Saturday Journal- October 31, 2009

Happy Saturday!  No tricks…just some sports media news stories making their way across the country today…

Masosn Levinson at Bloomberg has the story on good Game 2 World Series ratings for Fox...

Stephen Wilson at the Associated Press says IOC President Jacques Rogue will not begin negotiations on the US TV rights for the 2012 and 2014 Olympics until after the Winter Olympics in Vancouver…

Eye on Sports Media continues with its series written by long time play-by-play man Dave Rowe…this time about some of the  college football stadiums he has visited over his long career

Barry Horn at the Dallas Morning News has an interview with ESPN/ABC College Football analyst Matt Millen

Adam Jude at the Eugene, OR Register Guide has a report on the arrival of ESPN’s College Gameday crew to Eugene

Jeff Elliott at the Florida Times Union talks with CBS’ Gary Danielson, who says Florida’s Tim Tebow is still a favorite to win the Hesiman Trophy

Jenna Fryer at the Associated Press says Juan Pablo Montoya did not take offense to Bob Greise’s inappropriate comments made last weekend

David Hale at the Bulldogs Blog does not like the way ESPN makes assumptions about the status of Georgia football coak Mark Richt.

John Scott Lewinski at TV Squad reports that Fox Sports will have a new Avatar trailer unveiled this weekend..

Dan levy at the Sporting Blog looks at the NFL television offerings this weekend

J-Ent looks at what to expect from the CBS NFL pregame show tomorrow

Ken Fang at Fangs Bites has his MLB TV Awards

Richard Sandomir at the NY Times sits down with baseball analyst Ron Darling during Game 2 of the World Series…

Craig at 619 Sports talks with MLB Network’s Matt Vasgersian...

Joe Frisaro at MLB.com reports that the MLB Network will be airing a pair of Arizona Fall League games

Jim Willmas at the Washington Examiner has news of the MLB Network’s coverage of the AFL, which will feature some future Nats and Orioles

Katy Bachman at MediaWeek tells us that four CBS Radio properties will be spreading their wings beyond their local markets…

Chuck Ross at TV Week reports that Vin Scully will make an appearance next month at a local Hollywood TV executives meeting

Hoops World re-published The Big Lead’s Q&A with the Big Ten Network’s Dave Revsine

Steve Lapore at Puck the Media has a look at tonight’s Hockey Night in Canada announcers...

Johnny Diaz at the Boston Globe reports on the partnership between NECN and Comcast Sports Net New England...

Phil Rosenthal at the Chicago Tribune says Comcast Sports Net Chicago will be canceling their morning show

Ed Sherman at Crains Chicago Business also has the Comcast Sports Net Chicago morning show news

Mike Kilen at the Des Moines Register profiles WHO-TV’s Keith Murphy

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