Fan Central Mailbag: CFP Megacast, NBA, FNF and more


Before we get to your questions, just a few quick programming reminders:

• ESPN has the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship covered on Monday night. Viewers will have multiple viewing options via the “CFP Megacast” when Oregon and Ohio State meet at 8:30 p.m. ET.

• The NBA on ESPN continues tonight with a doubleheader. First, the Chicago Bulls and Derrick Rose visit the Washington Wizards and John Wall at 8. At 10:30, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Kevin Love visit the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry. NBA Countdown tips the night off at 7:30. Both games also will be available on WatchESPN.

• The 18th season of ESPN Friday Night Fights starts tonight (9, ESPN2/WatchESPN) featuring a lightweight showdown between WBA No. 1-ranked Darleys Pérez (31-1, 20 KOs) and Jonathan Maicelo (21-1, 12 KOs). The fights also will be televised on ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates at 10:30 p.m. and carried live on broadband Spanish-language ESPN Deportes+.

Now on to your questions…

When will you air The Book of Manning again? I’m a huge Manning fan and would really love to see it. — Sue

SEC Storied: The Book of Manning is currently scheduled to reair tonight at 8 on SEC Network. Other air dates this month are (all times ET):

• Jan. 11, 5 a.m., ESPN2
• Jan. 13, 4 a.m., SEC Network
• Jan. 16, 2 a.m., ESPN2
• Jan. 17, 1:30 a.m., ESPN2
• Jan. 18, 7:30 a.m., ESPN2
• Jan. 22, 2:30 p.m., ESPNU

Remember, you can check out the latest ESPN TV listings by visiting

Who will call the women’s college basketball game between Tennessee and LSU on Jan. 22 on SEC Network? — Mary
Play-by-play commentator Cara Capuano and analyst Gail Goestenkors will be calling the game at 7 p.m. Don’t forget, you can get the latest NCAA women’s basketball news, analysis, and schedule by visiting ESPN’s women’s basketball page on

When will Cousin Sal be on SportsCenter making his NFL prop bets? — Jeff
Cousin Sal Iacono appears on SportsCenter regularly throughout the day on Fridays. You can view all of his prop bets by reading his columns on Grantland.

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