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NEC Front Row back for another season

The Northeast Conference provides free webcasts of athletic events on a service called NEC Front Row. Army volleyball’s match at Bryant on Friday (7 p.m.) and Marist’s football game at Sacred Heart on Saturday (6 p.m.) are among the early highlights. Other games include: Marist men’s soccer at Sacred Heart (Sept. 13, 12 p.m.) and [...]

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NBC group to air 25 college hockey games

The NBC Sports Group plans to broadcast 25 college hockey games this season, including 20 Notre Dame home games and six Hockey East games. The NBC Sports Network schedule: Fri. Oct. 17 – Lake Superior State at Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m.; Sat. Oct. 18 – Lake Superior State at Notre Dame, 6 p.m.; Sat. Oct. [...]

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All Fordham sports to be streamed for free

All Fordham University athletic events will be streamed online for free for the coming school year. Fordham football games will be streamed on The Patriot League Network, through Other Fordham sports will be streamed through the Atlantic 10 Digital Network at Fans of the Rams in the Hudson Valley can listen to many [...]

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Last week in Sports Broadcasting history

Sorry, but I’ve been kind of busy of late, so here’s a look at This Week in Sports Broadcasting History … from last week. – The first color television broadcast of a Major League Baseball game was held on Aug. 11, 1951. WCBS-2 in New York televised an 8-1 win by the Boston Braves over [...]

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Time Warner groups sports channels

Sports fans may have to do a little extra channel surfing to find some of their favorite sports channels once Time Warner Cable makes changes effective Tuesday. The changes will not affect the standard tier of offerings (in the double-digit channels) from the ESPN networks, MSG networks, YES and SNY. But now a group of [...]

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NBA national TV schedules for 2014-15

The 2014-15 NBA schedules were announced Wednesday evening, as were the national telecasts set for ABC, ESPN, TNT and NBA TV. ABC Date Time Game Thu, Dec. 25 2:30 p.m. Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs 5 p.m. Cleveland Cavaliers at Miami Heat Sun, Jan. 25 1 p.m. Miami Heat at Chicago Bulls 3:30 [...]

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Giants, Jets TV: Him again?

There were seasons when I thought the late Charlie Jones was the announcer for every Jets game, and it wasn’t far from the truth. As the top market in the country, it’s not uncommon for CBS and Fox (and NBC in the past) to assign their top crews to the regional Sunday games. So it’s [...]

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Sports TV/radio odds and ends

Here are some items that have been filling up my in-box in the last week. 1. SEC Network added to DirecTV. That’s 20 million more potential customers for the new ESPN-owned Southeastern Conference sports network, set to debut on Aug. 14. The first live SEC football game will be Aug. 28 when South Carolina hosts [...]

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NFL Network to televise every preseason game

The NFL Network will televise every preseason game, with 13 live broadcasts and the rest on taped delay. The NFL Network uses the home and visitor telecasts, sometimes showing one half of one and the second half of the other. On August 22-23, the NFL GameDay Live prime-time show will feature analysis and frequent live [...]

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Rizzuto, Seaver and a broken car

August 4 was a big day in 1985. The Yankees retired Phil Rizzuto’s No. 10 uniform in ceremony at Yankee Stadium. During the ceremony, Rizzuto was presented with a cow, for his common “Holy Cow” refrain, and then the cow walked forward and knocked Rizzuto to the ground. The day took on extra significance when [...]

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