Sports Media Digest- May 17, 2012

CBS has the PGA’s Byron Nelson Championship This Weekend-  The next stop on the PGA Tour, the HP Byron Nelson Championship, will air this weekend on CBS.  Jim Nantz and Sir Nick Faldowill anchor the coverage along with Ian Baker-Finch, Gary McCord, David Feherty and Peter Kostis.  Coverage of the tournament is Saturday and Sunday beginning at 3:00p.m. ET.

SiriusXM Radio Has Coverage of the Preakness-  SiriusXM Radio will be the home for radio coverage of the Preakness Stakes.  The broadcast will air nationwide from 5:00 to 7:00 pm ET on Sirius channel 93 and XM channel 209, and on the SportsZone channel (860) on and on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices.  In addition to the live race broadcast, SiriusXM’s Dave Johnson and Darin Zoccali will host a special edition of Down The Stretch on Saturday (10:00 am – 1:00 pm ET) on Sirius channel 93 and XM channel 209.

Houston Nutt Joins SiriusXM Radio-  The college football talent pool continues to grow on SiriusXM Radio with the announcement today of the hire of former Arkansas and Mississippi head coach Houston Nutt.  Nutt will host multiple shows each week on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91.  He’ll make his debut tomorrow, May 18, on SiriusXM’s College Sports Today (weekdays, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm ET) with Mark Packer.  He can also be heard hosting SiriusXM’s College Football Playbook (weekdays, 12:00 – 3:00 pm ET) with Jack Arute.

Basketball and Bull Riding on this Weekend’s CBS Sports Spectacular-  The CBS Sports Spectacular will lead off the weekend on Saturday at 2:00p.m. ET with the Red Bull King of the Rock basketball tournament taped last fall from the prison yard at Alcatraz.  64 streetballers from around the world representing 13 countries will compete in the mentally and physically grinding competition.  Sunday at 2:00p.m. ET CBS Sports Spectacular will have coverage of the Professional Bull Rider’s PBR 15/15 Bucking Battle from Pueblo, CO.