Since I have to leave my house early Saturday morning, I won’t be able to give you some linkage today. By the time you read this, I’ll already have left the house and be at a location that does not have internet access (at least not to my knowledge). So I’ll give you two press releases in lieu of an update.
First, HBO will have live boxing tonight as well as the replay of Calzaghe/Jones from last week.
HBO SPORTS PRESENTS A
OF SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHTS WHEN BATTLE
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®: JERMAIN
VS. JEFF LACY TAYLOR
IS SEEN LIVE SATURDAY, NOV. 15 ON HBO
PLUS THE REPLAY OF CALZAGHE VS. JONES
Two former champs seek redemption when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: JERMAIN TAYLOR VS. JEFF LACY is seen live from Memorial Gym,
Vanderbilt University, in , SATURDAY, NOV. 15 (10:15 p.m. ET/7:15 p.m. PT), exclusively on HBO. The WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING team will be ringside for the event, which will be presented in HDTV and in Spanish on HBO Latino. Nashville
Ex-Olympic teammates go toe-to-toe when former undisputed middleweight champ Jermain Taylor (27-2-1, 17 KOs), from
Little Rock, takes on former super middleweight champ Jeff Lacy (24-1, 17 KOs), of , in a scheduled 12-round super middleweight contest. St. Petersburg
Leading off the telecast will be the exclusive replay of Calzaghe vs. Jones. On Nov. 8 at
New York’s , Joe Calzaghe extended his perfect mark to 46-0 with an impressive 12-round decision over Roy Jones Jr in their light heavyweight showdown. Madison Square Garden
Next, Sirius XM Satellite Radio will carry FIS Skiing events throughout the winter starting this weekend. The services will simulcast Universal Sports’ coverage of each event.
SIRIUS RADIO TO AIR 2008-09 FIS WORLD CUP SKI RACES
Satellite Radio Provider Carries Universal Sports’ Broadcasts of Alpine Skiing Events Starting Nov. 15
Listeners nationwide will have access to Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn and others as they compete for World Cup titles at venues around the globe
SIRIUS’ pre-race show this weekend will feature U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association President Bill Marolt, U.S. Olympic Skier Marco Sullivan and Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal
NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES – November 14, 2008 – SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Universal Sports announced today that SIRIUS will broadcast international alpine skiing events to listeners nationwide during the 2008-09 FIS World Cup ski season.
SIRIUS’ coverage of the 2008-09 FIS World Cup season begins this Saturday, November 15 and Sunday, November 16 with the Men’s and Women’s Slalom competition at
. Race coverage of Saturday’s Women’s Slalom will air on SIRIUS channel 126 starting at 2:00 pm ET with a replay at 10:00 pm ET and Sunday at 7:00 am ET. Sunday’s Men’s Slalom will air on SIRIUS channel 125 starting at 7:30 pm ET with a replay Monday at 6:00 am ET. Levi, Finland
On Saturday at 1:30 pm ET and Sunday at 6:30 pm ET, SIRIUS will present a special half-hour pre-race edition of the show In The Starting Gate, which will feature a look at the weekend’s races with international star Aksel Lund Svindal, plus exclusive one-on-one interviews with U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association President and CEO Bill Marolt and U.S. Ski Team member Marco Sullivan, a two-time Olympian (2002, 2006) and the 2002 U.S. Super G champion. Svindal, the 2007 World Cup Men’s Overall Champion, will provide SIRIUS listeners with exclusive race previews and reports from venues around the world throughout the season.
The coverage will also air on XM channel 105, which is available to XM listeners as part of the “Best of SIRIUS” programming package.
Saturday, Nov. 15
1:30 pm ET: In The Starting Gate (SIRIUS 126)
2:00 pm ET: Women’s Slalom from
(SIRIUS 126) Levi, Finland
10:00 pm ET: In The Starting Gate (SIRIUS 126, XM 105)
10:30 pm ET: Women’s Slalom (replay) (SIRIUS 126, XM 105)
Sunday, Nov. 16
7:00 am ET: In The Starting Gate (SIRIUS 125, XM 105)
7:30 am ET: Women’s Slalom (replay) (SIRIUS 126, XM 105)
7:00 pm ET: In The Starting Gate (SIRIUS 125, XM 105)
7:30 pm ET: Men’s Slalom from
(SIRIUS 125, XM 105) Levi, Finland
Monday, Nov. 17
6:00 am ET: In The Starting Gate (SIRIUS 125, XM 105)
6:30 am ET: Men’s Slalom (replay) (SIRIUS 125, XM 105)
The FIS World Cup features world-class American skiers Bode Miller, the reigning World Cup Men’s Overall Champion, Lindsey Vonn, the reigning World Cup Women’s Overall Champion, Ted Ligety, Julia Mancuso and others as they compete against international stars like Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway), Benjamin Raich (Austria), Didier Cuche (Switzerland), Daniel Albrecht (Switzerland), Kathrin Zettel (Austria), Tanja Poutiainen (Finland) and Nicole Hosp (Austria) at venues around the world.
SIRIUS listeners from coast to coast will hear comprehensive coverage from top FIS World Cup stops in Kitzbuehel, Austria; Aspen, Colorado; Val d’Isere, France; Lake Louise, Canada and St. Moritz, Switzerland as well as the highly-anticipated Men’s and Women’s Alpine World Cup Finals from Are, Sweden in March.
Enjoy your Saturday.