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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2017-18 SACRAMENTO KINGS COVERAGE

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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2017-18 SACRAMENTO KINGS COVERAGE

Network to Present 81 Regular-Season Games, 1 Preseason Game

Complete Game Day Coverage with “Kings Pregame Live” and “Kings Postgame Live,” Shows to Originate from Exclusive Set at Golden 1 Center for Home Games

Live Kings Games, “Kings Pregame Live” and “Kings Postgame Live” Streamed on NBCSportsCalifornia.com and via the NBC Sports App

NBCSportsCalifornia.com to Feature Extensive Season-Long Kings & NBA News, Analysis, Exclusive Video and the “Kings Insider Podcast” with James Ham

Original Content Throughout Season Via NBC Sports California & NBA Personalities’ Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms

“Authentic Fan Friday” Returns to Golden 1 Center, Every Friday Regular-Season Home Game Fans to Receive Free “Authentic Fan” Prizes and More

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 20, 2017 – NBC Sports California and NBCSportsCalifornia.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic Kings Fan,” announced today its coverage of the Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) for the 2017-18 season, which includes 82 games (81 regular season, 1 preseason); comprehensive game-day coverage with Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live shows; Kings games, Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live streamed live on NBCSportsCalifornia.com and via the NBC Sports app; and Kings and NBA news, analysis and insider reports on NBCSportsCalifornia.com.  Plus, NBC Sports California will present original content throughout the season across various social media platforms – including live game-day content from Golden 1 Center at every Kings home game – on Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSKings).

The Kings will open their season on NBC Sports California against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. (coverage starts on Kings Pregame Live at 6:30 p.m.).  Calling all the action for Kings games on NBC Sports California will be the veteran announcing team of Grant Napear (@GrantNapearshow) and Jerry Reynolds, with sideline reporter Kayte Christensen (@kayte_c).  Popular Kings alumnus and 15-year NBA veteran Doug Christie (@TheDougChristie) will be a guest color commentator for select games this season.

In addition to the 81 regular-season games, NBC Sports California will televise one preseason game on Monday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. as the Kings host the Portland Trail Blazers.

NBC Sports California’s 2017-18 Kings telecast schedule is as follows:

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Monday

10/9

vs

Portland Trail Blazers (Preseason)

7:00 PM

Wednesday

10/18

vs

Houston Rockets

7:00 PM

Friday

10/20

at

Dallas Mavericks

5:30 PM

Saturday

10/21

at

Denver Nuggets

6:00 PM

Monday

10/23

at

Phoenix Suns

7:00 PM

Sunday

10/29

vs

Washington Wizards

3:00 PM

Tuesday

10/31

at

Indiana Pacers

4:00 PM

Wednesday

11/1

at

Boston Celtics

4:30 PM

Saturday

11/4

at

Detroit Pistons

4:00 PM

Tuesday

11/7

vs

Oklahoma City Thunder

7:00 PM

Thursday

11/9

vs

Philadelphia 76ers

7:00 PM

Saturday

11/11

at

New York Knicks

5:00 PM

Monday

11/13

at

Washington Wizards

4:00 PM

Wednesday

11/15

at

Atlanta Hawks

4:30 PM

* Friday

11/17

vs

Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 PM

Saturday

11/18

at

Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 PM

Monday

11/20

vs

Denver Nuggets

7:00 PM

Wednesday

11/22

vs

Los Angeles Lakers

7:30 PM

Saturday

11/25

vs

Los Angeles Clippers

7:00 PM

Monday

11/27

at

Golden State Warriors

7:30 PM

Tuesday

11/28

vs

Milwaukee Bucks

7:00 PM

Friday

12/1

at

Chicago Bulls

5:00 PM

Saturday

12/2

at

Milwaukee Bucks

5:30 PM

Wednesday

12/6

at

Cleveland Cavaliers

4:00 PM

Friday

12/8

at

New Orleans Pelicans

5:00 PM

Sunday

12/10

vs

Toronto Raptors

12:30 PM

Tuesday

12/12

vs

Phoenix Suns

7:00 PM

Thursday

12/14

at

Minnesota Timberwolves

5:00 PM

Sunday

12/17

at

Toronto Raptors

12:30 PM

Tuesday

12/19

at

Philadelphia 76ers

4:00 PM

Wednesday

12/20

at

Brooklyn Nets

4:30 PM

Saturday

12/23

vs

San Antonio Spurs

7:00 PM

Tuesday

12/26

at

Los Angeles Clippers

7:30 PM

Wednesday

12/27

vs

Cleveland Cavaliers

7:00 PM

* Friday

12/29

vs

Phoenix Suns

7:00 PM

Sunday

12/31

vs

Memphis Grizzlies

4:00 PM

Tuesday

1/2

vs

Charlotte Hornets

7:00 PM

Saturday

1/6

vs

Denver Nuggets

7:00 PM

Monday

1/8

vs

San Antonio Spurs

7:00 PM

Tuesday

1/9

at

Los Angeles Lakers

7:30 PM

Thursday

1/11

vs

Los Angeles Clippers

7:00 PM

Saturday

1/13

at

Los Angeles Clippers

12:30 PM

Monday

1/15

at

Oklahoma City Thunder

12:00 PM

Wednesday

1/17

vs

Utah Jazz

7:00 PM

Friday

1/19

at

Memphis Grizzlies

5:00 PM

Monday

1/22

at

Charlotte Hornets

4:00 PM

Tuesday

1/23

at

Orlando Magic

4:00 PM

Thursday

1/25

at

Miami Heat

4:30 PM

Sunday

1/28

at

San Antonio Spurs

4:00 PM

Tuesday

1/30

at

New Orleans Pelicans

5:00 PM

* Friday

2/2

vs

Golden State Warriors

7:30 PM

Saturday

2/3

vs

Dallas Mavericks

7:00 PM

Monday

2/5

vs

Chicago Bulls

7:00 PM

* Friday

2/9

vs

Portland Trail Blazers

7:30 PM

Sunday

2/11

at

Minnesota Timberwolves

4:00 PM

Tuesday

2/13

at

Dallas Mavericks

5:30 PM

Wednesday

2/14

at

Houston Rockets

5:00 PM

Thursday

2/22

vs

Oklahoma City Thunder

7:00 PM

Saturday

2/24

vs

Los Angeles Lakers

7:00 PM

Monday

2/26

vs

Minnesota Timberwolves

7:00 PM

Tuesday

2/27

at

Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 PM

Thursday

3/1

vs

Brooklyn Nets

7:00 PM

Saturday

3/3

vs

Utah Jazz

7:00 PM

Sunday

3/4

vs

New York Knicks

6:00 PM

Wednesday

3/7

vs

New Orleans Pelicans

7:00 PM

* Friday

3/9

vs

Orlando Magic

7:00 PM

Sunday

3/11

at

Denver Nuggets

2:00 PM

Monday

3/12

at

Oklahoma City Thunder

5:00 PM

Wednesday

3/14

vs

Miami Heat

7:00 PM

Friday

3/16

at

Golden State Warriors

7:30 PM

Saturday

3/17

at

Utah Jazz

6:00 PM

Monday

3/19

vs

Detroit Pistons

7:00 PM

Thursday

3/22

vs

Atlanta Hawks

7:00 PM

Sunday

3/25

vs

Boston Celtics

3:00 PM

Tuesday

3/27

vs

Dallas Mavericks

7:00 PM

Thursday

3/29

vs

Indiana Pacers

7:00 PM

Saturday

3/31

vs

Golden State Warriors

7:00 PM

Sunday

4/1

at

Los Angeles Lakers

6:30 PM

Tuesday

4/3

at

Phoenix Suns

7:00 PM

Friday

4/6

at

Memphis Grizzlies

5:00 PM

Monday

4/9

at

San Antonio Spurs

5:30 PM

Wednesday

4/11

vs

Houston Rockets

7:30 PM

 

82 games (81 regular season, 1 preseason)

Schedule as of 9/20/17; Dates and times subject to change

*Authentic Fan Friday

For approximately 24 hours following each game, NBC Sports California’s Kings telecasts will be available on XFINITY On Demand.  Note: NBC Sports California/Kings On Demand is available only in the Kings’ broadcast territory.

Kings coverage streamed live via NBCSportsCalifornia.com, NBC Sports App – presented by Northern California Honda Dealers – NBC Sports California offers live streams of its Kings 2017-18 regular-season schedule to NBC Sports California subscribers, along with its game-day shows Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live, via NBCSportsCalifornia.com and the NBC Sports app.  The live-streaming service will be available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC Sports California subscribers on mobile, tablet and desktop devices.  Authenticated subscribers will have the ability to access games when traveling outside of their region, provided they are within the U.S. The service is provided as an added value and is available to all video distributors of NBC Sports California.  For more information about the network’s streaming service, click here.

Kings Pregame Live presented by Honda, Kings Postgame Live presented by MetroPCS In addition to live game coverage, NBC Sports California delivers comprehensive pre- and postgame analysis.  Prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews with players and coaches and game previews on Kings Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, Kings Postgame Live will give viewers an in-depth game breakdown with stats and highlights, locker room interviews, and a preview of the next game.  Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live are hosted by fan favorite Jim Kozimor (@KozNBCS), along with former Kings star Doug Christie providing expert analysis.  Kayte Christensen will join Kozimor in-studio for select Pregame Live and Postgame Live shows.  Additional analysis will be provided by NBCSportsCalifornia.com’s Kings Insider James Ham (@James_HamNBCS), Grant Napear and Jerry Reynolds.  During home games, the network will broadcast Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live from its exclusive, state-of-the-art set at Golden 1 Center.

Kings Central – Each month of the 2017-18 NBA season, Kings Central – a half-hour program hosted by Kayte Christensen – will give fans an inside look at the Kings both on and off the court.  Visit NBCSportsCalifornia.com for show air dates and times.

NBCSportsCalifornia.com – NBCSportsCalifornia.com delivers complete Kings and NBA coverage and showcases Kings Insider James Ham and Senior Insider Ray Ratto and provides insightful news and analysis, daily insider reports and two regular podcasts: “The Kings Insider Podcast” and “The Happy Hour Podcast.” NBCSportsCalifornia.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video; player, coach and front office personnel interviews; press conferences; and content from the network’s news programming.

NBC Sports California Social Media – Throughout the 2017-18 NBA season, NBC Sports California will deliver extensive original content across the network’s and on-air personalities’ various social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter.  Plus, NBC Sports California will present live game-day content from Golden 1 Center at every Kings home game.

Follow NBC Sports California: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSKings).

Authentic Fan Friday – NBC Sports California brings back the popular Authentic Fan Friday to the Golden 1 Center for every Friday home game during the regular season.  Fans will receive a collector’s edition cheer card and free NBC Sports California giveaways.  Fans sitting in the “Authentic Fan” section will also have the chance to be seen on the NBC Sports California telecast. Visit NBCSportsCalifornia.com for more information.

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ANNOUNCES 2018 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS COVERAGE

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ANNOUNCES 2018 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS COVERAGE

Network to Present 142 Regular-Season Games, 4 Preseason Games

 

Complete Game Day Coverage with One-Hour “Giants Pregame Live”

and “Giants Postgame Live” Shows

 

Live Giants Games, “Giants Pregame Live” and “Giants Postgame Live”

In-Market Streaming on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports App

 

NBCSportsBayArea.com to Feature Extensive Season-Long Giants & MLB News,

Analysis, Exclusive Video and the “Giants Insider Podcast” with Alex Pavlovic

 

Original Content Throughout Season Via NBC Sports Bay Area’s

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms

 

“The Happy Hour,” “Giants Outsiders,” “Giants Raw,” “G-Mag” and “Inside the Clubhouse”

to Provide Northern California’s Most Comprehensive Giants and MLB News,

Top Stories and Analysis All Season Long

 

“Say Hey Tuesday” Returns, “Giants Pregame Live” and “Giants Postgame Live”

from AT&T Park Every Tuesday Night Home Game

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – February 9, 2018 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsBayArea.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic Giants Fan,” announced today its coverage of the San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) for the 2018 season, which includes 146 games (142 regular season, 4 preseason); comprehensive game-day coverage with one-hour Giants Pregame Live and Giants Postgame Live shows; in-market live streaming of Giants games, Giants Pregame Live and Giants Postgame Live on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports app; season-long Giants and MLB news and analysis on The Happy Hour, Giants Outsiders, Giants Raw, G-Mag and Inside the Clubhouse; and Giants and MLB news, analysis and insider reports on NBCSportsBayArea.com.  Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area will present original content throughout the season across various social media platforms: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSGiants).

The Giants regular season on NBC Sports Bay Area gets underway on Friday, March 30 at 4 p.m. when the Giants play the 2017 N.L. Champion Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium (Giants Pregame Live at 3 p.m.).  NBC Sports Bay Area will present the Giants home opener against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, April 3 at 1:30 p.m. (Giants Pregame Live at 12:30 p.m.).

Giants coverage on NBC Sports Bay Area against playoff contenders includes: 11 contests versus the Dodgers (March 30, 31; April 7, 8, 28, 29; June 17; August 14, 15; September 29, 30), four games against the 2017 N.L. Central Champion Chicago Cubs (May 25; July 9, 10, 11) and six games against the 2017 N.L. East Champion Washington Nationals (April 23, 24, 25; June 8, 9, 10).  Giants interleague action includes: five games against cross-bay rival Oakland A’s (July 13, 14, 15, 21, 22) and four matchups versus the 2017 World Champion Houston Astros (May 22, 23; August 6, 7).

In addition to the 142 regular season games, NBC Sports Bay Area will televise four spring training games – Los Angeles Dodgers (March 4), Chicago Cubs (March 22) and Oakland A’s (March 26 & 27).

NBC Sports Bay Area’s Giants telecasts feature the Emmy Award-winning broadcast team of Duane Kuiper (play-by-play) and Mike Krukow (color analyst), who will be joined by Amy Gutierrez (in-game reporter, (@AmyGGiants) during home games.

2018 San Francisco Giants on NBC Sports Bay Area:

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Sunday

3/4

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers (Exhibition)

12:00 PM

Thursday

3/22

vs

Chicago Cubs (Exhibition)

7:00 PM

Monday

3/26

vs

Oakland A's (Exhibition)

7:00 PM

^ Tuesday

3/27

vs

Oakland A's (Exhibition)

6:00 PM

Friday

3/30

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Saturday

3/31

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:00 PM

Tuesday

4/3

vs

Seattle Mariners

1:30 PM

Wednesday

4/4

vs

Seattle Mariners

4:00 PM

Saturday

4/7

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Sunday

4/8

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Monday

4/9

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

4/10

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Wednesday

4/11

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

12:30 PM

Thursday

4/12

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Saturday

4/14

at

San Diego Padres

5:30 PM

Sunday

4/15

at

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Tuesday

4/17

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Wednesday

4/18

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Thursday

4/19

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Saturday

4/21

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

6:00 PM

Sunday

4/22

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Monday

4/23

vs

Washington Nationals

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

4/24

vs

Washington Nationals

7:00 PM

Wednesday

4/25

vs

Washington Nationals

12:30 PM

Saturday

4/28

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:00 PM

Sunday

4/29

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Monday

4/30

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

5/1

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/2

vs

San Diego Padres

12:30 PM

Friday

5/4

at

Atlanta Braves

4:30 PM

Saturday

5/5

at

Atlanta Braves

4:00 PM

Sunday

5/6

at

Atlanta Braves

10:30 AM

Monday

5/7

at

Philadelphia Phillies

4:00 PM

Tuesday

5/8

at

Philadelphia Phillies

4:00 PM

Wednesday

5/9

at

Philadelphia Phillies

4:00 PM

Thursday

5/10

at

Philadelphia Phillies

10:00 AM

Friday

5/11

at

Pittsburgh Pirates

4:00 PM

Saturday

5/12

at

Pittsburgh Pirates

4:00 PM

Sunday

5/13

at

Pittsburgh Pirates

10:30 AM

Monday

5/14

vs

Cincinnati Reds

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

5/15

vs

Cincinnati Reds

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/16

vs

Cincinnati Reds

12:30 PM

Thursday

5/17

vs

Colorado Rockies

7:00 PM

Saturday

5/19

vs

Colorado Rockies

1:00 PM

Sunday

5/20

vs

Colorado Rockies

1:00 PM

Tuesday

5/22

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Wednesday

5/23

at

Houston Astros

11:00 AM

Friday

5/25

at

Chicago Cubs

11:00 AM

Monday

5/28

at

Colorado Rockies

4:00 PM

Tuesday

5/29

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Wednesday

5/30

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Friday

6/1

vs

Philadelphia Phillies

7:00 PM

Saturday

6/2

vs

Philadelphia Phillies

7:00 PM

Sunday

6/3

vs

Philadelphia Phillies

1:00 PM

Monday

6/4

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

6/5

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Wednesday

6/6

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

12:30 PM

Friday

6/8

at

Washington Nationals

4:00 PM

Saturday

6/9

at

Washington Nationals

9:00 AM

Sunday

6/10

at

Washington Nationals

1:00 PM

Monday

6/11

at

Miami Marlins

4:00 PM

Tuesday

6/12

at

Miami Marlins

4:00 PM

Wednesday

6/13

at

Miami Marlins

4:00 PM

Thursday

6/14

at

Miami Marlins

9:00 AM

Sunday

6/17

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Monday

6/18

vs

Miami Marlins

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

6/19

vs

Miami Marlins

7:00 PM

Wednesday

6/20

vs

Miami Marlins

12:30 PM

Thursday

6/21

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Saturday

6/23

vs

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Sunday

6/24

vs

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

* Tuesday

6/26

vs

Colorado Rockies

7:00 PM

Wednesday

6/27

vs

Colorado Rockies

7:00 PM

Thursday

6/28

vs

Colorado Rockies

12:30 PM

Saturday

6/30

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Sunday

7/1

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Monday

7/2

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Tuesday

7/3

at

Colorado Rockies

5:00 PM

Wednesday

7/4

at

Colorado Rockies

5:00 PM

Thursday

7/5

vs

St. Louis Cardinals

7:00 PM

Friday

7/6

vs

St. Louis Cardinals

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/7

vs

St. Louis Cardinals

1:00 PM

Sunday

7/8

vs

St. Louis Cardinals

1:00 PM

Monday

7/9

vs

Chicago Cubs

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

7/10

vs

Chicago Cubs

7:00 PM

Wednesday

7/11

vs

Chicago Cubs

12:30 PM

Friday

7/13

vs

Oakland A's

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/14

vs

Oakland A's

7:00 PM

Sunday

7/15

vs

Oakland A's

1:00 PM

Saturday

7/21

at

Oakland A's

6:00 PM

Sunday

7/22

at

Oakland A's

1:00 PM

Tuesday

7/24

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Wednesday

7/25

at

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Thursday

7/26

vs

Milwaukee Brewers

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/28

vs

Milwaukee Brewers

6:00 PM

Sunday

7/29

vs

Milwaukee Brewers

1:00 PM

Monday

7/30

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Tuesday

7/31

at

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Thursday

8/2

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Friday

8/3

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Saturday

8/4

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

5:00 PM

Sunday

8/5

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Monday

8/6

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

8/7

vs

Houston Astros

12:30 PM

Thursday

8/9

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

7:00 PM

Friday

8/10

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

7:00 PM

Saturday

8/11

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

6:00 PM

Sunday

8/12

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

1:00 PM

Tuesday

8/14

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Wednesday

8/15

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Friday

8/17

at

Cincinnati Reds

4:00 PM

Saturday

8/18

at

Cincinnati Reds

4:00 PM

Sunday

8/19

at

Cincinnati Reds

10:00 AM

Monday

8/20

at

New York Mets

4:00 PM

Tuesday

8/21

at

New York Mets

4:00 PM

Wednesday

8/22

at

New York Mets

4:00 PM

Thursday

8/23

at

New York Mets

10:00 AM

Saturday

8/25

vs

Texas Rangers

1:00 PM

Sunday

8/26

vs

Texas Rangers

1:00 PM

Monday

8/27

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

8/28

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Wednesday

8/29

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Friday

8/31

vs

New York Mets

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/1

vs

New York Mets

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/2

vs

New York Mets

1:00 PM

Monday

9/3

at

Colorado Rockies

12:00 PM

Tuesday

9/4

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Wednesday

9/5

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Friday

9/7

at

Milwaukee Brewers

5:00 PM

Saturday

9/8

at

Milwaukee Brewers

4:00 PM

Sunday

9/9

at

Milwaukee Brewers

11:00 AM

Monday

9/10

vs

Atlanta Braves

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

9/11

vs

Atlanta Braves

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/12

vs

Atlanta Braves

12:30 PM

Saturday

9/15

vs

Colorado Rockies

6:00 PM

Sunday

9/16

vs

Colorado Rockies

1:00 PM

Monday

9/17

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Tuesday

9/18

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/19

at

San Diego Padres

6:00 PM

Saturday

9/22

at

St. Louis Cardinals

4:00 PM

Sunday

9/23

at

St. Louis Cardinals

11:00 AM

Monday

9/24

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

9/25

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/26

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/29

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/30

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

12:00 PM

 

146 regular-season games, 4 preseason games

Schedule as of 2/9/18; Dates and times subject to change

For approximately 24 hours following each game, NBCSBA’s Giants telecasts will be available on XFINITY On Demand

^ Game on NBCSBA Plus

* Say Hey Tuesday from AT&T Park

Giants coverage streamed live in-market via NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBC Sports App:  NBC Sports Bay Area offers live in-market streams of Giants games to NBC Sports Bay Area subscribers, along with its game-day shows Giants Pregame Live and Giants Postgame Live, via NBCSportsBayArea.com and the NBC Sports app.  The live in-market streaming service is available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC Bay Area subscribers on mobile, tablet and desktop devices.  For more information about the network’s streaming service, click here.

Giants Pregame Live, Giants Postgame Live:  One hour prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews with players and coaches and in-depth game previews on Giants Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, Giants Postgame Live will give viewers an hour-long game breakdown with stats and highlights, clubhouse interviews and a preview of the next game.  The shows, featuring a four-person broadcast team, are co-anchored by NBC Sports Bay Area’s Dave Feldman (@FeldyNBCS) and Ahmed Fareed (@FareedNBCS), along with two analysts from a rotation of former Giants players: Rich Aurilia (@RichAurilia35), Shawn Estes (@sestes55), Tim Flannery (@TimFlannery2), Bill Laskey (@laskey19) and Randy Winn.

NBCSportsBayArea.com, Social Media:  NBCSportsBayArea.com delivers complete Giants and MLB coverage and showcases Giants Insider Alex Pavlovic (@PavlovicNBCS) and Senior Insider Ray Ratto (@RattoNBCS) and provides insightful news and analysis, daily insider reports and two regular podcasts: Giants Insider Podcast and The Happy Hour. NBCSportsBayArea.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video; player, coach and front office personnel interviews; press conferences and content from the network’s news programming.

Throughout the 2018 MLB season, NBC Sports Bay Area will deliver extensive original content across the network’s and on-air personalities’ various social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter.  Follow NBC Sports Bay Area:  Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & NBCSGiants).

The Happy Hour: The Happy Hour (@NBCSHappyHour), a live hour-long conversational program – hosted by iconic Bay Area sports media personalities Greg Papa and Ray Ratto, along with Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Kelli Johnson (@KJohnsonNBCS) – regularly airs live weekdays at 5 p.m.  The Happy Hour showcases the distinctive voices and wit of Papa, Ratto and Johnson sharing their unfiltered spirited commentary, in-depth Giants and MLB news and analysis, and lively conversation on the day’s trending sports headlines and other provocative stories.

Giants Outsiders: Giants Outsiders, hosted by Grant Brisbee (@mccoveychron) and Therese Viñal (@ThereseVinal), provides viewers with an entertaining and fresh take on the game with insightful analysis and spirited commentary, and emphasizes viewer interaction via fan engagement on a number of social media platforms: Twitter (@NBCSGiants, @mccoveychron & @ThereseVinal) and Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic). Giants Outsiders is simultaneously synced with Facebook Live to produce a unique conversation via an interactive experience.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for Giants Outsider air dates and times.

Giants Raw: NBC Sports Bay Area presents Giants Raw, a same-day, condensed version of that day's game. Giants Raw offers viewers highlights of key plays from alternative camera angles, authentic in-game sound and pre- and postgame interviews in an entertaining half-hour format.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates and times.

G-Mag:  Each month of the 2018 MLB season, G-Mag – a half-hour program hosted by Giants in-game reporter Amy Gutierrez – will give fans an inside look at the Giants both on and off the field.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for show air dates and times.

Inside the Clubhouse:  The Emmy Award winning Inside the Clubhouse returns for the 2018 MLB season on NBC Sports Bay Area.  Inside the Clubhouse, a half-hour show produced by SFG Productions, features behind-the-scenes footage, community highlights, team history, fan stories and more.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for show air dates and times.

Say Hey Tuesday:  NBC Sports Bay Area brings back the popular Say Hey Tuesday, live shows on location from AT&T Park.  Every Tuesday night home game that the network broadcasts, Giants Pregame Live and Giants Postgame Live will originate from Willie Mays Plaza.  The general public is encouraged to attend the live broadcasts.  The first Say Hey Tuesday of the season is scheduled for April 10, prior to the Arizona Diamondbacks game.  Beginning at 5 p.m., the first 500 fans in line at each Say Hey Tuesday will receive a free giveaway.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for more information on Say Hey Tuesday and the free giveaways.

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.

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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2018 OAKLAND A’S COVERAGE

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NBC Sports California

NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2018 OAKLAND A’S COVERAGE

Network to Present 147 Regular-Season Games, 2 Preseason Games

Complete Game Day Coverage with “A’s Pregame Live”

and “A’s Postgame Live” Shows

Live A’s Games, “A’s Pregame Live” and “A’s Postgame Live”

In-Market Streaming on NBCSportsCalifornia.com and via the NBC Sports App

Original Content Throughout Season Via NBC Sports California’s

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – February 1, 2018 – NBC Sports California and NBCSportsCalifornia.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic A’s Fan,” announced today its coverage of the Oakland A’s (@Athletics) for the 2018 season, which includes 149 games (147 regular season, 2 preseason); comprehensive game-day coverage with A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live shows; and in-market live streaming of A’s games, A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live on NBCSportsCalifornia.com and via the NBC Sports app.  Plus, NBC Sports California will present original content throughout the season across various social media platforms: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSAthletics).

NBC Sports California’s regular season coverage begins with the A’s season and home opener against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Thursday, March 29 at 1 p.m. (A’s Pregame Live at 12:30 p.m.)

A's coverage on NBC Sports California against playoff contenders include: 16 games against the 2017 World Champion Houston Astros (April 27, 28, 29; May 7, 8, 9; June 12, 13; July 9, 10, 11; August 17, 18, 19, 27, 28); six matchups versus the 2017 A.L Central Champion Cleveland Indians (June 29, 30; July 1, 6, 7, 8); six matchups versus the 2017 A.L. East Champion Boston Red Sox (April 20, 21, 22; May 14, 15, 16) and six contests versus the 2017 A.L. Wildcard winner New York Yankees (May 11, 12, 13; September 3, 4, 5).  A’s interleague action includes the six-game Bay Bridge Series versus the San Francisco Giants (July 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22.)

National networks will air the remaining scheduled A’s games, so that all 162 games will be available in the Bay Area.

In addition to the 147 regular season games, NBC Sports California will air two spring training games, one against the Seattle Mariners on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. and one versus the Giants on Sunday, March 25 at 1 p.m.

NBC Sports California’s A’s telecasts feature the Emmy Award-winning broadcast team of Glen Kuiper (play-by-play) and Ray Fosse (color analyst).  As previously announced, former A’s pitcher Dallas Braden (@DALLASBRADEN209) will be featured in 35 telecasts as a color commentator and 54 games in the newly created role of field analyst, with Braden reporting from a unique vantage point close to the action.  He will also continue in his role as a studio analyst for select A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live shows.  Longtime in-stadium host Kara Tsuboi (@karashotcorner) will join the broadcast team as a sideline reporter for a limited number of home games.

Prior to each game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews with players and coaches and in-depth game previews on A’s Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, A’s Postgame Live will give viewers an in-depth game breakdown with stats and highlights, clubhouse interviews and a preview of the next game.  The shows are anchored by veteran sportscaster Brodie Brazil (@BrodieNBCS), with analysis from former A’s players Dave Stewart, Dallas Braden, Bip Roberts and Shooty Babitt.

NBC Sports California offers live in-market streams of A’s games to NBC Sports California subscribers, along with its game-day shows A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live, via NBCSportsCalifornia.com and the NBC Sports app.  The live in-market streaming service is available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC California subscribers on mobile, tablet and desktop devices.  For more information about the network’s streaming service, click here.

Throughout the 2018 MLB season, NBC Sports California will deliver extensive original content across the network’s and on-air personalities’ various social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter.  Follow NBC Sports California:  Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSAthletics).

2018 Oakland A’s on NBC Sports California:

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Thursday

3/15

vs

Seattle Mariners (Preseason)

7:00 PM

Sunday

3/25

vs

San Francisco Giants (Preseason)

1:00 PM

Thursday

3/29

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Friday

3/30

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Saturday

3/31

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Sunday

4/1

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Monday

4/2

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Tuesday

4/3

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Wednesday

4/4

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Thursday

4/5

vs

Texas Rangers

12:30 PM

Friday

4/6

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Saturday

4/7

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

6:00 PM

Sunday

4/8

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Tuesday

4/10

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Wednesday

4/11

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Friday

4/13

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Saturday

4/14

at

Seattle Mariners

6:00 PM

Sunday

4/15

at

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Monday

4/16

vs

Chicago White Sox

7:00 PM

Tuesday

4/17

vs

Chicago White Sox

7:00 PM

Wednesday

4/18

vs

Chicago White Sox

12:30 PM

Friday

4/20

vs

Boston Red Sox

7:00 PM

Saturday

4/21

vs

Boston Red Sox

6:00 PM

Sunday

4/22

vs

Boston Red Sox

1:00 PM

Monday

4/23

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Tuesday

4/24

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Wednesday

4/25

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Friday

4/27

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Saturday

4/28

at

Houston Astros

4:00 PM

Sunday

4/29

at

Houston Astros

11:00 AM

Tuesday

5/1

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/2

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Thursday

5/3

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Friday

5/4

vs

Baltimore Orioles

7:00 PM

Saturday

5/5

vs

Baltimore Orioles

6:00 PM

Sunday

5/6

vs

Baltimore Orioles

1:00 PM

Monday

5/7

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

Tuesday

5/8

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/9

vs

Houston Astros

12:30 PM

Friday

5/11

at

New York Yankees

4:00 PM

Saturday

5/12

at

New York Yankees

TBD

Sunday

5/13

at

New York Yankees

TBD

Monday

5/14

at

Boston Red Sox

4:00 PM

Tuesday

5/15

at

Boston Red Sox

4:00 PM

Wednesday

5/16

at

Boston Red Sox

4:00 PM

Friday

5/18

at

Toronto Blue Jays

4:00 PM

Sunday

5/20

at

Toronto Blue Jays

10:00 AM

Tuesday

5/22

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/23

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Thursday

5/24

vs

Seattle Mariners

12:30 PM

Friday

5/25

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Saturday

5/26

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Sunday

5/27

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Monday

5/28

vs

Tampa Bay Rays

1:00 PM

Tuesday

5/29

vs

Tampa Bay Rays

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/30

vs

Tampa Bay Rays

7:00 PM

Friday

6/1

at

Kansas City Royals

5:00 PM

Saturday

6/2

at

Kansas City Royals

11:00 AM

Sunday

6/3

at

Kansas City Royals

11:00 AM

Tuesday

6/5

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Wednesday

6/6

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Thursday

6/7

vs

Kansas City Royals

7:00 PM

Friday

6/8

vs

Kansas City Royals

7:00 PM

Saturday

6/9

vs

Kansas City Royals

1:00 PM

Sunday

6/10

vs

Kansas City Royals

1:00 PM

Tuesday

6/12

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

Wednesday

6/13

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

Friday

6/15

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

6:30 PM

Saturday

6/16

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Sunday

6/17

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Tuesday

6/19

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Thursday

6/21

at

Chicago White Sox

5:00 PM

Friday

6/22

at

Chicago White Sox

5:00 PM

Saturday

6/23

at

Chicago White Sox

11:00 AM

Sunday

6/24

at

Chicago White Sox

11:00 AM

Tuesday

6/26

at

Detroit Tigers

4:00 PM

Wednesday

6/27

at

Detroit Tigers

4:00 PM

Friday

6/29

vs

Cleveland Indians

7:00 PM

Saturday

6/30

vs

Cleveland Indians

1:00 PM

Sunday

7/1

vs

Cleveland Indians

1:00 PM

Tuesday

7/3

vs

San Diego Padres

6:00 PM

Wednesday

7/4

vs

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Friday

7/6

at

Cleveland Indians

4:00 PM

Saturday

7/7

at

Cleveland Indians

1:00 PM

Sunday

7/8

at

Cleveland Indians

10:00 AM

Monday

7/9

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Tuesday

7/10

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Wednesday

7/11

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Friday

7/13

at

San Francisco Giants

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/14

at

San Francisco Giants

TBD

Sunday

7/15

at

San Francisco Giants

1:00 PM

Friday

7/20

vs

San Francisco Giants

6:30 PM

Saturday

7/21

vs

San Francisco Giants

6:00 PM

Sunday

7/22

vs

San Francisco Giants

1:00 PM

Monday

7/23

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Tuesday

7/24

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Wednesday

7/25

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Thursday

7/26

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Friday

7/27

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Saturday

7/28

at

Colorado Rockies

5:00 PM

Sunday

7/29

at

Colorado Rockies

12:00 PM

Monday

7/30

vs

Toronto Blue Jays

7:00 PM

Tuesday

7/31

vs

Toronto Blue Jays

7:00 PM

Friday

8/3

vs

Detroit Tigers

7:00 PM

Saturday

8/4

vs

Detroit Tigers

6:00 PM

Sunday

8/5

vs

Detroit Tigers

1:00 PM

Tuesday

8/7

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Wednesday

8/8

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Friday

8/10

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Saturday

8/11

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

6:00 PM

Sunday

8/12

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Monday

8/13

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Tuesday

8/14

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Friday

8/17

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

Saturday

8/18

vs

Houston Astros

1:00 PM

Sunday

8/19

vs

Houston Astros

1:00 PM

Monday

8/20

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Tuesday

8/21

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Thursday

8/23

at

Minnesota Twins

5:00 PM

Friday

8/24

at

Minnesota Twins

5:00 PM

Saturday

8/25

at

Minnesota Twins

4:00 PM

Sunday

8/26

at

Minnesota Twins

11:00 AM

Monday

8/27

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Tuesday

8/28

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Thursday

8/30

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Friday

8/31

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/1

vs

Seattle Mariners

6:00 PM

Sunday

9/2

vs

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Monday

9/3

vs

New York Yankees

1:00 PM

Tuesday

9/4

vs

New York Yankees

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/5

vs

New York Yankees

7:00 PM

Friday

9/7

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/8

vs

Texas Rangers

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/9

vs

Texas Rangers

1:00 PM

Tuesday

9/11

at

Baltimore Orioles

4:00 PM

Thursday

9/13

at

Baltimore Orioles

4:00 PM

Saturday

9/15

at

Tampa Bay Rays

3:00 PM

Sunday

9/16

at

Tampa Bay Rays

10:00 AM

Tuesday

9/18

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/19

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Friday

9/21

vs

Minnesota Twins

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/22

vs

Minnesota Twins

6:00 PM

Sunday

9/23

vs

Minnesota Twins

1:00 PM

Monday

9/24

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Tuesday

9/25

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/26

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Friday

9/28

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/29

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

6:00 PM

Sunday

9/30

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

12:00 PM

147 regular-season games, 2 preseason games

Schedule as of 1/26/18; Dates and times subject to change

For approximately 24 hours following each game, NBCSCA’s A’s telecasts will be available on XFINITY On Demand

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.

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