Sports Media Digest- February 19, 2013

NBA Doubleheader on TNT-  Off of its success during the All-Star Game, TNT returns Thursday with its scheduled doubleheader.  AT 8:00p.m. ET the Miami Heat take on the Chicago Bulls with Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, and Craig Sager on the call.  At 10:30p.m. ET Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Chris Webber and Rachel Nichols will call the San Antonio Spurs at the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA Doubleheaders Wednesday and Friday on ESPN- NBA action returns to ESPN Wednesday and Friday with a pair of doubleheaders.  Wednesday at 8:00p.m. ET Mark Jones and Jon Barry will be on hand as the New Orleans Hornets take on the Cleveland Cavaliers.  At 10:30p.m. ET Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy and Lisa Salters will call the Celtics at Lakers.  Friday at 8:00p.m. ET Dave Pasch, Jon Berry and Heather Cox have the call as the Timberwolves take on the Thunder.  At 10:30p.m. ET the Warriors host the Spurs with Mark Jones, Chris Mullen and Lisa Salters.

College Basketball Doubleheader on CBS Sports Network-  The CBS Sports Network will telecast two college basketball games tomorrow night.  Action begins at 8:00p.m. ET with a women’s game between St. John’s and Marquette.  James Bates and Tammy Blackburn have the call.  At 10:00p.m. ET Colorado State takes on UNLV with Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas and Lauren Gardner.

Darryl Hamilton Joins MLB Network as Analyst-  MLB Network announced today that former major league outfielder Darryl Hamilton is joining the network as a baseball analyst.  Hamilton will make his debut calling two games at the 2013 Urban Invitational tournament at in Houston this Saturday, February 23rd with MLB Network’s Paul Severino, Joe Magrane and Sam Ryan, beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET.

Baseball Tonight Spring Training Tour Continues on ESPN-  ESPN’s Baseball Tonight will continue its tour of Major League Baseball Spring Training this week. The segments this week will be hosted by Tim Kurkjian and Aaron Boone.  Here is the schedule:

Wed, Feb 20 3 p.m. Baseball Tonight   
Milwaukee Brewers Maryvale, Ariz.          
ESPN2, WatchESPN
Thurs, Feb 21 2:30 p.m. Baseball Tonight         
Arizona Diamondbacks Scottsdale, Ariz.   
ESPN2, WatchESPN
Fri, Feb 22 3 p.m. Baseball Tonight 
Chicago White Sox Glendale, Ariz.       
ESPN2, WatchESPN

SiriusXM Radio’s Coverage of the Daytona 500-  As the official satellite radio partner SiriusXM Radio will provide extensive coverage of the Daytona 500 this week.  On race day Sunday SiriusXM will start broadcasting live at 7:00 am ET and will offer listeners a full day of live coverage from the speedway on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, channel 90.  SiriusXM will also offer additional Driver2Crew Chatter, channels that will carry the in-car audio of NASCAR’s top drivers as they compete in the Daytona 500. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will also provide live coverage of the Budweiser Duel at Daytona, the 150-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying races, on Thursday, Feb. 21 (1:00 pm ET), the NextEra Energy Resources 250 Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, Feb. 22 (7:00 pm ET), and the Drive4COPD 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday, Feb. 23 (12:45 pm ET).