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Thursday, February 12th, 2015

COMCAST SPORTSNET & CSNCHICAGO.COM TO PROVIDE EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE 2015 NFL SCOUTING COMBINE

CSNChicago.com Bears “Insider” John ‘Moon’ Mullin, “SportsNet Central’s” Jen Lada to provide on-air/online updates starting next Wednesday from Indianapolis

Chicago, IL (February 12, 2015) – Comcast SportsNet and CSNChicago.com, the local television and online source for the most comprehensive Chicago Bears coverage 24/7, will provide football fans with extensive coverage of the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine from Indianapolis, IN starting next Wednesday, February 18.  The network’s Combine coverage is also scheduled to include interviews with new Bears head coach John Fox and new Bears GM Ryan Pace.

CSNChicago.com’s Bears “Insider” John ‘Moon’ Mullin (@CSNMoonMullin), SportsNet Central’s Bears beat reporter Jen Lada (@JenLada) will be on-site to deliver up-to-the-minute news & details on which potential future NFL stars are making the biggest impact on their path to a professional career.  Additional on-site coverage will also be provided by digital producers Scott Krinch and Tony Andracki for CSNChicago.com’s ‘BearsTalk” section (@CSNBears), which will feature numerous players/coaches/front office exec interviews.

Starting next Wednesday, viewers are urged to tune in nightly to CSN’s sports news desk, SportsNet Central presented by Comcast Business at 6:30 PM, GMC SportsNet Central at 10:00 & 10:30 PM and SportsNet Central presented by CLR at midnight, along with CSNChicago.com 24/7 for feature stories, video highlights, extensive analysis and much more throughout the weekend.  In addition, fans can get interactive with Comcast SportsNet’s coverage at the NFL Combine by utilizing the Twitter hashtag #BearsTalk.

Plus – beginning next month, CSNChicago.com will present its special “Road to the Draft” coverage presented by AT&T U-verse featuring new interviews and biographical capsules from a number of Combine participants leading up to the 2015 NFL Draft (April 30-May 2), which will take place at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in downtown Chicago.

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.

NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consist of 11 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with award-winning breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming to more than 43 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, which serves Baltimore and Washington D.C., Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and SportsNet New York. For more information, visit ComcastSportsNet.com. For more information about NBC Sports Group properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios and headshots, please visit NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com

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