HD Sportsman – March 1-7

Mar 1, 2010 by

Let’s all take a breath after the excitement of the Olympics, especially the hockey. Don’t think you get a break, however, because this week marks the official start of March Madness. Conference tournaments are starting, league title races decided and jockeying for position in the NCAA...

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HD Sportsman – Feb. 1-7 Super Bowl Week

Feb 1, 2010 by

It’s Super Bowl week. If you’re not a football fan, too bad, because you won’t be able to get away from it. There are still other things going on. The PGA Tour is back on NBC Saturday and Sunday, there’s plenty of quality college hoops all week, and two of the NHL’s...

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HD Sportsman Jan. 25-31

Jan 25, 2010 by

Welcome to football purgatory. It’s the week between an amazing slate of conference title games and the Super Bowl in Miami with Indianapolis and New Orleans. The NFL tried to shake things up by inserting the Pro Bowl into this week, but really, who watches the Pro Bowl? Elsewhere, the...

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HD Sportsman Jan. 18-24

Jan 18, 2010 by

Things get real in the NFL this week, with the AFC and NFC Championships and a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. Elsewhere, an Olympic bid is still up for grabs as the U.S. Figure Skating Championships continue all weekend on NBC. The Australian Open is in the spotlight as well, with ESPN2...

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HD Sportsman – Jan. 11-17

Jan 11, 2010 by

Our first week with no bowl games in a while, but we do get NFL playoffs to keep us warm on Saturday and Sunday (FOX, CBS various times). NBC kicks off its Sunday NHL coverage with Detroit and Chicago at 12:30 p.m. On the college basketball side, lots of ranked teams in action as conference...

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HD Sportsman – Jan. 4-10

Jan 4, 2010 by

Happy New Year. A great week of football greets us for the first HD Sportsman of 2010. The BCS National Championship, a pair of unbeatens in the Fiesta Bowl and Wild-card weekend in the NFL. SPOTLIGHT Hard to argue with Thursday’s BCS National Championship (8 p.m. ABC 720p). Alabama and Texas...

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HD Sportsman – Ho Ho Holiday Edition

Dec 22, 2009 by

Darn day job got in the way of my hobby this week, so I’m a bit late, apologies. Below you’ll find your hearty helping of holiday competitions, including seven bowl games this week and five NBA games on Christmas day. Merry Christmas! SPOTLIGHT Saturday’s Meineke Car Care Bowl...

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HD Sportsman Dec. 14-20

Dec 14, 2009 by

Slow going early in the week, Thursday’s action consists only of an NBA doubleheader on TNT. Things pick up over the weekend, however, as we get our first trio of bowl games, all on ESPN. SPOTLIGHT Despite the trio of city-named bowl games this weekend, the No. 10 North Carolina and No. 2...

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HD Sportsman Dec. 7-13

Dec 7, 2009 by

Things areĀ  a bit less chaotic this week as college football mostly takes a break until Bowl season starts, though Army Navy (CBS 2:30 p.m.) and the Division II title game (ESPN2 1 p.m.) are both Saturday. Otherwise, there’s some good college hoops to pick from all week long along with the...

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HD Sportsman – Nov. 30 – Dec. 6

Nov 30, 2009 by

Florida and Alabama met in last year’s SEC Title game with the Gators coming out on top. ‘Bama gets a rematch Saturday. We’re sticking with the full-week post again this week, and likely for the foreseeable future as College Football winds down. Let us know if you prefer this or...

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HD Sportsman – Nov. 23-29 XL Gobble Gobble edition

Nov 23, 2009 by

An extra-large helping of sports for an extra-large week. Happy Thanksgiving, not only can you feast all day Thursday, you can feast on sports all week long. This is by far the busiest week we’ve seen since the NCAA Basketball Tournament’s opening week. College basketball tournaments...

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HD Sportsman Nov. 16-20

Nov 16, 2009 by

College hoops makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week, including a 24-hour marathon on the ESPN family. Top-25 football teams tangle on Thursday as well, it's a big week for sports.

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