WestwoodOne Announcing Teams for the 2014 NCAA Tournament

We can’t forget the radio partner of the NCAA Tournament, WestwoodOne which will broadcast all of the games. Granted, you won’t be able to hear all of them, but at least WW1 is providing listeners access to the games either through the March Madness Live app, Tune In,, SiriusXM and on terrestrial radio. So […]

ESPN Networks to Cover All National Invitation Tournament Games

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 will carry all of the games in the 77th National Invitation Tournament (NIT) this season. It all begins on Tuesday with the four platforms showing nine first round games and another 7 on Wednesday. Intriguing matchups include former Big East rivals West Virginia and Georgetown on Tuesday, LSU at San […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 02/22 & 02/23/2014

All Times Eastern Men’s Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Men’s Announcing Schedule and Women’s Schedule plus announcers courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, February 22 Men’s Studio and Pregame Shows College GameDay live from Boulder, CO — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show 2014 — Big […]

ESPN’s College Basketball Schedule From 01/23-01/26/2014

The ESPN Family of Networks will be utilized in full force this week as college basketball really gets into full gear and conference play heats up. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews and ESPNU will all air games tonight including a doubleheader on the Deuce. Then on Saturday, all of the ESPN platforms will be used to air […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 12/28 & 12/29/2013

All Times Eastern Men’s schedule courtesy Matt’s College Sports Women’s schedule courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, December 28 Studio and Pregame Shows NCAA Men of March: Rick Pitino — CBS, 1 p.m. NCAA Men of March: John Calipari — CBS, 1:30 […]

The Dave Pasch/Bill Walton Show is Back on ESPN2 on Saturday

ESPN’s Family of Networks will be busy with college basketball as seven ranked team will be in action between Friday and Saturday. In addition, we get the return of the Dave Pasch and Bill Walton Show on Saturday as the Alabama Crimson Tide travel to Pauley Pavilion to take on the UCLA Bruins. We can […]

ESPN Unveils College Basketball Announcers for 2013-14

ESPN has provided us with the men and women who will be involved in calling and reporting college basketball in 2013-14. The networks of ESPN will begin airing college basketball games for the new season this weekend. One major change for ESPN, the loss of the Big East to Fox Sports 1 and CBS and […]

A Couple of Mid-Week Sports Media Thoughts

I haven’t done a sports media thoughts post in quite some time. You’re owed some, so lets not waste any time. Two thoughts today with a promise I’ll provide more with some regularity down the road. They’re in bullet form as always. Bizarre story that broke on Tuesday through Boston Sports Media Watch that Red […]

Dial Global Covers the 2013 NCAA Men’s Final Four

Dial Global Radio is back as radio rightsholder for the NCAA Men’s Final Four®. The radio network will carry both National Semifinal games on Saturday and be back on Monday for the National Championship Game. Kevin Kugler will call the play-by-play. He’ll be joined by Bill Raftery and John Thompson. Jim Gray will report from […]

The Fang’s Bites College Basketball TV Awards

It’s been a while since I’ve written a College Basketball TV Awards post. It’s been so long, that I’ve lost the archive for it. That transition from Blogger to WordPress a few years back did it. This is mostly for the regular season. I’ll do a bonus TV Awards for the NCAA Tournament after the […]

Bill Walton is a Verbal Acid Trip: NIT Stephen F. Austin-Stanford Edition

Bill Walton was back on the ESPN Family of Networks on Tuesday, calling the NIT First Round game between Stephen F. Austin and Stanford with Dave Flemming. He was on for the entire game. Here’s the quotage. (About mixing up players and schools) “I want to apologize right off the bat, because I know I’m […]

NIT Returns to ESPN on Tuesday; Bill Walton Assigned to Stanford

The National Invitation Tournament is back to allow 32 teams that didn’t make the NCAA Tournament an opportunity to have some postseason play. The ESPN family of networks will air the entire tournament culminating with the semifinals and finals at Madison Square Garden on April 2 and April 4, respectively. Bob Wischusen will call the […]

Some Quick Monday Sports Media Thoughts

Haven’t done a sports media thoughts post in a while. Figured you’re owed one. Let’s do this in bullet form, of course. ESPN’s 30 for 30 series has been good since it started, but Sunday’s “Survive and Advance” documentary on the 1983 North Carolina State NCAA Championship team elevated it to something very special. Directed […]

Bill Walton is a Verbal Acid Trip Redux; Quotage from the Pac-12 Championship

For the third and unfortunately last time during Championship Week, we provide Bill Walton quotage. He worked the Pac-12 Championship with Dave Pasch and Bill did not disappoint. He started off slowly, but when he got warmed up, Big Red provided us with a lot of gems here. Dave and Bill have become a true […]

Bill Walton Quotage from the Pac-12 Tournament Semifinals

Bill Walton is the gift that keeps on giving. Despite making Ray Lewis and Bill Simmons suspension references during ESPNU’s Pac-12 telecast on Thursday, Walton was back for the Pac-12 semifinals both on Pac-12 Network and ESPN on Friday. We provide the quotage from both the UCLA-Arizona and Utah-Oregon games. Some have wondered if the […]