.
And SMW notes that college football on ABC was down last week.
SMW tells us that even though NASCAR on ABC’s ratings were down again compared to last year, they still were the highest of the season.
You have some ratings news and notes from SMW.
Chris Byrne of the Eye on Sports Media is puzzled by the 2011 Final Four logo.
MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann is worried about the health of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.
Greg Amsinger of MLB Network has some thoughts on the Yankees Victory Parade.
Steve Lepore of Puck the Media says NHL Network is adding another radio show simulcast to its schedule.
Matthew Coller at the Biz of Football writes that Boise State has hired a PR firm to help in its efforts in procuring a BCS bid.
EPL Talk has some of the January changes to the English Premier League US TV schedule.
And that will do it for today. Back tomorrow. Enjoy your Saturday.