College Basketball Viewing Picks For 02/02 & 02/03/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, February 2 Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from Bloomington, IN — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show — Big Ten Network, 6:30 p.m. College GameDay live from Bloomington, IN — ESPN, 8 […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 01/26 & 01/27/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Saturday, January 26 Pregame & Studio Hosts College GameDay live from Raleigh, NC — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. College GameDay — ESPN, 6 p.m. College Basketball Live — ESPN2, midnight 11 a.m. Syracuse at Villanova — ESPNU (Beth Mowins/Tim Walsh) 11:30 a.m. Women’s: Delta State at Valdosta […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 01/19 & 01/20/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Saturday, January 19 Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from Indianapolis — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 p.m. College GameDay live from Indianapolis — ESPN, 8 p.m. 11 a.m. Virginia Military Institute at Coastal Carolina — ESPNU (Adam Amin/Brooke Weisbrod) noon St. John’s at DePaul — Big East […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 01/12 & 01/13/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s schedule courtesy Matt’s College Sports Saturday, January 12 Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay — ESPN2, 10 a.m. College GameDay — ESPNU, 11 a.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show — Big Ten Network, 11:30 a.m. Big Ten Game Break — Big Ten Network, 2 p.m. The Fab Five — ESPN, 5:30 p.m. Big Ten Finale […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 01/05 & 01/06/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Saturday, January 5 11 a.m. Pittsburgh at Rutgers — ESPN2 noon Virginia Tech at Maryland — ACC Network Seton Hall at Notre Dame — Big East Network Purdue at Michigan State — Big Ten Network Delaware at Old Dominion — Comcast SportsNet (Bay Area/Mid Atlantic/Philadelphia)/CSS Wake Forest at […]

College Football Viewing Picks For Week 14, 12/01/2012, All Times Eastern

Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from the SEC Championship, Atlanta, GA — ESPNU, 9 a.m./ESPN, 10 a.m. This Week in SEC Football — CBS Sports Network, 1 p.m. College Football Countdown — ABC, 3 p.m. College Football Championship Saturday — CBS, 3 p.m. College Football Scoreboard — […]

ESPN’s College Football Games For Week 14 Including Announcing Assignments

This week marks for all intents and purposes, the final week of conference play in college football. There are conference championships in the ACC, Big Ten, C-USA, MAC, Pac-12 and SEC. ESPN platforms will carry four of them either through TV or radio. The ESPN family of networks also will air the regular season finales […]

Some Long Overdue Tuesday Sports Media Thoughts

I’ve been bottling up some sports media thoughts from the last time I wrote a similar post. You’re due for some more. Let’s provide you with some. They’re below in bullet form as always. We’re getting closer to seeing Fox Sports 1 coming to fruition. While Fox is not saying anything official, behind the scenes, […]

ESPN Unveils Its College Basketball Announcing Teams For 2012-13 Season

Let’s take a look at the announcers ESPN will utilize for college basketball this season. Dan Shulman and Dick Vitale remain the top team as they’ll major ACC and Saturday primetime games together. Dave O’Brien gets an upgrade as he’ll call ACC games with Vitale, Jay Bilas or Doris Burke. Brent Musburger returns to call […]

The 2012-13 ESPN Family of Networks College Basketball Regular Season Schedule

Ready for some college hoops? ESPN is. It’s sent a 4,300-word press release which I edited down to 4,059 after taking out a few things. Suffice to say that ESPN will present more than 1,450 games across its platforms, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, Longhorn Network as well as ESPN Regional Television-produced games for the Big […]

What is Fox Sports 1? How Does It Affect You?

As we speed into the last quarter of 2012 and prepare for what’s ahead in 2013, there is one thing that is on the horizon for US sports fans and that is the expected appearance of a new all-sports cable channel. No, it’s not NBC Sports Network, although its trials and tribulations this fall will […]

Fox Sports Goes Big 12 in Primetime

Fox Sports has announced its college football plans for the next couple of weeks. Its primetime games for this Saturday and next Saturday will be in the Big 12. And next Saturday, September 29 will mark its first visit to Stillwater, Oklahoma for the Texas-Oklahoma State game. That follows this week’s Kansas State at Oklahoma […]

The Big 12 Makes Its Debut on Fox on September 22

After a steady diet of Pac-12 games in primetime in the first three weeks of the college football season, Fox will finally be able to show a Big 12 game on September 22 as its new contract with the conference kicks in. Fox Sports announced today that it will air Kansas State at Oklahoma at […]

Some Quick Monday Afternoon Linkage

Was out for a bit today so I’m behind in what I want to get done here. I’ll do some links for you to tie you over. I’ll start with a couple of stories from Sports Business Daily which looks at some record overnight ratings for Fox and NBC for the first Sunday of the NFL […]

Picking Out Some Sunday Links For You

Let’s do some Sunday linkage on this first NFL regular season Sunday of 2012. We’ll begin with Pat Eaton-Robb of the Associated Press with an interesting story on how Connecticut is fast becoming home of major sports media companies. Candace Jackson of the Wall Street talks about her visit to Rich Eisen and his wife, […]

Fox Sports Announces New Agreement With Big 12 Conference

Earlier today, ESPN announced its deal with the Big 12 Conference. Now it’s Fox’s turn to announce its half of the rights deal. As with ESPN’s half of the Big 12 contract, this is a 13 year agreement that runs through the 2024-25 season. ESPN and Fox will share football rights. It allows Fox to […]

ESPN Announces 13 Year Agreement with the Big 12 Conference

Just announced by ESPN, a new long-term agreement that increases the Family of Networks’ commitment to the Big 12 Conference. Starting with this season and lasting until the 2024-25 season, ESPN will have plenty of football and men’s basketball games. This also includes the Big 12 Tournament which ESPN has televised exclusively either through its […]

ESPN Announces 2013 Big 12 Big Monday College Basketball Schedule

ESPN has unveiled the Big 12 portion of the Big Monday college basketball schedule. As usual, the Big 12 will be the nightcap of the Big East/Big 12 doubleheader. Overall, there will be 9 Big 12 games including a doubleheader at 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 21. […]

Doing Some Monday Linkage

Let’s bring out some Monday links today. Starting with Michael Hiestand of USA Today, he talks with Fox’s Erin Andrews (weird to write that) about her decision to leave ESPN. A.J. Perez of Fox Sports has Erin’s reaction to joining the network. Jane Kellogg and Alex Ben Block of the Hollywood Reporter write about Erin […]