Sports Media Digest- February 27, 2013

NBA Doubleheader Tomorrow on TNT–  Here is a look at tomorrow’s NBA doubleheader on TNT.  At 8:00p.m. ET the Philadelphia 76ers take on the Chicago Bulls with Kevin Harlan, Greg Anthony and David Aldridge  on the call.  At 10:30p.m. ET, Marv Albert, Mike Fratello, and  Craig Sager will call the Minnesota Timberwolves at L.A. Lakers.

MLS Season Begins This Weekend on NBC Sports Network–  The 2013 Major League Soccer season gets underway and the NBC Sports Network will have the opener between D.C. United and the Houston Dynamo. Arlo White,  Kyle Martino and Russ Thaler have the call beginning at 8:00p.m. Saturday night.

Honus Wagner Baseball Card Focus of Next 30 for 30 Short–  The next ESPN 30 for 30 short is now available for viewing on Grantland and it looks at the fascination of the most revered baseball card in history, the T206 Honus Wagner card.  Holy Grail: The T206 Honus Wagner features baseball card experts and enthusiasts including Keith Olbermann, Michael O’Keeffe, David Hall and Matt Federgreen.

Top Women Tennis Players Highlight BNP Paribas Showdown on ESPN–  ESPN will provide coverage of #1 Serena Williams and #2 Victoria Azarenka as part of its coverage of the BNP Paribas Showdown Monday from Madison Square Garden.  Rafael Nadal will also take part, facing Juan Martin Del Potro. Coverage begins at 7:00p.m. ET on ESPN3 with ESPN2 taking over at 9:00p.m. ET.

PBA Tour This Weekend on ESPN–  ESPN will provide live coverage of the next stop of the Pro Bowlers Association (PBA) Tour and PBA League with coverage of the Don Carter Classic.  Lon McEachern and Randy Pedersen have the call Sunday at 3:00p.m. ET.

Friday Night Fights on ESPN–  This week’s edition of Friday Night Nights on ESPN will feature an IBF Title fight between Featherweight titlist Billy “The Kid” Dib and undefeated challenger Evgeny “The Mexican Russian” Gradovich in the 12-round main event. Joe Tessitore and Teddy Atlas have the call with Todd Grisham as pre and post fight host.   Alex Pombo and Delvin Rodriguez will call this week’s fights for ESPN Deportes’ Viernes de Combates (Friday Night Fights) with Leopoldo Gonzalez and Pablo Viruega in the studio. Bilingual reporter Bernardo Osuna will present live interviews and reports for both shows.

CBS Sports Spectacular this Sunday–  CBS Sports will present Bikes and Bulls again this Sunday’s CBS Sports Spectacular telecasts.  The action begins at 12:00p.m. ET as Jeff Emig, and Erin Bates call the Monster Energy AMA Supercross event from St. Louis.  At 1:00:p.m. ET CBS will telecast the Dickies Iron Cowboy IV bucking bulls event from Dallas. with Craig Hummer, Ty Murray and Leah Garcia.

SI Covers this Week–  As part of its Spring College Football issue, Sports Illustrated has two covers this week:
SI Cover 3-4-13aSI Cover 3-4-13b