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Friday, February 23rd, 2018

NBC SPORTS GROUP’S PRESS PASS – WHAT TO WATCH – FEBRUARY 23TH – MARCH 1ST, 2018

(All times ET)

The “Press Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box is a quick overview of upcoming program information and highlights from the NBC Sports Group Communications team. For live streaming information on NBCSports.com, and Golf Channel Live Extra, click here.

Friday February 23th
1 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Pre Round Coverage
2 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA Tour: The Honda Classic
6 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Post Round Coverage
11 p.m. on Golf Channel – The R&A: Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific

Saturday February 24th
1 a.m. on Golf Channel – LPGA Tour: Honda LPGA Thailand
5 a.m. on Golf Channel – European Tour: Commercial Bank Qatar Masters
7 a.m. on CNBC – Premier League Live
7:30 a.m. on CNBC – Leicester City vs Stoke City
10 a.m. on CNBC – Liverpool vs West Ham
10 a.m. on NBC Sports GoldAFC Bournemouth vs Newcastle United
10 a.m. on NBC Sports GoldBrighton & Hove Albion vs Swansea City
10 a.m. on NBC Sports Gold Burnley vs Southampton
10 a.m. on NBC Sports Gold West Bromwich Albion vs Huddersfield Town
12 p.m. on NBC – Premier League Live
12 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Pre Round Coverage
12:30 p.m. on NBC – Watford vs Everton
1 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA Tour: The Honda Classic
2:30 p.m. on NBC – Goal Zone
6 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Post Round Coverage
7 p.m. on Olympic Channel – Tokyo Marathon
11 p.m. on Golf Channel – The R&A: Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific

Sunday February 25th
1 a.m. on Golf Channel – LPGA Tour: Honda LPGA Thailand
5 a.m. on Golf Channel – European Tour: Commercial Bank Qatar Masters
7 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Crystal Palace vs Tottenham
9 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Manchester United vs Chelsea
11 a.m. on NBCSN – Goal Zone
12 p.m. on NBC – St. Louis at Nashville
12 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Pre Round Coverage
1 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA Tour: The Honda Classic
6 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Post Round Coverage

Thursday March 1st
3 p.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Arsenal vs Manchester City

TOKYO MARATHON
Olympic Channel, home of Team USA, presents live coverage of the 2018 Tokyo Marathon this Sat., Feb 24, at 7 p.m. ET – a unique U.S. TV primetime presentation of a major marathon.

Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang headlines the men’s race. Kipsang is a 2012 Olympic marathon bronze medalist and last year’s winner of the Tokyo Marathon. Going up against Kipsang is Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa who is a 2016 Olympic marathon silver medalist and was the 2016 winner of the Tokyo Marathon.

The women’s field features Kenya’s Helah Kiprop who was the 2016 Tokyo Marathon winner as well as two-time USA Olympian Amy Cragg.

NHL
NBC Sports will wrap up their trio of NHL on NBC Sunday matinees this weekend, concluding this Sunday, Feb. 25, at noon ET on NBC, when Vladimir Tarasenko and the St. Louis Blues face off against P.K. Subban and the Nashville Predators.

Five-time Emmy Award-winner Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick (play-by-play), Darren Pang (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst), and NHL veteran, Anson Carter (analyst) will call Blues-Predators from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Rob Carlin will continue to anchor pre-game and intermission coverage on-site as well.

PREMIER LEAGUE
Saturday February 24th
7:30 a.m. on CNBC – Leicester City v. Stoke City, commentated by Jon Champion and Jim Beglin
10 a.m. on NBC Sports Gold – AFC Bournemouth v. Newcastle United, commentated by Gary Taphouse and Tony Gale
10 a.m. on NBC Sports Gold – Brighton & Hove Albion v. Swansea City, commentated by Phil Blacker and Iain Dowie
10 a.m. on NBC Sports Gold – Burnley v. Southampton, commentated by Jim Proudfoot and Matt Holland
10 a.m. on CNBC – Liverpool v. West Ham United, commentated by David Stowell and Davie Provan
10 a.m. on NBC Sports Gold – West Bromwich Albion v. Huddersfield Town, commentated by Rob Hawthorne and Danny Higginbotham
12:30 p.m. on NBC – Watford v. Everton, commentated by Peter Drury and Graeme Le Saux

Sunday February 25th
7 a.m. on NBCSN – Crystal Palace v. Tottenham Hotspur, commentated by Joe Speight and David Prutton
9 a.m. on NBCSN – Manchester United v. Chelsea, commentated by Peter Drury, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux

Thursday March 1st
3 p.m. on NBCSN – Arsenal v. Manchester City, commentated by Peter Drury and Jim Beglin

GOLF
The broadcasters for The Honda Classic will be Bob Papa (play-by-play), Nick Faldo (analyst), Curt Byrum (tower), Trevor Immelman (tower), Phil Blackmar (on-course) and Steve Burkowski (interviews).

The broadcast team for the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters will be Mike Ritz (host), Dougie Donnelly (play-by-play), Tony Johnstone (analyst), Ken Brown (analyst), and Jay Townsend (on-course).