FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
OFFICIAL CHICAGO BEARS INTRODUCTORY PRESS CONF. FEATURING NEW HEAD COACH MATT NAGY TO BE CARRIED LIVE ON NBC SPORTS CHICAGO (TODAY at 1:00 PM CT)
NBC Sports Chicago live stream available 24/7 on NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive and via the NBC Sports app
Chicago, IL (January 9, 2018) – NBC Sports Chicago will provide its viewers with LIVE coverage of the Chicago Bears official introductory press conference announcing MATT NAGY as the club’s 16th head coach in franchise history TODAY beginning at 1:00 PM CT. As part of its continuous 24/7 online stream, the press conference will also be made available to authenticated NBC Sports Chicago subscribers on NBCSportsChicago.com/WatchLive and via the NBC Sports app.
Nagy, who has spent the last 10 seasons coaching in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs, recently completed his fifth season as a coach with Kansas City and his first this season as the team’s offensive coordinator. In addition, Nagy was the primary Chiefs play caller for the final five games this year during the regular season.
NBC Sports Chicago’s live press conference coverage will be hosted by Bears Pre/Post Game Live & WSCR AM 670 “The Score” host Laurence Holmes (@LaurenceWHolmes) and will feature post-press conference commentary from NBC Sports Chicago Bears beat reporter JJ Stankevitz (@JJStankevitz).
In addition to its weeknight sports roundtable discussion program SportsTalk Live presented by The Chevy Silverado at 5:30 PM (featuring host David Kaplan) and its nightly local sports news/social media-focused program In the Loop presented by GMC at 10:00 PM (featuring primary hosts Leila Rahimi & Luke Stuckmeyer), NBC Sports Chicago will also provide viewers with extensive, multi-platform coverage regarding the new Bears head coaching hire throughout the week, including the following:
- BearsTalk (NBCSportsChicago.com/Bears) – NBCSportsChicago.com’s high-velocity, real-time, comprehensive Bears news and opinion section featuring original commentary, reporting and social media aggregation. BearsTalk contains interactive content with continually updated insights from the network’s team of Bears experts, including JJ Stankevitz and John “Moon” Mullin among others.
- “BearsTalk PODCAST” – Featuring the network’s team of Bears experts, NBC Sports Chicago’s “BearsTalk” podcast features in-depth Bears discussion on the Nagy head coaching hiring and who will likely be joining his staff for the 2018 NFL season. Fans can download all of NBC Sports Chicago’s podcasts at NBCSportsChicago.com/podcasts and simply subscribe to them via Apple Podcasts, Google Play or Stitcher. The podcasts can be played on any mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer.
- Push Alerts: NBC Sports Chicago will deliver Bears push notifications for breaking team and player news, “Insider” reports, plus game reminder alerts via NBC Sports Chicago’s SportsTalk app for iOS and Android devices.
- Social Media: Fans can also follow and connect with NBC Sports Chicago’s extensive Bears coverage on Facebook (including numerous “Facebook Live” segments with NBC Sports Chicago talent), the latest 24/7 Bears updates via Twitter at @NBCSBears, along with Instagram and Snapchat at ‘NBCSChicago’
NBC Sports 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, NBC Sports Chicago delivers extensive pre/post-game coverage for its core pro team partners, as well as the Chicago Bears, along with numerous entertaining local sports discussion/social media-focused programs via In the Loop and SportsTalk Live. Through the network’s growing digital platform, NBCSportsChicago.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, and standout coverage from the network’s team of “Insiders.” Follow the network on Twitter via @NBCSChicago.
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