Let’s get busy with the Sunday linkage. Some good stuff to get to.
On Fox NFL Sunday, Jay Glazer reported that Vikings quarterback Brett Favre denied sending pictures of his shlong to Jenn Sterger, but did admit to leaving voicemails on her cell phone. I’ll have video of that segment during the Fox NFL Sunday quotage later today.
Speaking of which, Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk says the NFL is ready to move on from the Favre/Sterger story. a
Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio has video of Saturday Night Live entering the Brett Favre/Jenn Sterger fray.
Mike also shoots down Jenn Sterger’s manager’s denials that she’s not looking for a payoff from Favre to keep quiet.
Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News says the American League Championship Series ended up being the most watched LCS in cable TV history.
Mike Farrell of Multichannel writes that there was no progress made in the Cablevision/Fox dispute on Saturday.
Back to Mike Reynolds who tells us that CBS College Sports will use a free preview to honor the Service Academies this week.
Bob Raissman from the New York Daily News isn’t surprised that MSG Network jettisoned Gus Johnson from Knicks games.
Phil Mushnick of the New York Post says MLB Postseason announcers don’t realize how things can change from pitch-to-pitch.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union has your World Series starting times.
Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel notes that ESPN’s Trent Dilfer is a Green Bay Packers critic.
The Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent notes that CBS’ Greg Gumbel will be the keynote speaker at the annual Red Smith Banquet early next year.
Dan Caesar at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch notes that the attendance at ESPN’s College Gameday stop at the University of Missouri set a record for the show.
David Briggs of the Columbia (MO) Daily Tribune says Missouri students turned out en masse for College Gameday’s first appearance at the school.
Tom Hoffarth in the Los Angeles Daily News looks into the background of Fernandomania which is the subject of the latest ESPN 30 for 30 documentary.
Tom also reviews the documentary.
Tom has a more extensive review here.
Tom wonders what local NFL viewing would be like if Los Angeles actually had a team in place.
The Sports Media Watch says TBS had a good audience for the ALCS.
SMW also has its Weekend Ratings Predictions.
That will do it.