NEW YORK -- At the
After a brief sales pep talk from an executive, the Disney-owned sports network opened at the Best Buy Theater by reminding media buyers about their "Monday Night Football" franchise. Then, they brought San Francicso 49er quarterback
Kaepernick, who took over the QB job midway last season from original starter
The thanks for his outstanding efforts? Polite applause from the hundreds of bleary-eyed media buyers who are deciding this week amid a wave of splashy network presentations where to plunk down their ad dollars for the coming year.
There was no applause meter handy, but I’d give a slight edge to
To be fair, applause for pretty much everything at the 24/7 sports network was fairly tepid all morning -- even for
But then, future Hall of Fame relief pitcher
Then again, we're in New York -- and baseball is still supposed to be the national pastime.