Ok, let’s get some linkage done as most of us return to work from the weekend. Plenty of stuff to go over.
USA Today’s Michael Hiestand says it may be early, but the NFL TV analysts were in mid-season form on Sunday.
In the Indiana University National Sports Journalism Center, Jason Fry writes about the power of the pen and notebook.
Georg Szalai at the Hollywood Reporter talks about TBS’ branding of the New York City subway system for the MLB Postseason.
George Winslow at Broadcasting & Cable writes that the NCAA and AT&T have launched a new iPhone social networking app.
Diego Vasquez of Media Life Magazine says advertisers can get their messages across at college basketball Midnight Madness.
Phil Swann at TV Predictions says ESPN will be producing its DC-based talk shows like Pardon The Interruption in HD starting next week.
Phil Mushnick at the New York Post says tough talk in college football has to be tempered with some disclaimers.
Ken McMillan from the Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record says WGN America will air 15 Chicago Bulls games this season.
Mike Kerwick at the Bergen (NJ) Record reviews ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary on the Steinbrenner family.
Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner writes that John Riggins’ DC NFL team postgame show on MASN gets some added radio punch.
Tom Jones at the St. Petersburg Times reviews the weekend in TV sports.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News says Bill Cowher’s name will come up for the Dallas Cowboys job in 3…2….
Ed Sherman of Crain’s Chicago Business says the Big Ten Network only stands to get bigger.
Bob Wolfley in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says thanks to the lowly Buffalo Bills, CBS did not send its top announcing team to Lambeau Field yesterday.
Dusty Saunders of the Denver Post says Rockies fans weren’t happy over a local TV blackout on Saturday.
Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News has this week’s sports calendar for Southern California.
Damien Cox of the Toronto Star explains how the erroneous reports on Pat Burns’ death started.
Bruce Dowbiggin of the Toronto Globe and Mail decides he’s going to lecture the media on the Pat Burns story.
Sports Media Watch says the NFL Today beat Fox NFL Sunday in Week 1 of the season.
SMW says MLB on Fox bounced back with a good rating on September 11, but is still below a 2.0 seasonal average.
Jordan Kobritz in the Biz of Baseball says Ines Sainz is a case of a “poor” journalist actually making a good case for the law.
Dan Fogarty at SportsGrid looks at the new book on ESPN.
Stephanie Wei of Wei Under Par talks with Golf Channel’s Jerry Foltz about the network’s announcing experiment at the Nationwide Boise Open on Saturday.
We’ll end it there for now. Expect ratings info on the NFL, a couple of media moves and maybe a Fang’s Bites announcement throughout the day.