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NBA TV presents “The Dream Team” documentary

NBA TV presents “The Dream Team,” a documentary about the 1992 USA Olympic basketball team, on Wednesday, June 13. It’s hard believe it’s been 20 years since the 1992 USA Olympic basketball “Dream Team” — probably still the greatest single team of athletes ever assembled — won gold at the Barcelona Games. It’s even harder to believe there was a time when the greatest basketball players in the world weren’t eligible for Olympic competition, since the U.S. couldn’t field pro players while other countries could. While the USA was dominant for years fielding teams with college kids, the rules changed […]

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2012 NBA Finals TV schedule

The Miami Heat face the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2012 NBA Finals beginning Tuesday, June 12, on ABC. The lockout-shortened NBA season comes to a close with best-of-seven-game NBA Finals beginning with Game 1 Tuesday, June 12, between the Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat and the Western Conference champion Seattle SuperSonics Oklahoma City Thunder. The NBA’s leading scorer Kevin Durant, along with Russell Westbrook and James Harden will try to hand league MVP LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and the Heat their second straight loss in the Finals. ABC has complete coverage of all games. NBA Finals TV schedule below. […]

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2012 NBA playoffs TV schedule

NBA playoffs TV schedule on TNT and ESPN continues with the conference finals starting with Oklahoma City at San Antonio on Sunday, May 27, on TNT. The NBA Playoffs are down to the final four as the Conference Finals begin Sunday, May 27, at 8:30pm ET with the Oklahoma City Thunder at the San Antonio Spurs. In the East, it’s the Boston Celtics at the Miami Heat on Monday, May 28, at 8:30pm ET. TNT has exclusive coverage of the West finals and ESPN carries all the Eastern Conference games. 2012 NBA Playoffs TV Schedule All times Eastern *If necessary […]

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2012 NCAA Women’s Final Four TV schedule

The NCAA Women’s Final Four is set, with all No. 1 seeds reaching the national semifinals at the Pepsi Center in Denver. On Sunday, April 1, Connecticut will take on Notre Dame at 6:30pm ET, followed by Stanford vs. Baylor at 8:30pm ET, both games on ESPN and ESPN3. The national championship game is Tuesday, April 3, at 8:30pm, also on ESPN/ESPN3. ESPNU and ESPN Classic also have additional programs surrounding the Women’s Final Four. Full press release and programming details from ESPN below: RELATED STORY: 2012 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament TV schedule 2012 ESPN NCAA Women’s Final Four Fact […]

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2012 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament TV schedule

2012 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament TV Schedule (All times Eastern. All games also air live on ESPN3.com. Games in italics are the primary game in that telecast window.) Click here for an NCAA Women’s Tournament bracket. First Round Saturday, March 17 11:05am — #12 Eastern Michigan vs. #5 South Carolina, ESPN2 11:10am — #9 Texas vs. #8 West Virginia, ESPN2 11:15am — #15 Navy vs. #2 Maryland, ESPN2 11:20am — #9 Princeton vs. #8 Kansas State, ESPN2 1:30pm — #16 Prairie View vs. #1 Connecticut, ESPN2 #10 Michigan State vs. #7 Louisville, ESPN2 #16 Hampton vs. #1 Stanford, ESPN2 #13 […]

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“Duke ’91 & ’92: Back to Back” Sunday on truTV

College basketball fans may have a love/hate relationship with the Duke Blue Devils, but there’s no doubting that the program is one of the most successful and influential of the past 20 years. On Sunday, March 11, at 8pm ET on truTV, former Duke standouts Christian Laettner and Grant Hill team up to present Duke ’91 & ’92: Back to Back, a documentary about Duke’s repeat NCAA championship seasons in 1991-92. The film also features teammates and coaches revealing never-before-told stories, including highlights from the team’s 20-year reunion. Coming off the 1990 loss to UNLV in the championship game, some […]

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“The Announcement” Magic Johnson documentary Sunday on ESPN

On Sunday, March 11, at 9pm ET, ESPN premieres the documentary The Announcement, a look back at the day in 1991 when NBA star Magic Johnson revealed to the world that he was HIV positive. Directed by Nelson George and narrated by Johnson himself, the documentary not only looks at the reactions to the news more than 20 years ago, it looks at how Johnson is still living life to the fullest to this day. Press release with video preview and quotes from ESPN below: ESPN Films and NBA Entertainment Present The Announcement Premiering March 11 on ESPN Documentary Focuses […]

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2012 NCAA Tournament TV schedule

Click here for the 2012 NCAA Tournament TV Schedule Which will it be this year: an NCAA men’s basketball tournament dominated by the high seeds or a tournament with brackets busted by the underdogs? The tournament’s script seems to ebb and flow between the two extremes in recent years, with the strongest (2008) and the weakest (2011) Final Four fields in history happening in only a three-year span. Historically, if you add up the seeds of Final Four teams, you typically get a number between eight and 11. A look at recent tournaments reveals how much that number has fluctuated: […]

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NCAA Tournament Selection Show Sunday on CBS

CBS has a big day of college basketball on Sunday, March 11, as the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament field is set. The broadcast day on CBS includes the Road to the Final Four show at 12pm ET, followed by the Atlantic 10 Championship Game at 1pm ET, the Big Ten Championship Game at 3:30pm ET and the NCAA Basketball Championship Selection Show at 6pm ET. Immediately following the selection show, truTV will air Infiniti Hardcore Brackets at 7pm ET, a one-hour show analyzing the brackets and giving viewers unprecedented access to the selection process. Press release from CBS and Turner […]

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Duke vs. North Carolina rematch Saturday on ESPN

College basketball’s fiercest rivalry is renewed Saturday, March 3, at 7pm ET on ESPN at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C., as the No. 6 North Carolina Tar Heels visit the No. 4 Duke Blue Devils. A lot could be on the line as both teams, with identical 26-4 (13-2 ACC) records, eye a high seed in the NCAA Tournament. Mike Krzyzewski’s Blue Devils feature stars Austin Rivers, Seth Curry and Mason Plumlee. Roy Williams’ Tar Heels counter with standouts Tyler Zeller, Harrison Barnes and John Henson. In their first game of the season back on Feb. 8, Duke’s Rivers […]