Below is the full interview with replacement referees Wayne Elliott and Jim Core from last night's episode of "Inside the NFL" on Showtime. Elliott and Core talk about the training they received, as well as reactions from coaches, players and fans. "Inside the NFL" airs at 9 p.m. on Wednesdays. The full episode can be seen on Showtime on Demand or in repeats on Showtime Extreme HD and Showtime HD through this Saturday.
My Cat From Hell (8pm, Animal Planet) - Jackson Galaxy helps a woman whose cat attacks her roommate every chance it gets. I say, maybe the cat knows something she doesn't know. Also, some newlyweds move into a new house and then their cats suddenly no longer get along.
NFL Honors (9pm, NBC) - In advance of this weekend's Super Bowl, the NFL salutes its top players and plays in Indianapolis. Host Alec Baldwin is joined by celebrities and NFL stars, and awards are presented to NFL MVP, Coach of the Year, and the Walter Payton Man of the Year.
Pit Boss (9pm, Animal Planet) - The rescue of a severely abused pit bull turns dangerous for Shorty and Sebastian when the dog is frightened.
Saturday Night Live (11:29pm, NBC) - Channing Tatum hosts. Despite that fact, I will tune in for the musical guest Bon Iver.
Austin City Limits (Midnight, UNC-TV) - Wilco performs from their 2011 album "The Whole Love."
Garner native Richard Medlin, who I wrote about here for today's issue of the Garner-Cleveland Record, has made one roster cut with the New England Patriots, now he'll try to survive the cut from 80 to 53 on Friday.
Medlin is not projected to make the roster, based on this espnboston.com roster projection, although he's viewed as a possible candidate for the Patriots' practice squad.
Former North Carolina standout linebacker David Thornton announced his retirement from the NFL Friday.
The 32-year-old Goldsboro native spent 10 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans.
Bill Maher's take on what makes the Super Bowl great (and the World Series not-so-great) is sure to tick off a lot of people. Warning: there's cursing here. "Real Time with Bill Maher" airs on Friday nights at 10pm on HBO.
The Triangle's recreational golfers have the chance to play a round of
golf with national sports figures and celebrities when brothers and NFL
players Torry Holt and Terrence Holt host their eighth annual Holt
Brothers Celebrity Weekend this month.
The weekend will begin with the April 17 Charity Social open to the
public at Solas restaurant in downtown Raleigh. Then, the Celebrity
Golf Classic will be played April 18 at the new Lonnie Poole Golf
Course on N.C. State’s Centennial Campus. Each foursome in the
tournament will have a celebrity captain.
The events raise money for The Holt Foundation and its efforts to
assist families faced with cancer through the KidsCan! Progam at Rex
Hospital in Raleigh.
The Carolina Panthers fall to the Baltimore Ravens 17-13 in Charlotte on Saturday night, Aug. 29, 2009. With the loss, the Panther's are 0-3 in the ... more
See photos from the Panthers at the Miami Dolphins in an NFL preseason game on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009.