Heavy rains in the Austin area have meant that CSTB’s satellite is on the fucking fritz this afternoon, preventing yours truly from watching something like 100 NFL games simultaneously. Bog-standard terrestrial viewing brings up a choice of the Saints/Panthers (a real dilemma for the hosts — could there possibly be enough time before kicktime to commemorate both 9/11 and Katrina?) and Bills/Texans. No thanks.

The dish of doom did respond in just enough to time for me to catch Barcelona’s Sammy Eto’o making Mallorca keeper Miguel Moya look like David James (ie., not very good). The Spanish equivalent of Stuart Scott will be showing that one throughout the early morning hours, presumably not to the accompaniment of Mudvayne or Toby Keith.