Have a few press releases for you to read and these having nothing to do with one particular subject. Let’s give you what I have right now.
First, Fox Sports will be covering the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Las Vegas tomorrow.
FOX SPORTS NOTES, QUOTES & ANECDOTES
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NASCARSprint Cup Racing from Las VegasDW & Hammond: RCR is Back on TrackFOXSports.com’s Marvez Looks at Who’s Under the Microscope at the NFL CombineIS THE NO. 48 POISED TO CONTINUE DOMINATION? – On Sunday, Feb. 28 (2:00 PM ET), FOX Sports rides into the desert for NASCARSprint Cup Racing from Las Vegas Presented by Pennzoil. Following an up-and-down SpeedWeeks in Daytona, four-time defending Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson was back in the winner’s circle last week at . Championship contenders Kevin Harvick, Fontana JeffGordon, JeffBurton and Mark Martin headline a stacked field looking to move up the points standings in . Coverage starts with FOX Sin City NASCARSUNDAY host Chris Myers, along with analysts Darrell Waltrip and JeffHammond from the Hollywood Hotel, FOX Sports’ traveling prerace set providing up-to-the-minute reports and live interviews with drivers, crewmen and officials shaping the day’s action. Once the green flag drops, race announcer Mike Joy will be alongside analysts Waltrip and Larry McReynolds to call all the twists and turns on the track while Dick Berggren, Steve Byrnes, Krista Voda and Matt Yocum patrol the pits for up-to-the-second news and notes.
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NASCARSPRINT CUP RACING, 2:00 PM ETRICHARD CHILDRESS RACING IS LEAPS AND BOUNDS FROM A YEAR AGO – FOX Sports prerace analysts Darrell Waltrip & Jeff Hammond are pleased to see that Richard Childress Racing teams are running up front where both analysts believe they belong. It’s an astonishing turnaround when you consider that no RCR driver made it to the Chase last year. “In , Richard Childress Racing continued their amazing turnaround from last year and they’ll be looking to keep that momentum going this weekend in Vegas. Childress had all three cars finishing in the top 10 and all three cars could have won that race! As a car owner, that’s about as good as it gets,” said Waltrip. Fontana added, “The changes with their crew chiefs from last year, is starting to produce results.” HammondFor more from Darrell Waltrip click here: http://tinyurl.com/yk4t7fyFor ’s take: http://tinyurl.com/ykvgbwu Hammond
SPEED INTRODUCES FAST TRACK TO FAME – What would you get if you mixed a grassroots American talent search with a dash of the gregarious personality of Michael Waltrip and spread it liberally over
NASCARNation? Answer: SPEED’s super new talent show, FAST TRACK TO FAME. Set to premiere Monday, March 1 at 8:00 PM ET, FAST TRACK TO FAME is a wild, new talent show produced exclusively for SPEED and hosted by renowned NASCARowner/driver Michael Waltrip, one of NASCAR’s most out-going and popular personalities and younger brother of NASCARon FOX lead race analyst Darrell Waltrip. Charissa Thompson, well known for her work on FOX Sports and FSN, serves as co-host. “With a massive SPEED presence at every NASCARrace all season long, FAST TRACK TO FAME gives fans and viewers a whole new level of entertainment,” said SPEED President Hunter Nickell.
ESPN2 will have four Top 25 women’s college basketball teams in action over the next two days.
Women’s College Basketball: Four of Top 25 teams in Action, including No. 1 ConnecticutJudgment Week continues as ESPN2’s upcoming women’s college basketball schedule will include four games featuring five Top 25 teams, including four of the top 10 and one game with two Top 25 teams: Big Monday features No. 1 Connecticut squares off with No. 8 Notre Dame on Monday, March 1, at 7 p.m. on ESPN2.Schedule
Date Time (ET) Matchup Commentators Networks Sun, Feb 28 3 p.m. No. 9 FSU at Maryland Pam Ward & Rebeca Lobo ESPN2 / ESPN360.com 5 p.m. Kansas at No. 17 Baylor Beth Mowins, LaChina Robinson ESPN2 / ESPN360.com 6 p.m. Mississippi at No. 4 Tennessee Sam Gore & Abby Waner ESPNU Mon, Mar 1 7 p.m. Big Monday: No. 1 UConn at No. 8 Notre Dame Bob Wischusen, Carolyn Peck & Rebecca Lobo ESPN2 / ESPN360.com
ESPN also has plenty of men’s college basketball action starting on Monday.
Men’s College Basketball: Top 10 Teams in Action
ESPN’s men’s college basketball schedule for early next week will include several telecasts featuring ranked teams. Highlights:
- ESPN’s Big Monday BIG EAST telecast March 1 will pit No. 13 Georgetown at No. 7 West Virginia at 7 p.m.
- Three Super Tuesday telecasts, March 2, will include a ranked team, highlighted by two in the top 10: No. 8 Villanova at Cincinnati at 7 p.m. on ESPN2 and No. 9 Ohio State against Illinois at 9 p.m. on ESPN. In addition, ESPN will televise No. 20 Vanderbilt at Florida at 7 p.m.
- On Wednesday, March 3, ESPN will showcase No. 5 Duke at Maryland in an ACC contest at 9 p.m.
Date Time Matchup Commentators Network Mon, March 1 7 p.m. No. 13 Georgetown at No. 7 West Virginia Sean McDonough, Jay Bilas & Bill Raftery ESPN / ESPN360.com 7 p.m. Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Jackson State Anthony Calhoun & Stan Lewter ESPNU 9 p.m. Oklahoma at No. 21 Texas Brent Musburger, Bob Knight & Holly Rowe ESPN / ESPN360.com 9 p.m. North Carolina A&T at Morgan State Charlie Neal & Dennis Felton ESPNU Tue, March 2 7 p.m. No. 20 Vanderbilt at Florida Brad Nessler, Jimmy Dykes & Jeannine Edwards ESPN / ESPN360.com 7 p.m. No. 8 Villanova at Cincinnati John Saunders & Fran Fraschilla ESPN2 / ESPN360.com 7:30 p.m. South Florida at DePaul Jim Barbar & Brooke Weisbrod ESPNU 9 p.m. Illinois at No. 9 Ohio State Dave O’Brien, Steve Lavin & Erin Andrews ESPN / ESPN360.com 9:30 p.m. Louisville at Marquette Lou Canellis & Mike Kelley ESPNU Wed, March 3 7 p.m. Connecticut at Notre Dame TBD & Digger Phelps ESPN / ESPN360.com 7 p.m. Wake Forest at Florida State Mike Patrick & Len Elmore ESPN2 / ESPN360.com 7 p.m. Alabama at South Carolina Carter Blackburn & Litterial Green ESPNU 9 p.m. No. 5 Duke at Maryland Dan Shulman, Jay Bilas & Erin Andrews ESPN / ESPN360.com 9 p.m. Oklahoma State at No. 23 Texas A&M Ron Franklin & Stephen Bardo ESPN2 / ESPN360.com 9 p.m. Virginia at Boston College Dan McLaughlin, Tim Welsh & Andy Katz ESPNU
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