Let’s do some links on this NFL Sunday. It definitely does feel like fall when the NFL is here. Kind of sad that the weather turns in the Northeast, I do wish we had San Diego weather here, but it’s not bad today.
Here are your links.
Sean Leahy in USA Today’s The Huddle blog recaps some quotes NBC’s Rodney Harrison made about NFL holdout Michael Crabtree.
Kevin McNamara of the Providence Journal looks at how the Big East puts together its basketball schedule and manages to appease its TV partners.
Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News writes that Jets coach Rex Ryan is quickly becoming a media go-to guy.
Phil Mushnick in the New York Post is not a fan of ESPN’s “clutter” and for some reason quotes Eddie Andelman, “a fixture” in Boston sports talk radio? Maybe in the 1970’s, but not now.
Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner writes about the official opening of Cowboys Stadium on NBC.
The Dallas Morning News’ Barry Horn says the Cowboys are the most expensive ticket in the NFL.
Barry says not only is this is a big game for Jerry Jones for the Stadium debut, but also for Cowboys coach Wade Phillips.
David Barron of the Houston Chronicle went to Austin, TX yesterday to talk with ESPN’s Lee Corso as he was taking part in College Gameday’s live broadcast.
Tom Reed and Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Dispatch have an article about soccer’s growing popularity thanks to an increasing amount of games on TV.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Bob Wolfley goes over Showtime’s Inside the NFL premiere episode.
Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic says The Eric Byrnes Show on Fox Sports Arizona is coming to an end.
Artie Gigantino of the San Francisco Examiner has some highlights and lowlights of NFL Week 1.
Alan Russell of the North County Times reviews a book written by a local consultant who did work for ESPN.
The Sports Media Watch has its weekend ratings predictions.
Maury Brown of the Biz of Football looks at one of the unwritten stories of how much NFL teams contribute politically.
And Maury examines how much advertising was spent on the NFL last year.
That will do it for now. Back later with NFL pregame quotage.