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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ADDS 1989 A’s-GIANTS WORLD SERIES GAMES TO “CLASSIC” GAMES SCHEDULE

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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ADDS 1989 A’s-GIANTS WORLD SERIES GAMES TO “CLASSIC” GAMES SCHEDULE

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 18, 2020 – NBC Sports California announced today the addition of 1989 Oakland A’s-San Francisco Giants World Series games to its “Classic” games schedule.

 

Coverage begins with 1989 World Series Game 1 (from Oct. 14, 1989) – Dave Stewart vs. Scott Garrelts from the Oakland Coliseum – airing Monday, June 22 at 8:00 PM.

 

Air dates and times of the 1989 A’s-Giants World Series games on NBC Sports California:

 

Monday, June 22 at 8:00 PM

1989 World Series, Game 1:  A’s vs. Giants (From Oct. 14, 1989 – 5-0 A’s win; in the first game of the “Bay Bridge Series,” A’s ace Dave Stewart throws a five-hit complete game shutout to notch his first of two wins in the series.)

 

Tuesday, June 23 at 8:00 PM

1989 World Series, Game 2:  A’s vs. Giants (From Oct.15, 1989 – 5-1 A’s win; Rickey Henderson goes three-for-three with one stolen base, Terry Steinbach hits a three-run homer, and Oakland pitching gives up just four hits.)

 

Wednesday, June 24 at 8:00 PM

1989 World Series, Game 3:  A’s at Giants (From Oct. 27, 1989 – 13-7 A’s win; After a 10-day postponement of Game 3 as a result of the Loma Prieta earthquake on October 17th, Dave Henderson drives in four runs on a double and two homers, as Dave Stewart wins his second game of the series.)

 

Thursday, June 25 at 8:00 PM

1989 World Series, Game 4:  A’s at Giants (From Oct. 28, 1989 – 9-6 A’s win; Rickey Henderson connects for a triple and a home run, Dennis Eckersley gets the save and Dave Stewart wins Series MVP honors, as the A’s sweep the series for their first World Series Championship since their 1974 victory over the Dodgers.)

 

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SACRAMENTO KINGS, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCE RESUMPTION OF 2019-20 SEASON COVERAGE

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SACRAMENTO KINGS, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCE RESUMPTION OF 2019-20 SEASON COVERAGE

 

NBC Sports California to Air Eight “Seeding Games” from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

 

Complete Gameday Coverage with “Kings Pregame Live” and “Kings Postgame Live”

 

Kings Games, “Kings Pregame Live” and “Kings Postgame Live” Streamed Live via

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

 

SACRAMENTO, CA. and SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – June 26, 2020 – NBC Sports California and the Sacramento Kings today announced the resumption of its 2019-20 season coverage, which includes eight “seeding games” from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida; gameday coverage with Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live; and live streaming of Kings games, Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live via the MyTeams by NBC Sports mobile app and NBCSportsCalifornia.com.

 

Coverage begins on Friday, July 31 at 5:00 PM as the Kings play the San Antonio Spurs. NBC Sports California’s Kings games will feature Gary Gerould (interim play-by-play) and Doug Christie (color analyst) calling the action virtually from Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.

 

NBC Sports California’s Kings schedule:

 

DAY

DATE

OPPONENT

TIME (PDT)

Friday

July 31

San Antonio Spurs

5:00 PM

Sunday

Aug. 2

Orlando Magic

3:00 PM

Tuesday

Aug. 4

Dallas Mavericks

11:30 AM

Thursday

Aug. 6

New Orleans Pelicans

10:30 AM

Friday

Aug. 7

Brooklyn Nets

2:00 PM

Sunday

Aug. 9

Houston Rockets

5:00 PM

Tuesday

Aug. 11

New Orleans Pelicans

6:00 PM

Thursday

Aug. 13

Los Angeles Lakers

TBD

 

The Kings are one of 22 teams invited to Orlando for the resumption of the 2019-20 NBA season. Each team is set to play eight seeding games at the Walt Disney World Resort to determine final win-loss records and whether there will be a play-in scenario. If the team with the ninth-best record in either conference is within three and a half games of eighth place, there will be a play-in tournament between the No. 8 and 9 seeds. That tournament will be double elimination for the No. 8 seed and single elimination for the No. 9 seed. Currently, the Kings are 3.5 games out of the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference, in a virtual tie with the Portland Trail Blazers and New Orleans Pelicans.

 

Prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews and an in-depth game preview on Kings Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, Kings 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 Jim Kozimor with expert analysis from Kayte Hunter. Additional analysis will be provided by Kings Insider James Ham, Gary Gerould and Doug Christie.

 

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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA SPORTS TEAMS, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA AND TIMBUK2 TEAM UP TO DONATE FACE MASKS AND BANDANAS AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA SPORTS TEAMS, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA AND TIMBUK2 TEAM UP TO DONATE FACE MASKS AND BANDANAS AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

 

Over 10,000 T-Shirts From Giants, A’s, Warriors, Kings, Sharks, Earthquakes,

49ers, and NBC Sports Bay Area & California Donated to Create

50,000 Face Masks and Bandanas

 

San Francisco-Based Timbuk2 to Manufacture Face Masks and Bandanas

 

Masks and Bandanas to be Donated to Bay Area Community Services

and Other Groups in Need

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – April 24, 2020 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, together with its team partners – MLB’s San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s, NBA’s Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and NFL’s San Francisco 49ers, along with the teams’ apparel and merchandise partner Fanatics – and San Francisco-based bag manufacturer Timbuk2 have teamed up to donate 50,000 face masks and bandanas in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The teams and NBC Sports have donated over 10,000 new t-shirts, and Timbuk2 will create cloth face masks and bandanas from the t-shirt material.

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the City and County of San Francisco recommend wearing a cloth face covering in public settings. Additionally, the CDC encourages the public to reserve N95 respirators and surgical masks for healthcare workers and other medical first responders. For more information, visit the CDC website here and the City and County of San Francisco website here.

 

Timbuk2 is shifting production from bags to masks, working to fulfill the current demand for 50,000 cloth face coverings which will be donated to Bay Area Community Services, and other groups in need.

 

Images of the face masks and bandanas being manufactured can be found here.

 

 

“We are grateful to partner with the local sports teams and Timbuk2 to provide these critically needed protective masks and bandanas,” said Matt Murphy, Senior Vice President and General Manager of NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California. “We hope this initiative will encourage fans to follow the CDC’s guidance on wearing a cloth face covering in public spaces, while reserving the supply of medical-grade masks for those on the coronavirus front lines.”

 

“Now more than ever, we must all work together to respond with compassion, solidarity and ingenuity to support the healthcare professionals and other frontline heroes who are working to save lives at the risk of their own,” said Emily Raimondi, Senior Director of Marketing and Creative Services of NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California. “We are committed to unite and protect our community by being a part of this team effort to provide face masks and bandanas, and are thankful for our team partners and Timbuk2’s support of this critically important initiative.”

 

“One of our core values is to give a damn about the world around us,” said Timbuk2 Head of Marketing, Michelle Nadeau. “When it came time to determine how Timbuk2 could support our local community in fighting this pandemic, shifting our San Francisco manufacturing from messengers to masks and bandanas was a no-brainer. It’s been an honor to work with such world-class organizations, and we are proud to support our frontline workers.”

 

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 streams 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 NBCSportsBayArea.com and on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com//NBCSAuthentic.

 

About Timbuk2:

Since its founding in 1989, Timbuk2 has designed and manufactured bags to outsmart the city and last a lifetime. Timbuk2 is a pioneer of sewn-in-San Francisco customization and an industry leader in sustainable urban manufacturing. Timbuk2 remains committed to its craft, maintaining quality manufacturing in its hometown since day one. Founded by bike messenger Rob Honeycutt in a garage in San Francisco’s Mission District, today Timbuk2 inspires urban mobility, enables individuality, promotes responsibility, and creates community. Thirty years later, Timbuk2 is still taking meaningful risks, building quality bags, and giving a damn about the world with a keen eye on the past and the future. Timbuk2 products are sold at its retail stores in San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Venice Beach, Portland, New York, Toronto, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, specialty retailers, and online at www.Timbuk2.com. Follow the brand on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter: @Timbuk2. 

 

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CONTACTS:

Jay dela Cruz

NBC Sports Bay Area

NBC Sports California

jay.delacruz@nbcuni.com

 

Amanda Jacobi

Timbuk2

amandaj@timbuk2.com