— The New Orleans Hornets' local telecasts are moving from Cox Sports Television to the new Fox Sports New Orleans regional network. Fox Sports New Orleans will carry about 75 regular-season games per season under the long-term contract.
— TBS will announce the MLB All-Star rosters at noon Sunday. Host Matt Winer will be joined by commentators Dennis Eckersley, Cal Ripken Jr. and David Wells in analyzing the teams. The show will be followed at 1 p.m. by the Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees telecast (Brian Anderson and John Smoltz).
— Kenny Albert and Tom Verducci will call the Oakland-Texas game at 6 p.m. Saturday for Fox, which will go to 16 percent of the nation, including KOKH-25.
— ESPN2 First Take host Jay Crawford is leaving the show to become a regular 11 a.m. “SportsCenter” anchor beginning July 9. No replacement has been named. The new general “SportsCenter” lineup: 8 a.m., Kevin Neghandi and Hannah Storm; 11 a.m., Chris McKendry and Crawford; 5 p.m., Jay Harris and John Anderson; 10 p.m., Scott Van Pelt, John Buccigross, Steve Levy, Stuart Scott, Linda Cohn and Robert Flores (two anchors nightly); 1 a.m., Neil Everett and Stan Verrett.
— NBA TV is planning a series of “Free Agent Fever” shows as part of the free agency period. Shows are set for 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday.