Omahan to anchor wall-to-wall regional baseball coverage
ESPN sees expanded regional coverage as a way to build interest in its College World Series telecasts. “When you have the crown jewel of it all, it just makes sense to maximize the rest of those rights that we have,” an ESPN official said.
Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 12:00 am
ESPN had been inching closer and closer in recent years, but now is preparing to throw its first “complete game” in the NCAA baseball tournament: coverage of all 16 regionals in addition to the super regionals and the College World Series.
And Brent Colborne sees it as the next logical step for the cable network that hangs its hat on its CWS coverage every June.
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Wednesday, May 8, 2013 12:00 am.