Media notebook: UFC headed to Fox networks

by Mel Bracht Published: August 18, 2011

— The Tulsa Sports Animal (FM 97.1) is carrying St. Louis Rams broadcasts this season.

— CBS Sports' Tim Brando, Spencer Tillman and Tony Barnhart will preview the upcoming college football season on a one hour “College Football Preview” at 1 p.m. Saturday on KWTV-9.

— Cox plans to use Rod Thompson as the analyst for both Oklahoma City and Tulsa high school football telecasts. He will work with Steve Marshall on the Oklahoma City games and Mike Wolfe on the Tulsa games. Cox does not plan to use a sideline reporter this season.

— NBC kicks off its NFL preseason schedule with San Diego at Dallas at 7 p.m. Sunday. Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth will call the game, and Michele Tafoya will make her NBC debut as a sideline reporter.

— The NFL Network will have a live doubleheader Saturday, with New Orleans at Houston at 7 p.m. and then join Minnesota at Seattle in progress at about 10 p.m.

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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