I’ll do some quick linkage on this Monday.
In USA Today, Michael Hiestand talks with NFL on Fox rules analyst Mike Pereira.
In his extensive Monday Morning Quarterback column, Sports Illustrated’s Peter King remembers NFL Films’ Steve Sabol.
John Ourand at Sports Business Journal notes that MLB will be increasing its haul from ESPN, Fox and Turner in the latest TV contract.
Rick Porter at zap2it says NBC’s Sunday Night Football and CBS beat the Emmys on ABC like a drum on Sunday.
Anthony Crupi of AdWeek writes that the NHL lockout is putting NBC Sports Network in a huge bind.
Toni Fitzgerald at Media Life says NBC’s Sunday Night Football scored an overnight ratings win over the network competition.
Ed Sherman at The Sherman Report talks with NFL Network’s Rich Eisen.
ESPN.com’s Darren Rovell says the next big thing is putting team logos on food.
Mike McCarthy at Sports Biz USA tells us that the Brooklyn Nets cheerleaders will stress more of the sizzle in their uniforms.
Richard Sandomir of the New York Times writes that not every Time Warner Cable customer had access to NFL Network and NFL RedZone yesterday.
Phil Mushnick of the New York Post is the reason why Americans can’t have nice things.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union says Notre Dame’s resurgence has NBC executives doing backflips at its headquarters.
David Zurawik in the Baltimore Sun says NBC’s Hines Ward still doesn’t feel the love from Ravens fans.
David Barron of the Houston Chronicle writes that Sunday’s Texans-Broncos game received a big rating in H-Town.
David says former Red Sox and Astros voice Jerry Trupiano called two recent games for MLB.com.
John Kiesewetter of the Cincinnati Enquirer has the channel numbers for NFL Network and NFL RedZone for Insight customers.
Bob Wolfley in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel tells us that Texans-Broncos did really well locally.
Paul M. Banks at the Chicago Sports Media Watch reports that Comcast SportsNet has replaced the popular Sarah Kustok with a new reporter.
The Los Angeles Daily News’ Tom Hoffarth has five things he learned from the weekend.
Tom has the SoCal sports calendar for this week.
Bruce Dowbiggin in the Toronto Globe and Mail notes that Blue Jays analyst Greg Zaun may be facing some disciplinary action after criticizing the team culture following Yunel Escobar’s homophobic incident.
Matt Yoder of Awful Announcing looks at how a DirecTV error made Lions fans miss a key touchdown during Sunday’s game against Tennessee.
Sports Media Watch notes the overnight ratings for Sunday Night Football.
SMW says IndyCar finished its worst rated season ever.