NBA TV’s NBA Real Training Camp: USA Basketball Presented by Jeep to Go Behind-the-Scenes with USA Basketball Men’s National Team

NBA-TV-LogoNetwork to Cover USA Basketball Training Camp Live from Las Vegas on Tuesday, July 29

NBA TV to Present USA Basketball vs. Dominican Republic, Presented by Nike, on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. ET

NBA TV will air NBA Real Training Camp: USA Basketball Presented by Jeep – a live behind-the-scenes look at a USA Basketball Men’s National Team’s practice – on Tuesday, July 29, at 3 p.m. ET from Las Vegas. Matt Winer will host the two-and-a-half hour special with NBA TV analysts and former Team USA members Grant Hill and Steve Smith, along with reporter Jared Greenberg. The show will feature mic’d up players and coaches, as well as exclusive interviews with players, coaches, including Mike Krzyzewski,and executives. Players scheduled to take part include NBA stars Kevin Durant, Paul George, Blake Griffin, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and Derrick Rose.

Additionally, the network will exclusively air the USA Basketball vs. Dominican Republic game, presented by Nike, on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. ET from Madison Square Garden in New York City. Marv Albert will call the game with Hill and Smith as analysts and Winer as sideline reporter.

The 2014 Men’s National Team will assemble in Las Vegas on July 27 for training camp in advance of the FIBA World Cup, which runs Aug. 30-Sept. 14 in Spain.

 

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FOX Sports Programming Highlights: UFC, NASCAR, Soccer & More

fox-sports-logoFOX SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS – 3 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

UFC: Lawler vs. Brown Title Eliminator Live on FOX

NASCAR: Trucks Return to Eldora Dirt; Cup Cars at Brickyard

SOCCER: Guinness International Champions Cup

Brings World Cup Stars to the States

 

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STUDIO SHOWS

 

FOX SPORTS LIVE – COLLEGE FOOTBALL MEDIA DAYS, TOP-10 NFL TEAM-BY-TEAM PREVIEWS AND REPORTING AS TRAINING CAMPS OPEN

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, nightly (11:00 PM ET)
  • Talent:  Jay Onrait, Dan O’Toole, Charissa Thompson, Ryan Field, Gabe Kapler, Donovan McNabb, Petros Papadakis, Peter Schrager, Cole Wright.
  • This Week: The sound of helmets being strapped into place and pads popping at high speeds can only mean one thing: NFL training camps have begun and the season is fast upon us. FOX SPORTS LIVE has full coverage with nightly reports from FOX Sports 1 NFL insider Mike Garafolo in the midst of his training camp tour and Peter Schrager in-studio every night to discuss all of the day’s top stories. Also continuing on the show this week are team-by-team NFL preview packages, as the list narrows into the top 10. In the pieces, a panel featuring Jay Glazer, Joel Klatt, Donovan McNabb, Randy Moss and Brian Urlacher sit down in a roundtable format to analyze one team per night, weighing each club’s offseason transactions and attempting to forecast their prospects for the looming 2014 season. The Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles all appear on the countdown this week as the panel works its way to No. 1. The official commencement of the NFL season, of course, coincides with the dawn of the college football calendar, and conference media days continue this week. FOX Sports 1 college football insider Bruce Feldman contributes nightly reports from both the Big 12 and Pac-12 gatherings, highlighted by interviews with players and coaches from each.

AMERICA’S PREGAME – REGGIE BUSH INTERVIEW, BROWNS’ FIRST PRACTICE , PAC-12 MEDIA DAYSAND MORE

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO weekdays (6:00 PM ET)
  • Talent:  Mike Hill, Julie Stewart-Binks, Molly McGrath, Royce Clayton, Joel Klatt, Peter Schrager
  • This Week: The show is preempted on Wednesday night, July 23, by the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series qualifying race from the Eldora Speedway in Ohio on FOX Sports 1. Returning Thursday, Hill is joined by guest co-host Julie Stewart-Binks who filled in during the early portion of the week. The duo is joined on Thursday for a satellite interview by Detroit Lions’ running back Reggie Bush. Also on Thursday, FOX Sports 1 NFL insider Mike Garafolo reports live from the first day of Cleveland Browns training camp where rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel participates in his first practice of the new season. Thursday’s show features hits from Pac-12 Media Days in Los Angeles, where FOX Sports 1 college football insider Bruce Feldman and college football analyst Joel Klatt provide reports.

UFC

 

UFC TONIGHT – UFC FIGHT NIGHT: LAWLER VS. BROWN PREVIEW, LAWLER AND BROWN INTERVIEWS, BISPING GUEST HOSTS

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 2, FOX Sports GO Wednesday, July 23 (8:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Kenny Florian, Karyn Bryant, Ariel Helwani and guest host Michael Bisping
  • This Week: On UFC TONIGHT, Florian and Bryant are joined in the studio by guest host and middleweight contender Michael Bisping. They preview UFC FIGHT NIGHT: LAWLER VS. BROWN and interview welterweight contenders Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown before their headlining bout on FOX this Saturday night. Plus, Helwani and Bryant add reports.

SOMEBODY IS GOING TO GET KNOCKED OUT AT LAWLER VS BROWN TITLE ELIMINATOR LIVE ON FOX, SAYS UFC ON FOX ANALYST CHRIS LYTLE: The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the SAP Center in San Jose with an epic title elimination bout pitting two knockout artists against one another at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: LAWLER vs. BROWN live on FOX on Saturday, July 26 (8:00 PM ET). In the exciting headliner, No. 1-ranked welterweight Robbie Lawler (23-10, 1 NC, fighting out of Coconut Creek, Fla.) takes on No. 5-ranked Matt Brown (21-11, fighting out of Columbus, Ohio), with the winner earning a shot at champion Johny Hendricks.  Coming off an impressive third-round finish over Jake Ellenberger, Lawler takes on the surging Brown in hopes of securing his second crack at UFC gold. Brown, who has put together one of the most impressive runs in mixed martial arts today, currently rides a seven-fight win streak, and looks to lock down the title shot he feels is long overdue. It’s often said that styles make fights, and UFC on FOX analyst Chris Lytle believes that’s the case with this main event: “You’ve got two dynamic strikers. Robbie comes at you with one-punch knockout power, making it very exciting. And you’ve got Matt Brown, who is going to come at you and overwhelm you with a lot of different punches. I promise you one thing: this one is not going to go the distance. Somebody is going to get knocked out in this fight.” Watch the UFC ON FOX analysts break down the Lawler vs. Brown matchup: http://foxs.pt/1jUBVrC, and the fight promo here: http://bit.ly/1oOzMd1

UFC WEIGH-IN SHOW: LAWLER VS. BROWN

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 2, FOX Sports GO, Friday, July 25 (7:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Jon Anik, Brian Stann, Daniel Cormier, Ariel Helwani
  • This Week:The UFC WEIGH-IN SHOW features host Jon Anik, with UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier and Brian Stann as analysts, as the 24 fighters on the card attempt to make weight. Ariel Helwani interviews fighters during the show.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT PREFIGHT: LAWLER VS. BROWN PREVIEW

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 2, FOX Sports GO, Saturday, July 26 (5:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Jon Anik, Brian Stann, Daniel Cormier, Ariel Helwani
  • This Week: Host Anik and analysts Cormier and Stann preview the main card and prelim fights at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: LAWLER VS. BROWN.                                                                 

UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS LIVE ON FOX FOR FIRST TIME EVER

  • Network/When: FOX, FOX Sports GO, Saturday, July 26 (6:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Jon Anik, Brian Stann, Daniel Cormier, Joe Rogan, Mike Goldberg, Ariel Helwani
  • This Week: For the first time ever, the two-hour UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS air on FOX, featuring four thrilling fights including second degree taekwondo black belt Daron Cruickshank (15-4) versus No. 14th-ranked Jorge Masvidal (26-8) in a lightweight scrap. San Jose native Kyle Kingsbury (11-5, 1 NC) returns to action in the light heavyweight division against Patrick Cummins (5-1), while welterweight Tim Means (20-6-1) fights Rio de Janeiro’s Hernani Perpetuo (17-4, 1 NC). Rounding out the prelims, lightweights Mike De La Torre (12-4) and Brian Ortega (8-0) square off.

LAWLER FIGHTS BROWN FOR TITLE SHOT AT UFC FIGHT NIGHT LIVE ON FOX

  • Network/When: FOX, FOX Deportes, FOX Sports GO, Saturday, July 26 (8:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Curt Menefee, Brian Stann, Daniel Cormier, Joe Rogan, Mike Goldberg, Ariel Helwani (FOX Deportes: Víctor Dávila and Fabricio Werdum)
  • This Week: In the exciting headliner, No. 1-ranked welterweight Robbie Lawler (23-10, 1 NC) takes on No. 5-ranked Matt Brown (21-11), with the winner earning a shot at champion Johny Hendricks. In addition, No. 5-ranked light heavyweight Anthony Johnson (17-4) faces Brazilian star Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5). Also, No. 3-ranked lightweight Josh Thomson (22-6, 1 NC) looks to put on a show in front of his hometown fans against late replacement Bobby Green (22-5). The No. 13-ranked Green is riding a seven-fight win streak, with three of those coming since joining the UFC. Rounding out the main card, No.7-ranked featherweight Clay Guida (31-11) takes on four-time “Fight Night” bonus winner and 12th-ranked Dennis Bermudez (14-3).

FOX SPORTS LIVE RECAPS UFC FIGHT NIGHT BOUTS

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, Saturday, July 26 (10:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Jon Anik, Brian Stann, Daniel Cormier, Ariel Helwani
  • This Week: Host Anik and analysts Stann and Cormier recap and break down UFC FIGHT NIGHT and also interview winners of the main bouts.

UFC ULTIMATE INSIDER: INTERNATIONAL FIGHT WEEK, PLUS TJ DILLASHAW’S WARRIOR CODE

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, Sunday, July 27 (2:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Jon Anik, Megan Olivi
  • This Week: From the first moments of the UFC 175 blockbuster through the conclusion of The Ultimate Fighter Finale, experience never-before-seen moments and incredible cinematic action from two extraordinary back-to-back events. Straight from the source, get the Warrior Code philosophy that drives newly minted UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw.

 

MLB

FOX SPORTS 1 DELIVERS THREE MLB GAMES THIS WEEK HIGHLIGHTED BY NEXT TUESDAY NIGHT’S YANKEES AT RANGERS GAME

  • Network:FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO Saturday, July 26

o   Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds: Kenny Albert & CJ Nitkowski (4:00 PM ET)

o   Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals: Justin Kutcher & Rex Hudler (7:00 PM ET)

  • Network:FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, Tuesday, July 29

o   New York Yankees at Texas Rangers: Joe Buck & Tom Verducci (8:00 PM ET)

BASEBALL’S NEWEST NEWS & INFORMATION SHOW, MLB WHIPAROUND, RETURNS FRIDAY

  • Network/When/On-air Talent:  FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO Weekdays

o   Thursday, July 24 (12:00 AM ET) – Greg Wolf, Ken Rosenthal & Gabe Kapler

o   Friday, July 25 – OFF

o   Monday, July 28 (10:00 PM ET)

o   Tuesday, July 29 (12:00 AM ET)

o   Wednesday, July 30 (10:00 PM ET)

  • What: This MLB-centric program expands FOX Sports 1’s commitment to baseball coverage with quick-turnaround highlights of in-progress games, MLB news and analysis.  The hour-long program originates from Studio A in Los Angeles.

 

SOCCER

 

WORLD CUP STARS COME TO THE STATES

Guinness International Champions Cup and Preseason Friendlies on FOX, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO (All times ET and subject to change):

Date/Time Property Match-up TV Commentary Teams, Sideline
Wed., 7/23 at 10:30 PM Preseason Friendly Manchester United vs. LA Galaxy FOX Sports 1 Rob Stone, Eric Wynalda, Warren Barton, Julie Stewart-Binks
Thurs., 7/24 at 7:30 PM Guinness ICC Olympiakos vs. AC Milan FOX Sports 1 Mark Rogondino, Cobi Jones
Sat., 7/26 at 4:00 PM Guinness ICC Manchester United vs. AS Roma FOX JP Dellacamera, McBride, Keith Costigan
Sat., 7/26 at 6:00 PM Guinness ICC Real Madrid vs. Inter Milan FOX Sports 2 Steve Cangialosi, Brian Dunseth, Kyndra de St. Aubin
Sun., 7/27 at 3:30 PM Guinness ICC AC Milan vs. Manchester City FOX Sports 1 Rogondino, Jones, Heather Mitts
Sun., 7/27 at 6:00 PM Guinness ICC Liverpool vs. Olympiakos FOX Sports 1 John Strong, Warren Barton, JSB
Tues., 7/29 at 9:30 PM Guinness ICC Real Madrid vs. AS Roma FOX Sports 2 Steve Cangialosi, Brian Dunseth, JSB
Wed., 7/30 at 7:00 PM Guinness ICC Manchester City vs. Liverpool FOX Sports 1 John Strong, Warren Barton, Keith Costigan


NASCAR

 

FOX SPORTS 1 OFFERS LIVE COVERAGE OF WEDNESDAY’S TRUCK SERIES RACE ON DIRT & SUPPORT PROGRAMMING FROM INDIANAPOLIS THIS WEEKEND

Following NASCAR’s highly successful return to dirt racing in 2013 for the first time in more than four decades, the NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES heads back to Eldora Speedway for its second-ever dirt race on Wednesday, July 23 (9:00 PM ET), live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports GO.

In addition, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports GO offer live shoulder programming surrounding the NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES and NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES from Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend, which marks the 20th anniversary of the inaugural Brickyard 400.  After the final off-weekend of the 2014 season, Sprint Cup drivers return to the track with only seven races remaining to lock in one of 16 spots in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

Heading into Wednesday’s NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES race at Eldora, the 10th of the season, only seven points separate the top three drivers.  Reigning champion Matt Crafton leads Ryan Blaney by two points, followed by Johnny Sauter (-7), German Quiroga (-19) and four-time champion Ron Hornaday Jr. (-23).  In the series’ last outing — July 11 at Iowa Speedway — 18-year-old Erik Jones won his second-career race, marking Kyle Busch Motorsports’ seventh win of the season and capping Toyota’s perfect season.

FOX Sports GO, the app that provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, offers live coverage of the Truck Series race, as well as all practice and qualifying sessions and shoulder programming telecast on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2.   Customers of participating video providers may access the live streams of the race through the FOX Sports GO app for iOS and Android devices, as well as on desktops through FOXSportsGO.com.

NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES RACE FROM ELDORA SPEEDWAY

  • Network/When:  FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO on Wednesday, July 23 (9:00 PM ET)
  • Talent:  Rick Allen, Phil Parsons, Michael Waltrip, Krista Voda, Bob Dillner, Ray Dunlap and Hermie Sadler

NCWTS SETUP FROM ELDORA SPEEDWAY

  • Network/When:  FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, Wednesday, July 23  (8:30 PM ET)
  • Talent:  Krista Voda, Bob Dillner, Ray Dunlap and Hermie Sadler
  • This Week:  Krista Voda sits down with Norm Benning, journeyman Truck Series owner/driver who survived nearly being wrecked three times in last year’s last-chance qualifier at Eldora to make the field for the race; a look back at youngster Erik Jones’ second-career Truck Series victory last week at Iowa; a recap of the 2013 inaugural Truck Series race on dirt at Eldora; a review of Timothy Peters’ two bad finishes in 2014 at Texas and Iowa; and a look at dirt phenom/Cup Series rookie Kyle Larson’s chances at reaching Victory Lane at Eldora.

NASCAR RACE HUB

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, Monday through Thursdays (5:00 PM ET)
  • Talent:  Co-hosts Steve Byrnes, Danielle Trotta and Adam Alexander; Matt Clark, Bob Dillner, Jeff Hammond and Larry McReynolds
  • This Week:  Feature on 20th anniversary of inaugural Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and an interview with Juan Pablo Montoya on Thursday, July 24
  • Next Week:  Danielle Trotta’s sit-down interview with Jeff Gordon on Wednesday, July 30

 

NASCAR RACEDAY FROM INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, Sunday, July 27 (10:00 AM ET)
  • Talent: John Roberts, Jeff Hammond, Kenny Wallace, Bob Dillner and Rutledge Wood

This Week:Kaitlyn Vincie sits down with rookie Kyle Larson for an in-depth look at his life away from the track, beginning with home video of him as a four-year-old. The lengthy feature is shot at locations ranging from his new dirt shop to the go-kart track, chronicling his personal life and including his fast success in the Sprint Cup Series, on-track rivalry with Austin Dillon, his recent purchase of a new home, his engagement and upcoming parenthood.  In addition, the expanded, two-hour NASCAR RACEDAY offers a feature on the first Brickyard 400, including footage from Jeff Gordon’s hometown following his win in the inaugural race; Rutledge Wood’s lighthearted sit-down interview with Danica Patrick; a Ryan Newman piece recapping his Brickyard 400 win last season; and a tour of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum with Juan Pablo Montoya.

 

ARCA RACING SERIES

 

YOUNG TALENT CONTINUES TO DOMINATE 2014 ARCA RACING SERIES

  • Network/When:  FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, Friday, July 25 (9:00 PM ET)
  • Talent:  Rick Allen, Phil Parsons, Jim Tretow and Wendy Venturini
  • This Week:  Mason Mitchell rides a wave of momentum into Friday’s race at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis after grabbing his first career win last week at Chicagoland — a win that followed runner-up finishes in three of the previous four races.  In addition, Mitchell, who claimed the points lead with his victory, holds a 20-race streak of consecutive top-10 finishes that extends back to 2013.  The 20-year-old leads Grant Enfinger, a four-time winner in 2014, by 25 points after 11 of 20 races, as the duo begins to pull away from the rest of the field in the point standings.

TUDOR UNITED SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP

NEW INDY TRACK LAYOUT EVENS PLAYING FIELD

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, Friday, July 25 (5:30 PM ET)
  • Talent:Bob Varsha, Calvin Fish and Dorsey Schroeder in the booth; Brian Till and Chris Neville reporting from pit road.
  • This Week: Tight races in the Prototype and GT Daytona heat up as drivers prepare for the challenge of a new course layout at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday night for the Brickyard Grand Prix. The race will be run on the 14-turn, 2.435-mile course, first used by IndyCar in May. “A reconfiguration of a known track is the hardest to learn,” Schroeder said. “No matter how you try, your mind has memorized the old circuit.  So if the new circuit is vastly different, it becomes hard to forget, and re-learn.  At a first-time track, a driver spends time walking, driving — moped, golf cart, pit cart, anything — to set up sight pictures of the corners.  You try to memorize the look of the entry to every corner, and memorize which is next? Left or right?  A new circuit requires a cautious approach so as not to have a mishap and lose valuable track time.  All new circuits are slippery with low mechanical grip until rubber is laid down.  It is important not to chase chassis set up in the first driving sessions.”

 

RED BULL

BRITS LOOKING STRONG AS RED BULL CLIFF DIVING WORLD SERIES HEADS TO IRELAND, SAYS WORTHINGTON

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, Sunday, July 27 (2:30 PM ET)
  • Talent: Trace Worthington, David Boudia
  • This Week: Following the first two stops, in Cuba and the USA, won by high divers from the United Kingdom, cliff diving’s elite take on the rugged coast of Ireland’s Inis Mór for the next stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Who will step up at this stop of the tour? “The first two stops of the year were owned by the Brits, as their technically difficult dives took top honors from the judges,” says FOX Sports 1 host Trace Worthington. “Last year’s champ, Artem Silchenko, from Russia and the USA contingent led by Steve LoBue will need to match the Brits dive-for-dive to take the crown in Ireland.” Here is a preview clip leading into the broadcast on FOX Sports 1: http://www.redbullcliffdiving.com/en_US/video/video-dropping-action-first-day

SHERWOOD LOOKS TO GET BACK ON TOP IN MOST CHALLENGING SEASON EVER AT RED BULL X-FIGHTERS MUNICH, SAYS MANERING

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO Monday, July 28 (7:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Troy Manering, Andy Bell, reporter Ronnie Renner
  • This Week:At Munich´s world famous Olympic Park, a floating track and the planet’s best freestyle motocross riders headline the fourth stop of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour. New Zealand’s Levi Sherwood looks to win his third stop of the year after coming in second in Madrid. FOX Sports 1 host Troy Manering believes the field is one of the deepest and most challenging in years. “This is one of the most competitive seasons in X-Fighters history, and points leader Sherwood knows he has strong challengers breathing down his neck. There’s Frenchman Thomas Pagès, who launched the first-ever bike flip at the last stop in Madrid, as well as Australia’s Josh Sheehan, who is known for the gnarliest double backflips.” This marks the second time the world’s most prestigious freestyle motocross event series has visited Munich, but a track like this has never been seen in the Bavarian capital – or anywhere. Here is a clip featuring the top tricks fans can expect to see on FOX Sports 1: http://www.redbullxfighters.com/en_US/video/best-tricks-las-ventas-ever

 

BOXING

 

GOMEZ HAS TOOLS TO BECOME WORLD CHAMPION, SAYS MALIGNAGGI

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Deportes, FOX Sports GO, Friday, July 25 (10:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Brian Custer, Paulie Malignaggi and Jessica Rosales
  • This Week: Unbeaten Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (17-0, 13 KOs) is considered to be the most dangerous prospect in the junior welterweight division, and he faces his toughest challenge yet when he meets Detroit native Vernon Paris (28-1, 16 KOs) in the 10-round main event at Golden Boy Live! at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. The co-main event is expected to be just as heated when rising bantamweight star Ivan “Nino Maravilla” Morales (25-0, 14 KOs) is featured in a 10-round battle against Sergio “Finito” Frias (15-3-2, 8 KOs). “People have been talking about Frankie Gomez for a long time, and for good reason,” says FOX Sports boxing analyst Paulie Malignaggi. “He’s got all the tools to become a world champion, and the fact that he’s taking on a top veteran like Vernon Paris after just 17 fights shows just how confident he and his team are that he’s ready for the next level. As for Ivan Morales, when you’re the brother of Erik Morales, you better know how to fight, and he’s proven that he is a legit prospect on his way to the top. I think 2015 is going to be a big year for him.” Opening up the televised portion of the card is an eight-round middleweight bout between 2012 U.S. Olympian Terrell Gausha (10-0, 5 KOs) and Oklahoma’s Ronnie Warrior Jr. (15-8-1, 5 KOs).

SKATEBOARDING

 

STAKES HIGH AT STREET LEAGUE SKATEBOARDING AS LA STOP LAST CHANCE FOR COMPETITORS TO QUALIFY FOR SUPER CROWN

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO Sunday, July 27 (8:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Andrew Cannon, Felix Arguelles, Geoff Rowley, Jordan Whitley
  • This Week: The world’s best skateboarders converge at USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles for the second stop of the 2014 Street League Skateboarding Nike SB World Tour, hoping to win the $100,000 first-place prize and a Golden Ticket to compete in the SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship in August. Vets like 2013 Super Crown World Champion Chris Cole, 2012 Champ Nyjah Huston, Paul Rodriguez, Ryan Sheckler and Shane O’Neill battle at their last chance to earn a spot in the Super Crown World Championships next month.

ORIGINALS

CURRENT & FORMER PLAYERS TALK STEROIDS AND MORE ON BACK OF THE SHOP

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, Saturday, July 26 (2:30 PM ET)
  • Talent: Washington Wizards guard John Wall, NBA legend Kenny Anderson and Jose Bautista and Jose Reyes from the Toronto Blue Jays all take their turn with Jordan the barber.
  • This Week: A new series from FOX Sports Originals and Relativity Media, BACK OF THE SHOP showcases some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment as they talk smack, let their opinions fly and share hilarious stories. In this week’s episode, John Wall, Kenny Anderson, Jose Bautista and Jose Reyes talk about similarities and differences between the NBA and MLB, including steroid use.

“It’s unfortunate that it happens, because we’re role models, too,” Bautista says. “You never want kids to associate that with your sport.”

FORBES SPORTSMONEY

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports GO, Saturday, July 26 (10:00 AM ET)
  • Talent: Bob Lorenz and Michael Ozanian
  • This Week: Forbes Sportsmoney is a monthly series covering the business of sports, featuring Bob Lorenz and Forbes national editor Michael Ozanian with in-studio guests, in-depth interviews, newsmaker profiles and analysis.

2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to Air Exclusively on MLB Network

mlb-network2014 NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY AIRS EXCLUSIVELY

ON MLB NETWORK THIS SUNDAY, JULY 27

Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, Tony La Russa, Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Joe Torre Make Up 2014 Induction Class

Amsinger, Gammons, Reynolds & Smoltz Anchor On-Site Coverage Beginning Sunday at 12:00 p.m. ET

Secaucus, N.J., July 23, 2014 – As a record-tying six living inductees will be honored this weekend in Cooperstown, New York, MLB Network will exclusively televise the ceremony as Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, Tony La Russa, Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Joe Torre are inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 27. Live on-site coverage anchored by MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger, Hall of Fame award-winning writer Peter Gammons, Harold Reynolds and John Smoltz will begin with MLB Tonight on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. ET, including exclusive interviews by Bob Costas with all six electees,followed by the induction ceremony at 1:30 p.m. ET.

MLB Network’s exclusive live telecast of the Induction Ceremony will include the acceptance speeches by Glavine, Maddux and Thomas, the three electees from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America vote in January, as well as World Series-winning managers Cox, La Russa and Torre, who were elected via the Expansion Era Committee ballot in December. The induction ceremony will also feature the introductions of an expected 56 returning Hall of Famers, including Hank Aaron, Whitey Ford and Cal Ripken Jr.

Leading into its live coverage on Sunday, MLB Network will air the 2014 Hall of Fame Awards Presentation at 11:00 a.m. ET. The presentation, which will be held on Saturday, July 26 in Cooperstown and hosted by Greg Amsinger, will honor author Roger Angell with the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for his contributions to baseball writing; Texas Rangers announcer Eric Nadel with the Ford C. Frick Award for baseball broadcasting. Joe Garagiola, the winner of the Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award, will be unable to attend but will accept his award in absentia.

MLB Network’s live coverage of the Induction Ceremony will be simulcast on MLB.com and BaseballHall.org. MLB Network will make footage of the ceremony available live via satellite and additional details on the satellite feed will be sent to media from MLB Network.

The Hall of Fame’s 2014 election results were announced on January 8 live from MLB Network’s studios for the sixth consecutive year and aired exclusively on MLB Network and MLB.com.

NFL Network’s ‘Inside Training Camp Live’ Kicks Off Thursday at 10:00 AM ET

NFL_Network_2012_Logo‘Inside Training Camp Live’ at 10:00 AM ET – Nine Hours of Live Training Camp Coverage

Rich Eisen With Broncos QB Peyton Manning & EVP/GM John Elway

Live Coverage Begins at 6:00 AM ET with ‘NFL AM’

NFL Network’s Inside Training Camp Live kicks off Thursday, July 24 at 10:00 AM ET and provides nine hours of live coverage. During Inside Training Camp Live, NFL Network’s Rich Eisen speaks with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Executive Vice President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway.

Start the day with NFL AM at 6:00 AM ET as hosts Rhett Lewis and Erin Coscarelli, and analysts Eric Davis, Jordan Babineaux and Steve Wyche provide the first reports and analysis of the day.

At 7:00 PM ET, host Amber Theoharis and analysts Warren Sapp and Willie McGinest recap all of the day’s action on NFL Total Access, followed by Training Camp Primetime at 8:00 PM ET with Sapp, McGinest and host Scott Hanson.

Coming Up on NFL Network’s Inside Training Camp Live Thursday, July 24

The following hosts and analysts will appear on Inside Training Camp Live:

  • 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET – Chris Rose, Brian Baldinger, Shawne Merriman & Charley Casserly
  • 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET – Lindsay Rhodes, Mike Tannenbaum, Solomon Wilcots & Charley Casserly
  • 4:00 – 7:00 PM ET – Andrew Siciliano, Jamie Dukes, Michael Robinson & Charley Casserly

Inside Training Camp Live will feature the following on-site NFL Network hosts/analysts/reporters:

  • Rich Eisen & Mike Silver – Denver Broncos
    • Rich Eisen interviews with Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning & Executive Vice President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway
  • Steve Wyche & Jeff Darlington – Washington Redskins
  • Daniel Jeremiah, Ian Rapoport & Bob Papa – New York Giants
  • Dan Hellie & Aditi Kinkhabwala – Cleveland Browns
  • Desmond Purnell – Dallas Cowboys
  • Albert Breer – New Orleans Saints
  • Kim Jones – New York Jets
  • Randy Moss & Judy Battista – New England Patriots
  • Omar Ruiz – San Francisco 49ers

ABOUT NFL NETWORK

Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, fans turn to NFL Network to receive information and insight straight from the field, team headquarters, league offices and everywhere the NFL is making news. Launched in 2003, NFL Network gives fans unprecedented year-round inside access to all NFL events, including the Super Bowl, Playoffs, regular season, preseason, Pro Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame induction weekend, NFL Draft, NFL Scouting Combine, Senior Bowl, league meetings, minicamps and training camps.

Currently in more than 72 million homes, NFL Network has carriage agreements with each of the country’s largest television providers including Comcast, DirecTV, DISH Network, Cablevision, Cox, Charter, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-Verse.

For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming can also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile), the NFL app delivered on XBOX from Microsoft, and through Watch NFL Network (NFL.com/watch), with participating cable and satellite providers. For more information, log on to NFL.com/nflnetwork.  NFL.com is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.

– NFL MEDIA –

FOX Sports Boasts Loaded Roster of College Football Broadcasters

260px-Fox_College_Football_logoStalwarts Johnson, Davis & Klatt Joined

By Newcomers Brando & Wannstedt

Insiders Feldman, Mandel & Travis Form Cross-Platform Triple-Threat

New York – The calendar may say “summer,” but college football fans know that even as hot weather prevails, it won’t be long until the days shorten, leaves turn and college football gets underway. As conference media days continue, FOX Sports unveils the studio personalities and game broadcast teams calling its exciting college football matchups from late August through early December. The announcement was made today by FOX Sports President and COO Eric Shanks and FOX Sports Executive Vice President, Production, John Entz.

“We’ve been methodically developing our college football depth chart for a few years now,” Entz said. “The group we’ve assembled for 2014 is an exciting mix of veterans and FOX Sports newcomers that represents our deepest college football roster ever. We couldn’t be more excited about the level of coverage we’ll be delivering this season.”

This year, FOX broadcasts a one-hour prime-time pregame show on Saturdays leading into the biggest game of the week. Rob Stone (@RobStoneONFOX) hosts alongside analysts Joel Klatt (@joelklatt) and former college and NFL head coach Dave Wannstedt, a new addition to the FOX Sports lineup. College football insiders Bruce Feldman(@BruceFeldmanCFB), Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) and Clay Travis (@ClayTravisBGID) also contribute to the network’s studio coverage.  Feldman and Mandel joined FOX Sports since last season, leaving their prior positions at CBSSports.com and SI.com, respectively.

The most exciting voice in sports, play-by-play announcer Gus Johnson once again teams with analyst Charles Davis (@CFD22), an All-SEC defensive back at Tennessee, to form FOX Sports’ lead college football broadcast team. Johnson and Davis are joined by sideline reporter Molly McGrath (@MollyMcGrathFS1), who continues as co-host of FOX Sports 1’s AMERICA’S PREGAME.

Analyst Joey Harrington returns for his second season in the booth and is joined by a new addition to FOX Sports, Joe Davis(@JoeDavisFOX), a former ESPN play-by-play broadcaster, who at age 25 became the youngest person ever to call a college football bowl game (2013 Poinsettia Bowl) for the network. FOX Sports San Diego’s Kris Budden (@KrisBudden) joins Harrington and Davis on the sidelines.

Veteran broadcaster Tim Brando(@TimBrando), a recent addition to FOX Sports’ college football and basketball coverage, calls Thursday night games on FOX Sports 1 with Klatt serving as analyst, and is also in the booth on Saturdays. Play-by-play announcer Craig Bolerjack (@BuckleUpBoler) returns to FOX Sports for his fourth season and teams with analyst Ryan Nece (@ryannece). The pair worked together last season with Nece serving as a sideline reporter/on-field analyst.

In addition, analysts Petros Papadakis (@PetrosAndMoney) and Coy Wire (@CoyWire) as well as rules expert Mike Pereira (@MikePereira) contribute to FOX Sports’ wide-ranging college football coverage. FOX Sports’ rich stable of college football analysts also offer their expertise regularly on FOX Sports 1 studio shows AMERICA’S PREGAME and FOX SPORTS LIVE.

FOX Sports kicks off the 2014 college football season with four straight days of action, beginning Thursday, Aug. 28 (10:00 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1 as Rutgers takes the field for the first time as a member of the Big Ten Conference, facing Washington State at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Play continues the following evening with Colorado State vs. Colorado at Sports Authority Field at Mile High (9:00 PM ET on FOX Sports 1), followed by a full slate of Saturday games, highlighted by Fresno State at USC (7:30 PM ET) on the FOX broadcast network. Then, in a rare Sunday showdown, FOX Sports 1 helps Baylor debut  its beautiful new facility, McLane Stadium, as the Bears host SMU (7:30 PM ET).

FOX Sports presents college football fans some of the most exciting matchups in the country this season, with more than  100 games scheduled across its national and local broadcast and cable platforms. Top contests featuring Big 12, Pac-12 and Conference USA teams appear on the FOX broadcast network, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports Networks (FSN), FOX College Sports, FOX Deportes and FOX Sports GO all season long, culminating with the Pac-12 and Big Ten conference championship games on back-to-back nights on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5 and 6.

For more on FOX College Football, follow @CFBONFOX on Twitter and “Like” FOX Sports on Facebook (facebook.com/foxsports).


-FOX SPORTS-

NBC Sports Group To Air 103 NHL Regular-Season Games In 2014-15

nbc-sports-groupNBCSN Opens Season on Oct. 8 with Philadelphia Flyers-Boston Bruins Wednesday Night Rivalry Matchup at 7:30 p.m. ET, followed by 2014 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings vs. San Jose Sharks at 10 p.m. ET

NHL Winter Classic Features Chicago Blackhawks at Washington Capitals from Washington, D.C. on January 1 at 1 p.m. ET on NBC

NBCSN Presents Coverage of 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Including 60th NHL All-Star Game on Jan. 25

31 Games Across NBC and NBCSN Feature Rematches from 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Including Both Conference Finals and Kings-Rangers on March 24

NBC Sports Live Extra to Stream All 103 Regular-Season Games

STAMFORD, Conn. — July 22, 2013 – Coming off of the most-watched NHL regular season ever on NBC and NBCSN, the most-watched Stanley Cup Playoffs since 2006 and most-watched Stanley Cup Playoffs on cable in 17 years,NBC Sports Group will deliver coverage of 103 NHL regular-season games during the 2014-15 season, featuring 14 games on NBC and 89 games on NBCSN. All games will be streamed live via NBC Sports Live Extra. Schedule highlights include:

  • The season kicks off with an Opening Night doubleheader on Oct. 8 on NBCSN, starting with Wednesday Night Rivalry coverage at 7:30 p.m. ET with the Philadelphia Flyers at the Boston Bruins.
  • NBCSN’s Opening Night coverage continues with a 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff rematch between the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings from STAPLES Center at 10 p.m. ET in Los Angeles, as the Kings raise their 2014 Stanley Cup Championship banner to the rafters.
  • NBC will present the 2015 NHL Winter Classic from Washington, D.C., between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Washington Capitals on January 1 at 1 p.m. ET.
  • Making its return for the first time since 2012, NBCSN will present coverage of the NHL All-Star Game from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, home of the Columbus Blue Jackets. All-Star weekend will take place Saturday, January 24 and Sunday, January 25 and will include the NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ and the NHL All-Star Game.
  • The 2014-15 regular season on NBCSN will feature 24 Wednesday Night Rivalry telecasts, plus 10 Wednesday nightcaps that will showcase Western Conference teams, including the Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks, Anaheim Ducks and Colorado Avalanche.
  • The Bruins, Flyers, Capitals, Kings and Sharks will each make 12 appearances across NBC and NBCSN, followed by seven teams that will appear 11.
  • This year’s regular-season coverage features 31 games spanning 14 of the 15 series from the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, including back-to-back rematches of the 2014 Western and Eastern Conference Finals on NBCSN (Blackhawks-Kings on Jan. 28, Canadiens-Rangers on Jan. 29), and a rematch of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final between the Rangers and Kings on March 24.
  • Bruins-Red Wings, Blackhawks-Blues, Penguins-Flyers and Kings-Sharks are the most featured matchups, each appearing four times on NBC and NBCSN.
  • 56 of NBC and NBCSN’s 103 telecasts feature at least one Western Conference team.

NBCSN will offer most games on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights throughout the season. Beginning in January, a Sunday game will be added most weeks. NBCSN drops the puck on its coverage on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. ET with NHL Live, NBCSN’s live pre- and post-game show, leading into coverage of Flyers-Bruins from TD Garden in Boston, Mass. at 7:30 p.m. ET. Coverage shifts to Los Angeles immediately following Flyers-Bruins with the banner-raising ceremony for the 2014 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings, before face off against San Jose Sharks at 10 p.m. ET.

NBC Sports Group’s NHL lead broadcast team will be comprised of two-time Emmy award-winning play-by-play voice Mike “Doc” Emrick, as well as analyst Eddie Olczyk and Emmy-award winning “Inside the Glass” analyst Pierre McGuire.

NHL ON NBC

NHL on NBC coverage begins on Friday, November 28 at 1 p.m. ET, with the NHL Thanksgiving Showdown featuring the New York Rangers at Philadelphia Flyers, marking the first of 14 games that will air on NBC during the regular season. Beginning on January 18, and continuing through the end of the regular season, NBC will present the NHL Game of the Week, generally occurring on Sunday afternoons. NBC will also present the Flyers and Rangers in primetime at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 28.

Last year, NBC posted its most-watched NHL regular season since its most-recent agreement with the league in the 2005-06 season, including last year’s NHL Stadium Series game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks, which averaged 2.8 million viewers and was the most-watched NHL regular-season game, excluding Winter Classics and regional coverage, since the advent of People Meters (1987).

NHL WINTER CLASSIC

The annual NHL Winter Classic will take place on January 1, 2015 in Washington, D.C., and will feature the Chicago Blackhawks and the Washington Capitals. The 2014 NHL Winter Classic will be broadcast on NBC at 1 p.m. ET.

The 2014 NHL Winter Classic on NBC tied as the highest-rated NHL regular-season game in nearly four decades (2.5 HH rtg), and became the second-most watched such game in 39 years (4.4 million avg. viewers). The five previous NHL Winter Classics have produced the five most-watched NHL regular-season games in the past 39 years (average viewers).

MOST-WATCHED NHL REGULAR-SEASON GAMES SINCE 1975

4.525 million Jan. 1, 2011 NBC Capitals-Penguins
4.404 million Jan. 1, 2014 NBC Maple Leafs-Red Wings
4.401 million Jan. 1, 2009 NBC Red Wings-Blackhawks
3.751 million Jan. 1, 2008 NBC Penguins-Sabres
3.733 million Jan. 2, 2012 NBC Rangers-Flyers

WEDNESDAY NIGHT RIVALRY

NBCSN’s exclusive Wednesday Night Rivalry coverage will return for a third season and feature some of the biggest rivalries in the NHL, including Philadelphia-New York Rangers, Chicago-St. Louis, and Boston-Detroit. The network will air exclusive coverage on Wednesday nights for 24 weeks, with games usually starting at 8 p.m. ET. WNR begins Wednesday, October 8 with Opening Night coverage between the Flyers and Bruins.

During its inaugural season, Wednesday Night Rivalry was called “the hottest new brand in sports” by Forbes. This past season, Wednesday Night Rivalry’s 23 exclusive telecasts averaged 559,000 viewers, up 26% compared to the exclusive time period average of the last full regular season in 2011-12 (443,000). Since the debut of Wednesday Night Rivalry last season, NBCSN has recorded nine regular-season games with more than 700,000 viewers vs. four over the previous two seasons.

NBCSN 2014-15 NHL Wednesday Night Rivalry schedule (subject to change):

Date Away Home Time (ET)
October 8 Philadelphia Boston 7:30 p.m.
October 15 Boston Detroit 8 p.m.
October 22 Philadelphia Pittsburgh 8 p.m.
October 29 Detroit Washington 7:30 p.m.
November 5 Detroit N.Y. Rangers 8 p.m.
November 12 Boston Toronto 8 p.m.
November 19 Philadelphia N.Y. Rangers 8 p.m.
December 3 St. Louis Chicago 8 p.m.
December 10 Toronto Detroit 8 p.m.
December 17 Boston Minnesota 8 p.m.
January 7 Boston Pittsburgh 8 p.m.
January 14 Philadelphia Washington 8 p.m.
January 21 Chicago Pittsburgh 8 p.m.
January 28 Pittsburgh Washington 8 p.m.
February 4 Boston N.Y. Rangers 8 p.m.
February 11 Detroit Pittsburgh 8 p.m.
February 18 Detroit Chicago 7:30 p.m.
February 25 Pittsburgh Washington 8 p.m.
March 4 N.Y. Rangers Detroit 8 p.m.
March 11 N.Y. Rangers Washington 8 p.m.
March 18 Chicago N.Y. Rangers 8 p.m.
March 25 Chicago Philadelphia 8 p.m.
April 1 Philadelphia Pittsburgh 8 p.m.
April 8 Boston Washington 8 p.m.

In addition, NBCSN will present 10 games on Wednesday nights that will immediately follow  Wednesday Night Rivalry matchups. These nightcaps will showcase one or two Western Conference teams. The first of these games will take place on Opening Night, when San Jose visits Los Angeles following Flyers-Bruins Wednesday Night Rivalry coverage. Following are the 10 Wednesday nightcap games:

Date Away Home Time (ET)
October 8 San Jose Los Angeles 10 p.m.
November 12 Los Angeles Anaheim 10:30 p.m.
January 7 New York Rangers Anaheim 10:30 p.m.
January 21 Los Angeles San Jose 10:30 p.m.
January 28 Chicago Los Angeles 10:30 p.m.
February 11 Washington San Jose 10:30 p.m.
February 18 Los Angeles Colorado 10 p.m.
March 18 Los Angeles Anaheim 10:30 p.m.
April 1 Colorado San Jose 10:30 p.m.
April 8 Dallas Anaheim 10:30 p.m.

NHL ALL-STAR WEEKEND – JAN. 24-25 – NATIONWIDE ARENA, COLUMBUS, OHIO

NBCSN will present extensive coverage of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend from Nationwide Arena on Columbus, Ohio, home of the Columbus Blue Jackets. All-Star weekend will take place Saturday, January 24 and Sunday, January 25 and will include the NHL All-Star Skills Competition™ and the NHL All-Star Game.

NBC SPORTS GROUP’S STATE-OF-THE ART STUDIOS

NHL studio programming throughout much of the 2014-15 season will originate from NBC Sports Group’s state-of-the-art International Broadcast Center, located in Stamford, Conn.

NHL Live, NBCSN’s live pre- and post-game show with highlights and analysis of NHL matchups, will air before and after most games. A 60-minute edition of NHL Live will air prior to most games, while a 30-minute post-game show will air immediately following the game.

On most days, the NHL Live team will consist of Liam McHugh (host), Mike Milbury (analyst), and Keith Jones (analyst). Coverage will also include host Kathryn Tappen, new to NBC Sports Group’s NHL coverage this season, as well as analysts Jeremy Roenick and Anson Carter.

FLEX SCHEDULING ON NBC

For the eighth consecutive season, the NHL and NBC Sports Group will utilize flex scheduling, which provides the ability to select from up to four games on Sunday afternoons. At least 13 days prior to the scheduled games, the NHL and NBC Sports will announce which game will air.

NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA COVERAGE

NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets, will stream all 2014-15 NHL regular season games televised on NBC and NBCSN. All NBCSN games will be live streamed via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.

For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.

Games airing on:

  • NBC will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra;
  • NBCSN will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.

NBC Sports Group 2013-14 NHL regular-season schedule (subject to change):

Date Away Home Network Time (ET)
Wed., Oct. 8 Philadelphia Boston NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 8 San Jose Los Angeles NBCSN 10 p.m.
Thurs., Oct. 9 Colorado Minnesota NBCSN 9 p.m.
Tues., Oct. 14 Buffalo Carolina NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 15 Boston Detroit NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tues., Oct. 21 Philadelphia Chicago NBCSN 8:30 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 22 Philadelphia Pittsburgh NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tues., Oct. 28 Minnesota Boston NBCSN 7 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 29 Detroit Washington NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tues., Nov. 4 St. Louis New Jersey NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 5 Detroit N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tues., Nov. 11 Buffalo St. Louis NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 12 Boston Toronto NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 12 Los Angeles Anaheim NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Tues., Nov. 18 San Jose Buffalo NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 19 Philadelphia N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 8 p.m.
Mon., Nov. 24 Pittsburgh Boston NBCSN 7 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 26 Philadelphia Detroit NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Fri., Nov. 28 N.Y. Rangers Philadelphia NBC 1 p.m.
Tues., Dec. 2 Tampa Bay Buffalo NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tues., Dec. 2 Philadelphia San Jose NBCSN 10 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 3 St. Louis Chicago NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tues., Dec. 9 Los Angeles Buffalo NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 10 Toronto Detroit NBCSN 8 p.m.
Mon., Dec. 15 Tampa Bay Pittsburgh NBCSN 7 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 17 Boston Minnesota NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tues., Dec. 23 St. Louis Colorado NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 27 Washington Pittsburgh NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 27 San Jose Los Angeles NBCSN 10 p.m.
Mon., Dec. 29 Detroit Boston NBCSN 7 p.m.
Thurs., Jan. 1* Chicago Washington NBC 1 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 4 Dallas Chicago NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tues., Jan. 6 San Jose Minnesota NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 7 Boston Pittsburgh NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 7 N.Y. Rangers Anaheim NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 11 Minnesota Chicago NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tues., Jan. 13 Minnesota Pittsburgh NBCSN 7 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 14 Philadelphia Washington NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 18 NY Rangers Pittsburgh NBC 12:30 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 18 Buffalo Detroit NBCSN 8 p.m.
Mon., Jan. 19 Colorado St. Louis NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tues., Jan. 20 Pittsburgh Philadelphia NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 21 Chicago Pittsburgh NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 21 Los Angeles San Jose NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Tues., Jan. 27 Tampa Bay Carolina NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 28 Pittsburgh Washington NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 28 Chicago Los Angeles NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Thurs., Jan. 29 Montreal N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 7 p.m.
Thurs., Jan. 29 Anaheim San Jose NBCSN 10 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 1 St. Louis Washington NBCSN 1 p.m.
Tues., Feb. 3 Chicago Minnesota NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 4 Boston N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 8 p.m.
Thurs., Feb. 5 Detroit Colorado NBCSN 9 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 8 Chicago St. Louis NBC 12:30 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 8 Montreal Boston NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Mon., Feb. 9 Arizona Chicago NBCSN 8:30 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 11 Detroit Pittsburgh NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 11 Washington San Jose NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 15 Pittsburgh Chicago NBC 12:30 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 15 Philadelphia Buffalo NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tues., Feb. 17 Buffalo New Jersey NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 18 Detroit Chicago NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 18 Los Angeles Colorado NBCSN 10 p.m.
Thurs., Feb. 19 Columbus Pittsburgh NBCSN 7 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 21 Los Angeles San Jose NBCSN 10 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 22 Washington Philadelphia NBC 12:30 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 22 Boston Chicago NBC 3:30 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 22 Dallas Minnesota NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tues., Feb. 24 Philadelphia Carolina NBCSN 7 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 25 Pittsburgh Washington NBCSN 8 p.m.
Thurs., Feb. 26 Minnesota Nashville NBCSN 8:30 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 28 N.Y. Rangers Philadelphia NBC 8 p.m.
Sun., March 1 Anaheim Dallas NBCSN 8 p.m.
Tues., March 3 Buffalo Tampa Bay NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., March 4 N.Y. Rangers Detroit NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., March 8 Detroit Boston NBC 12:30 p.m.
Sun., March 8 N.Y. Rangers Chicago NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Mon., March 9 Pittsburgh San Jose NBCSN 10 p.m.
Tues., March 10 Los Angeles Colorado NBCSN 9 p.m.
Wed., March 11 N.Y. Rangers Washington NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., March 15 Detroit Pittsburgh NBC 12:30 p.m.
Sun., March 15 Boston Washington NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Mon., March 16 Washington Buffalo NBCSN 7 p.m.
Tues., March 17 Buffalo Boston NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., March 18 Chicago N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., March 18 Los Angeles Anaheim NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Sun., March 22 St. Louis Detroit NBC 12:30 p.m.
Sun., March 22 Anaheim N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tues., March 24 Los Angeles N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 7 p.m.
Wed., March 25 Chicago Philadelphia NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., March 29 San Jose Pittsburgh NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Mon., March 30 Los Angeles Chicago NBCSN 8:30 p.m.
Wed., April 1 Philadelphia Pittsburgh NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., April 1 Colorado San Jose NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Thurs., April 2 Boston Detroit NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Sun., April 5 Pittsburgh Philadelphia NBC 12:30 p.m.
Sun., April 5 St. Louis Chicago NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Tues., April 7 Minnesota Chicago NBCSN 8:30 p.m.
Wed., April 8 Boston Washington NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., April 8 Dallas Anaheim NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Thurs., April 9 Chicago St. Louis NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sat., April 11 Minnesota St. Louis NBC 3 p.m.
Sat., April 11 San Jose Los Angeles NBC 3 p.m.
Sat., April 11 Boston Tampa Bay NBCSN TBD

*Denotes NHL Winter Classic

–NBC SPORTS GROUP–

NFL Media’s 2014 NFL Preseason Coverage

NFL_Network_2012_Logo‘Inside Training Camp Live’ Provides Nine Hours of Live Coverage Daily July 24 – August 5

All 65 Preseason Games on NFL Network – Including Record 14 Live Games

Homecoming Week – NFL Network Analysts Return to Former Teams for Training Camp

It’s time to get ‘Back to Football.’

NFL Media – comprised of NFL Network, NFL.com, NFL Mobile from Verizon, NFL Now & NFL RedZone – remains the go-to destination for football fans during the preseason, with comprehensive coverage of all 32 training camps provided by former players, front office personnel and reporters, and all 65 preseason games – including a record 14 live games on NFL Network.

Inside Training Camp Live Thursday, July 24 – Tuesday, August 5

Starting Thursday, July 24 and continuing through Tuesday, August 5, Inside Training Camp Live hits the field at 10:00 AM ET on NFL Network, providing nine hours of live coverage each day. As teams report to camp and take the field for the first time, NFL Network is there to provide live look-ins at team practices, interviews with players and coaches, analysis from former players, head coaches and front office executives, and live reports from reporters stationed at various training camp sites. Over the course of 12 days, Inside Training Camp Live offers more than 100 live reports and interviews from 30 analysts and reporters in the field.

Hosts Rich Eisen, Chris Rose, Lindsay Rhodes and Andrew Siciliano are joined by NFL Network analysts LaDainian Tomlinson, Willie McGinest, Shaun O’Hara, Heath Evans, Brian Baldinger, Jamie Dukes, Charley Casserly, Solomon Wilcots and Shawne Merriman to provide the latest news and analysis as teams report for training camps. Also lending their voices throughout will be NFL Media Insiders Ian Rapoport and Michael Silver, NFL Media reporter Judy Battista, and NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah who will be traveling to camps where some of the top rookies are competing. Additionally, NFL Network analysts and reporters check in from various team locations from around the NFL.

NFL Total Access airs at 7:00 PM ET, followed by a two-hour Training Camp Primetime at 8:00 PM ET hosted by Scott Hanson, recapping all of the day’s action and providing the up-to-date information and analysis.

Joining NFL Network’s Inside Training Camp Live coverage are former Pro Bowl fullbacks Lorenzo Neal and Michael Robinson, former Super Bowl champion wide receiver Amani Toomer, former quarterback Sage Rosenfels, and former general manager of the New York Jets Michael Tannenbaum offering their analysis and expertise as training camps get underway.

Additionally, NFL Network’s Inside Training Camp Live coverage includes special vignettes for all 32 teams, detailing how every franchise can be hopeful for what is to come in the 2014 NFL season. Further features includes head coaches offering their thoughts on training camp; “Undrafted,” which follows three undrafted players and their journey to training camp; “The Sessions,” in which two marquee players from different teams watch game film together; and wired sound of rookie head coaches from OTAs.

For fans on the go, with NFL Mobile from Verizon fans can get all the latest news and access live, streaming video of NFL Network on their smartphone, including all 65 preseason games. NFL Mobile from Verizon is available to Verizon Wireless customers with a premium subscription for $5/month. For more information about NFL Mobile from Verizon, including how to purchase premium services, visit www.verizoninsider.com/nfl.

Homecoming – NFL Network Analysts Return to Former Teams Throughout Training Camp

Throughout training camp on Inside Training Camp Live, NFL Network’s roster of former players and front office personnel return to their former teams to deliver access only they can provide.

Among the highlights are: Deion Sanders with the Washington Redskins (July 25); Michael Irvin with the Dallas Cowboys (July 27); Warren Sapp with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (July 27); Kurt Warner with the St. Louis Rams (July 27) and the Arizona Cardinals (July 29); LaDainian Tomlinson with the San Diego Chargers (July 28); Steve Mariucci with the Green Bay Packers (August 4) and Detroit Lions (August 5); Brian Billick with the Baltimore Ravens (July 28); Willie McGinest with the Cleveland Browns (July 25 & 26) and the New England Patriots (July 27 & 28); and Terrell Davis with the Denver Broncos (July 30 & 31).

On Sunday, July 27 at 7:00 PM ET, Rich Eisen and Michael Irvin are live from the Dallas Cowboys’ practice in Oxnard, CA. Cowboys owner/president/general manager Jerry Jones will join the broadcast live.

All 65 Preseason Games on NFL Network

NFL Network remains the only place to see the entire slate of 65 preseason games, with games throughout the month of August. Additionally, NFL Network’s preseason broadcast schedule features a record 14 live games, beginning with head coach John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens hosting head coach Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers Thursday, August 7 at 7:30 PM ET in their first meeting since Super Bowl XLVII.

NFL Network’s preseason coverage is presented by sponsors including Heineken, Mitsubishi and Toshiba.

NFL.com’s NFL Preseason Live Returns to Give Fans Live Access to All Preseason Games

For the fifth season, NFL Preseason Live enables fans in the United States to watch live and on-demand NFL preseason out-of-market games (some blackout restrictions apply). NFL Preseason Live gives fans additional viewing options including picture-in-picture, and dual and quad view modes, allowing fans to watch multiple games on the same screen. With full DVR controls, fans may also pause, rewind and replay live and archived game action. Condensed Games returns as well, which allows fans to watch any preseason game in roughly 30 minutes. NFL Preseason Live is also available on iOS, Android and Window tablet devices so that fans can watch preseason games on the go.

NFL Preseason Live is currently offered at $19.99. To learn more, visit www.NFL.com/preseasonlive.

NFL NETWORK’S 2014 LIVE PRESEASON SCHEDULE

(All Times are Eastern)

Week 1

Thursday, August 7

7:30 PM – San Francisco 49ers vs. Baltimore Ravens

10:30 PM – Dallas Cowboys vs. San Diego Chargers(joined in progress)

Friday, August 8

8:00 PM – New Orleans Saints vs. St. Louis Rams

Saturday, August 9

7:30 PM – Cleveland Browns vs. Detroit Lions

 

Week 2

Friday, August 15

7:30 PM – Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots

10:30 PM – San Diego Chargers vs. Seattle Seahawks (joined in progress)

Saturday, August 16

4:00 PM – Green Bay Packers vs. St. Louis Rams

7:00 PM – Baltimore Ravens vs. Dallas Cowboys

Sunday, August 17

4:00 PM – Denver Broncos vs. San Francisco 49ers

 

Week 3

Thursday, August 21

7:30 PM – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Friday, August 22

11:00 PM – Chicago Bears vs. Seattle Seahawks(joined in progress)

Saturday, August 23

4:30 PM – Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Buffalo Bills

 

Week 4

Thursday, August 28

7:00 PM – New York Jets vs. Philadelphia Eagles  

10:00 PM – Seattle Seahawks vs. Oakland Raiders

* Live games on NFL Network will be blacked out in the participating teams’ over-the-air station markets. Re-airs of a non-sellout preseason game prior to the home team’s local over-the-air station re-airing the game will be blacked out on NFL Network in the home team market.

Complete Inside Training Camp Live, NFL Total Access & Training Camp Primetime Schedule

Provided below is a complete schedule of Inside Training Camp Live, NFL Total Access and Training Camp Primetime for July 24 – August 5:

Thursday, July 24

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Chris Rose, Brian Baldinger, Shawne Merriman, Charley Casserly
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Mike Tannenbaum, Solomon Wilcots, Charley Casserly
  • Inside Training Camp Live (4:00 – 7:00 PM ET) – Andrew Siciliano, Jamie Dukes, Michael Robinson
  • NFL Total Access – Amber Theoharis, Warren Sapp, Willie McGinest
  • Training Camp Primetime – Scott Hanson, Warren Sapp, Willie McGinest
  • Rich Eisen, Mike Silver & Steve Cyphers – Denver Broncos
  • Steve Wyche & Jeff Darlington – Washington Redskins
  • Daniel Jeremiah, Ian Rapoport & Bob Papa – New York Giants
  • Dan Hellie & Aditi Kinkhabwala – Cleveland Browns
  • Desmond Purnell – Dallas Cowboys
  • Omar Ruiz – San Francisco 49ers
  • Albert Breer – New Orleans Saints
  • Kim Jones – New York Jets
  • Randy Moss & Judy Battista – New England Patriots

Friday, July 25

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Chris Rose, Brian Baldinger, Shawne Merriman, Charley Casserly
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Mike Tannenbaum, Solomon Wilcots, Charley Casserly
  • Inside Training Camp Live (4:00 – 7:00 PM ET) – Andrew Siciliano, Jamie Dukes, Michael Robinson
  • NFL Total Access – Amber Theoharis, Warren Sapp, Shaun O’Hara
  • Training Camp Primetime – Scott Hanson, Heath Evans, Shaun O’Hara
  • Rich Eisen – Seattle Seahawks
    • Rich Eisen 1-on-1 interviews with Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, quarterback Russell Wilson and the “Legion of Boom” – Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor
  • Deion Sanders & Jeff Darlington – Washington Redskins
    • Deion Sanders interview with Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and wide receiver DeSean Jackson
  • Dan Hellie, Willie McGinest & Aditi Kinkhabwala – Cleveland Browns
  • Daniel Jeremiah & Ian Rapoport – Buffalo Bills
  • Steve Wyche – Chicago Bears
  • Albert Breer – New Orleans Saints
  • Mike Silver & Omar Ruiz – San Francisco 49ers
  • Michelle Beisner – St. Louis Rams
  • Kim Jones – New York Jets
  • Van Earl Wright – Carolina Panthers

Saturday, July 26

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Rhett Lewis, Brian Baldinger, Shawne Merriman, Charley Casserly
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Mike Tannenbaum, Solomon Wilcots, Charley Casserly
  • Inside Training Camp Live (4:00 – 7:00 PM ET) – Andrew Siciliano, Jamie Dukes, Michael Robinson
  • NFL Total Access– Amber Theoharis, Heath Evans, Shaun O’Hara
  • Training Camp Primetime– Scott Hanson, Heath Evans, Shaun O’Hara
  • Dan Hellie, Willie McGinest & Aditi Kinkhabwala – Cleveland Browns
  • Kurt Warner – Indianapolis Colts
    • Kurt Warner 1-on-1 interview with Colts quarterback Andrew Luck
  • Daniel Jeremiah – Philadelphia Eagles
  • Jeff Darlington – Washington Redskins
  • Ian Rapoport & Kim Jones – New York Jets
  • Stacey Dales – Green Bay Packers
  • Desmond Purnell – Houston Texans
  • Alex Flanagan – San Diego Chargers

Sunday, July 27

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Rhett Lewis, Brian Baldinger, Shawne Merriman
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Mike Tannenbaum, Solomon Wilcots
  • Inside Training Camp Live (4:00 – 7:00 PM ET) – Andrew Siciliano, Jamie Dukes, Michael Robinson
  • NFL Total Access – Amber Theoharis, Heath Evans, Shaun O’Hara
  • Training Camp Primetime – Scott Hanson, Heath Evans, Shaun O’Hara
  • Rich Eisen & Michael Irvin – Dallas Cowboys (Oxnard)
    • Interview with Cowboys owner/president/general manager Jerry Jones
  • Dan Hellie, Willie McGinest & Albert Breer – New England Patriots
  • Warren Sapp – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Kurt Warner – St. Louis Rams
  • Charley Casserly – Oakland Raiders
  • Kim Jones – New York Jets
  • Jeff Darlington – Washington Redskins
  • Stacey Dales – Green Bay Packers
  • Aditi Kinkhabwala – Cleveland Browns
  • Jenn Brown – Denver Broncos

Monday, July 28

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Chris Rose, Mike Tannenbaum, Solomon Wilcots
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Rhett Lewis, Shawne Merriman, Lorenzo Neal
  • Inside Training Camp Live (4:00 – 7:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Jamie Dukes, Curtis Conway
  • NFL Total Access – Amber Theoharis, Heath Evans, Shaun O’Hara
  • Training Camp Primetime – Andrew Siciliano, Heath Evans, Shaun O’Hara
  • Warren Sapp & Judy Battista – Pittsburgh Steelers
  • LaDainian Tomlinson – San Diego Chargers
    • LaDainian Tomlinson 1-on-1 interview with Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers
  • Daniel Jeremiah, Brian Baldinger & Steve Wyche – Cleveland Browns
  • Dan Hellie & Willie McGinest – New England Patriots
  • Brian Billick – Baltimore Ravens
    • Brian Billick 1-on-1 interview with Ravens head coach John Harbaugh
  • Brian Baldinger & Paul Allen – Minnesota Vikings (afternoon)
  • Jeff Darlington – Carolina Panthers
  • Albert Breer – Philadelphia Eagles
  • Bob Papa – New York Giants

Tuesday, July 29

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Chris Rose, Mike Tannenbaum, Solomon Wilcots
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Shawn Merriman, Lorenzo Neal
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Rhett Lewis, Curtis Conway, Michael Robinson
  • NFL Total Access – Dan Hellie, LaDainian Tomlinson, Heath Evans
  • Training Camp Primetime – Scott Hanson, LaDainian Tomlinson, Heath Evans
  • Kurt Warner & Amber Theoharis – Arizona Cardinals
  • Willie McGinest & Molly Qerim – Houston Texans
  • Charley Casserly – Cleveland Browns
  • Daniel Jeremiah – Detroit Lions
  • Steve Wyche – New York Jets
  • Jeff Darlington – Atlanta Falcons

Wednesday, July 30

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Chris Rose, Brian Baldinger, Solomon Wilcots
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Mike Tannenbaum, Curtis Conway
  • Inside Training Camp Live (4:00 – 7:00 PM ET) – Andrew Siciliano, Jamie Dukes, Lorenzo Neal
  • NFL Total Access – Dan Hellie, LaDainian Tomlinson, Heath Evans
  • Training Camp Primetime – Scott Hanson, LaDainian Tomlinson, Heath Evans
  • Michael Irvin – Chicago Bears
  • Marshall Faulk – San Francisco 49ers
  • Brian Billick – New York Jets
    • Brian Billick 1-on-1 interview with Jets head coach Rex Ryan
  • Terrell Davis & Molly Qerim – Denver Broncos
  • Charley Casserly – Minnesota Vikings
  • Steve Wyche – Philadelphia Eagles

Thursday, July 31

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Chris Rose, Brian Baldinger, Sage Rosenfels
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Solomon Wilcots, Mike Tannenbaum
  • Inside Training Camp Live (4:00 – 7:00 PM ET) – Andrew Siciliano, Jamie Dukes, Michael Robinson
  • NFL Total Access– Dan Hellie, Willie McGinest, Curtis Conway
  • Training Camp Primetime– Scott Hanson, Willie McGinest, Curtis Conway
  • Michael Irvin – Philadelphia Eagles
  • Marshall Faulk – Seattle Seahawks
  • Deion Sanders – Cleveland Browns
  • Terrell Davis – Denver Broncos
  • Brian Billick & Van Earl Wright – Atlanta Falcons
  • Amber Theoharis & Heath Evans – Dallas Cowboys (Oxnard)
  • Daniel Jeremiah – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Steve Wyche – New England Patriots

Friday, August 1

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Andrew Siciliano, Brian Baldinger, Sage Rosenfels
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Dan Hellie, Solomon Wilcots, Curtis Conway
  • Inside Training Camp Live (4:00 – 7:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Jamie Dukes, Michael Robinson
  • NFL Total Access – Dan Hellie, Amber Theoharis, Willie McGinest, Heath Evans
  • Steve Mariucci – Oakland Raiders
  • Steve Wyche – Green Bay Packers
  • Daniel Jeremiah – Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Charley Casserly – Miami Dolphins
  • Aditi Kinkhabwala – Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Jeff Darlington – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Saturday, August 2

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 12 Noon ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Jamie Dukes, Solomon Wilcots
  • Inside Training Camp Live (12 Noon – 2:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Curtis Conway, Brian Billick
  • NFL Total Access (after 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement) – Amber Theoharis, Willie McGinest, Brian Billick
  • Steve Wyche & Brian Baldinger – New Orleans Saints (West Virginia)
  • Charley Casserly – Houston Texans
  • Daniel Jeremiah – Baltimore Ravens

Monday, August 4

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Rhett Lewis, Brian Baldinger, Shawne Merriman
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Charley Casserly, Michael Robinson
  • Inside Training Camp Live (4:00 – 7:00 PM ET) – Andrew Siciliano, Curtis Conway, Amani Toomer
  • NFL Total Access – Dan Hellie, Amber Theoharis, Heath Evans, Willie McGinest
  • Training Camp Primetime– Scott Hanson, Brian Billick, Willie McGinest
  • Steve Mariucci – Green Bay Packers
  • Marshall Faulk – New Orleans Saints (West Virginia)
  • Mike Mayock – New England Patriots-Washington Redskins joint practice (Richmond, VA)
  • Daniel Jeremiah – Arizona Cardinals
  • Solomon Wilcots – Cincinnati Bengals
  • Steve Wyche – Canton, Ohio
  • Molly Qerim – Baltimore Ravens
  • Jenn Brown – San Francisco 49ers

Tuesday, August 5

  • Inside Training Camp Live (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET) – Rhett Lewis, Brian Baldinger, Shawne Merriman
  • Inside Training Camp Live (1:00 – 4:00 PM ET) – Lindsay Rhodes, Charley Casserly, Michael Robinson
  • Inside Training Camp Live (4:00 – 7:00 PM ET) – Andrew Siciliano, Curtis Conway, Amani Toomer
  • NFL Total Access – Dan Hellie, Amber Theoharis, Heath Evans, Willie McGinest
  • Training Camp Primetime– Scott Hanson, Brian Billick, Willie McGinest
  • Marshall Faulk – New Orleans (West Virginia)
  • Steve Mariucci – Detroit Lions
  • Mike Mayock – New England Patriots-Washington Redskins joint practice (Richmond, VA)
  • Solomon Wilcots – Cleveland Browns
  • Steve Wyche – Cincinnati Bengals

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State of Golf in the U.S. on the next Real Sports

hbo-real-sportsREAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL

EXPLORES THE ALARMING DOWNTURN IN THE GOLF INDUSTRY

WHEN THE EMMY®-WINNING SHOW RETURNS JULY 22 ON HBO

REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL continues its 20th season with more enterprising features and reporting when the show’s 208th edition debuts TUESDAY, JULY 22 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.

For up-to-the-minute updates about REAL SPORTS, follow on Twitter at @RealSportsHBO or join the conversation using #RealSports

Segments include:

*Overgrown Green. During the late 1990s and early 2000s, the golf industry saw its popularity soar and business boom.  Thanks in part to superstar Tiger Woods, young and old alike were drawn to the sport like never before, as evidenced by strong TV ratings, raucous crowds, a retail explosion to sell new equipment, and most of all, a massive building boom that saw roughly 5,000 golf courses built over nearly two decades.

Most observers and industry executives agree that the bubble has officially burst. Over the last eight years, participation is down 20% nationwide and more courses have closed than opened in the U.S. annually. Industry leaders believe drastic measures are needed to ensure the future of the sport. Host Bryant Gumbel speaks with industry leaders, including Jack Nicklaus, the most decorated golfer of all time, and executive Mark King about the state of the sport and what innovations need to be embraced.

Producer: Nick Dolin.

EXCERPTS:

Voiceover: Bridgewater is one of hundreds of courses nationwide that have gone belly up lately. On average, 130 American courses have closed every year for the last 8 years. And they’ve closed all over. From mid-western Michigan to the coast of California and from the tip of Florida to top of Minnesota.

 

Steve Ekovich, a realtor who specializes in golf course properties, says:  “There’s people that had this idea that build it and they will come. They didn’t come.”

Gumbel Voiceover: Call it the hangover after golf’s big party… after the boom years of the late 90s and early 2000s… when golf, thanks largely to Tiger Woods, was suddenly, for the first time in its ancient history actually hip and cool.

From 1986 to 2005, five thousand new golf courses were built in the United States.

GOLF LEGEND JACK NICKLAUS: “I was doing, you know, 20, 30 golf courses at a time.  And, yeah, it was a blast for us.  It was great fun. It was a great business.”

V/O: Jack Nicklaus is arguably golf’s greatest player of all time.

But as a golf course architect his income has dwarfed the money he made as a player…earning seven figure fees during those boom years every time he designed one of his signature courses.

JACK NICKLAUS: “It was kind of ridiculous. People were belonging to ten, 12, 15 clubs. Those days are gone.”

V/O: It all turned for the worse about 7 years ago. The US economy tanked and then Tiger Woods went into a tailspin. Almost overnite, few Americans still wanted the golf life… and even fewer could afford it. As a result, it has come to this. Somewhere in America these days, a golf course closes every 48 hours.

JACK NICKLAUS: “Back in China I’ve got between 15 and 20 under construction.  Then another ten or 15 under planning.  I’ve got three under construction in Russia, a little bit in Brazil, in India.”

BRYANT GUMBEL: “But in the United States?”

JACK NICKLAUS: [makes a zero with his finger]

BRYANT GUMBEL: “The mindset of the American public has changed. You know, when you and I were younger, I mean, that was what we aspired to…”

NICKLAUS: “It’s changed….”

GUMBEL: “…living on a golf course and being able to play. I’m not necessarily sure young people view their, their senior years that way.”

JACK NICKLAUS: “They don’t, they have no interest in that.”

MARK KING: “Every macro-indicator that we’ve been looking at for the past 20 years, rounds played, number of minorities playing, women coming into the game, all of these things that we’ve tracked, says that there’s less people playing. And the ones that are playing are playing less frequently.”

V/O: Mark King would prefer not to believe any of this. Because for the last 15 years, he’s been president of TaylorMade, one of golf’s leading manufacturers of clubs and equipment.

 

But as one of the most powerful men in the game, he can no longer afford to ignore the obvious. That even as the economy recovers, golf remains in a nosedive.

 

MARK KING: “Young people entering the game after high school, 18 to 30-year-old kids down 35% in the last ten years.  So I just don’t like where the game looks like it’s going. And it’s not in the right direction.”

BRYANT GUMBEL: “Where’s it going?”

MARK KING: “I think it’s shrinking to the point where you are only going to have traditional people play and it’s going to be an elite game again.”

BRYANT GUMBEL: “You and I both know that somewhere there are a lot of old white, fat cats who are going, ‘Fewer golfers?  Good.  Fewer minorities?  Good.  Fewer women?  Good.  Fewer kids?  Good?’ “

MARK KING:  “Yup, of course there are. But if you own a golf course, if you’re selling golf clubs, if you’re selling turf, if you’re employing people. It’s awful scary watching it go down.”

V/O: Just about every sector of the business is in trouble…retail is off by double digits for each of the last three years…and TV ratings for some of the game’s biggest tournaments have been in steady decline since 2012.

V/O: King dubbed his campaign, Hack Golf, and asked everyone to think outside the box. Way outside the box.

 

MARK KING: “One of the first ideas on Hack Golf was free beer.  Okay, now, now Bryant, that sounds ridiculous, okay…”

BRYANT GUMBEL: “Yes, it does….”

MARK KING: “…But I’ll tell you what.  Let’s take a municipal golf course.  And let’s say you said, ‘Green fees are $50, but there’s free beer every Saturday,’ what do you think that golf course would look like?”

BRYANT GUMBEL: “It’d look like something I don’t want to play.”

MARK KING: “It would be packed.”

V/O: Free beer is one thing but King also has bigger ideas –much bigger ideas.

MARK KING: “There it is, the future of golf: 15-inch cup.”

BRYANT GUMBEL: “God Almighty.”

MARK KING: “So think about it though.  Think about a kid playing golf for the first time, and he is putting and he putts to the little tiny hole and it take him four putts from four feet and here he hits his first one from eight feet.  It’s a different experience.  It’s a different experience.”

BRYANT GUMBEL: “Yeah but, the game is about dealing with the frustration.”

MARK KING: “It’s still frustrating.  Now, I wanted to make it 25 inches, but they said, ‘No, just make it 15.’ “

V/O: Three and half times the size of a regular hole, King claims the 15-inch holes make the game faster, shaving an hour off the average round of golf. The result, he says, is a more accessible game, for more people.

BRYANT GUMBEL: “I must say, it is more fun.” [laughs]

MARK KING: “That’s what it is. It’s fun.”

V/O: To test his theory that bigger holes lead to more fun, King’s company, TaylorMade, is having 15-inch cups installed at more than 100 courses around the country this summer. But if purists think pizza pie sized holes are somehow sacrilegious, imagine what those purists think of this:

BRYANT GUMBEL: Let me read you a quote from Curtis Strange.  I’m sure you’ve seen it.  He says quote, ‘I don’t wanna rig the game and cheapen it.  I don’t like any of that stuff.  And it’s not gonna happen either.’  It’s all talk?”

MARK KING:  “That’s one man’s opinion.  And Curtis Strange was a factor in golf 20 years ago. But there’s a theme to who’s hanging onto the old and who’s moving to the new. So if we don’t do any of this we’re gonna end up with a bunch of Curtis Stranges playing golf by themselves on a Saturday morning enjoying the great history of the game.”

GUMBEL: “Is the game of golf too hard for this generation, an immediate gratification generation?”

JACK NICKLAUS: “Yeah, I think it probably is.  I don’t think there’s any question that the game is too hard.  The game needs, the game needs to be a game for the masses.  Everybody wants to play like Tiger Woods.  They can’t play like Tiger Woods. Tiger finds his ball every hole. (laugh) They don’t find the golf ball every hole. That is the problem.

BRYANT GUMBEL: So these somewhat crazy ideas that are being spawned by the problems of golf.  These have your blessing?  Big holes?”

JACK NICKLAUS: “What difference does it make if it brings people in and introduces them to the game?”

VO: And that’s all Mark King is trying to do with his grand experiment, which, he says, doesn’t have to succeed to be a success. He just wants to nudge a reluctant industry into a better future.

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REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL is available on multiple platforms, including HBO On Demand® and HBO GO®.

Other HBO playdates: July 22 (3:10 a.m.), 24 (8:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m.), 26 (midnight) and 30 (7:30 p.m., 1:30 a.m.), and Aug. 5 (4:15 p.m.) and 9 (10:30 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: July 25 (4:45 p.m.), 27 (1:25 p.m.) and 31 (8:00 a.m., 9:30 p.m.), and Aug. 2 (11:00 a.m.), 6 (2:05 a.m.), 12 (12:25 a.m.), 14 (11:00 a.m.) and 18 (1:55 p.m.)

Follow REAL SPORTS updates on HBO.com/realsports and facebook.com/realsports. Immediately following the debut of this month’s show on July 22, log on to HBO.com/realsports for a special overtime session hosted by Bryant Gumbel.

The executive producer of REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL is Rick Bernstein; Joe Perskie is senior producer.

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Sunday MLB on TBS Continues July 20 with Royals vs. Red Sox at 1:30 p.m. ET

mlb-on-tbsTBS Telecast to be Seen Locally Throughout Royals’ Broadcast Territory

Sunday MLB on TBS will continue July 20 with an American League match-up between the Kansas City Royals and All-Star catcher Salvador Perez and the Boston Red Sox and David Ortiz at 1:30 p.m. ET. With broader co-exist rights this season, the Sunday MLB on TBS telecast will be seen locally throughout the Royals’ broadcast territory. Kansas City’s Yordano Ventura and Boston’s Jon Lester are scheduled to take the mound as the probable starting pitchers. In the TBS broadcast booth, Brian Anderson will provide play-by-play with analyst Cal Ripken, Jr.

“The Royals are a really good, young team. I think they will hang around in the second half of the season and will be exciting to watch,” said TBS MLB analyst Cal Ripken. “I’m a little surprised by the Red Sox’s first half of the season but they are a good team and I expect them to have a strong second half.”

Upcoming match-ups on the Sunday MLB on TBS schedule will include the Toronto Blue Jays visiting the New York Yankees on July 27 at 1 p.m.

This season marks the first of Turner Sports’ new eight-year multimedia rights agreement with Major League Baseball that will extend the partnership to more than 40 years. As part of the new agreement, TBS will have enhanced rights for its Sunday MLB on TBS game of the week with increased co-exist rights in the local markets. The network will also exclusively televise one Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser, two of the four Division Series with the MLB Division Series coverage on TBS presented by T-Mobile and one League Championship Series during the 2014 MLB Postseason.

Sunday MLB on TBS” Schedule:

 

Sun., July 20
1:30 p.m. ET Kansas City Royals @ Boston Red Sox
Brian Anderson (play-by-play) and Cal Ripken, Jr. (analyst)

 

Upcoming Schedule:

Sun., July 27  
 
1 p.m. Toronto Blue Jays @ New York Yankees
Dick Stockton (play-by-play) and Ron Darling (analyst)

 

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Notes from TNT NASCAR Sprint Cup Summer Series – Sunday, July 13, 2014

nascar-on-tntNASCAR Sprint Cup Series from New Hampshire

Countdown to Green served by Sonic

Adam Alexander (host), Kyle Petty (analyst), Wally Dallenbach (analyst) and Larry McReynolds (analyst)

Larry McReynolds on drivers to look out for to win leading up to the Chase:

“I personally think in these eight races before the Chase, we’ll have two more winners, which will give us 13 drivers that have a win that will make the Chase… Two drivers I’m looking at, Jamie McMurray, 22nd in points; Tony Stewart, 20th in points.”

Outtake from NASCAR President Mike Helton joining the TNT crew:

“I join the rest of the industry, and, oh, by the way, speak for the fans, saying ‘thank you’ [to Turner Sports] very much for covering our sport and bringing our sport to us.”

More from Helton on Turner Sports relationship:

“This is about thanking your organization, going back to Buddy Baker and Ken Squier and Dick Berggren, and the first crew, right all the way through to everyone that’s covering this race for TNT [today]. Thank you from a fan’s perspective. You gave us the ability to see things that we didn’t think we’d see back in the 80’s or didn’t have an opportunity to see. In today’s world, with the technology and everything that you brought to us, the personality and character, today’s our day to say thank you.”

TNT reporter Chris Neville with No. 2 Brad Keselowski, on whether today’s car is as dominant as the one he had in Kentucky:

“It’s hard to know, Chris… The Redd’s Apple Ford Fusion was extremely fast in practice. But we’ve been that way a couple races this year, and only really in Kentucky have we been able to carry that over… I’m very, very optimistic and proud of the efforts so far this weekend.”

Kyle Petty reflecting on the end of 32 years of NASCAR on Turner Sports:

“All these people behind the cameras… they’re the ones that put the show on. We’re just blessed to be the face of it.”

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TNT NASCAR Sprint Cup Series from New Hampshire

Adam Alexander (host), Wally Dallenbach (analyst), Kyle Petty (analyst), Larry McReynolds (analyst) and pit reporters Chris Neville, Ralph Sheheen, Marty Snider, Matt Yocum

Petty on No. 48 Jimmie Johnson’s tire issues early in the race:

“These guys have won so many races, and yeah they can gamble, you take that, but you know what, after you have that issue three or four laps into the race, you would think you would be safe. Let me put some air in this thing, just be safe, get me to the first stop, the first green flag stop or regular stop and let’s see where we’re at.”

Outtake from TNT reporter Snider’s interview with No. 48 Johnson on his car’s tire issues early in the race:

“We’ll try to dig in it and learn more, but I can promise you one thing, it wasn’t the tire pressure. I’ve been out here two days running around and haven’t had a flat.”

Petty on No. 4 Kevin Harvick and his team:

“Since we were at Daytona in February, these guys, Kevin Harvick and that team, have been the top two or three fastest cars at every practice, every weekend, every qualifying session, it seems like, and had a shot at winning multiple races. And it’s well documented the pit road issues that they’ve had, that have kept them from winning more races this year.”

Outtake from TNT reporter Snider’s interview with No. 40 Joey Logano:

“Slowest car on the race track took us out, go figure. We had a pretty good AutoTrader Ford. We were just doing what we could to hang in there. We were obviously running second, Brad [Keselowski] is really, really fast, he’s got the car to beat right now… [I] felt like we could have a Penske one-two [finish] again and, to get taken out by the slowest car, [I] feel like there should be a driver’s test before you get out in a Cup car and make sure you know how to drive before you drive one, but I don’t know, guess there isn’t.”

Dallenbach on No. 2 Brad Keselowski:

“Brad [Keselowski] has been about two or three tenths of a second faster than everybody… and now that things have stabilized, he’s still that much faster than everybody else.”

McReynolds on the Toyota Test Car employed during NASCAR coverage on TNT:

“We’ve taken you places hopefully that you have not seen before, from the inspection process we did at Michigan, for a pit stop last week at Daytona, in the rain I might add. I know it’s been fun for me and I hope the fans have truly enjoyed everything we’ve done with this Toyota Camry Test Car this year.”

No. 2 Brad Keselowski on winning at New Hampshire and the success of the Penske team:
“It’s a privilege to have cars like this, and a team that’s just clicking. I guess you can say we’re red hot. It’s a thrill, I can’t believe it, [to] win both races. I thought we’d be pretty good here at Loudon. We’ve been really good here the last few years, but just haven’t been able to close out. And today we were able to do that.”

Adam Alexander wrapping up Turner Sports’ final NASCAR race on TNT:

“We’re laughing. What a fitting way for us to wrap it up because everyone says to us, about our coverage, ‘it seems like you have a great time,’ and I think each and every week we do.”

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