Fox Sports Net Notes & Quotes

Nest Goes Live From Celtics Draft
Headquarters in Waltham on June 24

Fox Sports Net Across America Features Former Patriot Daryl Stingley

The future is now: NEST hosts Gary Tanguay and Greg Dickerson have Celtics draft coverage live from the C’s training facility June 24 at 6:30 & 10. Next week, NEST will also have live reports from Fenway at 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. as the Sox return from out West. Highlights for this week:

Thursday, June 17

Friday, June 18
6:30 & 10 p.m. – Friendly’s Scoop with Kevin Millar 6:30 & 10 p.m. – Goin’ Yard with Steve Buckley
Tuesday & Wednesday, June 22, 23 Thursday, June 24
6:30 & 10p.m. – Live reports from Fenway before and after game 6:30 & 10 p.m. – Gary & Greg live at Celtics draft Reaction from Ainge & Rivers

FSN’s sports magazine show comprised of the best local stories with national appeal, produced by FSN’s regional sports networks, continues on Sunday with an all-new episode. The 30-minute show highlights players, coaches, events and the biggest news from the world of sports. Carolyn Hughes hosts the show and each week noted Chicago Sun-Times columnist Rick Telander offers commentary on the most pressing issues in the sports world in a segment titled: “An audible?from Rick Telander.” FSNAA airs at a special time this week at 11:00 PM local.

Daryl Stingley was paralyzed back in 1978 while playing for the New England Patriots and remains in a wheelchair today. Yet his injuries did not prevent his son, Derek, from wanting to play pro football. Derek is now a member of the Chicago Desperados of the Arena Football League. But the road to the football field wasn’t easy for Derek. He started out playing baseball, but on Father’s Day of 1996, Derek told his Dad about his real love, playing football. And now his dad is one of his biggest supporters.

Angels’ shortstop David Eckstein is one of the grittiest players in baseball, one who leaves everything out on the field. What you may not know is that four family members have had kidney transplants, including most recently, his father. Eckstein talks about having to play everyday, while questioning your family’s health.

Steve Kerr began his career as a fringe scholarship player in Lute Olson’s first year at Arizona back in 1983, but by the end of his run he was the point guard on the Wildcats first Final Four entry. From there, he won five NBA championships with two teams. Kerr achieved all this after his father, Malcolm, had been assassinated in Beirut, Lebanon. His dad was the president of American University of Beirut. Steve Kerr’s experiences came full circle as he delivered the commencement address to Arizona’s most recent graduating class, in honor of his father.


Fox Sports Net returns to the poker table with CHAMPIONSHIP POKER AT THE PLAZA, from the Plaza Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas. The tournament features over 60 players and a prize pool over $600,000. The best rounders in the world sit down, including such legends as Men “The Master” Nguyen, Chris “Jesus” Ferguson, Phil Hellmuth, Amir Vahedi, Daniel Negreanu, Annie Duke, Freddy Deeb and dozens of others, hoping to take home the $310,000 first place prize.

The $10,000 buy-in tournament is shown in eight one-hour episodes, with the first airing at 6:00 PM local on Sun., June 20. FSN offers viewers unique angles with its 20 cameras and sound never heard before on any poker show, as every player and the dealer at the final table will wear a microphone.

FSN’s newest daily talk show, I, MAX, continues with the brash and opinionated Max Kellerman, alongside co-hosts Bill Wolff and Michael Holley. The unique format of the show pairs Kellerman against the world, represented by Holley and a special guest each day. Kellerman takes on the news of the day with his analysis and then gives “the world” a chance to respond. Each topic is judged and is tallied throughout the show. I, MAX is the first FSN program to completely originate from New York City. The 30-minute telecast airs at 6:00 PM local.

Kellerman Quotes:

  • On Roger Clemens: “This could be the year, indeed, when Clemens cements his position as the greatest pitcher of all time.”

Fox Sports Net’s comprehensive NASCAR coverage continues as TOTALLY NASCAR and NASCAR THIS MORNING provide viewers with all the latest racing information.

NASCAR THIS MORNING features top drivers Jeff Gordon, Kurt Busch and Tony Stewart joining the crew this weekend to discuss the recent track controversies and how the second half of the season shapes up.

The one-hour show airs Sundays at 11:00 AM ET and features John Roberts as the host, alongside analysts Chad Little and Kenny Wallace with Winston Kelley as the field reporter and Bill Ingle as the crew chief.

TOTALLY NASCAR is FSN’s half-hour weeknight show dedicated to the sport of NASCAR. Krista Voda hosts with Larry McReynolds and Jeff Hammond as in-studio analysts and Sean Pragano as the onsite reporter. TOTALLY NASCAR airs each weeknight at 5:30 PM local time.

This week on TOTALLY NASCAR:

Thurs., June 17: John Roberts hosts. John Andretti talks about his new deal driving the #1 Nextel Cup car for DEI, plus Father’s Day features on Bobby Hamilton and Bobby Hamilton Jr. and a piece on Cup rookie Scott Riggs and his dad, the gasman and catch can man for the #32 cup team.
Fri., June 18: John Roberts hosts. Krista Voda reports from Michigan. TN will have news and driver interviews from Michigan and Fox News channel’s Janice Dean will give us the weekend racing weather forecast.

Fox Sports Net’s popular boxing series SUNDAY NIGHT FIGHTS continues, combining exciting original bouts and encore presentations of match-ups first seen only on pay-per-view.

This Sunday features a featherweight bout between between Jorge Martinez (10-1-1, 2 KOs) and Edel Ruiz (23-11-3, 14 KOs) at Miccosukee Resort & Gaming from Miami, FL. Veteran boxing announcer Barry Tompkins is joined by analyst Sean O’Grady.

Fox Sports Net has enlisted Olympic gold-medalist Summer Sanders to host its newest daily program, THE SPORTS LIST, which counts down the top ten positions on a variety of sports-related categories. Whether it’s the Greatest NFL Player of All Time or the Sexiest Athlete of All Time, Sanders breaks it down in an entertaining, informative and interactive way. The 30-minute show also involves input from key sports figures and celebrities. THE SPORTS LIST premieres on Mon., July 19 th at 5:00 PM local time with repeats at 8:00 PM and 1:00 AM local time.

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