Sports Media Digest- November 12, 2012

New NFL Network Segment to Examine Officials Rulings-  The NFL NEtwork announced today the creation of a new segment which will look back at some of the calls made by league officials the previous week.  “Official Review” will be part of the Wednesday Around the League Program live at 5:00p.m. ET.  The segment will feature Carl Johnson (Vice President of Officiating) and Dean Blandino (Director of Officiating) of the NFL Officiating Department to review key officiating rulings from that week’s games. “Official Review” will also be seen on NFL Total Access (Wedensdays at 7:00pm ET) and the following morning on NFL AM (6:00 am ET).

NFLN to Produce Series on Player Health and Safety-  The NFL Network (NFLN) will debut a four-part series on football player health and safety this week.  The Health of the Game will debut tomorrow night on NFL Total Access tomorrow night at 7:00p.m. ET.  The second segment will air Wednesday at 7:00p.m. also on NFL Total Access.  Segment Three will air during the 6:00p.m. ET Thursday Night Football Kick-off show while the finale Friday returns to NFL Total Access at 7:00p.m. ET.  Andrea Kremer will host three of the segments while Steve Cyphers will host Wednesday’s segment.

CBS Selects SEC Game for November 24th–  CBS Sports has announced that the match-up between Alabama and Auburn will be its SEC game of the week on Saturday November 24th.  Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson, and Tracy Wolfson will have that call that day beginning at 3:30p.m. ET.

TNT’s NBA Doubleheader this Thursday–  This week’s NBA doubleheader on TNT will begin at 8:00p.m. ET as the Celtics travel to Brooklyn to take on the Nets. Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Mike Fratello and Craig Sager will be on the call.  At 10:30p.m. Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, and David Aldridge will be on the scene as the Heat take on the Nuggets in Denver.

truTV’s Exclusive Coverage of Coaches vs. Cancer Classic–  tru TV will be the exclusive home of this week’s Coaches vs. Cancer Classic college basketball tournament.  Action begins Friday from Brooklyn at 7:00p.m. with Brigham Young taking on Florida State, followed by Notre Dame and Saint Joseph’s.  The consolation and championship games are Saturday beginning at 7:00p.m. ET. Brian Anderson will call the games alongside Greg Anthony, Steve Smith and Craig Sager.