Sports Media Digest- March 6, 2013

NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Sunday on Fox–  Fox Sports will continue its coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series as it telecasts this Sunday’s race from Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Coverage begins at 2:30p.m. ET with Chris Myers, Darrell Waltrip and Michael Waltrip in with pre-race commentary.  Race action will be called by Mike Joy, Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds while Steve Byrnes, Krista Voda and Matt Yocum patrol the pits

BTN has Announcement of Big Ten Basketball Awards–  The Big Ten Network (BTN) will have exclusive coverage of the Big Ten basketball awards during the All-Conference Selection Show at 7:00 PM ET Monday, March 11th. Dave Revsine will host the show alongside analyst Jim Jackson.  Revsine, Jackson and Shon Morris host the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview Show at 8:00 PM ET next Wednesday, March 13th.

Friday Night Fights on ESPN–  This week’s edition of Friday Night Nights on ESPN will feature Victor “Mermelada” Cayo and Emanuel “Tranzforma” Taylor in the 10-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.

Boxing Returns to HBO Saturday Night–  The next installment of World Championship Boxing on HBO takes place this Saturday night from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Tavoris Cloud takes on Bernard Hopkins and Keith Thurman battles Jan Zaveck beginning at 9:30p.m. ET.

Sports Illustrated Cover for Next Week–  ESPN looks at the 50 most powerful people in sports in this week’s issue.  Here is the cover:
SI Cover 3-11-13

ESPN Magazine Cover- Here is the cover of the next edition of ESPN the Magazine:
ESPN Mag 3-11-13