Media notebook: Jeremy Lin to make ABC debut Sunday

‘Linsanity' comes to ABC, with Jeremy Lin featured in a Knicks-Mavericks telecast at noon Sunday. That game will be followed by the Orlando Magic-Miami Heat game.
by Mel Bracht Published: February 16, 2012
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Short takes

— Cox channel 3 will broadcast the OSSAA state swimming championships on Saturday with the Class 5A at 10 a.m. and Class 6A at 3:30 p.m. Mike Wolfe and John Brown are the announcers.

— KOCB-34 has an OU-OSU men's basketball doubleheader Saturday with OU at Iowa State at 12:30 p.m. (Chad McKee and Rich Zvosec) and OSU hosting Texas at 3 p.m. (Dave Armstrong and Dan Hughes).

— KAUT-43 will air the OU women's basketball game at Iowa State at 7 p.m. Saturday. Iowa State broadcasters B.J. Schaben and Lyndsey Fennelly, daughter-in-law of ISU coach Bill Fennelly, will call the game.

— Fox's 2012 baseball schedule will include a stretch of eight consecutive Saturday prime-time games, beginning May 19 with five interleague games that includes Texas at Houston.

— Fox begins its NASCAR coverage with the Budweiser Shootout from Daytona International Speedway at 7 p.m. Saturday. Mike Joy will call the race with analysts Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds.

— The next edition of HBO's “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” examines the Soviet hockey team Yaroslavl Lokomotiv's plane crash in September, which killed several NHL veterans, and the fall of NFL super agent Leigh Steinberg to drug addiction.

by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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