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2011 NFL Schedule Announced On NFL Network, NFL.com Tuesday In Primetime

The 2011 NFL schedule will be released in primetime, exclusively on NFL.com and the NFL Network Tuesday at 7:00 pm ET.

NFL Total Access: 2011 Schedule Release Show will feature Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, Kurt Warner and Steve Mariucci as they breakdown the 2011 regular season schedule division by division, including team specific vignettes and a discussion of which teams have the easiest/toughest roads to the playoffs.

In case you don’t want to sit through the two-hour special, NFL.com will have the entire schedule Tuesday night at 7:00 pm ET.

Troy Aikman Doesn't Want To Discuss His Marriage

Fox analyst Troy Aikman really doesn’t want to discuss his separation from his wife, Rhonda, after 10 years of marriage.

“This has been a difficult decision for Rhonda and me, but after 10 years of marriage we have decided to separate,” Aikman told the Dallas Morning News. “We remain deeply committed to our children and respectfully ask that you honor our family’s privacy during this period of adjustment.”

Well, there goes my first question for Aikman at the Super Bowl next week. But there’s always the topic of concussions … oh wait. He doesn’t want to discuss that either. Read more

Tom Jackson Is Actually Smarter Than All Of Us

In case you’re wondering how the New York Jets defeated the New England Patriots in Foxboro on Sunday, look no further than ESPN’s Tom Jackson.

Jackson was on Mike and Mike in the Morning and explained that by picking the Patriots to win, he was simply motivating the Jets.

“I played a bit of a psychological game with the Jets,” Jackson explained. “I thought it was important that they have in their minds that they got beat 45-3 [their last time in New England] and that a large segment of the population thinks that could happen to you again.”

Sure, Tom. Whatever you say. Next time you’re flat out wrong about a pick, just man up like the rest of us and admit it.

GM Signs Deal With NBC For 2012 Olympics

General Motors has signed on as the exclusive U.S. auto advertiser on NBC’s broadcast of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

GM didn’t reveal how much they spent for the exclusive rights but they spent $41.5 million on U.S. ads during the 2010 Winter Olympics, according to date from Kantar Media.

You can expect a lot of Cadillac and Chevrolet commercials when the games air from July 27-Aug. 12. And for those of you who aren’t down with American vehicles, BMW AG will also advertise as part of an agreement they signed last year to be a sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Committee.

Major League Soccer Gets An English Boost

John Rooney, the younger brother of English star Wayne, is entering the 2011 Major League Soccer SuperDraft

The English media unfairly criticizes MLS for its level of play, but Rooney sounds excited.

‘I’ve been watching the league for a few years now and it’s getting better and better every year,” he told the Daily Mail. “The lifestyle and the football there is great. I thoroughly enjoyed it (on trial) and I wanted to get back over there. There were a few teams sniffing around (in England) but I wanted to change my career.’

Although Rooney isn’t a star, he’s a big name and another excellent get for the growing league that features Landon Donovan, David Beckham, Thierry Henry, Rafa Marquez, and other famous names.

Here’s hoping he can stay in the headlines for the right reasons.

The Best Thing You'll Read About the UConn Women's Bball Streak

As Bill Simmons says, vigorous co-sign.

Go read the story, if for no other reason than the quote from John Wooden‘s grandson is perfectly fitting (and its inclusion is a good example of what makes Richard Deitsch so special).

Sail Away as Puma's New PR Manager

Ready to let your career set sail? Puma is looking for a PR manager to drive the communications effort for its entry into the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race. This will involve developing communications planning and global strategy for the PUMA Sailing category and the PUMA Ocean Racing Team.

If hired, you will be the on-site press officer generating coverage on PUMA’s participation in the race. You’ll be handling all media inquiries, generating media content and managing media events surrounding the event. The gig is based in Boston, Mass., where you will be stationed until November 2011. From then through July 2012, the position will be entirely transient and follow the race legs to 10 worldwide ports.

To be considered, you’ll need 6-10 years of public relations experience, with a focus in major global sporting events. You should have top-notch writing skills, and be adept at managing media and talent. There is clearly extensive travel involved, so the ideal candidate should be able to thrive in any situation. Do you think you have what it takes to land this unique opportunity? Apply here.

For more openings and employment news, follow The Job Post on Twitter @MBJobPost.

ESPN Snags Sit-Down Interview With Cam Newton

With the Heisman Trophy ceremony less than 48 hours away, ESPN’s Chris Fowler snagged the first sit-down interview with Cam Newton following the NCAA’s ruiling last week that deemed the Auburn quarterback elegible.

Newton told ESPN he hadn’t directly asked his father what transpired between him and Mississippi State, but “at the end of the day I can look him in the eye and know he has my best interests at heart.”

Newton’s father has not commented publicly since the NCAA ruling was issued. Newton was asked if he thought his father had done anything wrong in the process. Newton said: “It’s not for me to say but I know if I pick up the phone Cecil will be there.”

“My love for him is unconditional,” Cam Newton said. “This type of situation can split a family but it makes us stronger.” Read more

Clippers Announcer Misses Game Due To Traffic

I’m sure you’ve heard stories about how bad traffic is in Southern California.

(As a Los Angeleno, I can tell you it’s all true.)

Los Angeles Clippers play-by-play announcer Ralph Lawler fell victim to the traffic on Wednesday night, missing a rare Clippers victory as a result.

A series of fatal accidents on Interstate 10 made the freeway a standstill, making it impossible for Lawler to make it to Staples Center in time.

In case you’re wondering why Lawler couldn’t take the streets to work – he lives in La Quinta, Calif., 135 miles east of Staples Center.

You have to really love the Clippers to commute two hours each way for work.

HBO To Air Margarito-Pacquiao Replay On Saturday

In case you missed Antonio Margarito and his pregnant right eye, HBO will air the exclusive replay of Manny Pacquiao‘s victory from Cowboys Stadium this Saturday night at 10PM ET/7PM PT.

Pacquiao’s win for the super welterweight title might not even be the best fight on HBO that evening, as the replay is paired with the highly anticipated rematch between Sergio Martinez and Paul Williams.

Floyd who?

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