In L.A., Eric Pincus reported former NBAer Robert Horry "will be joining the Lakers broadcast on Time Warner Cable SportsNet." Horry will "participate in select live studio broadcasts throughout the season" (LATIMES.com, 11/14)....In DC, Dan Steinberg noted Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic "SportsTalk Live" co-host Ivan Carter is "leaving" the net. CSN in a statement said, "His contract is expiring and he is leaving the network" (WASHINGTONPOST.com, 11/14).
SUPER SOUNDTRACK: CBS Sports has teamed with musicians Queen and Helmut VonLichten to re-mix the song "We Will Rock You" with "The NFL on CBS" theme music to create a new anthem for the net's coverage of Super Bowl XLVII. VonLichten and Queen's Brian May collaborated to create "We Will Rock You VonLichten." VonLichten has had a long-standing relationship with CBS writing theme songs for a variety of programs (CBS).
FANTASY MEETS REALITY: Yahoo Head of Entertainment, Sports & Games Ken Fuchs yesterday sent an e-mail to fantasy users in regards to the site having a "significant outage" just prior to the 1:00pm ET NFL games on Sunday. Fuchs in the letter outlines the technical issue that caused the problem and writes, "We failed you this weekend, and there's no way to fix that. As a token of our appreciation for your patience and continued support, we wanted to give something back." The site is offering fans a complimentary football weekly Scouting Report and a 20% discount at the Yahoo Sports Store for the rest of the year (THE DAILY).