The Week Ahead in Sports Media, September 2 — 8, 2013

Lots of things happening in sports media this week. The NFL returns in the next seven days. College Football goes into its second week. Baseball heads into its final month of the regular season. Soccer goes into World Cup qualifying. The PGA Tour takes the week off and we bid adieu to Fox Soccer. TELEVISION […]

Review of "America's Game, The Super Bowl Champions: 2011 Giants"

This is a review of the continuing NFL Network/NFL Films documentary series, “America’s Game, The Super Bowl Champions”. As it has for the previous XLV installments, NFL Films has a successful formula, getting three to four of the winning team’s  coaches and players to talk about the season leading up to the Super Bowl, then […]

Let’s Do Some Sunday Linkage

Time for some Sunday links. I’ll also attempt some Sunday thoughts later. Todd Spangler of Multichannel News writes that Comcast has dropped a lawsuit against DirecTV over its NFL Sunday Ticket ad campaign. Tom Weir of USA Today explains how ESPN’s Dick Vitale got so angry at a sports radio talk show that he hung […]

America’s Game: 2010 Green Bay Packers Premieres on NFL Network, Wednesday, 09/07/11

As usual, the new episode of America’s Game, NFL Network’s documentary series on the Super Bowl champions premieres the night before the season opener which coincidentally features the defending champions Green Bay Packers hosting the New Orleans Saints. America’s Game: 2010 Green Bay Packers will feature quarterback Aaron Rodgers, cornerback Charles Woodson and coach Mike […]

NFL Network’s America’s Game Documentary on New Orleans Saints Premieres 9/8

NFL season is coming fast upon us and next week, the latest installment from the America’s Game documentary series on Super Bowl winners will premiere. It’ll focus on the New Orleans Saints and it will be narrated by actor Brad Pitt. NFL NETWORK’S AMERICA’S GAME: 2009 NEW ORLEANS SAINTS NARRATED BY BRAD PITT DEBUTS WEDNESDAY, […]

Why You Should Watch the NFL Network during the NFL Offseason

#1 – Making the Squad – NFL Films’ look into women who try to make an NFL Cheerleading team. Really. If you don’t have the NFL Network, demand it now. So far, there have been three versions, one each for Miami, San Diego and Tampa Bay. The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders series on CMT doesn’t even […]