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NBC Sports Philadelphia Announces Return of 76ers Sports Betting Centric Broadcasts

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NBC Sports Philadelphia Announces Return of 76ers Sports Betting Centric Broadcasts

PHILADELPHIA – NOVEMBER 20, 2019 – NBC Sports Philadelphia’s alternative sports betting-focused 76ers broadcast returns with a 10-game slate during the 2019-20 season. “NBC Sports BetCast: 76ers vs Knicks” airs this Wednesday, November 20 at 7 pm on NBC Sports Philadelphia+.

 

Host Marc Farzetta returns alongside sports betting expert Brad Feinberg, an analyst on NBC Sports Philadelphia’s Betting Break, and Anthony Gargano from 97.5 the Fanatic. During the game, Farzetta, Feinberg and Gargano will focus on the betting odds, and how the flow of the game impacts those lines. New, enhanced on-screen graphics focused on real time sports betting data will be integrated in the program, complementing the hosts’ commentary and analysis.

 

“These broadcasts are a fun way for fans to be more engaged with our games,” said Shawn Oleksiak, NBC Sports Philadelphia Vice President of Live Events. “From the casual sports bettor, to those just learning the basics, these game broadcasts will entertain as well as inform those interested in sports betting.”

 

NBC Sports Philadelphia has ramped up sports betting programming with the addition of The Daily Line radio show airing weekday afternoon on NBC Sports Philadelphia+, plus coverage in all pre/postgame programs, as well as Quick Slants and The Mike Missanelli Show.

 

The broadcast team of Marc Zumoff, Alaa Abdelnaby and Serena Winters will call the game on NBC Sports Philadelphia.

 

Below is the NBC Sports BetCast schedule on NBC Sports Philadelphia+:

 

Wednesday, November 20 at 7 pm vs.  New York Knicks

Monday, December 2 at 7 pm vs. Utah Jazz

Tuesday, December 10 at 7 pm vs. Denver Nuggets

Friday, December 13 at 7 pm vs. New Orleans Pelicans

Monday, January 6 at 7 pm vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Friday, February 7 at 7 pm vs. Memphis Grizzlies

Sunday, February 9 at 6 pm vs. Chicago Bulls

Monday, February 24 at 7 pm vs. Atlanta Hawks

Thursday, February 27 at 7pm vs. New York Knicks

Wednesday, March 18 at 7 pm vs. Toronto Raptors

NBC Sports Regional Networks are 'Headstrong' this November

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NBC Sports Regional Networks are 'Headstrong' this November

STAMFORD, Conn. – November 5, 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 feature documentary HeadStrong: Mental Health and Sports, on each of the NBC Sports Regional Networks, 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 documentary HeadStrong: Mental Health and Sports tells the story of four elite athletes who have faced mental health challenges: Justise Winslow, forward/guard for the 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 the NHL’s 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.

HeadStrong: Mental Health and Sports premieres this week on the NBC Sports Regional Networks, beginning Nov. 7, and debuts nationwide on NBCSN on November 20. Each network will present multiple encores throughout the month. Below are the debut days and times for each of the NBC Sports Regional Networks and NBCSN:

NBC Sports Bay Area: Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. PT

NBC Sports Boston: Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. ET

NBC Sports California: Nov. 9 at 10:30 p.m. PT

NBC Sports Chicago: Nov. 9 at 9 p.m. CT

NBC Sports Northwest: Nov. 8 at 10 p.m. PT

NBC Sports Philadelphia: Nov. 7 at 10 p.m. ET

NBC Sports Washington: Nov. 7 at 10 p.m. ET

NBCSN: Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. ET

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, focused on local subjects and stories. Written articles, social content, and other media will complement the feature documentary and short-form videos. A trailer of the one-hour documentary special is available here

To create additional awareness and 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 Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington. The events, which begin this week, will feature insights from medical experts and those who have experienced mental health issues, among others, as well as screenings of HeadStrong content.

Many NBC Sports Regional Networks on-air commentators 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.

The 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.

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ABOUT NBC SPORTS REGIONAL NETWORKS

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, SNY; and NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, 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 NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com.

ABOUT RELIGION OF SPORTS

Religion of Sports is a Sports Emmy-award winning Sports Media Content company co-founded by Tom Brady, Michael Strahan and Gotham Chopra (CCO) and also guided by Ameeth Sankaran (CEO).  The company produces content ranging from short form video to podcast to feature films that answer the core question “Why Sports Matter”.  Content includes its flagship Religion of Sports series, Shut Up & Dribble on Showtime, the Emmy-winning docu-series Tom vs. Time with Tom Brady for Facebook Watch and most recently Stephen vs The Game with Stephen Curry also for Facebook Watch. www.religionofsports.com

ABOUT MOVEMBER

Movember is the leading global men’s health charity. The charity raises funds to deliver innovative, breakthrough research and support programs that enable men to live happier, healthier and longer lives. Committed to disrupting the status quo, millions have joined the movement, helping fund over 1,250 projects focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer and suicide prevention. In addition to tackling key health issues faced by men, Movember is working to encourage men to stay healthy in all areas of their life, with a focus on men staying socially connected and becoming more open to discussing their health and significant moments in their lives. The charity’s vision is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health. To donate or learn more, please visit Movember.com.

Media Contacts:

NBC Sports Philadelphia    

Maureen Quilter

Maureen.Quilter@nbcuni.com

Religion of Sports

info@marionpr.com

Movember

Sheryl Tirol

sheryl.tirol@movember.com

NBC Sports Philadelphia announces Philadelphia 76ers coverage

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NBC Sports Philadelphia announces Philadelphia 76ers coverage

PHILADELPHIA — NBC Sports Philadelphia, home of the Authentic Fan, ushers in comprehensive multi-platform coverage of the Philadelphia 76ers with the season opener against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, October 23.

The schedule, and a list of much watch games, can be found on NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com. The broadcast team of Marc Zumoff, Alaa Abdelnaby and Serena Winters will call 70 Sixers games this season on NBC Sports Philadelphia and NBC Sports Philadelphia+. 

Amy Fadool is joined by former Sixer Marc Jackson, and former Sixers head coach and GM Jim Lynam, as they tip off a new season of Sixers Pregame Live from the state of the art NBC Sports Philadelphia studios beginning at 6:30 pm. Immediately after the game, Fadool, Jackson and Lynam recap the game, and bring you Brett Brown’s press conference on Sixers Postgame Live.

Tyrone Johnson and Krystle Rich return as the Sixers Outsiders, providing the fans’ point on the game and social media reaction.  

All Sixers games, plus Sixers Pregame Live, Sixers Postgame Live and Sixers Outsiders are available on the MyTeams app, with additional content from NBC Sports Philadelphia’s talented team of writers and contributors.

NBC Sports Philadelphia's Paul Hudrick and Danny Pommells walk you through everything there is to discuss about the 76ers with new episodes of Sixers Talk several times per week.  Download the latest podcast now: Sixers Talk

October 23 Lineup on NBC Sports Philadelphia:

Out of market fans can stream Sixers Pregame Live, Sixers Postgame Live, and Sixers Outsiders plus other team-centric programming on Philly Pass, available here for only $29.99 annually.

All season long Sixers fans should follow @NBCSPhilly on all social media channels for exclusive articles, videos, podcasts and photos.