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.