Media Notes: ESPN airs Paul's tournament

Oklahoman Published: October 17, 2008
The inaugural Chris Paul PBA Celebrity Invitational, taped Sept. 20, in Winston-Salem, N.C., will air at noon Sunday on ESPN. Paul, the New Orleans Hornets star guard, and other NBA stars were matched up with PBA pros in a fundraising event for Paul’s CP3 Foundation. Other NBA players were the Thunder’s Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Rudy Gay.

NBA notes

ESPN’s "E:60,” 6 p.m. Tuesday, profiles Chris Paul, including a look at his community work. ... KSBI-52’s Thunder ratings have started slowly, averaging 1.2 for the first five games. Tuesday night’s home game received a 2.4 ... ESPN has hired former Dallas Mavericks coach Avery Johnson and former Lakers guard Magic Johnson as studio analysts. Former Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy will be their lead analyst.

Capel on ‘Sports Blitz’

OU men’s coach Jeff Capel will be on the "Oklahoma Sports Blitz,” 10:25 p.m. Sunday, KWTV-9.


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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