Makes sense to hold off until after next years Super Bowl to start the last season of the Sopranos. This way, they won't be competing with Sunday Night Football, plus with Oz ending this season, that time/season slot is open.
Please help control the McMahon population. Have your Triple H's spayed or neutered.
I clicked on the link and it looks like SI took the article down. All his other articles in his archive are there, but that one has been removed... Looks like he struck a nerve, according to his follow up article. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.