Wednesday, March 4th, 2015



March 4, 2015 – Vol. 48

ProFootballTalk on & to Feature Around-The-Clock NFL Free Agency Content

Ahead of NFL free agency on March 10, the “Free Agent Hot 100” and lists of AFC and NFC potential free agents are now available on The PFT “Rumor Mill” will provide all the latest news on free agent signings and examine free-agent needs for each team.

Once free agency begins, will continuously provide in-depth content, including how each signing impacts the team the player joined and left. will stay updated around the clock with the latest free agency news and transactions.’s coverage includes a “Free Agency Tracker,” the latest cut candidates for each division, and a look at player prospects leading into March 10, including Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray. Following the free agency period, will feature a “Winners and Losers” column, outlining the best and worst transactions.

A special 90-minute NFL free agency edition of Pro Football Talk will air Tuesday, March 10, at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.  Co-hosts Mike Florio and Paul Burmeister, and analysts Jason Taylor and Ross Tucker will be joined by a variety of insiders and players, reacting to the free-agent signings. Posts Best February Ever; Rotoworld 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide Available Now posted its best February ever with 4.1 million unique users (up 25.5% over Feb. 2014), 74.7 million page views (up 17.3%), and 16.5 million visits (up 15.3%). In addition, posted all-time single-month highs for its Golf and NASCAR sections.

As previously announced, the Rotoworld 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide, the industry-leading source for fantasy baseball news and information, is available now at From Single-A prospects to MLB All Stars, the Rotoworld 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide features player and team profiles, updated team depth charts, analysis, rankings and customizable projections for more than 1000 players. In addition, the online guide features articles on prospects, offseason moves, sleeper picks and position tiers.

Rotoworld 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide packages begin at $19.99. Click here for more information.

“Why They Fight, Why We Watch” – Joe Posnanski Examines Boxing Through The Years on NBC Sportsworld

Joe Posnanski interviewed each fighter featured in Saturday’s primetime bouts, Keith Thurman, Robert Guerrero, Adrien Broner, and John Molina Jr., as well as boxing champions Victor Ortiz“Sugar” Ray Leonard, and Roberto Duran about where the sport is headed. Click here for a link to the long-form story on NBC SportsWorld.

Talkin’ Twitter with the Warriors

On Tuesday, February 24, Warriors sideline reporter Rosalyn Gold-Onwude (@ROSGO21) took over the @CSNWarriors account during the Comcast SportsNet Bay Area live broadcast when Golden State faced the Washington Wizards. With the help of pre-game and in-game hits, and on-air tweet from the sidelines, there was a 5% increase in new followers to the @CSNWarriors handle. Check out the recap here.

NBC Sports Live Extra Features Live Paris-Nice 2015 Cycling Coverage

NBC Sports Live Extra presents eight days of live, exclusive Paris-Nice 2015 cycling coverage, beginning with the Prologue in Maurepas this Sunday, Mar. 8 at 9:10 a.m. ET. Live Extra will also stream NBCSN’s telecasts, featuring commentary from play-by-play announcer Steve Schlanger and analyst Bob Roll.

Live coverage and NBCSN telecasts of Paris-Nice 2015 will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.

Below is the schedule for NBC Sports Live Extra’s live Paris-Nice 2015 coverage:

Date Time (ET/PT) Stage
Sun., Mar. 8 9:10 a.m. ET/6:10 a.m. PT Prologue: Maurepas
Mon., Mar. 9 9 a.m. ET/6 a.m. PT Stage 1:Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse to Contres
Tues., Mar. 10 9 a.m. ET/6 a.m. PT Stage 2: ZooParc de Beauval-Saint-Aignan to Saint-Amand-Montrond
Wed., Mar. 11 9 a.m. ET/6 a.m. PT Stage 3: Saint-Amand-Montrond to Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule
Thurs., Mar. 12 9 a.m. ET/6 a.m. PT Stage 4: Varennes-sur-Allier to Croix de Chaubouret
Fri., Mar. 13 9 a.m. ET/6 a.m. PT Stage 5: Saint-Étienne to Rasteau
Sat., Mar. 14 10:25 a.m. ET/7:25 a.m. PT Stage 6: Vence to Nice
Sun., Mar. 15 8:35 a.m. ET/5:35 a.m. PT Stage 7: Nice to Col d’Èze

The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available at the iTunes App Store, Google Play and Windows Store. Click here for more information on NBC Sports Group’s Paris-Nice 2015 coverage.