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Friday, March 30th, 2018

NBC SPORTS GROUP’S PRESS PASS – WHAT TO WATCH – MARCH 30TH – APRIL 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 March 30th
4 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA Tour: Houston Open

Saturday March 31st
7 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League Live
7:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Crystal Palace vs Liverpool
10 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Manchester United vs Swansea City
10 a.m. on CNBC – West Ham United vs Southampton
12:30 p.m. on NBCSN – Dubai World Cup
12:30 p.m. on NBC – Everton vs Manchester City
1 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Pre Round Coverage
2 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA Tour: Houston Open
2:30 p.m. on NBC – Goal Zone
3 p.m. on NBC – PGA Tour: Shell Houston Open
5 p.m. on Golf Channel – LPGA Tour: ANA Inspiration
6 p.m. on NBCSN – Florida Derby
9 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Post Round Coverage
9:30 p.m. on NBCSN – World Men’s Curling Championships – USA vs Japan

Sunday April 1st
7:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League Live
8 a.m. on Golf Channel – Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals
8:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Arsenal vs Stoke City
11 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Chelsea vs Tottenham
11:30 a.m. on Olympic Channel – World Men’s Curling Championships – USA vs Netherlands
12 p.m. on NBC – Boston at Philadelphia
1 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Pre Round Coverage
1 p.m. on NBCSN – Goal Zone
2 p.m. on NBCSN – Match of the Day
2 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA Tour: Houston Open
2:30 p.m. on Olympic Channel – FIG Gymnastics World Cup – Rhythmic Gymnastics
3 p.m. on NBC – PGA Tour: Shell Houston Open
4:30 p.m. on Olympic Channel – World Men’s Curling Championships – USA vs South Korea
5 p.m. on Golf Channel – LPGA Tour: ANA Inspiration
6 p.m. on USA – Beverly Hills Dog Show
6:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Live
7:30 p.m. on NBCSN – Washington at Pittsburgh
10:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Overtime
9 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Post Round Coverage
9:30 p.m. on Olympic Channel – World Men’s Curling Championships – Canada vs Switzerland
11 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Sunday Shootout
1:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Match of the Day

PREMIER LEAGUE
Saturday March 31st
7:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Crystal Palace vs Liverpool, commentated by Jon Champion and Clive Allen
10 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Brighton & Hove Albion vs Leicester City, commentated by Gary Taphouse and Keith Andrews
10 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Manchester United vs Swansea City, commentated by Jim Proudfoot and Matt Holland
10 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Newcastle United vs Huddersfield Town, commentated by Ian Crocker and Iain Dowie
10 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Watford vs AFC Bournemouth, commentated by Tony Jones and Tony Gale
10 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: West Bromwich Albion vs Burnley, commentated by David Stowell and Danny Higginbotham
10 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: West Ham United vs Southampton, commentated by Jonathan Beck and Andy Walker
12:30 p.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Everton vs Manchester City, commentated by Arlo White and Lee Dixon

Sunday April 1st
8:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Arsenal vs Stoke City, commentated by Jon Champion and Andy Townsend
11 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League on NBCSN: Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur, commentated by Arlo White, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux

HORSERACING
NBCSN presents coverage of two live horse racing events this Saturday, March 31, beginning with the $10 million Dubai World Cup at 12:30 p.m. ET, and continuing with the $1 million Florida Derby at 6 p.m. ET.

West Coast, who finished second in January’s Pegasus World Cup and third in the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Classic, headlines the 10-horse field for the Dubai World Cup. The field features three additional horses from last fall’s Breeders’ Cup Classic: Gunnevera, Mubtaahij and Pavel.

Nick Luck hosts the Dubai World Cup telecast live from Meydan Racecourse in Dubai.

Hall of Fame jockey Jerry Bailey, who won six Triple Crown races, and Randy Moss will call the action for the Florida Derby.

NHL
NBC Sports’ coverage of the NHL this week is highlighted by a pair of Eastern Conference clashes with playoff implications on Sunday, as Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers host Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins in the NHL Game of the Week Sunday at 12 p.m. ET on NBC.

Sunday’s coverage shifts to NBCSN at 7:30 p.m. ET, when Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins host Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals, as both teams battle for the Metropolitan Division title.

Five-time Emmy Award-winner Mike “Doc” Emrick (play-by-play), U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member Eddie Olczyk (analyst), and Emmy Award-winner Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst) will call Bruins-Flyers from Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa.

John Forslund (play-by-play) and Joe Micheletti (‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst) will call Capitals-Penguins from PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pa.

GOLF
The broadcast team for the ANA Inspiration include Terry Gannon (play-by-play), Grant Boone (play-by-play), Judy Rankin (analyst), Tom Abbot (tower), Jerry Foltz (on course), Kay Cockerill (on course), Karen Stupples (on course), and Lisa Cornwell (interviews).

The Golf Channel/NBC broadcasters for the Houston Open are Dan Hicks (play-by-play), Steve Burkowski (play-by-play), Curt Byrum (analyst for Golf Channel), Johnny Miller (analyst for NBC), Gary Koch (tower), Steve Burkowski (tower), Roger Maltbie (on course), Notah Begay (on course), Jim “Bones” Mackay (on course), George Savaricas (interviews for Golf Channel), and Steve Burkowski (interviews for NBC).

The broadcast team for the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals are Rich Lerner (play-by-play), Peter Jacobsen (analyst), Justin Leonard (on course), Paige Mackenzie (on course), Charlie Rymer (on course), and Steve Sands (interviews).

WORLD MEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
NBC Sports Group will continue their coverage of the 2018 World Men’s Curling Championships this weekend on NBCSN & Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

The U.S. men’s team will be led by skip Greg Persinger along with Rich Ruohonen, Colin Hufman, and Phil Tilker, after winning the 2018 USA Curling National Championships earlier this month. John Shuster’s rink, which finished fourth last year, did not compete at the National Championships following their historic Olympic gold medal victory in PyeongChang in February.

Jason Knapp (play-by-play), 2006 Olympic bronze medalist Pete Fenson (analyst), and 2010 Olympic gold medalist Kevin Martin (analyst) will combine to provide commentary throughout the 2018 World Curling Championships.