Sports Media Digest- February 1, 2013

National Signing Day on CBS Sports Network- The CBS Sports Network and its digital sites CBSSports.com and MaxPreps.com will provide comprehensive coverage to college football’s national signing day.  CBS Sports Network offers five-and-a-half hours of live programming beginning Wednesday at Noon ET featuring recruiting expert Tom Lemming and analysts Ron Zook and Houston Nutt, while CBSSports.com provides around-the-clock coverage featuring college football insider Bruce Feldman.

National Signing Day on Pac-12 Network and Pac-12 Digital-  The Pac-12 Network and its digital arm will have complete coverage of college football’s signing day this Wednesday.  Mike Yam will be joined by analysts Rick Neuheisel and Yogi Roth for the two-hour Pac-12 Football Signing Day Special  Wednesday at 5:00p.m. PT.  Prior to the show fans can follow their favorite teams’ commitments on Pac-12.com starting at 6:00 AM PT Wednesday with senior correspondent Bryan Fischer providing text and video commentary as the letters come in.

Lakers/Nets This Tuesday’s Fan Night Presentation on NBA TV-  NBA TV has announced that this week’s Fan Night game on Tuesday will feature the L.A. Lakers at the Brooklyn Nets.  Tip-off is at 7:30p.m. ET.  Here is the list of games from which fans can vote for the Fan Night game on February 12th: Denver Nuggets @ Toronto Raptors; Portland Trail Blazers @ Miami Heat; Sacramento Kings @ Memphis Grizzlies; or Houston Rockets @ Golden State Warriors.

College Basketball this Weekend on CBS Sports Network-  The CBS Sports Network will have a triple header of college basketball action tomorrow.  Beginning at 2:00p.m. ET Dave Ryan and Pete Gillen will call Tulsa at Memphis.  AT 4:00p.m. ET Rhode Island takes on Butler with Brad Johansen and John Griffin on the call.  Temple at St. Joseph’s wraps up up the coverage at 6:00p.m. ET with Tom McCarthy, Steve Lappas and Jeff Goodman.

Revamped Morning Drive Debuts Monday on Golf Channel-  The new-look Morning Drive, the Golf Channel’s morning program will debut this Monday at 7:00a.m. ET.  Major Champions Keegan Bradley and Graeme McDowell will make an appearance on the show.  The first official interview conducted in the new Morning Drive studio will a sit-down with co-founder Arnold Palmer, an interview conducted last week.  Morning Drive co-hosts Gary Williams, Damon Hack and Holly Sonders return as the show will begin airing seven days a week in a new studio.

CBS Sports Spectacular Features Bulls and Pigskin-  The CBS Sports Spectacular will produce three episode tomorrow on CBS.  The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) starts the day at 1:00p.m. ET as Craig Hummer, JW Hart and Leah Garcia call all the action at the PBR 15/15 Bucking Battles.  At 2:00p.m. ET Kevin Frazier and Melissa Stark host an hour at the NFL Honors Preview: The Best of 2012, looking back at the 2012 season.  At 3:00p.m. ET CBS pays tribute to Hall of Fame Coach Don Shula on the 40th anniversary of leading the Dolphins to its undefeated season in Shula 347.

NBC Sports Network Covers Rugby Sevens This Weekend-  The NBC Sports Network will begin its 2013 coverage of the Rugby Sevens at the Hertz Sevens this weekend from New Zealand.  Bill Seward and Brian Hightower have the call tomorrow at 5:00p.m. ET.

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