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You Knew This Was Coming … Tim Tebow Joins ESPN’s SEC Network

When ESPN and the SEC announced the formation of “SEC Nation,” the SEC Network’s version of College GameDay, you knew that the announcement of Tim Tebow joining the show and ESPN wasn’t far behind. Well, lo and behold, it happened on Monday when ESPN told the world it had hired him for SEC Nation as […]

Churning Out Some Thursday Links

It’s Thursday already? Man, this week is flying by fast. Let’s do some linkage. We begin with Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated who says Keith Olbermann was contrite when his return to ESPN2 was announced. Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead breaks news that Olbermann may make some more buzz for ESPN by hosting a […]

Some Quick Thursday Linkage

Trying to provide two consecutive days of linkage, something I haven’t done in quite some time. Here we go. Pete Iacobelli of the Associated Press writes that Fox is still investigating the incident that caused a rope supporting its overhead camera to snap at the Coca-Cola 600. Tim Baysinger of Multichannel News writes that Fox […]

Paul Finebaum Joins ESPN and the SEC Network

One of the bigger names in sports radio is joining ESPN. Paul Finebaum whose radio show was syndicated throughout the South and heard on SiriusXM, will taking his Birmingham, AL-based program to Charlotte, NC where it will be part of the new SEC Network. Finebaum’s show will be heard beginning this August and seen on […]

The First SEC Network Trailer

With the SEC Network now official and ready to premiere in August 2014, ESPN and the SEC has put together this preview trailer of what to expect when the network launches. It’s quite good. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du3lnMncltA&rel=0&w=560&h=315] It all comes to fruition in August 2014 on a participating cable and satellite provider.

ESPN and the SEC Unveil the SEC Network

This from ESPN and the Southeastern Conference. The two entities have partnered to form the cable-based SEC Network which will begin operation in August 2014. The new SEC Network will air more than 1,000 conference events including 45 football games, 100 men’s and 60 women’s college basketball games, 75 baseball, as well as softball and […]

ESPN and SEC Postpone Press Conference

A press conference to unveil the new SEC Network to the South and the nation has been postponed for now. ESPN and the Southeastern Conference have jointly decided to postpone the event in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings today. The statement is as follows. Joint statement from Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive and […]

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 […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 03/09 & 03/10/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Announcing Assignments Courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, March 9 Pregame and Studio Shows College GameDay live from Washington, DC — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show — Big Ten Network, 11:30 a.m. Big Ten Game Break — Big Ten […]

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

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments Courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, March 2 Pregame & Studio Shows College Gameday live from Los Angeles, CA — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. Inside College Basketball — CBS Sports Network, 11 a.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show 2013 — Big Ten Network, […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 02/23 & 02/24/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, February 22 Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from Lexington, KY — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. 75 Years of NCAA March Madness: Top 10 Upsets — CBS, 1 p.m. 75 Years of NCAA March Madness: […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 02/16 & 02/17/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments Courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, February 16 Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from Lawrence, KS — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. 75 Years of NCAA March Madness: Top 10 Improbable Heroes — CBS, 12:30 p.m. College GameDay live from Lawrence, […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 02/09 & 02/10/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments Courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, February 9 Pregame and Studio Shows College GameDay live from South Bend, IN — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. 75 Years of March Madness: Top 10 Coaches — CBS, 12:30 p.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show — Big […]

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 […]

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