Sports Media Digest- January 31, 2013

Simms All-Iron Team Sunday on CBS-  CBS Sports will produce the Phil Simms All-Iron Team: Super Bowl Edition this Sunday prior to its coverage of the Super Bowl.  Jim Nantz will co-host the show with Simms, which includes an interview with Leon Lett and Don Beebe on their play from Super Bowl XXVII.  Phil Simms All-Iron Team: Super Bowl Edition airs Sunday at 1:00p.m. ET.

Golf Channel Has Best January Ever- The Golf Channel reports that this January was the most watched January in its 18 year history.  105,000 average viewers per minute were tuned into Golf Channel in January, representing a 22% year-over-year increase compared to January 2012.

NBA TV To Commemorate Black History Month with Special Open Court-  NBA TV will produce a special edition of its Open Court series as a commemoration of Black History Month. Open Court: Basketball and Society will be hosted by Ernie Johnson with a panel with Hall of Famers Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller, five-time NBA Champion Steve Kerr, four-time NBA Champion Shaquille O’Neal, two-time NBA Champion Kenny Smith, five-time NBA All-Star Chris Webber and NBA Champion Steve Smith.  Open Court: Basketball and Society airs Tuesday following the network’s Fan Night game telecast.

Friday Night Fights Tomorrow on ESPN2-  The next edition of Friday Night Fights takes place tonight on ESPN2. Joe Tessitore and Teddy Atlas will be ringside in Chicago for a Junior Middleweight bout featuring “King” Carlos Molina and former undisputed Welterweight Champion  Cory “The Next Generation” Spinks.  Todd Grisham will serve as studio host.  The action begins at 9:00p.m. ET.

Fox Sports Radio’s Jay Mohr Reaches Affiliate Milestone-  Fox Sports Radio has announced that its Jay Mohr Sports program is now heard on 100 affiliates nationwide.  Jay Mohr Sports airs live, weekdays from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET/9 a.m. – 12 p.m. PT.

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