On this rare day when all four major sports leagues are playing, we have our Sunday links.
David Maril of the Brockton (MA) Enterprise says he’s like to see local announcers on the World Series TV broadcasts just like in the old days.
Bob Raissman from the New York Daily News feels Joe Buck and Tim McCarver weren’t on top of their games last night.
Uh oh. We have two columns from Phil Mushnick of the New York Post which means double the hate today. In his first column, Mushie feels Fox is going to overdose on Brett Favre today.
And Phil isn’t enamored with the Fox production of the World Series.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union has the college football TV schedule for this week.
Kevin Gorman from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review says several factors have contributed to the rise in World Series ratings this year.
Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner writes that despite their complaints, fans of the DC NFL team still watch the games.
Dan LeBatard of the Miami Herald talks with ESPN’s Bob Griese who’s had a rather bad week.
Brian Van Ochten from the Grand Rapids (MI) Press says Fox is going to be all over Brett Favre’s return to Lambeau Field today.
Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News writes about a Kings program that upgrades two fans from the nosebleed sections at Staples Center to seats at ice level. I like that.
Artie Gigantino from the San Francisco Examiner opines on several sports stories including the Steve Phillips affair.
James Hibberd of the Hollywood Reporter says the debut of FX’s fantasy football-based sitcom, “The League” debuted to rather tepid ratings on Thursday.
Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News writes that the US TV networks will be prepping their bids for the 2014/2016 Olympics following the Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Mike writes that Fox has a big sports day today with two NY-Philly matchups and a Brett Favre sighting thrown in.
The Sports Media Watch says NASCAR hit a season ratings low last week.
SMW has its weekend ratings predictions.
Chris Byrne of the Eye on Sports Media finds a nice picture of the Monday Night Football announcing crew at Charm City Cakes. If you’re a Food Network fan, you’ll know what Charm City Cakes is all about.
Jonathan Berr of the Daily Finance blog looks at STATS, the company that provides sports statistics to the networks and the media.
Joe Favorito looks at the partnership between CRONS apparel and the Big South Conference.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk celebrates 8 years of doing his site.
The Windy City Times notes that the Chicago Cubs ownership group includes a lesbian which makes her the first openly gay person to own a major sports team in the United States.
That’s it from there.