What They’re Saying…January 18, 2008

Here is a sample of what some of the sports media columnists across the country are discussing…

The NFL Conference Championship games are getting plenty of attention. The Houston Chronicle’s David Barron gives us a look at the ratings from last week’s action.

Newsday’s Neil Best talks to Fox’s Pam Oliver about Giants/Packers.

Elsewhere in Gotham, Bob Raissman in the NY Daily News points to how the NFL cherishes high ratings over anything else.

Richard Sandomir at the NY Times talks to three former quarterbacks turned TV analysts on the maturity of Eli Manning. He also has a piece on the stupid (my word) choice of covers deployed by the people at Golf Week Magazine.

Bob Wolfleyat the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has Troy Aikman’s take on the Giants and Packers.

USA Today’s Michael Hiestand has the impact Phil Simms has had in Bret Favre’s extended career.

Tom Hoffarth at the LA Daily News talks about the effects weather may have in the two games…media too.

More cold weather and the media from John Maffei at the North Country Times.

In the blogsphere Christopher Byrne at Eye on Sports Media has Jim Nantz’ take on the impacts of weather on a telecast.

Enjoy your sports Friday!

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