What made it into this week’s collection of paragraphs arranged into a readable version:
Did you think 10 years after the launch of the NFL Network studios in Culver City that it would still be the only league presence in the city? Maybe someday the network will knock down its complex on Washington Blvd., and make way for a stadium to house a team that will never come back.
We’ve also got notes about Charley Steiner’s journey to Chicago to enter the National Radio Hall of Fame — as an inductee, not a visitor — as well as the new Lance Armstrong documentary and TMZ Sports entering the radio biz.
What didn’t make it in, but really, truly should have:
== AwfulAnnouncing.com, another perfect place to feature Clippers analyst Michael Smith, has the clip of him without his headset and showing astonishment at a ref’s call during the Clippers-Rockets game on Monday. Read his lips: “No (bleeping) way,” he says to Doc Rivers. A Fox Sports West spokesperson said the network would not comment on the incident.
==Rich Burk, a Portland-based broadcaster who has done minor league baseball and soccer, is joined by Don MacLean on the Pac-12 Network’s coverage of UCLA’s basketball opener Friday against Drexel at Pauley Pavilion (9 p.m.). The Pac-12 Net has the first five Bruins’ games and 13 total this season leading into the conference tournament.
Tom McCarthy and Pete Gillen call USC’s opener at Utah State for CBS Sports Net (Friday, 6 p.m.)
In a Pac-12 Net doubleheader on Tuesday, MacLean is paired up with Ted Robinson as UCLA plays host to Oakland (6 p.m.), then Jim Watson and Jarron Collins have the call on Cal State Northridge’s game at USC (8 p.m.)
CSUN, which starts its season Friday against Hope International, has its games on gomatadors.com with Ghizal Hasan, who did women’s hoops the last two seasons, and Alan Zinsmeister, who starts his 10th season on Matators games.
== Pac-12 Network analyst Rick Neuheisel did a little tune on his guitar about Johnny Manziel for Dan Patrick’s radio show a few months back. Thursday, the former UCLA coach returned with his latest hit, “Born in the SEC.”
== Daily News entertainment writer Bob Strauss has the goods on what to expect at the fifth annual All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival, starting Friday at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood. Tickets can be purchased at www.allsporttix.com or at the El Portal, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. For more information: allsportslafilmfest.com.
== Have a look at the trailer for Alex Gibney’s “The Armstrong Lie” documentary, which opens Friday in L.A., New York and Austin, Tex. (and is getting decent reviews on RottenTomatoes.com), and also hear the producers talk about the flick on Velonews.com:
== Is Tim McCarver irreplaceable as the Fox MLB analyst? Now, these are the kinds of columns coming out, starting with Will Leitch on SportOnEarth.com. The rumors unfortunately persist that Harold Reynolds is a favorite to be the guy. Appreciate all the preceieved progressiveness that may entail on one level, but …
== Sample for yourself the offerings so far of TMZ Sports launch into the medium of radio.
== A great debate over which baseball writer deserves Hall of Fame recognition, from Chicago’s Ed Sherman.
== Credit the NBA again for venturing deeper into new media with an expanded way to highlight its Development League: With the start of play on Nov. 22, there will be more than 350 live games on a YouTube channel, “making it the most comprehensive live game offering on YouTube by a major professional sports league,” the NBA says. The D-League started a YouTube channel last year and also launched a mobile app. The Bakersfield Jam, who the Clippers share as an affiliate with Atlanta, Phoenix, Toronto and Utah, open Nov. 22 at Idaho. The Lakers’ D-Fenders start Nov. 23.
== The exhaustive revival of “College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon” across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will include 16 men’s and two women’s games starting Monday night and carrying through 29 straight hours to Tuesday night. The climax: No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 2 Michigan State (4:30 p.m., ESPN) and No. 4 Duke vs. No. 5 Kansas (6:30 p.m., ESPN) at the State Farm Champions Classic in Chicago. The first game: 4 p.m., ESPN2: a women’s matchup of No. 1 UConn vs. No. 3 Stanford (as well as Kent State at Temple men’s game on ESPNU). Craziest tipoffs: Akron at St. Mary’s (midnight, Monday night/Tuesday morning, ESPN2), New Mexico State at Hawaii (2 a.m. Tuesday, ESPN2) and Hartford at Florida Gulf Coast (7 a.m. local time Tuesday, 4 a.m. PDT, ESPN2).
Also worth noting: Analysts Jimmy Dykes and Fran Fraschilla call South Carolina-Baylor (noon, Tuesday, ESPN) without a play-by-play voice; analyst Tim Welsh does both Kent State-Temple (4 p.m. PDT Monday) and Quinnipiac-LaSalle (6 a.m. PDT, Tuesday), both in Philadelphia.
== Hingle McCringleberry’s excessive TD celebration (above) from Wednesday’s “Key & Peele” episode on Comedy Central comes with the TV analyst’s excessive use of a telestrator.
== Gus Johnson has been excused from any of Fox’s college football play-by-play assignments this weekend as he teams with Bill Raftery to start the Fox Sports 1 slate of Big East college basketball games, starting with Friday’s Boston College-Providence game at 3 p.m. Former USC coach Kevin O’Neill has his first Fox assignments as an analyst on the Garner Webb-Xavier game (Friday, 4 p.m., Prime Ticket) and UMKC-Creighton game (Monday, 5 p.m., FS1)
== Fox Sports 1 overpromised on ratings, so now has to make good with advertisers? Didn’t see that coming. AdAge.com did, via a Sports Business Daily report. At least they’re shrinking the graphic display on “Fox Sports Live.”
== Speaking of which: FS1 anchorman Jay Onrait has a new book out, called “Anchorboy: True Tales from the World of Sportscasting.” (Collins Canada, 288 pages) Problem is, this Amazon.com listing asks for Canadian coinage. Is this book in French or non-French?
== Finally: What was there to learn from Erin Andrews’ appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Wednesday? The Fox Sports reporter, after showing how one swings a bat to hit a grand slam, she was “pissed” that she had to wash her hair extensions after getting soaked with Gatorade in a post-game interview (who hasn’t been there before? And boyfriend Jarret Stoll warned you about it):