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CSN to carry 15 Minor League Baseball games beginning Sunday, May 31

CSN to carry 15 Minor League Baseball games beginning Sunday, May 31

COMCAST SPORTSNET TO CARRY 15 MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL GAMES BEGINNING SUNDAY, MAY 31

First game to feature the AAA Iowa Cubs at El Paso (Sun, May 31 at 6:00 PM CT)

Chicago, IL (May 26, 2015) -- Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and the most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs, and White Sox, has announced it will be carrying 15 LIVE Minor League Baseball games this season beginning this coming Sunday, May 31, as the Chicago Cubs AAA affiliate Iowa Cubs will face the San Diego Padres AAA affiliate El Paso Chihuahuas at 6:00 PM CT. 

Additional games featuring Cubs and White Sox minor league affiliates air on the following dates: Sun, June 7 at 5:00 PM on CSN+ (Cubs AA affiliate Myrtle Beach hosting Carolina) and Sun, Aug. 9 at 5:00 PM on CSN+ (White Sox AA affiliate Birmingham at Pensacola).

The announcing team calling every Minor League Baseball telecast on Comcast SportsNet features play-by-play announcer Dave Armstrong and a pair of former Cubs standouts – Keith Moreland & Brian McRae – handling color analysis.  Every Minor League Baseball telecast on Comcast SportsNet will be produced by the American Sports Network.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • Outside the very first Minor League Baseball telecast on May 31 (Iowa Cubs at El Paso), which will air on the main Comcast SportsNet channel location, the remaining 14 telecasts will air on CSN+ (in high-definition on Comcast ch. 201 in the Chicago area & South Bend, IN…ch. 285 in Comcast’s Peoria, Springfield, Rockford and Champaign markets…along with AT&T U-verse homes among others); viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s CHANNEL FINDER for complete channel location details. 

Please note Comcast SportsNet’s 2015 Minor League Baseball telecast schedule (all times Central Time; schedule subject to change):

Comcast SportsNet
2015 Minor League Baseball Schedule

  1. Sun, May 31              6:00 pm            AAA: Iowa Cubs (Cubs) at El Paso Chihuahuas (Padres)
  2. Sun, June 7               5:00 pm            AA: Carolina Mudcats (Braves) at Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Cubs)
  3. Sun, June 14             5:00 pm            A: Greensboro Grasshoppers (Marlins) at Lexington Legends (Royals)
  4. Sat, June 20              6:00 pm            A: Florida State League All-Star Game, hosted by St. Lucie Mets (Mets), Port St. Lucie, FL
  5. Sun, June 21             5:00 pm            AA: Harrisburg Senators (Nationals) at Altoona Curve (Pirates)
  6. Tue, June 23              6:00 pm            A: Midwest League All-Star Game, hosted by Peoria Chiefs (Cardinals), Peoria, IL
  7. Sun, June 28             6:00 pm            AA: Springfield Cardinals (Cardinals) at Arkansas Travelers (Angels)
  8. Sun, July 5                 5:00 pm            AA: Akron RubberDucks (Indians) at Richmond Flying Squirrels (Giants)
  9. Sun, July 12               6:00 pm            A: Spokane Indians (Rangers) at Hillsboro Hops (Diamondbacks)
  10. Sun, July 19               5:00 pm            A: Aberdeen IronBirds (Orioles) at Tri-City ValleyCats (Astros)
  11. Sun, July 26               5:00 pm            AAA: Durham Bulls (Rays) at Norfolk Tides (Orioles)
  12. Sun, August 2            5:00 pm            AAA: Nashville Sounds (Athletics) at Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals)
  13. Sun, August 9            5:00 pm            AA: Birmingham Barons (White Sox) at Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Reds)
  14. Sun, August 16          5:00 pm            AAA: Gwinnett Braves (Braves) at Columbus Clippers (Indians)
  15. Sun, August 23          5:00 pm            A: Hickory Crawdads (Rangers) at Greensboro Grasshoppers (Marlins)

White Sox Talk Podcast: Meet the real Tim Anderson

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USA TODAY

White Sox Talk Podcast: Meet the real Tim Anderson

On the latest White Sox Talk Podcast, Tim Anderson opens up about his struggles in 2017 and why he wants White Sox fans "to know the real me."

Anderson dives into his personal tragedy from last season when his best friend was murdered in Alabama. 

He talks with Chuck Garfien about the dark days that happened, how counseling helped him, his new leadership role in 2018, if he'll draw more walks this season, "bringing swag to the South Side" with Yoan Moncada and much more.

Listen to the full White Sox Talk Podcast right here:

Blackhawks release statement following incident that happened during game vs. Capitals

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AP

Blackhawks release statement following incident that happened during game vs. Capitals

Four fans at the United Center were thrown out of Saturday's Blackhawks game for taunting Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly with racist remarks.

Midway through the third period, Smith-Pelly, who is black, was in the penalty box when fans shouted "basketball, basketball, basketball" at him, the Washington Post reported.

Here is a GIF of Smith-Pelly's interaction with the fans:

After the game, the Blackhawks released this statement:

Capitals head coach Barry Trotz also had this to say about the incident: