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Free TuneIn app to showcase loads of college football

The free TuneIn app will provide home and away broadcast coverage of over 140 college football teams, from the major bowl series (Army included) and the championship series (formerly NCAA Div. I-A). TuneIn will also present the streamed coverage from ESPN Radio, Westwood One Sports, Compass Media and Sports USA Media. The New Year’s Six, [...]

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U.S. Open tennis viewing schedule

The United States Open tennis championships get underway on Monday in Flushing, Queens. Once again, the ESPN networks will carry the entirety of the tournament, with added webstreaming on ESPN3. Here is the latest schedule: Monday, Aug. 28 – First round, 1-6 p.m. (ESPN), 6-11 p.m. (ESPN2); Show and outer courts, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (ESPN3); [...]

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College football viewing for first weekend

The college football season begins this week, although not in earnest until next week, so let’s call this preview week one. Here is the schedule of games, with a breakdown of regular cable and WatchESPN app, and other streaming: Saturday, August 26 Texas Southern at Florida A&M, noon (ESPNU) Oregon State at Colorado State, [...]

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Facebook to webstream 15 college football games

Facebook and Stadium will produce 15 exclusive college football webcasts for the upcoming season, with nine games from Conference USA and six from the Mountain West Conference. In the United States, the games can be viewed on “Watch”, Facebook’s new video platform. The schedule (all times ET): Saturday, Sept. 2 – Miami (Ohio) at Marshall, [...]

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WMCA, WNYM to air football on weekends

New York radio stations WMCA (570 AM) and WNYM (970 AM) will be broadcasting live pro and college football this fall. WMCA is the flagship station for Army football. The Black Knights will appear on Friday, Sept. 1 vs. Fordham (6 p.m.); Saturday, Sept. 9 vs. Buffalo (noon); and, Saturday, Sept. 16 at Ohio State [...]

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Marist athletics events to be streamed free

Marist College will webstream 31 home athletic events this fall for free. This is a departure from recent years with the athletic department’s pay service, which no longer exists. The first game up is tonight when the Marist women’s soccer team entertains Delaware State in the season opener at 7 p.m. The Marist home events [...]

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Premier League season debuts on NBC networks

The English Premier League – recognized as perhaps the best national league in the world, and certainly the most popular – gets underway on Friday. The NBC Sports networks will provide extensive coverage for a fifth season in a row, although the telecast plans have changed a bit. The majority of contests will be aired [...]

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World Track Championships to air on NBC networks

The IAAF World Track and Field Championships get underway this weekend in London, England, with close to 100 hours to be broadcast by the NBC Sports networks. This will be the final scheduled appearance for Olympic great Usain Bolt of Jamaica. WNBC-4 in New York will have live coverage on Saturday and Sunday afternoon the [...]

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Little League splash on ESPN networks

ESPN’s love affair with Little League baseball (and softball) will result in 140 regional and national tournament games being aired by the network in the coming five weeks. The granddaddy, of course, is the Little League World Series for the major baseball division (ages 10-12) in Williamsport, Pa. All 32 games from the LLWS will [...]

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CFL returns to ESPN networks

ESPN will open its Canadian Football League schedule with four games on its TV networks this week. ESPN networks have 13 regular-season games scheduled through August 13, with more to be announced later. The networks will also carry the CFL playoffs and Grey Cup championship in the fall. Montreal Alouettes night games can be heard [...]

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    Sports editor Ken McMillan has been covering sports since he got his first writing job in 1979. He has covered Section 9 athletics for the past 35 years. He reports on local college and high school. He also writes on TV/radio sports news, having ... Read Full
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