FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 1st, 2016
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS 2016 AVP CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, AT 1 P.M. ET ON NBC
Olympians April Ross, Phil Dalhausser, Sean Rosenthal, Jake Gibb, Casey Patterson, Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat Take to the Sand in Chicago
Final Tour Stop of 2016 AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Season
Chris Marlowe, Dain Blanton and Kevin Wong to Call the Action from Shores of Lake Michigan
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 1, 2016 – NBC Sports presents live coverage of the AVP Championships, the final AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour stop of the 2016 season, this Sunday, September 4, at 1 p.m. ET from Chicago, Ill. Additionally, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will stream live coverage of the event.
Beach volleyball’s biggest stars take to the sand on the shores of Lake Michigan for three days of main draw play, September 2 – 4. Players scheduled to compete include two-time Olympic medalist April Ross; Olympic gold medalist Phil Dalhausser, two-time Olympian Sean Rosenthal; Olympians Jake Gibb, Casey Patterson, Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat; as well as rising stars Theo Brunner, Tri Bourne, Summer Ross, Emily Day, Lane Carico.
Veteran broadcaster and Olympic gold medalist Chris Marlowe will serve as the play-by-play announcer for NBC’s broadcast. Marlowe will be joined by beach volleyball Olympian and three-time All-American Kevin Wong (analyst), and Olympic gold medalist Dain Blanton (reporter).
NBC SPORTS APP
The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will be streamed live on NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. Powered by Playmaker Media, the NBC Sports app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
– NBC SPORTS GROUP –