Sports Media Digest- November 29, 2012

SEC Championship Saturday on CBS-  The culmination of CBS’ SEC season is this Saturday as the network telecasts the SEC Championship game between Alabama and Georgia.  Pre-game from Atlanta begins at 3:00p.m. ET with CBS College Football Championship Saturday with host Tim Brando and analysts  Spencer Tillman, Archie Manning and Tony Barnhart.  Kick-off is 4:00p.m. ET with Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson and Tracey Wolfson.

Earl Campbell Documentary Debuts Next Tuesday on NBCSN-  The NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) will debut a documentary of former NFL running back Earl Campbell.  Still Standing: The Earl Campbell Story, debuts Tuesday, December 4 at 11 p.m. ET.

NBCSN College Hockey Friday and Saturday-  The NBC Sports Network will televise a college hockey double header tomorrow night.  The puck drops at 7:30p.m. ET as Mike”Doc” Emrick and Pierre McGuirre call #1 Boston College at #9 Boston University.  At 10:00p.m. ET Dave Strader and Brian Engbloom have the call as Wisconsin travels to #5 Denver. NBCSN will have the rematch between BC and BU Saturday night at 7:30p.m.

ESPN at Baseball’s Winter Meetings-  ESPN will have comprehensive coverage of the Baseball Winter Meetings next week in Nashville.  For the first time ESPN will be producing a daily, 10 minute digital report beginninig Monday, December 3rd through Thursday, December 6th at 12:30p.m.  That program will be available on ESPN.com, WatchESPN and ESPN3.  ESPN will also be providing hourly updates on SportsCenter as well as specials on ESPNNews and ESPN2.   Karl Ravech and Jon Sciambi will host with analysts John Kruk and Curt Schilling. Coverage will also include regular updates from Buster Olney, Tim Kurkjian, Pedro Gomez, Jim Bowden, Jayson Stark, Jerry Crasnick and Keith Law.

SiriusXM Coverage of Baseball’s Winter Meetings-  SiriusXM Radio will also be on hand to provide coverage of Baseball’s Winter Meetings in Nashville.  MLB Network Radio (channel 89 on XM and channel 209 on Sirius Premier) and SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (channel 87 on XM and channel 210 on Sirius Premier) – will broadcast live from Nashville from December 2nd through December 6th.  The Front Office, First Pitch, Power Ally, Inside Pitch, and MLB Roundup will be in the line-up with hosts Jim Bowden, Jim Duquette and Steve Phillips – as well as former pitcher Jeff Nelson.

Tennis Channel to Air Third Season of World of Tennis Presented by BNP Paribas- The Tennis Channel will once again be the home for the magazine program World of Tennis Presented by BNP Paribas. The bi-weekly program debuts Wednesday, December 5th at 7:00p.m. ET.  The finale of the series will be February 27th.

Episode Three of 24/7 Pacquiao/Marquez 4 this Saturday on HBO-  HBO Sports continues its behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Manny Pacquiao/Juan Manuel Marquez bout with the third installment of 24/7 Pacquiao/Marquez 4 Saturday at 9:30p.m. ET.  HBO will telecast the bout next Saturday, December 8th at 9:00p.m. ET.

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