** Fox bids aggressively for Thursday Night Football, while NBC and CBS reportedly decrease offers
Fox is going hard after Thursday Night Football as other networks have reportedly decreased their offers.
** NFL censored veterans’ organization’s anti-protest ad from Super Bowl program
In a move that definitely wasn’t controversial to some, the NFL pulled an AMVETS ad asking those in attendance to #PLEASESTAND from the Super Bowl program.
** Alex Rodriguez will join ESPN’s ‘Sunday Night Baseball’ booth, along with Matt Vasgersian
Alex Rodriguez will pull double-duty at Fox and ESPN, as the former baseball star will join Matt Vasgersian in the booth for Sunday Night Baseball.
** Tom Crean pulls a Tony Romo, accurately predicts Oklahoma’s clutch play
Tom Crean pulled a Tony Romo on ESPN, nailing a winning play-call prediction for Oklahoma.
** Citing “ambivalent feelings about football,” Bob Costas clarifies why he’s sitting out NBC’s Super Bowl coverage
Turns out Bob Costas is happy about sitting out of upcoming Super Bowl coverage.