First NFL Flex Scheduling Moves Colts/Pats, Leaves SNF in Place– The first week of the NFL’s flex scheduling has been announced for week 11. The only change in the original schedule is a change in time of the Colts/Patriots game on CBS from 1:00p.m. to 4:25p.m. ET. NBC will retain its originally scheduled Sunday night game between the Ravens and Steelers.
CBS Announces SEC Match-Ups for Next Two Weeks- CBS Sports has announced its slate of SEC football games for the next two weeks. CBS will have a double header this Saturday beginning at Noon ET as Arkansas takes on South Carolina. Tim Brando, Steve Beuerlein and Marty Snider will be on the call. At 3;30p.m. ET Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson, and Tracy Wolfson will call Texas A&M at Alabama. Saturday, November 17th CBS will televise LSU at Ole Miss at 3:30p.m. ET with Lundquist, Danielson, and Wolfson on the mic.
NFL Films, Travel Channel Collaborate on Behind-the-Scenes Look at Browns Road Trips– The Travel Channel and NFL Films are collaborating on a new series looking at the behind-the-scenes preparations of the Cleveland Browns on its road trips during the 2012 season. The series will look back at the Browns on the road for games against the New York Giants, Baltimore Ravens, Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders, Denver Broncos and Pittsburgh Steelers. NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns debuts December 4th at 10:00p.m. ET on the Travel Channel.
NBC Sports Network to Simulcast The Dan Patrick Radio Show– Even though Dan Patrick announced the news last week, NBC Sports officially announced that the Dan Patrick Radio Show will now be simulcast on the NBC Sports Network. The program began airing today and will do so weekdays from 9:00a.m. to Noon ET.
MLB Network To Provide Exclusive Coverage of BBWAA Awards- The MLB Network (MLBN) has announced that it will have live exclusive coverage of the unveiling of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) post season awards. The winners of the Most Valuable Player, Cy Young, Manager of the Year and Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year awards exclusively on MLB Network from Monday, November 12 to Thursday, November 15. Greg Amsinger will host with analysts Larry Bowa, Al Leiter, Dan Plesac, Harold Reynolds, Bill Ripken and Tom Verducci. MLBN will also have the announcement of the five finalists for each award at the BBWAA Awards Finalists Show this Wednesday, November 7 at 6:00 p.m. ET.
New ESPN Radio Program Debuted Today– ESPN Radio debuted a new program today, Coach & Company, featuring ESPN studio anchor Jonathan Coachman. The 4:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. ET program replaces one held by Doug Gottlieb, who left for CBS Sports Radio earlier this fall.
Stan Van Gundy Joins NBC Sports Radio as Analyst– Dial Global and NBC Sports have announced it has signed former NBA head coach Stan Van Gundy to serve as a NBA analyst for the NBC Sports Radio Network. Van Gundy will call into network shows each week during the NBA season. He will talk exclusively to NBC Sports Radio affiliates and co-host for an hour every Friday during the NBA season.