iPhone Sports "App of the Day"

>> Monday, March 8, 2010


Watch live video of 63 NCAA® March Madness® games ANYWHERE on EDGE/3G/Wi-Fi with your official NCAA® March Madness® companion – only on the iPhone and iPod Touch!

CBS Sports: NCAA® March Madness on Demand® (MMOD) features LIVE STREAMING VIDEO OF EVERY GAME on Wi-fi and 3G/EDGE – from the first round of the tourney through the finals. Get complete live coverage of all the March Madness® action, from the opening rounds to the NCAA Sweet 16®, Elite 8®, NCAA® Final Four® and the National Championship, brought to you exclusively on mobile for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The app also offers live Westwood One radio broadcasts of every game.

Catch all your favorite rivalries, upsets, and buzzer beaters as they happen, no matter where you are! You can watch the March Madness games at work, on the road, at the stadium, at home, anywhere – as long as you have an iPhone or iPod touch. MMOD also features VOD highlights of every tournament game, exclusive CBSSports.com Edge Matchup game previews, a real-time tournament bracket, and up to the minute scores and headlines. Sign up to receive alerts on your favorite teams, as well as upsets, buzzer beaters, overtime games, and more. You can even log into your Facebook and Twitter accounts to post comments on games and talk trash to your friends!

You can also manage your bracket selections straight from the app – log in with your CBSSports.com ID to access your pools and brackets to make picks and track your progress throughout the tournament.

In addition, you can follow all of the post-season conference tournament action with live scores and headlines leading up to Selection Sunday. On March 14, the CBS Sports Mobile MMOD® app will stream the Selection Sunday show LIVE.

The first Westwood One radio broadcast will be the Opening Round game on March 16, and the first LIVE GAME VIDEO will be on March 18. CBS Sports Mobile: NCAA® March Madness On Demand® expires at the end of the tournament, on April 5th, 2010. NOTE: this app will cover the 2010 tournament ONLY.

The application provides LIVE STREAMING VIDEO over both Wi-Fi and 3G/Edge. Note: sufficient network coverage is required to stream live video.

Your use is subject to the Terms of Use, Mobile User Agreement and Privacy Policy. See link below.

Key Features:
- LIVE VIDEO STREAMING of NCAA® March Madness® games from the first round to the NCAA® Championship between March 18th and April 5th.
- Video highlights on demand from every game
- LIVE STREAMING OF THE SELECTION SUNDAY SHOW ON MARCH 14
- Westwood One Radio coverage starting on March 16
- Real time graphical bracket with updates on game match-ups, regions, and scores
- Exclusive CBSSports.com Edge Matchup game previews, including team-by-team analysis and matchup comparisons
- Alerts for favorite teams, as well as upsets, buzzer beaters, overtimes, and more
- Breaking tournament news coverage
- Box scores, recaps, and team stats
- Access to CBSSports.com tournament brackets (requires sign-in with CBSSports.com ID/password)
- Log into your Facebook and Twitter accounts to comment on games and talk trash to your friends

Download: Click Here

Source: Apple

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Championship Week--What 2 Watch 4--Monday Edition..



While we're waiting on the main entree of the big boy conference tournaments, we're being treated to an appetizer that wets the palette better than Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and their sweet potato casserole.

We've already seen five teams punch their ticket to the big dance (Murray State, ETSU, Cornell, Winthrop & UNI), and there are several more bids on the plate tonight. Four teams will be dancing following double headers on both ESPN and the Deuce in a night that should be filled with plenty of excitement.

CAA

William and Mary and Old Dominion will start off the action on ESPN in the Colonial Athletic Association championship game in a game between two teams with tournament savvy resumes. ODU, the regular season champion, possesses a (25-8) record and dominated the regular season with fifteen victories. The Monarchs played several big name programs to the brink this season and are team poised to pull a 12-5 upset during the opening weekend of the tournament. The Tribe of William & Mary have long been a pushover, but they started this season with a bang and possess victories over Richmond, Wake Forest and Maryland. The PMB expects a well played game and predicts a Monarch Victory.

MAAC

Siena has proven time and time again that they are not an easy out when The Big Dance comes calling, and noone expects this season to be any different. Siena had another strong showing during the MAAC regular season with 17 wins, and while they don't appear to be as dangerous as previous seasons, they will still be a tough draw, if they manage to get past Fairfield tonight on ESPN 2 at 7:00. Fairfield has played Siena within a couple of points both times this season, but the Saints always seem to crank it up when the lights shine the brightest. The PMB will take the Saints by 12.

Southern

The Southern Conference has seen its fair share of success within the NCAA tournament, and most recently had an elite 8 showing by Stephen Curry and the Davidson Wildcats. While Davidson is absent from this season's final, Wofford and Appalachian State should provide plenty of entertainment. Wofford has knocked off two SEC opponents this season (UGA & USC) and have the talent needed to win a first round game in the NCAA tournament. Appy State appears to be peaking at the right time, winning 6 in a row, and knocked off College of Charleston by an absurd 23 points in the Southern semifinals. Yes, the same College of Charleston that defeated UNC earlier this season. Wofford knocked off the Mountaineers in a nail-biter earlier this season, and The PMB expects nothing short of a great game tonight. We'll take ASU knocking off Wofford in an upset tonight and expect Wofford to do great things in the NIT.

WCC

The Gael's from St. Mary's have quietly put together a great season (25-5), but their declination of a bracket buster game has dealt a hard blow to their at large hopes. The Gaels lack any quality wins and were swept by The Zags this season and need a victory tonight to alleviate any tension regarding their tourney hopes. The Gaels are lead by Omar Samhan and his 21.3 points and 11 rebounds a game. Gonzaga has been a mainstay in the public eye for well over a decade and are now a constant within the top 25. Mark Few reloads, he doesn't rebuild. The Zags are playing to pad their tournament seeding and The PMB expects them to do that tonight. Mark Few, Matt Bouldin and Elias Harris will beat the Gaels by ten or more and send St. Mary's to the NIT.

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The PMB Pick 'Em T-Shirt Challenge...




The PMB enjoys a pick 'em challenge as much as the next person, and while we're not offering a $10,000 dollar grand prize, we are offering your choice of a t-shirt from The PMB's store!

We've set up a tournament challenge group over at ESPN.com and we want all of you to join in on the fun. So, get to signing up folks! The winner, once again, will win its choice of any t-shirt that is available in The PMB's store.

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2010 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament


Opening Round: Thursday, March 11

Noon: #8 Boston College vs. #9 Virginia
2 P.M.: #5 Wake Forest vs. #12 Miami
7 P.M.: #7 Georgia Tech vs. #10 North Carolina
9 P.M.: #6 Clemson vs. #11 NC State

Quarterfinals: Friday, March 12

Noon: #1 Duke vs. #8/#9 Winner
2 P.M.: #4 Virginia Tech vs. #5/#12 Winner
7 P.M.: #2 Maryland vs. #7/#10 Winner
9 P.M.: #3 Florida State vs. #6/#11 Winner

Semifinals: Saturday, March 13

1:30 P.M.: Semifinal 1
3:30 P.M.: Semifinal 2

Championship Game: Sunday, March 14

Championship Game 1 p.m.

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2010 MLB Season Preview: New York Yankees


It is kind of scary to think that the Yankees are better in 2010 than they were in 2009. New Center Fielder Curtis Granderson is such an upgrade, and not having the pressure of batting lead off like he did for the Detroit Tigers may be just the thing Curtis needed to unleash some firepower. Of course hitting left handed in new Yankee Stadium will certainly help him improve his power numbers. While they will have a spring training battle to see who replace Johnny Damon in left the Yankee offense will be younger and faster in 2010.

The Yankee starting rotation may not be a deep as the Boston Red Sox’s but it is very scary to look at on paper. CC Sabathia return as the ace, with AJ Burnett, Andy Petite, newcomer Javier Vazquez backing him up. Joba Chamberlain and Phil Hughes will battle it out in spring training for the fifth starters spot.

The only hole I see in the Yankees roster at this point is a pretty weak bench. Typically this is how the Yankees save a little payroll. Since their big money stars are not only good but can be counted on to start 150 games a season they don’t need very strong bench players to keep the team churning.

Here's what I think the lineup may look like:

1. SS Derek Jeter
2. DH Nick Johnson
3. 1B Mark Teixeira
4. 3B Alex Rodriguez
5. C Jorge Posada
6. CF Curtis Granderson
7. 2B Robinson Cano
8. RF Nick Swisher
9. LF Brett Gardner

SP: CC Sabathia
SP: A.J. Burnett
SP: Andy Pettitte
SP: Javier Vazquez
SP: Phil Hughes

CP: Mariano Rivera


On Deck: Atlanta Braves

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