Sports Media Digest- April 17, 2013

30 for 30 Short Features Bill Parcells First Year as Giants Coach–  The latest in a series of ESPN’s 30 for 30 film shorts is available for viewing on Grantland.  The Irrelevant Giant looks at Giants coach Bill Parcells in his rookie and the selection of Cal running back John Tuggle as the last player taken in the 1983 draft.

CBS Sports Network to Supplement Showtime’s Coverage of Mayweather/Guerrero-  The CBS Sports Network will provide over 10 hours of coverage surrounding Floyd Mayweather’s debut fight on Showtime against Robert Guerrero on Saturday, May 4th .  Among the coverage will be the official weigh-in on May 3rd and a replay of both fighter’s previous bouts.

ESPN to Provide Two Hour NFL Schedule Release Provide–  When the official 2013 NFL schedule is released tomorrow night, ESPN will produce a 2-hour special. SportsCenter Special: NFL Schedule Release airs at 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN2. Trey Wingo will host with analysts Ron Jaworski, Bill Polian and Jason Taylor.

MLB Network to Televise Live Minor League Baseball-  The MLB Network today released a schedule of five minor league baseball games which will be telecast on the network.  The five game early-season slate is capped off by the Triple A All Star Game on July 17th.  Here is the schedule:

April 22 – Buffalo Bisons (Toronto) at Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia), 10:30 a.m. ET
April 30 – Buffalo Bisons (Toronto) at Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota), 11:30 a.m. ET
May 13 – Toledo Mud Hens (Detroit) at Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh), 11:00 a.m. ET
June 11 – Columbus Clippers (Cleveland) at Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta), 12:00 p.m. ET
July 17 – Triple-A All-Star Game – International League at Pacific Coast League in Reno, NV, 9:00 p.m. ET

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