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COACHING CORPS, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ANNOUNCE 6TH ANNUAL “COACHING CORPS GAME CHANGER AWARDS,” TOP BAY AREA ATHLETES TO HONOR INFLUENTIAL COACHES AND MENTORS

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NBC Sports Bay Area

COACHING CORPS, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ANNOUNCE 6TH ANNUAL “COACHING CORPS GAME CHANGER AWARDS,” TOP BAY AREA ATHLETES TO HONOR INFLUENTIAL COACHES AND MENTORS

COACHING CORPS, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ANNOUNCE 6TH ANNUAL

“COACHING CORPS GAME CHANGER AWARDS,” TOP BAY AREA ATHLETES

TO HONOR INFLUENTIAL COACHES AND MENTORS

 

“Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards” Presented by Levi’s®

Airing Tuesday, January 28 at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Bay Area

 

Golden State Warriors Forward Eric Paschall, San Francisco 49ers Defensive End

Arik Armstead, Oakland A’s Outfielder Stephen Piscotty, San Francisco Giants Coach

Ron Wotus and Oakland Raiders Tight End Darren Waller

will Honor Their Coaches and Mentors

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – January 8, 2020 – Coaching Corps and NBC Sports Bay Area today announced the 6th Annual Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards, presented by Levi’s®, airing Tuesday, January 28 at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Bay Area. This event will support Coaching Corps’ mission to provide youth from low-income communities access to caring and well-trained coaches.  The Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards will feature top Bay Area professional athletes celebrating the profound influence of coaches on their lives and the community.

 

The presenters – prominent Bay Area athletes whose lives have been shaped by the mentorship and transformative influence of caring coaches – are:

 

  • Eric Paschall, Golden State Warriors forward, will honor Villanova head coach Jay Wright
  • Arik Armstead, San Francisco 49ers defensive end, will honor his high school coach Joe Cattolico
  • Stephen Piscotty, Oakland A’s outfielder, will honor his father Michael Piscotty
  • Ron Wotus, San Francisco Giants coach, will honor his high school coach John McKiernan
  • Darren Waller, Oakland Raiders tight end, will honor Raiders tight ends coach Frank Smith

 

For the pinnacle moment of the evening, the Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards will honor San Diego-based Mackenzie O’Connell with the Coach of the Year Award, a distinction given to Coaching Corps volunteers who have shown exceptional dedication to the kids they coach.

 

The 6th Annual Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards, a two-hour program, is hosted by Ahmed Fareed and Dave Feldman.  The awards ceremony will be taped on Thursday, January 23 at the Fairmont San Francisco. After the broadcast debut (Tuesday, January 28 at 7:30 p.m.), the show will re-air on NBC Sports Bay Area later that evening at 10:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, January 29 with two airings at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for additional air dates and times.

 

“The annual Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards is an inspiring event where professional athletes share their personal stories of how their coaches influenced their lives,” said Wally Haas, founder and board chair, Coaching Corps. “At Coaching Corps, we believe all youth deserve access to the lasting life lessons instilled by well-trained and caring coaches. The generous support from our event sponsors ensures that we can reach as many children as possible.” 

 

"Many children living in low-income communities are denied the opportunity to play sports, unlike their affluent peers.  At Coaching Corps, we're getting kids in the game by training community members as sports mentors to teach youth critical life skills," said Janet Carter, president and CEO, Coaching Corps.

 

“We are proud to be involved with Coaching Corps’ mission of providing dedicated and professionally trained coaches to mentor kids in sports in underserved communities,” said Matt Murphy, senior vice president and general manager of NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California. “The Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards celebrates how coaches make sports fun and teach kids skills they can use in many aspects of their lives. We hope this inspiring evening will result in others supporting Coaching Corps, and we extend our great appreciation to our team partners for participating in the Game Changer Awards.”

 

About Coaching Corps: 

Since 2012, Coaching Corps has been fueling a movement of skilled coaches to give youth in low-income communities the sports mentors they want and deserve. By partnering with over 500 afterschool programs across the country, Coaching Corps has provided more than 200,000 underprivileged kids with the opportunity to play sports under the guidance of a caring, well-trained coach. Informed by the latest research on youth character development, Coaching Corps trains coaches to foster persistence, optimism, self-regulation and empathy in kids, providing coaches with the ongoing support they need to ensure children in under-resourced communities learn skills that last lifetimes. Learn more about Coaching Corps at www.coachingcorps.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 and MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes. 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 ADDS 2019-20 NBA SEEDING GAMES TO SCHEDULE

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NBC Sports Bay Area

NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ADDS 2019-20 NBA SEEDING GAMES TO SCHEDULE

NBC Sports Bay Area to Air Eight “Seeding Games”

from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

 

Live Coverage Tips Off with Suns vs. Wizards this Friday, July 31 at 1 p.m. PT

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – July 30, 2020 – NBC Sports Bay Area announced today the addition of eight “seeding games” to its game schedule for the restart of 2019-20 NBA season.

 

Coverage begins this Friday (July 31) at 1 p.m. PT with a matchup between the Phoenix Suns and Washington Wizards in Orlando at the Walt Disney World Resort.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area’s 2019-20 NBA seeding games schedule:

 

DAY

DATE

GAME

TIME (PT)

Friday

July 31

Phoenix Suns vs. Washington Wizards

1:00 PM

Monday

Aug. 3

Indiana Pacers vs. Washington Wizards

1:00 PM

Tuesday

Aug. 4

Dallas Mavericks vs. Sacramento Kings

11:30 AM

Wednesday

Aug. 5

Denver Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs

1:00 PM

Sunday

Aug. 9

Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings

5:00 PM

Monday

Aug. 10

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Phoenix Suns

11:30 AM

Thursday

Aug. 13

Game: TBD

 

Friday

Aug. 14

Game: TBD

 

 

The seeding games are part of the NBA competitive format plan, featuring the eight teams in each conference with the highest current winning percentages and the six teams that are currently within six games of the eighth seed in either conference.

 

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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2020 OAKLAND A’S COVERAGE

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NBC Sports California

NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2020 OAKLAND A’S COVERAGE

NBC Sports California to Present 58 Regular-Season Games

 

Dontrelle Willis Joins “A’s Pregame Live” and “A’s Postgame Live”

 

A’s Games, “A’s Pregame Live” and “A’s Postgame Live” In-Market Streaming

on “MyTeams by NBC Sports” Mobile App and NBCSportsCalifornia.com

 

Comprehensive A’s and MLB News and Analysis via MyTeams

and NBCSportsCalifornia.com

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – July 20, 2020 – NBC Sports California today announced its coverage of the Oakland A’s for the 2020 season, which includes 58 regular-season games; Bay Area native and former MLB pitcher Dontrelle Willis joining A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live as an analyst; in-market live streaming of A’s games, A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live via the MyTeams by NBC Sports mobile app and NBCSportsCalifornia.com; and season-long A’s and MLB news and analysis, insider reports and video on MyTeams and NBCSportsCalifornia.com.

 

MyTeams is available for download on iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.  DOWNLOAD now.

 

NBC Sports California’s regular-season coverage begins on Opening Day as the A’s host the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, July 24 at 7 p.m.

 

2020 Oakland A’s on NBC Sports California:

 

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Friday

7/24

vs

Los Angeles Angels

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/25

vs

Los Angeles Angels

1:00 PM

Sunday

7/26

vs

Los Angeles Angels

1:00 PM

Monday

7/27

vs

Los Angeles Angels

12:30 PM

Tuesday

7/28

vs

Colorado Rockies

6:30 PM

Wednesday

7/29

vs

Colorado Rockies

12:30 PM

Friday

7/31

at

Seattle Mariners

6:30 PM

Saturday

8/1

at

Seattle Mariners

6:00 PM

Sunday

8/2

at

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Monday

8/3

at

Seattle Mariners

6:00 PM

Tuesday

8/4

vs

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Wednesday

8/5

vs

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Thursday

8/6

vs

Texas Rangers

12:30 PM

Friday

8/7

vs

Houston Astros

6:00 PM

Saturday

8/8

vs

Houston Astros

1:00 PM

Sunday

8/9

vs

Houston Astros

1:00 PM

Monday

8/10

at

Los Angeles Angels

6:30 PM

Tuesday

8/11

at

Los Angeles Angels

6:30 PM

Wednesday

8/12

at

Los Angeles Angels

1:00 PM

Friday

8/14

at

San Francisco Giants

6:30 PM

Sunday

8/16

at

San Francisco Giants

1:00 PM

Monday

8/17

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Tuesday

8/18

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

3:00 PM

Wednesday

8/19

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Thursday

8/20

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Friday

8/21

vs

Los Angeles Angels

6:30 PM

Saturday

8/22

vs

Los Angeles Angels

1:00 PM

Sunday

8/23

vs

Los Angeles Angels

1:00 PM

Monday

8/24

at

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Tuesday

8/25

at

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Wednesday

8/26

at

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Friday

8/28

at

Houston Astros

6:00 PM

Saturday

8/29

at

Houston Astros

4:00 PM

Sunday

8/30

at

Houston Astros

11:00 AM

Tuesday

9/1

at

Seattle Mariners

6:30 PM

Wednesday

9/2

at

Seattle Mariners

6:30 PM

Thursday

9/3

at

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Friday

9/4

vs

San Diego Padres

6:30 PM

Saturday

9/5

vs

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/6

vs

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Monday

9/7

vs

Houston Astros

6:00 PM

Tuesday

9/8

vs

Houston Astros

6:00 PM

Wednesday

9/9

vs

Houston Astros

6:00 PM

Thursday

9/10

vs

Houston Astros

12:30 PM

Friday

9/11

at

Texas Rangers

6:00 PM

Saturday

9/12

at

Texas Rangers

4:00 PM

Sunday

9/13

at

Texas Rangers

11:30 AM

Tuesday

9/15

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Wednesday

9/16

at

Colorado Rockies

12:00 PM

Friday

9/18

vs

San Francisco Giants

6:30 PM

Saturday

9/19

vs

San Francisco Giants

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/20

vs

San Francisco Giants

1:00 PM

Tuesday

9/22

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:30 PM

Wednesday

9/23

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:30 PM

Thursday

9/24

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:30 PM

Friday

9/25

vs

Seattle Mariners

6:30 PM

Saturday

9/26

vs

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/27

vs

Seattle Mariners

12:00 PM

 

58 regular-season games

Schedule as of 7/20/20; Dates and times subject to change

 

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).  Former A’s pitcher Dallas Braden will join Kuiper for select telecasts. Road games will be called virtually from the Oakland Coliseum.

 

A’s Pregame Live, A’s Postgame Live: Prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews and an in-depth game preview on A’s Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, A’s Postgame Live will give viewers a complete game breakdown with stats and highlights, interviews and a preview of the next game. The shows are anchored by Brodie Brazil, with analysis from Dontrelle Willis, Dave Stewart, Bip Roberts and Shooty Babitt.

 

Willis, a World Series champion (2003) and two-time All-Star pitcher (2003, 2005), played for nine seasons in the Major Leagues. In 2000, he was selected in the 8th round of the MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs before being traded to the Florida Marlins. As member of the Marlins (2003-2007), Willis won NL Rookie of the Year honors in 2003 and was instrumental in the Marlins’ World Series championship run. In 2005, he became the 12th African American pitcher to win 20 games in a season, joining the exclusive “Black Aces” club, a group of black pitchers who have won at least 20 games in a single season. Willis also played for the Detroit Tigers (2008-2010), Arizona Diamondbacks (2010) and Cincinnati Reds (2011). In 2015, he joined FOX Sports as an MLB studio analyst, and he will continue his duties with that network. Willis was born in Oakland and attended Encinal High School in Alameda.

 

In-Market A’s Streaming: 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 MyTeams and NBCSportsCalifornia.com. The live in-market streaming service is available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC Sports California subscribers. For more information about MyTeams, click here.

 

MyTeams, NBCSportsCalifornia.com: MyTeams and NBCSportsCalifornia.com deliver complete A’s and MLB coverage – showcasing Scott Bair, Jessica Kleinschmidt and Brodie Brazil – all season long, featuring in-depth news and analysis; daily insider reports; interviews and press conferences; a robust line-up of on-demand video; and content from the network’s news programming.

 

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