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01.15.2009

CBS SPORTS BULLETIN BOARDS

CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR HITS FULL THROTTLE WITH MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS SERIES

CBS Sports broadcasts the MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS on Sunday, Jan. 18 (12:00-1:00 PM, ET) Defending Series Champion Chad Reed, '07 World Champion James Stewart and newcomer to the big bike class Ryan Villopoto are expected to compete in the third of 17 events of the MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS, an FIM World Championship Event.  In the opening race of the season Rookie Josh Grant took the checkers. He and the rest of the series will return to Anaheim, Calif. to see who will take the second of three events at Angel Stadium this year. In the first race in Anaheim, Stewart was forced to withdraw after an early crash with Reed.

 

 

BASKETBALLS BRIGHTEST HIT THE FLOOR FOR THE T-MOBILE INVITATIONAL SHOWCASE: NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

On Sunday Jan. 18 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET) "T-Mobile Invitational Showcase: National High School Basketball " highlights the 2008 T-Mobile Invitational National High School Basketball Tournament, played from Ball State University, in Muncie, Ind. Taped on Dec. 29-30, 2008. "T-Mobile Invitational Showcase" captures some of the nation's top girls' and boys' teams in high school basketball including Bob Jones (Madison, AL), Gentry (Indianola, MS), University High School (Newark, N.J.), and Washington High School (South Bend, Ind.), for the girls' teams and Duncanville (Duncanville, TX) South Atlanta High School (Atlanta, GA), Garfield High School (Seattle, WA) and Lawrence North High School (Indianapolis, IN) on the boys' side. "T-Mobile Invitational Showcase" will also feature fascinating profiles of these young rising stars including South Atlanta's Derrick Favors (ranked as the nation's top big man), Washington High School's Skylar Diggins (ranked nations best female point guard) and many others. In addition to the tournament highlights and profiles, "T-Mobile Invitational Showcase" includes programs surrounding the tournament including "T-Mobile Huddle Up". T-Mobile and the NFHS join together and address the importance of safe extracurricular programs for young people across the county. The players and coaches volunteer their time to this community service project specifically for children of single parent homes. From the moment these young players arrive, to the climactic hoisting of the championship trophy "T-Mobile Invitational Showcase" takes you on the court and behind the scenes of this special event.

 

  CBS SPORTS PRESENTS NFL CHAMPIONSHIP CHASE

 

CBS Sports presents NFL CHAMPIONSHIP CHASE on Sunday, Jan. 18 (1:00-2:00 PM, ET). In the program NFL Films provides an all-access look at the opening rounds of the NFL playoffs, and a look ahead to Championship Sunday. This NFL special brings you up-to-date with all of the 2009 NFL playoff highlights including divisional and wild-card games.

 

 

CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR BRINGS YOU PRIDE, PASSION AND POWER

CBS Sports brings you PRIDE, PASSION AND POWER on Saturday, Jan. 18 (3:00-4:00 PM, ET).  Hosted by Trey Wingo and Carolyn Peck, this program includes in depth features on two coaching legends Kay Yow of North Carolina State and C. Vivian Stringer of Rutgers. Coach Yow's feature takes a personal look into her courageous battle with breast cancer and her continued service placing others before herself. Coach Stringer's feature looks at her personal challenges, how she has dealt with them, how they define who she is and how her players developed under her leadership. The show also has a "Where are they now?" segment. This year the focus is on Jamilla Wideman, a daughter of American Poet John Edgar Wideman, and former Stanford player who has utilized her experience gained through basketball to succeed in today's competitive business world. Throughout the hour, leading candidates for the State Farm Wade Trophy, presented to the best NCAA Women's Division I basketball player will be spotlighted.  The 2009 finalists are: Angel McCoughtry of Louisville, Maya Moore of Connecticut, Courtney Paris of Oklahoma, and Maryland's Marissa Coleman and Kristi Toliver.