TV's Spring Sports Season is Underway
NBC Sports is getting into the NASCAR game early, announcing the launch of NASCAR America, a new 30-minute daily show dedicated to speed and stock car racing. The series will debut on NBCSN at 5p on Monday, February 24 with news, highlights and access to stars. Rick Allen and Leigh Diffey host with Marty Snider and Kelly Stavast reporting. Of course, the company's exclusive rights to the final 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR Nationwide Series events, select NASCAR Regional & Touring Series events and other live content begins in 2015.
ESPN hits the spring with a slate of seven MLB Spring Training telecasts. Starting Mar. 17, games will the Red Sox and Cardinals. The schedule also includes multiple appearances by the Red Sox, Cardinals, New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals. Sunday Night Baseball's Dan Shulman, John Kruk and Buster Olney will call two Spring Training games between the Red Sox and Yankees on Tuesday, Mar. 18, and Thursday, Mar. 20, at 1p and 7p respectively. The company's Baseball Tonight Goodyear Express Tour will begin its journey through sites in Arizona and Florida on Monday, Feb. 17, when Ravech and Olney visiting the Red Sox camp in Fort Myers, Fla.
Source: Cynopsis Sports, Feb. 2014
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