Discovery Health Channel and GSN folks weren’t the only ones working overtime during the long weekend. Dave Revsine and college basketball analyst Doug Gottlieb called 2 men’s college games in 2 different states Sat. They began their day in Reno, NV, working the VT at NV game on ESPN2 at 2pm;then they traveled to Stockton, CA, to call the UTEP at #19 Pacific match up at midnight on ESPN. — Outdoor Channel will move to a $3mln facility in Temecula, CA, that will be renovated over the next 6 months to accommodate an all-digital format. Construction will begin next month or early Apr. — The NBA will start renewal talks early with TNT and ABC/ESPN, commish David Stern said Sat. The 6-yr, $4.6bln TV pacts expire after the 07-08 season. TNT’s share is $2.2bln. — In other Stern news, word is that the SEC is investigating insider trading of Sirius shares on news of Howard Stern’s signing with the satellite radio co; shares rose 16% Oct 6, the day Stern said he’d move to Sirius.

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