Monthly Archives: March 2012

ESPN Platforms To Celebrate Title IX's 40th Anniversary on June 23

ESPN has begun its three month-long recognition of Title IX. It has already launched a dedicated microsite and begun some programming initiatives. ESPN’s networks will be all over the 40th anniversary weekend in June with documentaries, espnW features and a whole host of women’s sports. Let’s see what ESPN has planned for June 23. ESPN […]

CBS Airs A Double Dose Of Tennis This Weekend

While CBS is focusing on the Final Four in New Orleans, it also will be airing the women’s and men’s finals of the Sony Ericsson Open at the Crandon Park Tennis Center in Miami. There has been some great tennis these last two weeks as we’ve seen some great upsets with Andy Roddick beating Roger […]

CBS/Turner's Coverage Plans For The 2012 Final Four

The CBS Sports/Turner Sports NCAA Tournament consortium is in New Orleans to air the 2012 Final Four in the Louisiana Superdome. Kentucky-Louisville will be the first game scheduled for 6:09 p.m. ET. That will be followed by Ohio State-Kansas at approximately 8:49 p.m. Jim Nantz will call his 22nd Final Four for CBS and attend […]

Ron Burgundy on The Dan Patrick Show

It’s only been eight years since we last saw Ron Burgundy and the Channel 4 Evening News team. Well, on Wednesday, Ron showed up on TBS’ Conan to announce that indeed, a sequel to Anchorman, The Legend of Ron Burgundy will be produced. Let me say that it’s about time. Anchorman was one of the […]

Attempting A Friday Megalink Post

This week has been hellish for me and I apologize for not being able to post as much as I would like. I’ve been away from my computer for most of the day and by the time I get home, I’m tired and don’t want to update the blog. Well, with me already done my […]

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, March 31 College Baseball Duke at Georgia Tech — Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic/Fox Sports Arizona/Fox Sports Florida/Fox Sports South, 1 p.m. Miami at Clemson — ESPNU, 4 p.m. Kentucky at Georgia — Fox Sports Florida/Fox Sports South, 4 p.m. Washington at Oregon State — Root Sports Northwest, 4 p.m. UNLV at TCU — the mtn., […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

Arena Football San Jose SaberCats at Spokane Shock — NFL Network, 8 p.m. College Baseball UNLV at TCU — the mtn., 7:30 p.m. College Basketball Men’s College Basketball Invitational Championship Series Game 3: Washington State at Pittsburgh — HDNet, 7 p.m. (series tied 1-1) College Lacrosse Lehigh at Navy — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. […]

MLB on Fox Games & Announcing Assignments For April 7, 2012

All times are Eastern. 3:30 p.m. Fox Saturday Baseball Pregame Show 4 p.m. Boston at Detroit — Joe Buck/Tim McCarver St. Louis at Milwaukee — Thom Brennaman/Eric Karros San Francisco at Arizona — Daron Sutton/Eric Byrnes Kansas City at Anaheim Angels — Kenny Albert/Mark Gubicza You probably notice that Fox has tapped its regional Fox […]

Masters Live Returns to & Next Week

The streaming webcast, Masters Live returns next week as The Masters® comes back onto the sports scene. For the first time, “Masters on the Range” will be seen both online and on CBS Sports Network. This will be seen on the days leading up the First Round. When play begins, web “patrons” will be able […]

The Masters on ESPN

Starting next Wednesday, the annual rite of Spring, The Masters® takes place at the scenic Augusta National Country Club in Augusta, GA. For five days starting with the Par 3 Contest on Wednesday, April 4 through to the Final Round on Sunday, April 8, we’ll hear the familiar “Augusta” theme that has accompanied CBS’ as […]

"Rome" Not Built in A Day; But Premieres on CBS Sports Network on April 3

Jim Rome’s new show on the CBS Sports Network gets its series premiere on Tuesday, April 3, the day after the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. The show will originate from Southern California and be co-produced by dick clark productions. “Rome” will get a 6 p.m. ET timeslot and will air daily for a half-hour, just […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball Men’s National Invitation Tournament Madison Square Garden, New York, NY Stanford vs. Minnesota — ESPN, 7 p.m. Slam Dunk & 3 Point Shootout — ESPN, 9 p.m. Figure Skating World Figure Skating Championships, Nice, France Ladies Short Program — Universal Sports, 8 a.m. Dance Free Skate — Universal Sports, 2:30 p.m. Golf European […]

Report: Fox Plans To Start Cable Sports Network To Challenge ESPN

Bloomberg’s Andy Fixmer and Alex Sherman are reporting that News Corp., the parent company of Fox plans to launch an all-sports cable network to challenge ESPN. Now News Corp. tried this once before in the 1990′s through its Fox Sports Net affiliates, but after a brief, but failed rivalry, Fox decided to shift the focus […]