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Friday, May 11th, 2018
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS 2018 TEAM USA AWARDS PRESENTED BY DOW, BEST OF THE GAMES THIS SATURDAY AT 6 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Hosted by Mike Tirico, Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Achievements of Team USA Athletes at 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang
Presenters and Special Guests Include Mr. T and Washington Redskins Tight End Vernon Davis
Bridgestone USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships – Women’s Final Saturday at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN, Men’s Final Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 11, 2018 – NBC Sports will present the Team USA Awards Presented by Dow, Best of the Games airing this Saturday at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN, honoring outstanding achievements and performances by Team USA at the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang.
NBC Olympics primetime host Mike Tirico hosted the program, which featured nearly 250 Team USA athletes and special guests, including fervent Olympic supporters actor Mr. T and Washington Redskins tight end Vernon Davis. The awards show recognized the standout performances and memorable moments of Team USA athletes, teams, and coaches from the PyeongChang Games, and was recorded live on April 26 at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C.
Awards will be presented in the following categories: Best Male/Female Olympic Athlete, Best Male/Female Paralympic Athlete, and Team of the Olympic/Paralympic Games. The winners were determined via fan voting at TeamUSA.org/Awards. Finalists include Mikaela Shiffrin, Chloe Kim, Shaun White, the U.S. Olympic Men’s Curling Team, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team. Click here for a full list of Olympic and Paralympic award finalists.
BRIDGESTONE USA VOLLEYBALL COLLEGIATE BEACH CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS SATURDAY ON NBCSN AND OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA
NBC Sports will present coverage of the Bridgestone USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships women’s and men’s finals, part of the 2018 Team USA Summer Champion Series presented by Xfinity, this Saturday on NBCSN and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. The women’s final will air live on NBCSN on Saturday at 4 p.m. ET, followed by the men’s final on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA at 8 p.m. ET.
The Bridgestone USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships is the first of four events in the 2018 Team USA Summer Champions Series. The event features women’s teams from 20 schools, and men’s teams from eight schools vying for a spot to represent Team USA on the international stage.
The 2018 Team USA Summer Champions Series presented by Xfinity will continue this summer with diving, swimming, and track & field. The four Olympic sports will highlight Team USA athletes’ road to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
NBC Sports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide live streaming coverage of the Team USA Awards Presented by Dow, Best of the Games and Bridgestone USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships coverage airing on NBCSN.
STREAMING COVERAGE ON NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide live streaming coverage “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.
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