NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 07: Alex Rodriguez speaks during a news conference on August 7, 2016 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. Rodriguez announced that he will play his final major league game on Friday, August 12 and then assume a position with the Yankees as a special advisor and instructor. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

** 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.

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