FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 18th, 2013
COMCAST SPORTSNET & CSNCHICAGO.COM TO PROVIDE DAILY COVERAGE OF BEARS TRAINING CAMP ’13
Coverage begins Wednesday, July 24 with Phil Emery & Marc Trestman’s LIVE press conferences beginning at 2:00 PM CT
Team coverage from Jen Lada & Kip Lewis to include daily reports from Bourbonnais for ‘SportsNet Central’ and ‘SportsTalk Live;’
CSNChicago.com’s Bears “Insider” John ‘Moon’ Mullin to provide daily online & on-air updates and up-to-the-minute video reports
Chicago, IL (July 18, 2013) – Comcast SportsNet, the television home for Bears Post Game Live, will provide viewers with comprehensive on-air and online coverage of Chicago Bears Training Camp 2013 with daily reports on SportsNet Central presented by AT&T U-Verse at 6:30 PM CT, GMC SportsNet Central at 10:00 & 10:30 PM and SportsNet Central presented by CLR at midnight, along with reports on the network’s signature weeknight sports talk show, SportsTalk Live presented by Land Rover (Monday-Friday at 5:30 PM) with host David Kaplan.
** Coverage kicks off on Wednesday, July 24 with Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com carrying General Manager Phil Emery and Head Coach Marc Trestman’s LIVE press conferences beginning at 2:00 PM CT.
Starting July 24, and every day throughout the duration of training camp, SportsNet Central’s Jen Lada & Kip Lewis, along with CSNChicago.com’s Bears “Insider” John ‘Moon’ Mullin will provide viewers with the very latest training camp breaking news, players/coaches interviews, video highlights, injury updates and much more from Bourbonnais, IL for both SportsNet Central and SportsTalk Live. Coverage on July 24 to also include an interview with Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.
In addition, CSNChicago.com also has Bears training camp covered 24/7 from a daily digital perspective with up-to-the-minute breaking news updates, roster moves, free agent signings, interviews and much more at CSNChicago.com’s Bears team page (csnchicago.com/pages/bears). CSNChicago.com will also produce a daily digital “Bears Talk” show offering detailed, position-by-position player analysis, as well as features & interviews from former Bears quarterback/CSN “Bears Post Game Live” analyst Jim Miller. Miller will also provide regular commentary throughout camp for SportsNet Central.
Fans can also look forward to up-to-the-minute breaking news Twitter updates from Mullin (@CSNMoonMullin), Lada (@JenLada), Lewis (@KipLewisCSN) and Miller (@15Miller), along with the network’s main Twitter handle (@CSNChicago) and ‘Bears Talk’ handle (@BearsTalkCSN) for feeds of Bears training camp news articles and features.
Plus, CSN Chicago digital producers Jake Flannigan and Scott Krinch (via @BearsTalkCSN) will provide live blogging coverage via Bears Talk on CSNChicago.com – including real-time news stories, player interviews, behind-the-scenes photos, fan interviews, videos and live Tweets. CSNChicago.com Bears Training Camp content will be featured on NBCSports.com, ProFootballTalk.com and NBCChicago.com.
Comcast SportsNet Chicago, a partnership between the Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago Cubs (MLB), Chicago White Sox (MLB) and the NBC Sports Group, features over 275 live pro games in high definition each year. In addition, CSN delivers extensive pre/post-game coverage for its core pro team partners, as well as the Chicago Bears, along with Emmy Award-winning regional sports news and analysis via SportsNet Central and SportsTalk Live. Through the network’s growing digital platform, CSNChicago.com, Chicago sports fans tap into the most comprehensive and dedicated 24/7 online destination for breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights, multimedia video clips, blogs and standout coverage from CSNChicago.com’s team of “Insiders.” Follow the network on Twitter via @CSNChicago.
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