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BACK-TO-BACK NBA CHAMPION GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS 2018-19 COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS BAY AREA

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NBC Sports Bay Area

BACK-TO-BACK NBA CHAMPION GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS 2018-19 COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS BAY AREA

 

Network to Present 70 Regular-Season Games, 2 Preseason Games

 

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

and “Warriors Postgame Live” Shows

 

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

Streamed on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports App

 

 “Warriors Outsiders,” “Warriors Central,” “Warriors Raw” and “Warriors Ground”

to Provide Northern California’s Most Comprehensive Warriors

and NBA News, Top Stories and Analysis All Season Long

 

NBCSportsBayArea.com to Feature Extensive Season-Long Warriors & NBA News,

Analysis, Exclusive Video and the “Warriors Insider Podcast” with Monte Poole

 

 “Authentic Fan Friday” Returns, “Warriors Pregame Live” and “Warriors Postgame Live”

Originating from Oracle Arena Every Friday Regular Season Home Game

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 17, 2018 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsBayArea.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic Warriors Fan,” announced today its coverage of the back-to-back NBA Champion Golden State Warriors (@Warriors) for the 2018-19 season, which includes 72 games (70 regular season, 2 preseason); comprehensive game-day coverage with one-hour Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live shows; Warriors games, Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live streamed live on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports app; season-long Warriors and NBA news and analysis on Warriors Outsiders, Warriors Central, Warriors Raw and Warriors Ground; and Warriors and NBA news, analysis and insider reports on NBCSportsBayArea.com

 

The 2018-19 Warriors regular season on NBC Sports Bay Area gets underway on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. when the Warriors visit the Utah Jazz.  Calling all the action for Warriors games on NBC Sports Bay Area will be the Emmy Award-winning team of Bob Fitzgerald and Jim Barnett, with Kerith Burke (@KerithBurke) handling sideline reporter duties.

 

In addition to the 70 regular-season games, NBC Sports Bay Area will televise two preseason games:  Saturday, Sept. 29 at 5:30 p.m. versus the Minnesota Timberwolves and Monday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. against the Phoenix Suns.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area’s 2018-19 Warriors telecast schedule is as follows:

 

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Saturday

9/29

vs

Minnesota Timberwolves (Preseason)

5:30 PM

Monday

10/8

vs

Phoenix Suns (Preseason)

7:30 PM

Friday

10/19

at

Utah Jazz

7:30 PM

Sunday

10/21

at

Denver Nuggets

5:00 PM

Monday

10/22

vs

Phoenix Suns

7:30 PM

Wednesday

10/24

vs

Washington Wizards

7:30 PM

Friday

10/26

at

New York Knicks

4:30 PM

Sunday

10/28

at

Brooklyn Nets

2:00 PM

Monday

10/29

at

Chicago Bulls

5:00 PM

Wednesday

10/31

vs

New Orleans Pelicans

7:30 PM

* Friday

11/2

vs

Minnesota Timberwolves

7:30 PM

Monday

11/5

vs

Memphis Grizzlies

7:30 PM

Thursday

11/8

vs

Milwaukee Bucks

7:30 PM

Saturday

11/10

vs

Brooklyn Nets

5:30 PM

Monday

11/12

at

Los Angeles Clippers

7:30 PM

Tuesday

11/13

vs

Atlanta Hawks

7:30 PM

Thursday

11/15

at

Houston Rockets

5:00 PM

Saturday

11/17

at

Dallas Mavericks

5:30 PM

Sunday

11/18

at

San Antonio Spurs

4:00 PM

Wednesday

11/21

vs

Oklahoma City Thunder

7:30 PM

* Friday

11/23

vs

Portland Trail Blazers

7:30 PM

Saturday

11/24

vs

Sacramento Kings

5:30 PM

Monday

11/26

vs

Orlando Magic

7:30 PM

Thursday

11/29

at

Toronto Raptors

5:00 PM

Saturday

12/1

at

Detroit Pistons

4:00 PM

Monday

12/3

at

Atlanta Hawks

4:30 PM

Wednesday

12/5

at

Cleveland Cavaliers

4:00 PM

Friday

12/7

at

Milwaukee Bucks

6:30 PM

Monday

12/10

vs

Minnesota Timberwolves

7:30 PM

Wednesday

12/12

vs

Toronto Raptors

7:30 PM

Friday

12/14

at

Sacramento Kings

7:00 PM

Monday

12/17

vs

Memphis Grizzlies

7:30 PM

Wednesday

12/19

at

Utah Jazz

6:00 PM

Saturday

12/22

vs

Dallas Mavericks

5:30 PM

Sunday

12/23

vs

Los Angeles Clippers

5:30 PM

Thursday

12/27

vs

Portland Trail Blazers

7:30 PM

Saturday

12/29

at

Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 PM

Monday

12/31

at

Phoenix Suns

6:00 PM

Saturday

1/5

at

Sacramento Kings

7:00 PM

Tuesday

1/8

vs

New York Knicks

7:30 PM

* Friday

1/11

vs

Chicago Bulls

7:30 PM

Sunday

1/13

at

Dallas Mavericks

4:00 PM

Tuesday

1/15

at

Denver Nuggets

6:00 PM

Wednesday

1/16

vs

New Orleans Pelicans

7:30 PM

Friday

1/18

at

Los Angeles Clippers

7:30 PM

Thursday

1/24

at

Washington Wizards

5:00 PM

Monday

1/28

at

Indiana Pacers

4:00 PM

Wednesday

2/6

vs

San Antonio Spurs

7:30 PM

Friday

2/8

at

Phoenix Suns

6:00 PM

Sunday

2/10

vs

Miami Heat

5:30 PM

Tuesday

2/12

vs

Utah Jazz

7:30 PM

Wednesday

2/13

at

Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 PM

Thursday

2/21

vs

Sacramento Kings

7:30 PM

Monday

2/25

at

Charlotte Hornets

4:00 PM

Wednesday

2/27

at

Miami Heat

4:30 PM

Thursday

2/28

at

Orlando Magic

4:00 PM

* Friday

3/8

vs

Denver Nuggets

7:30 PM

Sunday

3/10

vs

Phoenix Suns

5:30 PM

Wednesday

3/13

at

Houston Rockets

6:30 PM

Monday

3/18

at

San Antonio Spurs

5:00 PM

Tuesday

3/19

at

Minnesota Timberwolves

5:00 PM

Thursday

3/21

vs

Indiana Pacers

7:30 PM

Saturday

3/23

vs

Dallas Mavericks

5:30 PM

Sunday

3/24

vs

Detroit Pistons

5:30 PM

Wednesday

3/27

at

Memphis Grizzlies

5:00 PM

Friday

3/29

at

Minnesota Timberwolves

5:00 PM

Sunday

3/31

vs

Charlotte Hornets

5:30 PM

Tuesday

4/2

vs

Denver Nuggets

7:30 PM

* Friday

4/5

vs

Cleveland Cavaliers

7:30 PM

Sunday

4/7

vs

Los Angeles Clippers

5:30 PM

Tuesday

4/9

at

New Orleans Pelicans

5:00 PM

Wednesday

4/10

at

Memphis Grizzlies

5:00 PM

 

70 regular-season games, 2 preseason games

Schedule as of 9/17/18; Dates and times subject to change

*Authentic Fan Friday

 

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

 

Warriors Pregame Live, Warriors Postgame Live – In addition to live game coverage, NBC Sports Bay Area delivers comprehensive pre- and postgame analysis.  One hour prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews with players and coaches, and game previews on Warriors Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, Warriors Postgame Live will give viewers an hour-long game breakdown with stats and highlights, locker room interviews, and a preview of the next game. Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live are anchored by three-time California Sportscaster of the Year Greg Papa, with expert analysis from former Warriors general manager and head coach Garry St. Jean and former Warriors forward Kelenna Azubuike (@KAzubuike7).  Additional analysis will be provided by NBCSportsBayArea.com’s Warriors Insider Monte Poole (@MontePooleNBCS), Bob Fitzgerald, Jim Barnett and Kerith Burke.

 

SportsNet Central – Before the national exclusive broadcasts, NBC Sports Bay Area will present comprehensive game preview and analysis, the latest team news and developments, and interviews with players and coaches on SportsNet Central.   After the game, SportsNet Central will feature in-depth game analysis with stats and highlights, locker room interviews and a preview of the next game.  SportsNet Central is a one-hour show. 

 

Warriors coverage streamed live via NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBC Sports App  – NBC Sports Bay Area offers live streams of its Warriors 2018-19 regular-season schedule to NBC Sports Bay Area subscribers, along with its game-day shows Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live, via NBCSportsBayArea.com and the NBC Sports app.  The live-streaming service will be available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC Sports Bay Area 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 Bay Area.  For more information about the network’s streaming service, click here.

 

Warriors Outsiders – Warriors Outsiders (GSWOutsiders), hosted by Drew Shiller (@DrewShiller) and Grant Liffmann (@GLiffmann), will provide viewers with a fresh take on each game with analysis, commentary and basketball analytics. Warriors Outsiders is simultaneously synced with Facebook Live to produce a unique conversation via an interactive experience. 

 

Warriors Central – Each month of the 2018-19 NBA season, Warriors Central – a half-hour program hosted by Kerith Burke – will give fans an inside look at the Warriors both on and off the court.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates and times.

 

Warriors Raw – NBC Sports Bay Area presents Warriors Raw, a same-day, condensed version of that day's game. Warriors 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.

 

Warriors Ground – The Emmy Award winning Warriors Ground returns for the 2018-19 NBA season on NBC Sports Bay Area.  Warriors Ground, a half-hour show produced by Warriors Studio, features behind-the-scenes footage, community highlights, team history, fan stories and more.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for show dates and times.

 

NBCSportsBayArea.com – NBCSportsBayArea.com delivers complete Warriors and NBA coverage and showcases Warriors Insider Monte Poole and Senior Insider Ray Ratto and provides insightful news and analysis, daily insider reports and “The Warriors Insider Podcast.” 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.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area Social Media – Throughout the 2018-19 NBA season, NBC Sports Bay Area will deliver extensive original content across the network’s various social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area will present live game-day content from Oracle Arena at every Warriors home game.

 

Follow NBC Sports Bay Area: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSWarriors).

 

Authentic Fan Friday – NBC Sports Bay Area brings back the popular Authentic Fan Friday at Oracle Arena for every Friday home game during the regular season.  Fans will receive a collector’s edition cheer card and free NBC Sports Bay Area giveaways and will have the opportunity to win Warriors tickets.  Fans sitting in the “Authentic Fan” section will also have the chance to be seen on the NBC Sports Bay Area telecast. For more information, click here.

 

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, PROVIDENT CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCE WINNER OF “2019 ALL-STAR TEACHER AWARD”

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, PROVIDENT CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCE WINNER OF “2019 ALL-STAR TEACHER AWARD”

 

Katie Humann of Adams Middle School in Brentwood, Calif. Named 2019 All-Star Teacher,

$20,000 Check Presented in Her Honor

 

Each All-Star Teacher Award Runner-Up to Receive $2,000 for His/Her School

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 24, 2019 – NBC Sports Bay Area announced today that Katie Humann of Adams Middle School in Brentwood, Calif. is the winner of the 2019 All-Star Teacher Award, presented by Provident Credit Union.  Humann has been awarded $20,000 for her school.  In addition, each All-Star Teacher Award runner-up will receive $2,000 for his/her school.

 

In its 13th year, the All-Star Teacher Award recognizes middle and high school teachers in Northern and Central California for their extraordinary dedication to their students and significant presence within their communities.  An esteemed panel of judges selected this year’s finalists based on four categories: Overall Commitment; Excellence in Teaching; Rapport with Students; and Level of Distinction.  This year’s five finalists are: Marquel Coats, Greenleaf TK-8 (Oakland), Awele Makeba, Skyline High School (Oakland), Bill Schrier, Carmel High School (Carmel), Matt Tate, Sierra High School (Manteca) and 2019 All-Star Teacher Katie Humann.

 

Since its inception in 2007, the All-Star Teacher Award program has donated funds to public schools in Northern and Central California.  For the ninth straight year, NBC Sports Bay Area has teamed up with Provident Credit Union to award the winning teacher’s school $20,000, up from $10,000 in past years. 

 

This year’s elite panel of judges consists of Doug Bartlett, Senior Marketing Director, BART; Benito Delgado-Olson, Executive Director and Founder, SupplyBank.org; John Haggarty, VP Marketing of Provident Credit Union; Lorena Hernandez, Director of Community Investment, Comcast California; Detra Paige, Director of Community Relations, Oakland Athletics; and Sue Petersen, Executive Director of the Giants Community Fund.

 

All-Star Teacher Award recipients:

2007:  Michael Meneses – Presidio Middle School, San Francisco

2008:  Allen Nakamura – Alameda High School, Alameda

2009:  Jessica Schelegle – Sacred Heart School, Saratoga

2010:  Zachary Swan – Jefferson High School, Daly City

2011:  Robert “Corky” Black – Oak Grove High School, San Jose

2012:  Dr. Paul Ricks – Hopkins Junior High School, Fremont

2013:  Ruben Modesto – John H. Pitman High School, Turlock

2014:  Nicole Ellwood – Twin Hills Charter Middle School, Sebastopol

2015:  Carmen Kotto – South Valley Middle School, Gilroy

2016:  Scott Krijnen – Castillero Middle School, San Jose

2017:  Dale Waldo – Folsom Middle School, Folsom

2018:  Cori Starr – Northgate High School, Walnut Creek

2019:  Katie Humann – Adams Middle School, Brentwood

 

About Provident Credit Union:

Provident Credit Union is a $2.7 billion financial institution with over 120,000 members and 19 community branches in the Bay Area. The Redwood Shores-based credit union has proudly served the Bay Area since 1950. The full-service credit union offers everything from checking and savings accounts to mortgages, auto loans, credit cards, and home and auto insurance.  Provident began as the California Teachers Association Credit Union and expanded over the years to include those who live and work in the surrounding counties of the Bay Area and beyond. More information is available at www.providentcu.org

 

About NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California:

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.  The MyTeams by NBC Sports app provides live steams of the games and pre-and postgame shows, 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; and Facebook: facebook.com//NBCSAuthentic.

 

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA, OAKLAND A’S AND SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS HOST SECOND ANNUAL “BATTLE OF THE BAY ART SHOW”

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA, OAKLAND A’S AND SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS HOST SECOND ANNUAL “BATTLE OF THE BAY ART SHOW”

Open Call to Northern California Artists – Submissions: Today to July 9th

 

A’s & Giants-Themed Art Exhibit During Bay Bridge Series,

August 13-14 at Oracle Park and August 24-25 at the Oakland Coliseum

 

“The Bridge,” Trophy Awarded to Winner of A’s-Giants Bay Bridge Series,

on Public Display at Show

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 21, 2019 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California – “Home of Authentic Bay Area Sports” – and the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants today announced the second annual Battle of the Bay Art Show and an open call to Northern California artists.  The A’s and Giants-themed art exhibit takes place during the Bay Bridge Series – August 13-14 at Oracle Park and August 24-25 at the Oakland Coliseum. For video highlights and photos from last year’s art show, click HERE.

 

Northern California artists are encouraged to submit their artwork for consideration at: NBCSportsBayArea.com/BattleOfTheBayArt.  Submission dates: Today to July 9th

 

The Battle of the Bay Art Show will take place adjacent to Oracle Park’s Giants Vault (located inside the Lefty O’Doul Gate) and at the Oakland Coliseum’s Championship Plaza.  The exhibit is accessible to all fans inside the ballpark.  To purchase game tickets for August 13-14 at Oracle Park click HERE, for August 24-25 game tickets at the Oakland Coliseum, click HERE.  Admission to the art show is free with the purchase of a ticket to the game.

 

The Battle of the Bay Art Show will feature A’s and Giants-themed art, including legends, current players, mascots, stadiums and abstract representations. Art will be in various art forms: oil and acrylic paintings; graphite, ink and spray paint art; photography; and sculpture. The artists will have the opportunity to sell their artwork, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Oakland A’s Community Fund and the Giants Community Fund. 

 

Fans will have the opportunity to take a photo with The Bridge – the official trophy to be presented to the winner of the A’s and Giants Bay Bridge Series – at the Battle of the Bay Art Show.  The Bridge is made with steel salvaged from the original East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. 

 

Last season, the A’s were the inaugural winner of The Bridge, winning four of their six regular-season match-ups with the Giants.  The A's clinched the trophy on July 22 when Marcus Semien scored the winning run on Matt Chapman’s walk-off hit, beating the Giants 6-5 in 10 innings in the rivals' final interleague contest.

 

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