FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
NBC SPORTS’ LIVE WEEKEND TV COVERAGE OF TOYOTA USA TRACK AND FIELD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS STARTS THIS SATURDAY AT 6:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” Presents Extended Coverage, Starting at 2:00 p.m. ET on Saturday and 1:45 p.m. ET on Sunday
Coverage Live Streamed on NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, and NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass”
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 20, 2019 – Live TV coverage of the 2019 USATF Indoor Championship Series continues this weekend with the Toyota USATF Indoor Championships in Staten Island, New York, beginning Saturday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and continuing Sunday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” will also present extended coverage of the championships, starting at 2:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 23 and 1:45 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 24.
Leigh Diffey will call the Toyota USATF Indoor Championships from Ocean Breeze Athletic Facility, joined by four-time Olympic medalist and analyst Ato Boldon, four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross, distance analyst Craig Masback, and reporters Paul Swangard and Lewis Johnson.
Rio Olympic bronze medalists Emma Coburn and Clayton Murphy are expected to headline the field, along with their Olympic teammate Shelby Houlihan, who won the 1500m and 5000m at last spring’s USATF Outdoor Championships and is expected to compete in the one and two mile race this weekend. Ajeé Wilson and Donavan Brazier, who broke the women’s and men’s American indoor records in the 800m, respectively, at the NYRR Millrose Games, are also expected to compete.
Rounding out the field, American shot putters Ryan Crouser and Joe Kovacs, who won gold and silver, respectively, at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, will also return to competition after finishing 1-2 in the NYRR Millrose Games.
This weekend concludes NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2019 USATF Indoor Championship Series. Coverage of the 2019 USATF Outdoor Championship Series begins with the 125th Penn Relays on Friday, April 26 at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass.”
NBC SPORTS GOLD: NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product — gives fans access to major marathons, and top U.S. and international track and field events through December 31, 2019. The direct-to-consumer pass offers fans unprecedented coverage — including some exclusive coverage beyond what is available on linear TV in the United States — live and on-demand, online, on mobile, tablets and connected TV devices.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass,” is available for $74.99 and can be purchased by visiting NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, and online at NBCSportsGold.com.
NBC SPORTS APP: The NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage via “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. The NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.
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