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Tom Izzo, Jay Wright Joins NCAA Tournament Coverage

Tom Izzo, Jay Wright and Joe Jones will join CBS Sports’ and Turner Sports’ coverage of the NCAA Tournament.

The Michigan State head coach will work as a guest analyst during regional semi-finals on Thursday and Friday, which airs across TBS and CBS. Izzo will be in the Atlanta studio alongside host Ernie Johnson and analysts Seth Davis and Steve Smith.

Wright will work with analysts Charles Barkley, Greg Anthony, Kenny Smith and host Greg Gumbel from the New York studio on Saturday for CBS Sports’ coverage of the regional finals. Read more

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SBJ: Super Bowl Ad Spots Nearly Sold Out

If football ad sales are any indication, the ad recovery the business is seeing this year is the real deal. As we reported last week, ad sales look to be strong for the upcoming 2010-2011 season, but we had no idea they would be this strong.

Sports Business Journal‘s John Ourand reports that Fox has sold out nearly all of its Super Bowl spots at around $3 million a pop.

So far, CBS, NBC, ESPN and NFL Network all say they are at least 90% sold for the season, which is still a few weeks away from starting.

So what is behind the strong comeback? All of the networks seem to agree on that one:

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