Blevins said doctors advised him to get extra rest.
LeBron to call Rookie Challenge
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James
has been added to TNT’s broadcast team for the Rookie Challenge at 8 p.m. Feb. 13.
Thunder players Kevin Durant
, Jeff Green
and Russell Westbrook
will play in the game between teams of rookies and second-year players.
, Kenny Smith
and Craig Sager
also will call the game.
The Sports Animal, WWLS-FM 98.1 and AM-640, had an excellent fall ratings book, placing fourth overall in the 25 to 54 age demographic. WWLS was first in afternoon drive, tied for third at midday and fourth in morning drive. In listeners 12 and older, ratings were up 21 percent from fall 2007. ... Dodgers manager Joe Torre
will discuss his new book "The Yankee Years” on CNN’s "Larry King Live” at 8 tonight. ... Steve Phillips
will become a third man in the booth for ESPN’s Sunday night baseballcoverage, joining Jon Miller
and Joe Morgan
. ... ESPNU (Cox 253) will headline ESPN’s multimedia coverage of National Signing Day with a studio show from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ... Rick Heath
and Al Eschbach
are teaming up on "The College Basketball Preview Show,” which airs at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. and 11 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday on Cox channel 7.