Texas Rangers are featured three times on ESPN's 'Sunday Night Baseball'

Former Red Sox manager Terry Francona to be analyst for series
by Mel Bracht Modified: January 19, 2012 at 4:14 pm •  Published: January 19, 2012

— The OU women's team has another Saturday morning telecast when it hosts Texas at 11 a.m. on FSOK (Brenda VanLengen and Cindy Stein).

— The Jan. 14 Lakers-Clippers telecast set an NBA TV record with 756,000 total viewers. Through Tuesday, the network's game telecasts are up 68 percent in viewers, averaging 383,000 a telecast.

— Former OU star Blake Griffin will make another national TV appearance at 9:30 p.m. Friday when the L.A. Clippers host Minnesota on ESPN (Shulman, Hubie Brown and Ric Bucher). ESPN's opening game is the L.A. Lakers at Orlando at 7 p.m. (Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy and Lisa Salters).

— The Denver Nuggets will be featured on NBA TV's third season of “The Association,” a behind-the-scenes look at the team. The series debuts at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

— The NFL Network will air the 87th annual East-West Shrine Game at 3 p.m. Saturday (Paul Burmeister, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis and Rebecca Haarlow).

— Brothers Stan Van Gundy, the Magic coach, and Jeff Van Gundy, an ABC/ESPN analyst, are featured on the next edition of “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” which premieres at 9 p.m. Tuesday on HBO.


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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