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Published November 30, 2011
POPULARITY CONTEST: WFLX-Fox in West Palm Beach will televise Broncos-Vikings at 1:00pm ET Sunday. The matchup “ordinarily would not be a big draw on television, but with Tebow quarterbacking the suddenly streaking Broncos, there should be plenty of interest.” The game “will go head-to-head with the Dolphins' home game against Oakland,” which is scheduled to be televised by CBS, “assuming the Dolphins sell (or give away) enough tickets to avoid a local blackout” (PALMBEACHPOST.com, 11/29).
WINTER BASEBALL COVERAGE: ESPN will cover the '11 MLB Winter Meetings with a daily set of programs from Monday through Thursday, including on-site talent including Karl Ravech, Steve Berthiaume, John Kruk and Chris Singleton. In addition to regular coverage on ESPN, ESPNews will carry "SportsCenter Special at the Winter Meetings" every night at 6:00 pm. Plus, ESPN2 will carry "Baseball Tonight" telecasts, generally at midnight every day during the week (John Ourand, THE DAILY).