The planned opening — which included the Jay Z-Rihanna song “Run This Town,” with narration by Don Cheadle — was scrapped. Instead, the pregame show will feature news coverage of the Ray Rice incident and the NFL’s response to a video showing him punching his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.
The NBA’s current TV contract expires in two years, and as the only major sports league or property whose rights become available before 2020, the league is about to score a big-time payday.
Working for CBS College Sports doesn’t have the same prestige as working for the big network but it obviously doesn’t take much to get screen time on CBSCS.
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