FOX Sports Highlights: NFL, College Basketball, UFC, Soccer, Barrett-Jackson, Regis on Twitter & More

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NFL on FOX: Brees Faces Newton in NFC South Battle

COLLEGE HOOPS: Michigan and Stanford Come to FOX Sports 1 for

Holiday Hoops Invitational

UFC TONIGHT: Fight of the Year, Fighter of the Year and

Biggest Story of 2013 Revealed

FOX SOCCER DAILY: Former USMNT Goalkeeper Matt Reis in Studio This Week

MOTOR SPORTS: FOX Sports 1 Previews Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson

Collector Car Auction

CROWD GOES WILD: @Regis Joins Twitter, Posts First Selfie

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NFL

 

FOX NFL KICKOFF

·         Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Sunday, Dec. 22 (11:00 AM ET)

·         Talent: Host Joel Klatt with analysts Randy Moss, Eddie George and Kirk Morrison

·         This Week: Molly McGrath with a feature on Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Rey Maualuga

FOX NFL SUNDAY

·         Network/When: FOX Sports, Sunday, Dec. 22 (12:00 PM ET)

·         Talent: Co-hosts Terry Bradshaw and Curt Menefee with analysts Howie Long, Michael Strahan, Jimmy Johnson, insider Jay Glazer and NFL rules analyst Mike Pereira

BREES FACES NEWTON IN NFC SOUTH BATTLE – Two of the NFC’s top teams this season face off Sunday as New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees looks to lift the Saints with a win against Carolina quarterback Cam Newton and the Panthers.  The teams are currently tied atop the NFC South standings, and Carolina is looking for redemption after falling to New Orleans two weeks ago. Joe Buck, Troy Aikman and Pam Oliver call the game (1:00 PM ET) on FOX from Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15

GAME                                                                           PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST/SIDELINE          COV.                    TIME 

New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers        Joe Buck, Troy Aikman                   23%                  1:00PM 

                                                                                      & Pam Oliver

Bank of America Stadium – Charlotte, NC

MARKETS INCLUDE: Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte, Greensboro, Greenville, Knoxville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Milwaukee, New Orleans, Raleigh, San Diego

Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins        Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch                        18%                   1:00PM

                                                                                      & Erin Andrews

FedEx Field – Landover, MD

MARKETS INCLUDE: Albuquerque, Austin, Dallas, Memphis, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Richmond, San Antonio, Tulsa, Washington

Minnesota Vikings at Cincinnati Bengals         Dick Stockton, Ronde Barber                     12%                       1:00PM 

                                                                                      & Kris Budden

Paul Brown Stadium – Cincinnati, OH 

MARKETS INCLUDE:  Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Providence

Tampa Bay Bucs at St. Louis Rams                  Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick                5%                         1:00PM 

& Laura Okmin                                                                                                 

Edward Jones Dome – St. Louis, MO 

MARKETS INCLUDE: Fort Myers, Orlando, St. Louis, Tampa

NY Giants at Detroit Lions                                 Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston                            23%                   4:00PM

                                                                                     & on-field analyst Tony Siragusa

Ford Field – Detroit, MI

MARKETS INCLUDE: Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Hartford, Indianapolis, Miami, New York, West Palm Beach

Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks            Chris Myers, Tim Ryan                     18%                   4:00PM 

                                                                                      & Jennifer Hale

CenturyLink Field – Seattle, WA 

MARKETS INCLUDE: Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Nashville, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seattle

 

 

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

 

HOLIDAY HOOPS COME TO FOX SPORTS 1 – FOX Sports’ coverage of top college basketball continues this week with a full slate of games, led by a key non-conference matchup on a neutral court as Michigan takes on Stanford at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn as part of the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational. The Wolverines, finalists in the 2013 NCAA Championship, tip off against the Cardinal on Saturday, Dec. 21, at 8:30 PM ET on FOX Sports 1 with FOX Sports’ lead college basketball broadcast team of Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery on the call. In addition, seven games featuring at least one ranked men’s or women’s team air on the FOX Sports family of networks this week.

This week’s full schedule, including broadcaster information, can be found below:

DATE TIME (ET) GAME NETWORK Play by Play Analyst
Wednesday, Dec. 18 7:00 PM Northwestern St. at #12 Baylor FSN John Morris Jim Haller
Wednesday, Dec. 18 8:00 PM Ole Miss at #9 Baylor (W) FSN John Morris Jim Haller
Wednesday, Dec. 18 9:00 PM Houston Baptist at DePaul FOX Sports 2 Eric Collins Stephen Bardo
Wednesday, Dec. 18 9:30 PM USF at St. John’s FOX Sports 1 Justin Kutcher Jim Spanarkel
Saturday, Dec. 21 12:00 PM Tulsa at TCU FSN Brian Estridge John Denton
Saturday, Dec. 21 2:00 PM Youngstown St. at St. John’s FOX Sports 1 Justin Kutcher Tarik Turner
Saturday, Dec. 21 2:00 PM Maine at Providence FSN Gary Thorne Vin Parise
Saturday, Dec. 21 2:00 PM #22 UMass at Florida State FSN Rich Waltz Mark Wise
Saturday, Dec. 21 4:00 PM Rider at #8 Villanova FOX Sports 1 Scott Graham Gary Williams
Saturday, Dec. 21 4:30 PM Fresno St. at #16 Florida FSN Rich Waltz Mark Wise
Saturday, Dec. 21 6:00 PM #6 Louisville at FIU FOX Sports 1 Adam Alexander Mike Gminski
Saturday, Dec. 21 8:30 PM Michigan vs. Stanford FOX Sports 1 Gus Johnson Bill Raftery
Sunday, Dec. 22 5:00 PM Eastern Washington at Seton Hall FOX Sports 1 Justin Kutcher Tarik Turner
Sunday, Dec. 22 5:00 PM Southern at #12 Baylor FSN John Morris Jim Haller
Sunday, Dec. 22 7:00 PM Cal at Creighton FOX Sports 1 Cory Provus Stephen Bardo

(Subject to Change)

 

UFC

UFC TONIGHT: UFC 168 PREVIEW, 2013 RECAP

Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Wednesday, Dec. 18 (7:00 PM ET)

·         Talent: Kenny Florian, Chael Sonnen

·         This Week: UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson guest hosts the entire show and talks about his recent title defense at FOX UFC Saturday. Florian and Sonnen interview women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey before her title defense at UFC 168. The crew recap 2013, picking Fight of the Year, Fighter of the Year and Biggest Story of 2013. Plus, they look ahead to what the biggest story of 2014 will be and predict the best fighter of the new year.

UFC ULTIMATE INSIDER: LEBEN REBORN, SAFFIEDINE’S ROOTS, SILVA’S ULTIMATE 8

·         Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Sunday, Dec. 22 (9:00 PM ET)

·         Talent: Host Jon Anik

  • This Week: Since exploding onto the UFC scene in 2005 as part of the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter, Chris Leben has experienced just about every high and low imaginable. See how Leben’s remarkable UFC career is reborn in San Diego. As the welterweight Strikeforce champion, Tarec Saffiedine put Belgium on the MMA map. Saffiedine shows off his Belgian roots in anticipation of his UFC debut. UFC commentator Joe Rogan ranks the Ultimate 8 moments from Anderson Silva’s legendary UFC career to date. Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar met over coffee to reflect on the Chris Weidman’s historic victory over Silva.

UFC FIGHT FLASHBACK – SILVA VS. WEIDMAN 1 REVISITED

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Sunday, Dec. 22 (9:30 PM ET)
  • Talent: Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman
  • This Week: UFC Fight Flashback is an enhanced replay of one of the sport’s greatest bouts, the epic knockout of champion Anderson Silva by Chris Weidman at UFC 162, featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes access and cinematic footage from state-of-the-art, high-speed cameras.

SOCCER

FOX SOCCER DAILY: Former U.S. Men’s National Team Goalkeeper Matt Reis joins Thursday and Friday’s Programs.

·         Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Thursday, Dec. 19 and Friday, Dec. 20 (3:30 PM ET)

·         Talent: Host Julie Stewart-Binks, former England international Warren Barton and guest analyst Matt Reis.

FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP FINAL THIS SATURDAY ON FOX SPORTS 2 – After winning the first all-German UEFA Champions League Final this year, Bayern Munich now looks to battle for the title of world’s best club. The European champions face the hosts of the tournament, Moroccan side Raja Casablanca, which stunned Brazil’s Atletico Mineiro and two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho in the semifinal.

·         Network/When:

·         Third-Place Match: Guangzhou Evergrande v Raja Casablanca , FOX Sports 2, Saturday, Dec. 21 (11:20 AM ET)

·         Final: Bayern Munich v Atletico Mineiro, FOX Sports 2, Saturday, Dec. 21 (2:20 PM ET)

 

 

MOTOR SPORTS

 

FOX SPORTS 1 PREVIEWS BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE – FOX Sports 1 airs a special BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE PREVIEW on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 8:00 PM ET. The show, hosted by long-time BARRETT-JACKSON voices Bob Varsha and Mike Joy, takes an in-depth look at the many headlining vehicles crossing the auction block; including an early look at the prestigious Salon Collection. Starting Tuesday, Jan. 14 (7:00 PM ET), five channels within FOX’s family of networks offer 36 hours of live, high-definition coverage over a six-day period, highlighted by FOX’s live presentation to open ‘Super Saturday’ on Jan. 18 (3:00 PM ET).

·         Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Thursday, Dec. 19 (8:00 PM ET)

·         Talent: Bob Varsha hosts with analysis from Mike Joy

2014 BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE COVERAGE

DATE TIME (ET) NETWORK
Tuesday, Jan. 14 7:00 – 9:00 PM FOX Sports 2
Tuesday, Jan. 14 9:00 – 11:00 PM FOX Business Network
Wednesday, Jan. 15 7:00 – 9:00 PM FOX Sports 2
Wednesday, Jan. 15 9:00 – 11:00 PM FOX Business Network
Thursday, Jan. 16 7:00 – 9:00 PM FOX Sports 2
Thursday, Jan. 16 9:00 – 11:00 PM FOX Business Network
Friday, Jan. 17 2:00 – 9:00 PM FOX Sports 1
Friday, Jan. 17 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM FOX Business Network
Saturday, Jan. 18 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM FOX
Saturday, Jan. 18 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM National Geographic Channel
Sunday, Jan. 19 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FOX Sports 2
Sunday, Jan. 19 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM FOX Sports 1

 

STUDIO SHOWS

 

CROWD GOES WILD

·         Network/When: FOX Sports 1, weekdays (5:00 PM ET)

·         Talent:  Regis Philbin, Georgie Thompson, Jason Gay, Michael Kosta, Trevor Pryce, Katie Nolan and guest panelist Dhani Jones of THE JONES AND MOSELEY SHOW (Thursday, Dec. 19 and Friday, Dec. 20)

·         Guests:  Dustin Penner of the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, Dec. 18; JR Smith of the New York Knicks on Thursday, Dec. 19; actor/comedian/producer John Leguizamo and 3D pop artist Charles Fazzino on Friday, Dec. 20

·         Note:  CROWD GOES WILD is preempted Monday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Jan. 3

@REGIS JOINS TWITTER – CROWD GOES WILD host and television icon Regis Philbin set the internet abuzz on Monday when he joined Twitter. Using the handle @Regis, he sent out his first selfie, a picture with New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck, and has racked up over 16,000 followers in less than 48 hours.

 

FOX SPORTS LIVE

·         Network/When:  FOX Sports 1, daily (11:00 PM ET)

·         Talent:  Dan O’Toole, Jay Onrait, Charissa Thompson, Gary Payton, Andy Roddick, Ephraim Salaam, Gabe Kapler, Donovan McNabb, Bill Reiter, Matt Leinart, Don Bell, Ryan Field, Greg Wolf, Todd Fuhrman, Clay Travis, Kirk Morrison and Petros Papadakis

·         Guests: Retired NBA player/Big Ten Network and FOX Sports college basketball analyst/guest panelist Jim Jackson on Monday, Dec. 23

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