NBC Sports Chicago and Regional Networks present 'Headstrong: Mental Health and Sports'

NBC Sports Chicago and Regional Networks present 'Headstrong: Mental Health and Sports'

Stamford, Conn./Chicago, Ill. (November 6, 2019) – NBC Sports Regional Networks is launching its multiplatform initiative on mental health and men’s health, HeadStrong: Mental Health and Sports, throughout November. The month-long campaign begins with the debut of the feature documentary HeadStrong: Mental Health and Sports, on each of the NBC Sports Regional Networks, along with on-site activations and events planned in several key markets, and robust short-form content featuring a broad array of perspectives on mental health and men’s health.  The documentary is produced in partnership with Religion of Sports, the Sports Emmy-winning media company founded by Tom Brady, Michael Strahan, and Gotham Chopra.

The one-hour HeadStrong: Mental Health and Sports documentary premieres this week on the NBC Sports Regional Networks and debuts nationwide on NBCSN on November 20.  HeadStrong will make its NBC Sports Chicago premiere on Saturday, November 9 at 9:00 PM CT with re-airs to occur throughout the month on both the main NBC Sports Chicago channel location and on NBC Sports Chicago+.

The HeadStrong: Mental Health and Sports documentary tells the story of four elite athletes who have faced mental health challenges: Justise Winslow, forward/guard for Miami Heat; Nathan Braaten, former Oregon State University soccer player and founder of Dam Worth It; Hayden Hurst, Baltimore Ravens tight end; and Clint Malarchuk, former goalie for Quebec Nordiques, Washington Capitals, and Buffalo Sabres. Six-time Pro Bowl receiver and Founder of House Of Athlete Brandon Marshall also appears in the program and serves as an executive producer.  A trailer of the one-hour documentary special is available here.  

As part of the HeadStrong initiative, a series of more than 35 short-form digital video features focused on mental health and men’s health issues will be released throughout the month on a special HeadStrong web page, www.nbcsports.com\headstrong. An additional 50-plus combined short-form digital video features will be published by the NBC Sports Regional Networks on their respective HeadStrong sites, including Chicago-specific vignettes on NBCSportsChicago.com featuring interviews with former Bears standouts Lance Briggs and Matt Forte, “Football Aftershow” host Laurence Holmes, former Northwestern running back Torri Stuckey and former Bears running back/veteran NBC 5 Chicago sports anchor Mike Adamle and his wife Kim among others. In addition, written articles, social content, and other media will complement the feature documentary and short-form videos.  Plus – fans can look forward to an exclusive interview with Blackhawks goaltender Robin Lehner that will air on upcoming editions of “Blackhawks Pregame Live” and “Blackhawks All Accces.”

To create additional awareness and to further the conversation surrounding mental health and men’s health issues, NBC Sports Regional Networks will host special events and activations in several markets, including Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington. NBC Sports Chicago held its informative and moving HeadStrong activation event on Monday, November 4 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in downtown Chicago which featured insights from medical experts including Gail Grabcynski (LCSW, Making the Difference International, Inc.;Lead Mental Health Clinician for the Chicago Bears for 11 years), Andrew Joy (former mental skills coach with the Blackhawks Stanley Cup-winning team in 2015; Founder, The Mental Difference-Sports Psychology Training and Counseling Services, Dr. Stewart Shankman (Professor and Chief of the Division of Psychology, Northwestern Medicine), along with candid, real-life discussions and coping skills conversations featuring the Adamle’s and Stuckey. Hosted by NBC Sports Chicago’s David Kaplan, the special event also included a sneak preview screening of the upcoming HeadStrong documentary.

Many NBC Sports Regional Networks on-air commentators - including NBC Sports Chicago’s Pat Boyle - are making personal pledges to support the initiative. In partnership with Movember and their annual campaign in which men grow moustaches during November to generate awareness and raise funds for men’s health issues, more than 15 NBC Sports Regional Networks hosts, analysts and reporters will ‘grow their mo,’ and promote their efforts across platforms. Fans can follow their progress by using #HeadStrongNBC and #Movember, plus – fans can make a donation to NBC Sports Chicago’s Movember team by visiting NBCSportsChicago.com/Movember.

The HeadStrong initiative follows NBC Sports Regional Networks’ successful documentary project last year on youth sports, entitled Fair Play, and the 2017 initiative TOMBOY, which focused on gender issues in sports. Both Fair Play and TOMBOY were produced by NBC Sports Regional Networks and were televised nationwide on NBC Owned Television Stations and NBCSN.

NBC Sports Chicago begins a new era of Chicago Bulls basketball

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NBC Sports Chicago begins a new era of Chicago Bulls basketball

Chicago, IL (October 21, 2019) – NBC Sports Chicago – THE NEW EXCLUSIVE HOME of the Blackhawks, Bulls, and White Sox – ushers in a brand new era of CHICAGO BULLS BASKETBALL with the most games on one network in Chicago sports history, which includes live streaming of EVERY GAME and surrounding game coverage to authenticated subscribers via NBCSportsChicago.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app (fans located anywhere in the U.S. can download MyTeams for free on iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store), along with its most expansive digital/social coverage to date and much more!


NBC Sports Chicago will carry the first of 82 regular season Bulls telecasts on Wednesday, October 23, as the Bulls travel to face the Eastern Conference rival Charlotte Hornets LIVE from the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC.  Expanded game night coverage begins with a special, ONE-HOUR edition of Bulls Pregame Live presented by Coors Light at 5:00 PM CT featuring NBC Sports Chicago’s new Bulls game night studio host and Chicago sports media fan favorite Jason Goff, with pregame analysis to be provided by former Bulls standouts Kendall Gill and Will Perdue, plus - fans can look forward to the latest pregame team news/player updates from Charlotte via NBC Sports Chicago’s new Bulls “Insider”/veteran NBA expert K.C. Johnson.


Tip-off is set for 6:00 PM CT on October 23 featuring Bulls play-by-play broadcasting legend Neil Funk (now in his 47th year in broadcasting and 28th announcing Chicago Bulls basketball), who recently announced he will retire at the end of the 2019-20 season.  Stacey King, three-time Bulls NBA Champion, now in his 14th season as a Bulls broadcaster, will handle analysis for every Bulls game on NBC Sports Chicago this season. (NOTE: Funk will handle play-by-play duties for every Bulls home game telecast, along with select road games. For road games Funk is absent, the Bulls plan to slot in various play-by-play announcers alongside King. The Bulls will provide an update on a substitute announcer schedule at a later date). Bulls Postgame Live presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois - featuring Goff, Gill, and Perdue - immediately follows the final buzzer featuring live post-game press conferences, live locker room player interviews, full highlights and comprehensive post-game analysis. Immediately following every edition of Bulls Postgame Live, viewers can look forward to Bulls Outsiders, featuring the hottest game night takes and spirited commentary from the always-entertaining trio of die-hard Bulls fans, Matt Peck, David Watson and John Sabine. The fan-interactive Bulls Outsiders also streams live on NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive and on Facebook Live (Facebook.com/NBCSChicago) and enables viewers to send in their comments and questions to the Outsiders crew.

Then, on Saturday, October 26, NBC Sports Chicago will provide Bulls fans with expanded, day-long multi-platform coverage of the HOME OPENER, as the Bulls host the defending NBA Champion Toronto Raptors; note the following complete game day/night coverage details:

(THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE AFTERNOON/EVENING) – NBC Sports Chicago’s variety of social media outlets will provide fans with a multitude of Opening Night “Sights & Sounds” moments from the United Center throughout the day/night featuring enhanced cross-platform coverage on Facebook (Facebook.com/NBCSChicago) and Twitter (@NBCSChicago & @NBCSBulls), with additional photos/quick video offerings from ‘NBCSChicago’ via Instagram and Instagram Live. In addition, fans can look forward to special pregame segments on Facebook Live and live Periscope segments on Twitter.

6:30 PM – Bulls Pregame Live presented by Coors Light – Opening Night coverage from the United Center gets underway with Bulls Pregame Live presented by Coors Light featuring host Jason Goff, along with analysts Kendall Gill, Will Perdue and Bulls “Insider” K.C. Johnson.  In addition to the up-to-the-minute pre-game updates provided by NBC Sports Chicago’s new Bulls home game sideline reporter Leila Rahimi, Bulls Pregame Live will also feature a complete player match-up breakdown, interviews with Bulls players and coaches, along with a look at all the fun and entertaining Bulls Opening Night festivities from the UC.

7:00 PM – HOME OPENER – Chicago Bulls vs. Toronto Raptors – Featuring the game call via Neil Funk and Stacey King, along with sideline reports provided by Leila Rahimi.

9:30 PM – Bulls Postgame Live presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois (time approx.) – Hosted by Goff, and featuring Gill, Perdue, and Rahimi, Bulls Postgame Live will provide fans with a thorough game recap/highlights/analysis, plus live post-game press conferences and player interviews, along with a preview of the Bulls upcoming match-ups.

10:00 PM – Bulls Outsiders (time approx.) – Hosted by Matt Peck, David Watson and John Sabine, fans can look forward to the trio’s “fans perspective” on the evening’s game, plus – fans can also submit their comments and questions to the hosts via Facebook Live (Facebook.com/NBCSChicago).

10:30 PM – Bulls vs. Toronto (game replay on NBC Sports Chicago+)

In addition, airing TONIGHT (Mon, Oct. 21) at 7:00 PM CT, Bulls fans can look forward to a special sneak preview of the 2019-20 NBA season with the Bulls Season Preview presented BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois special.  Hosted by Goff, Gill and Perdue, the Bulls Season Preview special will provide viewers with detailed season preview analysis, along with a comprehensive look at this year’s Bulls roster, including an in-depth at the rookies and new acquisitions. (NOTE: This program will also stream live on NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive and via the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app)

 

In addition to its live stream of every NBC Sports Chicago Bulls game telecast, NBCSportsChicago.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app will also provide fans with even more exclusive Bulls content throughout the season including the following:

  • K.C. JOHNSON – One of the most respected NBA beat reporters in the nation and a Bulls beat veteran for close to two decades, Johnson joins NBC Sports Chicago as its new Bulls “Insider and will provide in-depth Bulls coverage on NBCSportsChicago.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app all season long. Johnson can be followed on Twitter at @KCJHoop.
  • MARK SCHANOWSKI – NBC Sports Chicago’s veteran Bulls/NBA expert will continue to provide Bulls fans with feature stories and analysis all season long on a variety of NBC Sports Chicago platforms. Schanowski can be followed on Twitter at @MarkSchanowski.
  • NBCSportsChicago.com will stream EVERY Bulls postgame press conference LIVE - providing insider access to head coach Jim Boylen addressing the media as it happens as part of the “Bulls Postgame Live” stream.
  • Video highlights from every Bulls game, including in-game highlights at halftime, as well as extensive post-game reaction from the locker room and analysis from the “Bulls Postgame Live” team.
  • “Bulls Talk PODCAST” (presented by Coors Light) – Featuring NBC Sports Chicago’s Jason Goff, Kendall Gill, Will Perdue, K.C. Johnson, and an array of special guests, NBC Sports Chicago’s popular “Bulls Talk” podcast features in-depth Bulls discussion on the hottest topics and breaking news throughout the season. Fans can download all of NBC Sports Chicago’s podcasts (including the “Bulls Outsiders” podcast) at NBCSportsChicago.com/podcasts and simply subscribe to them via Apple Podcasts, Google Play or Stitcher.  The podcasts can be played on any mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer.
  • Bulls Talk (NBCSportsChicago.com/Bulls) - NBCSportsChicago.com’s high-velocity, real-time, comprehensive Bulls news, video features, recaps/previews, and original commentary section, features continually updated insights from the network’s talent, which includes the “Bulls Talk PODCAST.”
  • Twitter - Fans are also urged to follow @NBCSBulls on Twitter for full team coverage, #AuthenticFan Night updates, fan photos and game day news throughout the 2019-20 NBA campaign.
  • Facebook & Instagram - Fans can also follow and connect with NBC Sports Chicago’s extensive Bulls coverage on Facebook (including numerous “Facebook Live” segments with NBC Sports Chicago talent), Instagram and Instagram Stories at ‘NBCSChicago’

 

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2019 - 2020 Chicago Bulls Schedule

 

 

REGULAR SEASON

    

  1. Wed, Oct 23         6:00 pm        @ Charlotte                         SEASON OPENER!
  2. Fri, Oct 25            7:00 pm        @ Memphis
  3. Sat, Oct 26           7:00 pm        vs. Toronto                          HOME OPENER!
  4. Mon, Oct 28         6:00 pm        @ New York
  5. Wed, Oct 30         6:00 pm        @ Cleveland
  6. Fri, Nov 1             7:00 pm        vs. Detroit
  7. Sun, Nov 3           4:00 pm        @ Indiana
  8. Tue, Nov 5           7:00 pm        vs. Los Angeles Lakers
  9. Wed, Nov 6          6:30 pm        @ Atlanta
  10. Sat, Nov 9            7:00 pm        vs. Houston                         NBCSCH+
  11. Tue, Nov 12         7:00 pm        vs. New York
  12. Thu, Nov 14         7:00 pm        @ Milwaukee
  13. Sat, Nov 16          5:00 pm        vs. Brooklyn
  14. Mon, Nov 18         7:00 pm        vs. Milwaukee
  15. Wed, Nov 20        7:00 pm        vs. Detroit
  16. Fri, Nov 22           7:00 pm        vs. Miami
  17. Sat, Nov 23          6:00 pm        @ Charlotte                         NBCSCH+
  18. Mon, Nov 25         7:00 pm        vs. Portland
  19. Wed, Nov 27        9:30 pm        @ Golden State
  20. Fri, Nov 29           9:00 pm        @ Portland
  21. Mon, Dec 2           9:00 pm        @ Sacramento                    NBCSCH+
  22. Wed, Dec 4          7:00 pm        vs. Memphis
  23. Fri, Dec 6             7:00 pm        vs. Golden State
  24. Sun, Dec 8           5:00 pm        @ Miami                             NBCSCH+
  25. Mon, Dec 9           7:00 pm        vs. Toronto
  26. Wed, Dec 11        7:00 pm        vs. Atlanta
  27. Fri, Dec 13           7:00 pm        vs. Charlotte
  28. Sat, Dec 14          7:00 pm        vs. Los Angeles Clippers     
  29. Mon, Dec 16         7:00 pm        @ Oklahoma City
  30. Wed, Dec 18        6:00 pm        @ Washington
  31. Sat, Dec 21          6:00 pm        @ Detroit
  32. Mon, Dec 23         6:00 pm        @ Orlando                          NBCSCH+
  33. Sat, Dec 28          7:00 pm        vs. Atlanta
  34. Mon, Dec 30         7:00 pm        vs. Milwaukee
  35. Thu, Jan 2            7:00 pm        vs. Utah
  36. Sat, Jan 4             7:00 pm        vs. Boston
  37. Mon, Jan 6           7:30 pm        @ Dallas
  38. Wed, Jan 8           7:00 pm        @ New Orleans
  39. Fri, Jan 10            7:00 pm        vs. Indiana
  40. Sat, Jan 11           6:00 pm        @ Detroit
  41. Mon, Jan 13         6:30 pm        @ Boston
  42. Wed, Jan 15         7:00 pm        vs. Washington                    NBCSCH+
  43. Fri, Jan 17            6:00 pm        @ Philadelphia                    
  44. Sat, Jan 18           7:00 pm        vs. Cleveland                       NBCSCH+
  45. Mon, Jan 20         4:00 pm        @ Milwaukee
  46. Wed, Jan 22         7:00 pm        vs. Minnesota
  47. Fri, Jan 24            7:00 pm        vs. Sacramento
  48. Sat, Jan 25           7:00 pm        @ Cleveland
  49. Mon, Jan 27         7:00 pm        vs. San Antonio
  50. Wed, Jan 29         6:00 pm        @ Indiana
  51. Fri, Jan 31            6:30 pm        @ Brooklyn
  52. Sun, Feb 2           2:00 pm        @ Toronto
  53. Thu, Feb 6           7:00 pm        vs. New Orleans
  54. Sun, Feb 9           5:00 pm        @ Philadelphia
  55. Tue, Feb 11          6:00 pm        @ Washington
  56. Thu, Feb 20          7:00 pm        vs. Charlotte
  57. Sat, Feb 22          7:00 pm        vs. Phoenix
  58. Sun, Feb 23         6:00 pm        vs. Washington
  59. Tue, Feb 25          7:00 pm        vs. Oklahoma City
  60. Sat, Feb 29          4:00 pm        @ New York
  61. Mon, Mar 2           7:00 pm        vs. Dallas
  62. Wed, Mar 4          7:00 pm        @ Minnesota
  63. Fri, Mar 6             7:00 pm        vs. Indiana                           NBCSCH+
  64. Sun, Mar 8           2:00 pm        @ Brooklyn
  65. Tue, Mar 10          7:00 pm        vs. Cleveland
  66. Thu, Mar 12          6:00 pm        @ Orlando
  67. Sat, Mar 14          7:00 pm        @ Miami                             NBCSCH+
  68. Sun, Mar 15         7:00 pm        vs. Boston
  69. Wed, Mar 18        7:00 pm        vs. Miami
  70. Fri, Mar 20           7:30 pm        @ San Antonio
  71. Sat, Mar 21          7:00 pm        @ Houston
  72. Mon, Mar 23         7:00 pm        vs. Denver
  73. Thu, Mar 26          7:00 pm        vs. Philadelphia
  74. Sat, Mar 28          7:00 pm        vs. New York
  75. Mon, Mar 30         8:00 pm        @ Utah
  76. Fri, Apr 3              8:00 pm        @ Denver
  77. Sun, Apr 5            5:00 pm        @ Phoenix
  78. Tue, Apr 7            9:30 pm        @ Los Angeles Lakers
  79. Wed, Apr 8           9:30 pm        @ Los Angeles Clippers
  80. Sat, Apr 11           7:00 pm        vs. Brooklyn
  81. Mon, Apr 13         7:00 pm        vs. Orlando
  82. Wed, Apr 15         6:30 pm        @ Boston

 

 

41 Home, 41 Road regular season games

Total: 82 games

 

NBCSCH+ (NBC Sports Chicago Plus) – please visit NBCSportsChicago.com/channel-finder for channel location information

All Times Central Time

Schedule Subject to Change

 

NBC Sports Chicago, a partnership between the Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago White Sox (MLB) and the NBC Sports Group, features over 275 live pro games in high definition each year.  In addition, NBC Sports Chicago delivers extensive pre/post-game coverage for its core pro team partners, as well as Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs multi-platform coverage, plus - local sports discussion programs that includes SportsTalk Live, and massive cross-platform coverage provided by the network’s growing digital platform, NBCSportsChicago.com, the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app, and its variety of fan-focused social media outlets. Fans can follow the network on Twitter via @NBCSChicago.  

 

NBC Sports Regional Networks is NBC Sports Group’s portfolio of nine regional networks that delivers more than 2,200 live sporting events and original content to more than 35 million homes. Aligned within Eastern and Western Divisions, the NBC Sports Regional Networks are: NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC Sports Philadelphia +, NBC Sports Washington, NBC Sports Washington + and SNY; and NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago/NBC Sports Chicago+, and NBC Sports Northwest. For more information on NBC Sports Group properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios, headshots and logos, please visit www.NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com.

 

 

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Jason Goff to join NBC Sports Chicago's Bulls coverage team

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Jason Goff to join NBC Sports Chicago's Bulls coverage team

Chicago, IL (October 16, 2019) – NBC Sports Chicago - THE NEW, EXCLUSIVE HOME FOR EVERY BULLS GAME - has announced Chicago sports media personality/NBA expert JASON GOFF will be joining the network as host of Bulls Pregame Live/Bulls Postgame Live beginning this season.  The announcement was made by Kevin Cross, Senior Vice President/General Manager, NBC Sports Chicago.

Goff’s first official appearance on NBC Sports Chicago takes place on Wednesday, October 23 for the network’s multi-platform coverage of the 2019-20 NBA SEASON OPENER, as the Bulls travel to face the Eastern Conference rival Charlotte Hornets (an expanded, one-hour Opening Night edition of Bulls Pregame Live presented by Coors Light begins at 5:00 PM CT, Bulls-Hornets tip-off at 6:00 PM, Bulls Postgame Live presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois immediately follows the game).  NOTE: Every Bulls game will also stream live on NBCSportsChicago.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app.  

In addition to his Bulls Pre/Postgame Live hosting duties, Goff will also make additional appearances throughout the season on a variety of NBC Sports Chicago’s programs and cross-platform portals, including SportsTalk Live and the network’s “Bulls Talk” podcast.  

“Jason is an impact player who joins our already outstanding Bulls content team,” said Cross.  “His deep knowledge and lifelong passion for the NBA, especially the Bulls, will benefit all of our fans on all of our platforms.  We couldn’t be more excited for the upcoming NBA season as the only home for Bulls basketball.”

“I’m looking forward to joining the NBC Sports Chicago team and the exceptional Bulls coverage we provide to Bulls fans all year round,” added Goff. “I was that kid watching Bulls games in his basement on SportsChannel and now I have a chance to help cultivate that same energy with Bulls fans old and new on NBC Sports Chicago, it’s just a dream come true.”

Goff, a native of Evanston, Ill., has been a fixture on the Chicago sports media scene for close to two decades.  After attending Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Goff began his sports broadcasting career at WSCR AM 670 “The Score” in 2000 and quickly escalated to become one of the station’s top producers.  In 2007, Goff was named producer of WSCR’s “The Boers and Bernstein Show,” a role he held through 2012 before leaving Chicago for Atlanta to become the WZGC-FM 92.3 “The Game” new full-time evening host, along with handling pre/postgame hosting duties on the Atlanta Hawks Radio Network.  Also, while in Atlanta, Goff was an integral part of SiriusXM NBA Radio’s national relaunch, as he hosted the station’s popular midday show featuring former NBA greats Sam Mitchell, Malik Rose, and Kenny Smith.

Goff returned to Chicago in 2014 as a primary host for national NBA shows on both SiriusXM NBA Radio and Bleacher Report on SiriusXM.  In 2015, Goff returned to WSCR and was named midday co-host with Matt Spiegel on “The Spiegel and Goff Show” and later moved to afternoons joining Dan Bernstein on “The Bernstein and Goff Show.”  Most recently, Goff continued hosting stints with SiriusXM NBA Radio, along with SiriusXM Big Ten Radio, and also with ESPN Radio’s “The Spain and Company Show” featuring host Sarah Spain, and the “GTL Show” featuring Goff, Taylor Twellman and Rachel Lindsay.  In addition, Goff has made numerous local television appearances on WFLD-TV’s (Fox 32 Chicago) “The Final Word with Lou Canellis,” along with “Windy City Live” on WLS-TV (ABC 7 Chicago).

NBC Sports Chicago, a partnership between the Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago White Sox (MLB) and the NBC Sports Group, features over 275 live pro games in high definition each year.  In addition, NBC Sports Chicago delivers extensive pre/post-game coverage for its core pro team partners, as well as Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs multi-platform coverage, plus - local sports discussion programs that includes SportsTalk Live, and massive cross-platform coverage provided by the network’s growing digital platform, NBCSportsChicago.com, the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app, and its variety of fan-focused social media outlets. Fans can follow the network on Twitter via @NBCSChicago.  

NBC Sports Regional Networks is NBC Sports Group’s portfolio of nine regional networks that delivers more than 2,200 live sporting events and original content to more than 35 million homes. Aligned within Eastern and Western Divisions, the NBC Sports Regional Networks are: NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC Sports Philadelphia +, NBC Sports Washington, NBC Sports Washington + and SNY; and NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago/NBC Sports Chicago+, and NBC Sports Northwest. For more information on NBC Sports Group properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios, headshots and logos, please visit www.NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com.

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