National Signing Day or Mel Kiper Jr.? (Or Anne Hathaway?)
Both ESPN and ESPN2 are airing the press conference welcoming the Jets’ new back-up quarterback. On ESPN you get the added feature of Tim Tebow publicist Skip Bayless, in a corner box, monitoring Twitter.
Imagine Bobby saying:
“This is about B0bby Cox versus Tony LaRussa. There’s no question, it’s personal. It’s about him against myself. That’s what it’s going to come down to.”
The overnight ratings are in, and Monday Night Football beat game 3 of the ALCS. A paltry (for MNF) 7.2 percent of TV sets tuned in to watch just an awful, awful game between the Jags and Titans. Baseball drew just a 6.5.
I’ll bet “Dancing with the So-Called Stars” beat both.
- Bad football outrates good baseball, but only slightly (timesunion.com)
This headline from Fresh Loaf sums up the mindset of the local sports fan.
I find myself more annoyed by football’s return this year than ever before. It’s like a four-month long Montgomery Gentry concert. The sport’s okay (though is anything more boring than the five hours of “Sunday Night Football”?) — it’s the hype I can’t stand.