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Posted on 22 July 2014 by WNST Staff
RICHMOND, Va. (July 22, 2014) – CAA Football announced on Tuesday a schedule of 24 games that will be televised by conference broadcast partners NBC Sports Network, NBC Sports Regional Networks and American Sports Network in 2014.
2014 will mark the CAA’s third year of a five-year broadcast agreement with NBC Sports Network. The Emmy Award-winning network is the 24/7 cable television home for NBC Sports, and is available in more than 85 million households. In addition, NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets – will stream each of the four CAA Football games on NBCSN.
NBC Sports Regional Networks – which includes Comcast SportsNet – consists of 11 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually to more than 43 million homes. NBC Sports Regional Networks will carry a total of 11 CAA Football contests in 2014.
Additionally, nine CAA Football games will be broadcast on the American Sports Network, the conference’s newest television partner. ASN is a collegiate sports initiative of the Sinclair Broadcast Group, which has affiliates that reach approximately 38.9-percent of U.S. households.
Specific Comcast SportsNet and American Sports Network clearances will be announced each week throughout the season.
In addition to the linear broadcasts, every Comcast SportsNet and American Sports Network game in the CAA Football package will be simulcast digitally to out-of-market areas for free on CAA.tv. Digital broadcasts on CAA.tv will be blacked out in areas where the telecast is available via local cable providers.
CAA Football’s 2014 television package kicks off on Sept. 13 with a non-conference matchup of Lehigh at New Hampshire on ASN. The next week, Sept. 20, will feature a slate of three televised games with a CSN double-header of James Madison at Villanova and New Hampshire at Richmond, along with Charlotte at Elon on ASN.
CSN will broadcast another CAA Football double-header on Sept. 27 with Delaware at James Madison, followed by Maine at 2013 national runner-up Towson. The next week, CSN will carry the matchup between Stony Brook and Towson.
The national NBC Sports Network package gets underway on Oct. 11 with William & Mary at New Hampshire. That Saturday will feature two other televised games, with Towson at James Madison on CSN and Maine at Stony Brook on ASN.
Over the next four weeks, CSN will carry matchups of Towson at Delaware, Delaware at William & Mary, Villanova at Richmond, and Elon at William & Mary. In the same stretch, ASN will broadcast Rhode Island at Richmond, Maine at Rhode Island, William & Mary at James Madison, and Towson at Villanova.
The NBCSN schedule resumes on Nov. 15 with James Madison at Richmond, in addition to William & Mary at Towson on CSN and UAlbany at Villanova on ASN.
The regular-season’s final Saturday, Nov. 22, will feature a NBCSN double-header of New Hampshire at Maine followed by Richmond at William & Mary. The ASN slate will also conclude that week with Elon traveling to James Madison.
A complete list of CAA Football games on NBC Sports Network, Comcast SportsNet and American Sports Network is below.
|Sept. 7||Lehigh at New Hampshire||3:30 p.m.||ASN|
|Sept. 20||James Madison at Villanova||12:30 p.m.||CSN|
|Sept. 20||New Hampshire at Richmond||4 p.m.||CSN|
|Sept. 20||Charlotte at Elon||7 p.m.||ASN|
|Sept. 27||Delaware at James Madison||4 p.m.||CSN|
|Sept. 27||Maine at Towson||7 p.m.||CSN|
|Oct. 4||Stony Brook at Towson||3:30 p.m.||CSN|
|Oct. 11||Towson at James Madison||12:30 p.m.||CSN|
|Oct. 11||William & Mary at New Hampshire||3:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Oct. 11||Maine at Stony Brook||7 p.m.||ASN|
|Oct. 18||Towson at Delaware||12:30 p.m.||CSN|
|Oct. 18||Rhode Island at Richmond||3:30 p.m.||ASN|
|Oct. 25||Maine at Rhode Island||12 p.m.||ASN|
|Oct. 25||Delaware at William & Mary||12:30 p.m.||CSN|
|Nov. 1||Villanova at Richmond||12:30 p.m.||CSN|
|Nov. 1||William & Mary at James Madison||3:30 p.m.||ASN|
|Nov. 8||Elon at William & Mary||3:30 p.m.||CSN|
|Nov. 8||Towson at Villanova||7 p.m.||ASN|
|Nov. 15||James Madison at Richmond||12:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Nov. 15||William & Mary at Towson||3 p.m.||CSN|
|Nov. 15||UAlbany at Villanova||7 p.m.||ASN|
|Nov. 22||Elon at James Madison||12 p.m.||ASN|
|Nov. 22||New Hampshire at Maine||3:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Nov. 22||Richmond at William & Mary||7:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
All times EST and subject to change
NBCSN: NBC Sports Network
CSN: Comcast SportsNet
ASN: American Sports Network
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Posted on 22 October 2013 by WNST Staff
TOWSON MEN’S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES TELEVISION SCHEDULE
Tigers to be Featured on TV 16 Times During the 2013-14 Regular Season
BALTIMORE, Md. – The Towson University men’s basketball team, which has been selected as the Colonial Athletic Association preseason favorite, will play 16 televised games, including four nationally on the NBC Sports Network, during the 2013-14 season.
Towson’s home game against Temple on Thursday, Nov. 14 will be the first appearance for the Tigers on the NBC Sports Network. Towson’s road game at College of Charleston (Jan. 19) and home games against Drexel (Feb. 1) and Delaware (Feb. 17) will also air on the NBC Sports network.
The Tigers’ game at Villanova (Nov. 17) can be seen on Fox Sports 1, the contest at Kansas (Nov. 22) will be shown on ESPN3 and Towson’s return trip to Oregon State will be broadcast on the Pac 12 Network.
Additionally, the Tigers can be seen on Comcast SportsNet regional networks on nine different occasions. The Comcast SportsNets (CSN Mid-Atlantic, CSN Philadelphia, CSN New England), CSS and The Comcast Network, providing tremendous exposure in many of the nation’s largest media markets. Comcast SportsNet, SportsNet New York and CSS will once again televise the quarterfinals of the CAA Men’s Basketball Championship.
The NBC Sports Network, which is available in over 80 million homes, will also broadcast the semifinals and finals of the CAA Men’s Basketball Championship.
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Posted on 22 July 2013 by WNST Staff
TIGER FOOTBALL SET TO MAKE TWO ADDITIONAL APPEARANCES ON
NBC SPORTS REGIONAL NETWORK GAME SCHEDULE
RICHMOND, Va. – The Towson University football team will make two additional appearances on television this season when it was announced that a slate of 13 games are set to air on the NBC Sports Regional Networks, including Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and Comcast SportsNet New England.
The Tigers’ home game against New Hampshire on October 5 at 12 noon will be shown on the NBC Sports Regional Networks while Towson’s October 26 game at Richmond will also be televised.
Last week, it was announced that the October 12 matchup between Towson and Villanova would be aired on the NBC Sports Network while the November 23 contest between Towson and James Madison will also be televised.
The 2013 CAA Football television schedule was further enhanced on Monday when it was announced that an exciting slate of 13 games are set to air this season on NBC Sports Regional Networks, including Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and Comcast SportsNet New England.
The NBC Sports Regional Network’s schedule kicks off on September 14 when league newcomer Albany welcomes Rhode Island to the Capital Region at 7 p.m. for its first-ever game
The NBC Sports Regional Networks will serve up a doubleheader the following two Saturdays. On September 21, Stony Brook makes its first televised appearance under the league banner when it visits Villanova for a rematch of last year’s FCS championship first round game at 3 p.m. and URI travels to take on William and Mary under the lights at 7 p.m. Fans will see Maine swing southward to face Richmond at 4 p.m. on September 28 before a pair of perennial powerhouses, James Madison and Delaware, meet in Newark to square off in the primetime slot.
On October 5, New Hampshire visits Towson at Noon before Delaware and Albany both make their second regionally televised appearance the following week when they meet for a matinee at Delaware Stadium.
A pair of potent offenses will be on display in Durham on Oct. 19, as UNH looks to continue its winning ways at Cowell Stadium when it hosts Villanova at Noon. Another matinee follows a week later when Towson travels to Richmond.
November opens with Homecoming in Harrisonburg on November 2, as JMU welcomes Villanova to campus for a2:30 p.m. kick. William and Mary makes its way to Newark for a 3 p.m. matchup with Delaware on November 9before viewers are taken back to Bridgeforth Stadium for a 3:30 p.m. showdown between the Dukes and Stony Brook on November 16.
The CAA Football regular season comes to a close with Rivalry Week on Nov. 23. That contest is set for selection 12-14 days prior to gameday.
In addition to Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and Comcast SportsNet New England, other NBC Sports Regional Networks will televise select match-ups from the package. Complete schedules will be announced at a later date.
NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consist of 13 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming, to more than 50 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Houston, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, NECN, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, CSS and SNY.
Throughout the 2013 season, every game televised regionally on NBC Sports Regional Networks will also be simulcast digitally to out-of-market areas for free on CAA.TV. A select number of these specific games may also be featured in high definition and available live for free on the CAA iPad app. Digital broadcasts will be blacked out in areas where the telecast is available via fans’ cable provider. A free login will be required to view the games both via CAA.TV on a computer or using the CAA’s iPad app. More information on the CAA.TV login requirement will be available closer to the season and promoted via CAA Football’s online presence.
CAA Football is on Twitter @CAAFootball and uses the official hashtag #CAAFB. We can also be found on Facebook, Instagram and blogging on our official Every Day Is Saturday blog at caafootball.wordpress.com. All CAA Football video productions can be found on our YouTube Channel.
A complete list of CAA Football games on NBC Sports Regional Networks is listed below. (All time listed ET. Schedule subject to change.)
|Saturday, Sept. 14||Rhode Island at Albany||7 p.m.||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Sept. 21||Stony Brook at Villanova||3 p.m.||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Sept. 21||Rhode Island at William & Mary||7 p.m.||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Sept. 28||Maine at Richmond||4 p.m.||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Sept. 28||James Madison at Delaware||7 p.m.||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Oct. 5||New Hampshire at Towson||Noon||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Oct. 12||Albany at Delaware||Noon||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Oct. 19||Villanova at New Hampshire||Noon||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Oct. 26||Towson at Richmond||Noon||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Nov. 2||Villanova at James Madison||2:30 p.m.||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Nov. 9||William and Mary at Delaware||3 p.m.||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Nov. 16||Stony Brook at James Madison||3:30 p.m.||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
|Saturday, Nov. 23||TBD – Rivalry Week Game||Noon||NBC Sports Regional Networks|
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Posted on 12 February 2013 by WNST Staff
TOWSON SEEKS FIFTH STRAIGHT WIN TUESDAY AT JAMES MADISON
Game To Be Televised on Comcast SportsNet
HARRISONBURG, Va. – The Towson men’s basketball team will be seeking its longest winning streak since 2000 when the Tigers travel to James Madison on Tuesday night to take on the Dukes at 7 p.m.
The game can be seen live on Comcast SportsNet with John Castleberry and Charlie Woolum calling the action. Fans can also listen to the game on the Towson Sports Network with Spiro Morekas and Vince Angotti on the call.
Towson (14-12, 9-4 CAA) won its fourth straight game with a 90-82 overtime victory at Georgia State on Saturday.
Junior guard/forward Rafriel Guthrie came off the bench to score a career-high 23 points and dish out a career-best six assists in the win.
The Tigers have boasted two four-game winning streaks this year but haven’t owed a five-game streak since the 2000-01 season.
James Madison (14-12, 8-5 CAA) will be looking to avenge its worse loss ever to Towson, a 73-47 setback to the Tigers on January 19 in Maryland.
The Dukes have won five of seven since that loss and are currently fourth-place in the CAA standings, just a game behind the second-place Tigers.
Senior forward Rayshawn Goins leads the Dukes in both scoring (13.7 ppg) and rebounding (7.7 rpg), while senior guard Devon Moore leads the CAA by averaging 4.5 assists per game.
In the first meeting between the squads, Towson forward Jerrelle Benimon led five Tigers in double figures with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Towson outscored James Madison, 42-19, in the second half.
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Posted on 05 February 2013 by WNST Staff
TOWSON HOSTS RIVAL DELAWARE ON WEDNESDAY SEEKING THIRD STRAIGHT WIN
The Game Can Be Seen Live on Comcast SportsNet
TOWSON, MD. – The Towson men’s basketball team will look to complete a season sweep of second-place Delaware on Wednesday as the Tigers host the Blue Hens in a game that can be seen live on Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic.
Al Koken and Ron Thompson will be calling the action for CSN.
Towson (12-12, 7-4 CAA) is off to its best start ever in the CAA and best start overall since the 2006-07 season.
The Tigers are coming off an 81-68 win over UNC Wilmington on Monday night. The 81-point effort was the second best scoring performance by Towson this season.
Junior forward Jerrelle Benimon led four Tigers in double figures with 20 points to go along with 12 rebounds for his NCAA-leading 16th double-double. Freshman Jerome Hairston scored a season-high 18 points and junior Rafriel Guthrie chipped in 14 points off the bench.
Delaware (11, 6-3 CAA) currently sits in second-place in the CAA, just percentage points ahead of third-place Towson. The Blue Hens have won three straight games, including a 71-56 home win over UNC Wilmington on Saturday.
Junior guard Devon Saddler leads the team and ranks first in the CAA by averaging 19.3 points per game. Senior forward Jamelle Hagins is averaging a double-double this season with 12.4 points and 10.7 rebounds per game.
Wednesday will be the 70th all-time meeting between Towson and Delaware. The Tigers have only played Loyola (71) more often in their history.
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Posted on 23 October 2012 by Nestor Aparicio
It’s been nearly three years since I started publicly examining the “State of Baltimore Sports Media” at WNST.net. As I predicted, the way you get your local sports news, information and analysis has seamlessly changed and now sits in the palm of your hands.
Three years ago when I wrote this in depth look at where the Baltimore sports media universe was heading, Twitter was truly at the dawn of its existence. The ability of mobile devices was far more limited and far less distributed. And the access to the genie of instant information in the palms of our hands that we’ve quickly become accustomed to will never go backward into the narrow bottle of the limited access of newspapers, television and radio waves.
Today, I will examine the current state of the Baltimore sports media experience and as much as many local journalists like to give “report cards” on the Ravens every Sunday night and Monday morning, I’m sure some folks will get their feelings hurt today.
I’ll tell you what I think about our competitors and the intentions of their bosses and their corporate, money-making media machines. Honesty. Candidly. Openly. As usual…
And, we’d love to hear what you think here in our “2012 State Of Baltimore Sports Media Survey” here.
One lucky survey entrant will win a trip next weekend to Cleveland on our Miller Lite Orange Roadtrip powered by Jiffy Lube.
As I’ve said over the past month, we’re trying to make WNST.net better every minute of every day so that we can be your primary source of Baltimore sports news and information on your mobile device.
Examining the Baltimore sports media business is the most important thing I do on a daily basis and while I rarely write about this stuff, it’s been my life’s mission to improve your experience as a local sports fan.
I find it almost hilarious and/or pathetic that anyone would listen to the radio station that calls itself “The Fan” when the entire concept was drawn up in a board room in New York and never factors the actual “fans” into the equation when they assembled their corporate radio station team.
But competition is good. It sets the bar. At WNST.net, we’ve never ducked the obvious or taken Baltimore sports fans for granted – we know you’re judging us and comparing us every day because you utilize more than one outlet for your sports media consumption on a daily basis in 2012.
But we’re always striving to the be the FIRST place you go to get Baltimore sports information on your IPhone, Droid or mobile device.
In an effort to encourage you to give your feedback on the local Baltimore sports media scene, it’s only fair that I file my own report card.
So, who are the competitors and players on the local scene and where do you turn when breaking news happens in Baltimore?
My general overview of this is candidly clear: Baltimore is a lazy market on the new media end. I know how hard we work at WNST.net and I know what our resources are. I know the strengths and weaknesses of all of our competitors in the marketplace and many of the assembled group of “journalists” in the market have either been on my team, interviewed to be on my team or have cross-pollinated in something I’ve touched because I’ve been doing Baltimore sports media longer than virtually anyone in the marketplace.
My journey began almost 29 years ago in January 1984 at age 15 when Baltimore had three newspapers, three TV stations and a handful of AM radio stations that did local sports of any kind.
In 2012, there has been a mass fracturing in the way and convenience in which we consume media so many of the entities have “loose ends” in their coverage or holes in the strategy. Some of their portals to garner attention, feedback and building a trusted community of information are very old world and “lazy” for my tastes.
And before I begin defecating on all of our competitors – and that will be prevalent below – no less than two of these fossilized radio stations have the arrogance to call themselves “the only station that matters.”
It’s hilarious. And the truth is that WNST.net is kicking all of their asses in the only place that really matters – the internet and on your mobile device via instant access.
Here’s a report card from two weeks ago via Twitter:
Some will get their feelings hurt, but if you click to Page 2 you’ll see what I think of our “competition” at WNST.net…
Posted on 16 October 2012 by WNST Staff
RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association has finalized its 2012-13 men’s and women’s basketball television packages with both the NBC Sports Network and the Comcast SportsNet family of networks.
The Towson men’s basketball team will appear twice on Comcast SportsNet, while the women’s team will be televised once.
The Tiger men’s team has a pair of dates changed due to the television schedule. The Tigers will now travel to James Madison on February 12 (originally scheduled for Feb. 13) to take on the Dukes at 7 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic (CSN-MA). The men’s game at George Mason will also be shown on CSN-MA on February 26 (originally scheduled for Feb. 27) at 7 p.m.
The Tigers will also have their non-conference game at Georgetown on December 8 broadcast live on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN).
The women’s basketball team will have its game at George Mason on February 17 televised on CSN-MA. The television package has also shifted the February 10 game between Towson and Drexel at the Towson Center to February 5. However, that game will not be televised.
Both semifinal contests and the championship game of the 2013 CAA women’s basketball tournament will also be shown live on CSN-MA.
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