Sports on TV: John McEnroe- Bjorn Borg rivalry featured in HBO special

by Mel Bracht Published: June 9, 2011
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Short takes

* TNT begins its NASCAR Sprint Cup coverage with the Pocono 500 at noon Sunday. Adam Alexander will call the race alongside analysts Kyle Petty and Wally Dallenbach.

* CBS has hired Marv Albert as an NFL play-by-play announcer. He replaces Gus Johnson, who jumped to Fox.

* Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton will make his first appearance on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” 10:35 p.m., KWTV-9, Thursday night.

* Although the OU baseball team didn't reach the Super Regionals, its radio broadcast team did. Chuck Kelly and Ross Hubbard are broadcasting the Dallas Baptist-Cal series for Dallas Christian station KWRD-FM 100.7.

* ESPN's Super Regional coverage includes Arizona State at Texas at 7 p.m. Friday. Carter Blackburn, Nomar Garciaparra and Jenn Brown will call the game.


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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