Notebook: Hornets launch Chris Paul Web site

Modified: March 21, 2008 at 3:07 pm •  Published: March 21, 2008
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Busy day for Web site: "NCAA March Madness on Demand” at ncaasports.com featured heavy traffic Thursday during the first day of its coverage of all the men's tournament games. Even some users with a VIP pass had to spend time in the waiting room before accessing the service. The service also provided Westwood One's audio coverage of the games. Other features included game highlights, tournament leaders and highlights of past championship games, including Kansas' victory over Oklahoma in 1988.

Don't call him a journalist: Former Texas Tech basketball coach Bob Knight, appearing as a guest this week on FSN's "Best Damn Sports Show Period,” on his new role as a college basketball studio analyst for ESPN: "I stepped down as a coach and I have not joined the media. I had to give myself a designated moniker. I'm not a journalist, not a broadcaster, I'm a basketball consultant.”

•Hornets launch CP3 site: The Hornets launched CP3MVP.com this week, a Web site that will serve as part of the team's Most Valuable Player campaign for guard Chris Paul.

CP3MVP.com is an interactive site where visitors can link to the CP3 for MVP Myspace page also created to promote Paul. From there, fans can upload short videos explaining why they think Paul should be named MVP. Paul is averaging 21.6 points and 11.3 assists through 64 games.

•Frosty relationship: Sunday's "Outside the Lines” (8:30 a.m. on ESPN; 11 a.m., ESPNEWS) will look at the frosty relationship between Tennessee coach Pat Summitt and Connecticut coach Gino Auriemma.

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