Behind the Broadcast: CBS Sports fumbled ball
Saturday, February 9, 2013
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CBS Sports is the only network that doesn’t employ sideline reporters during the NFL regular season. It only has use for them in the postseason. Not having an experienced reporter hurt CBS Sports during the 37-minute power outage early in the third quarter of last Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII. Steve Tasker and Solomon Wilcots, normally game analysts during the regular season, were ill-equipped to handle the reporting of a strange situation. Tasker, in particular, seemed uncomfortable trying to report updates on the situation...