Morning Cup Of JoeJanuary 28th, 2013
Bucs news forthcoming.
This is why it is just plain stupid for folks to flippantly say, “The NFL should get rid of the Pro Bowl.” It’s a moneymaker: “NBC aired the Pro Bowl on Sunday and while it’s a brutal game to watch, keep this in mind: Last year the game averaged 12.5 million viewers. For comparison, this year’s World Series averaged 12.7 million viewers.” [SI]
Bob Costas gives an emotional, eloquent eulogy (he choked up several times) at the funeral for baseball’s perfect knight, Stan Musial. [MLB]
Runaway snowmobile slams into fans at the X-Games. [TheBigLead]
The Big Ten may expand to 20 schools. [Dispatch]
Tampa can have the Rays… apparently for a price. [RaysIndex]