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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES SHARKS-AVALANCHE SECOND-ROUND STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF COVERAGE

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NBC Sports California

NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES SHARKS-AVALANCHE SECOND-ROUND STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF COVERAGE

 

Network to Enhance NBC Sports’ Exclusive Coverage of Sharks-Avalanche Series

 

Extensive Game-Day Coverage with “Sharks Playoff Live” Before/After Game

on NBC Sports California and “MyTeams by NBC Sports” App

 

Comprehensive Sharks and Stanley Cup Playoffs Coverage via MyTeams

and NBCSportsCalifornia.com

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – April 25, 2019 – NBC Sports California will provide comprehensive multi-platform coverage for the San Jose Sharks’ second-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche, highlighted by live game-day coverage on Sharks Playoff Live and Sharks Morning Skate.  Throughout the series, the network will continue to present extensive Sharks playoff coverage with daily news, expert analysis and insider reports on the MyTeams by NBC Sports app and NBCSportsCalifornia.com. 

 

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

 

Note the following coverage and additional information:

 

NBC Sports has the exclusive U.S. media rights to broadcast and stream the Sharks-Avalanche series.  Check your local listings for game dates/times and follow @NHLonNBCSports on Twitter.

 

Sharks Playoff Live

Sharks-Avalanche pregame coverage: Before the national broadcast, Sharks Playoff Live will provide viewers with a breakdown of the day's matchup, insightful analysis, and interviews with Sharks coaches and players right up to puck drop.

 

Sharks-Avalanche postgame coverage:  Immediately following the game, Sharks Playoff Live will provide in-depth Sharks-Avalanche analysis, complete game highlights, a live look at Coach Peter DeBoer's press conference, interviews and a preview of the next game.

 

The shows will be anchored by 13-time regional Emmy Award-winner Brodie Brazil, 12-year NHL veteran Curtis Brown and former Sharks right wing Devin Setoguchi (home games), with additional analysis provided by the Sharks broadcast team: Randy Hahn, Jamie Baker and Bret Hedican.

 

Sharks Playoff Live will air on NBC Sports California and streamed via MyTeams. Visit NBCSportsCalifornia.com and follow @NBCSAuthentic and @NBCSSharks on Twitter for air dates/times and channel locations for Sharks Playoff Central.

 

Sharks Morning Skate – Sharks Morning Skate – a live multiplatform game-day show hosted by Sharks announcers and analysts – will be presented throughout the Sharks-Avalanche series on Facebook Live.  Sharks Morning Skate will deliver a complete game-day analysis, the latest team developments, insider reports and Stanley Cup Playoff news and analysis.  Fans will have the opportunity to interact with the hosts during the shows on Facebook Live.  Visit NBCSportsCalifornia.com and follow @NBCSAuthentic and @NBCSSharks on Twitter for air dates/times for the Sharks Morning Skate broadcasts.

 

MyTeams by NBC Sports, NBCSportsCalifornia.com – MyTeams and NBCSportsCalifornia.com delivers complete Sharks-Avalanche coverage and showcases Sharks reporters Chelena Goldman and Marcus White, and provides insightful news and analysis, insider reports, extensive live video, a robust line-up of on-demand video and content from the network’s news programming.

 

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA SURROUNDS SUPER BOWL LIV WITH MULTIPLATFORM, WEEK-LONG COVERAGE FROM MIAMI

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NBC Sports Bay Area

NBC SPORTS BAY AREA SURROUNDS SUPER BOWL LIV WITH MULTIPLATFORM, WEEK-LONG COVERAGE FROM MIAMI

NBC Sports Bay Area to Provide 40+ Hours of Super Bowl Related Coverage

 

“49ers Central,” “49ers Press Conference,” “49ers Insider” and “The Daily Line”

Originating from Miami, Coverage Kicks Off Monday, Jan. 27

 

“49ers Pregame Live” and “49ers Postgame Live” to Provide Analysis,

News and Interviews, Before and After Game on Sunday, Feb. 2

 

Comprehensive 49ers and Super Bowl Coverage via “MyTeams by NBC Sports”

Mobile App and NBCSportsBayArea.com Throughout Super Bowl Week

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – January 23, 2020 – NBC Sports Bay Area today announced its multiplatform coverage of Super Bowl LIV – San Francisco 49ers vs. Kansas City Chiefs – which kicks off Monday, Jan. 27 and continues through Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2. Over 40 hours of on-location coverage from Miami includes daily news, preview and analysis shows, press conferences and pre-and postgame shows. Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area will deliver game analysis and commentary from players, coaches and NFL insiders from Radio Row at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Throughout Super Bowl week, NBC Sports Bay Area will present live streams of its shows and daily 49ers coverage with the latest news, expert analysis and insider reports on the MyTeams by NBC Sports app and NBCSportsBayArea.com

 

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

 

NBC Sports Bay Area talent reporting from Miami includes Laura Britt, Jeff Garcia, Donte Whitner, Ian Williams, Grant Liffmann, Kelli Johnson, Greg Papa, Matt Maiocco, Jennifer Lee Chan, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock. Several other special guests will bring viewers the sights and sounds of Super Bowl week, and the 49ers’ preparations for the Championship Game.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area’s Super Bowl LIV Programming Includes:

 

49ers Central, hosted by Laura Britt, along with contributions from analysts Jeff Garcia, Donte Whitner and Ian Williams, and reports from Greg Papa, Grant Liffmann, Kelli Johnson, Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan, airs throughout Super Bowl week. The one-hour show will preview Super Bowl LIV with news and analysis, insider reports and interviews with players, coaches, NFL insiders and special guests. Additionally, the show will present special features highlighting the sights and sounds of Super Bowl week from around Miami. 49ers Central will originate from the Dream South Beach Hotel in Miami, where viewing is free and open to the public.

 

49ers Press Conference, hosted by Laura Britt, begins on Super Bowl LIV media day and continues throughout Super Bowl week.

 

49ers Insider, hosted by Matt Maiocco, is a half-hour TV show and podcast, that features players, coaches, insiders and NFL greats providing comprehensive preview and analysis of Super Bowl LIV. The show will originate from Radio Row at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

 

49ers Pregame Live – a two-hour show – provides the latest Super Bowl news, player updates, a detailed game preview and analysis, and on-field pregame reports. 49ers Pregame Live is hosted by Laura Britt, along with analysts Jeff Garcia, Donte Whitner and Ian Williams, and reports from Greg Papa, Kelli Johnson and Grant Liffmann. Plus, NBCSportsBayArea.com 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco and 49ers reporter Jennifer Lee Chan will provide additional pregame coverage with up-to-the-minute game day information.

 

49ers Postgame Live will present comprehensive coverage following Super Bowl LIV with in-depth game analysis, interviews and player reactions, and full coverage of Coach Kyle Shanahan's and key players’ press conferences. 49ers Postgame Live is hosted by Laura Britt and features detailed analysis from Jeff Garcia, Donte Whitner and Ian Williams. Matt Maiocco, Jennifer Lee Chan, Kelli Johnson and Grant Liffmann will also provide immediate postgame interviews and reactions from players and coaches.

 

The Daily Line, hosted by Sara Perlman, Michael Jenkins and Tim Murray, is NBC Sports Radio’s weekday afternoon show.The four-hour live video simulcast focuses on sports betting and other trending sports topics, and will originate from Radio Row at the Miami Beach Convention Center from Wednesday to Friday.

 

Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com and follow @NBCS49ers and @NBCSAuthentic on Twitter for air dates and times of 49ers programming.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area Digital:

 

MyTeams by NBC Sports Mobile app and NBCSportsBayArea.com delivers 24/7 robust Super Bowl LIV coverage; showcases NBC Sports Bay Area’s Matt Maiocco, Jennifer Lee Chan, Scott Bair and Josh Schrock; and provides analysis, commentary, breaking news and daily insider reports throughout Super Bowl week. MyTeams and NBCSportsBayArea.com are the most extensive local sources for live video, on-demand video, podcasts and content from the network’s news programming.

 

MyTeams will stream interviews with players, coaches, insiders and NFL greats from Radio Row at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

 

Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area offers live streams of its 49ers coverage to NBC Sports Bay Area subscribers, including 49ers Central, 49ers Press Conference, 49ers Pregame Live and 49ers Postgame Live, via MyTeams.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area Social Media platforms will present original content throughout Super Bowl week across various social media: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCS49ers). Additionally, NBC Sports Bay Area will present live game-day content from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

 

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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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