FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
NBC SPORTS REGIONAL NETWORKS LAUNCH NEWLY DESIGNED WEBSITES FEATURING INNOVATIVE PRESENTATION, FORMAT
New Mobile Web and Desktop Sites Deliver Enhanced User Experience with Visually Engaging Design, Increased Functionality and Discoverability
Team-Focused Formats Provide Fans All-In-One Access to NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB Teams Covered Extensively by NBC Sports Regional Networks
Complete Multimedia Content, Including Live Games and On-Demand Video, Articles and Audio, Highlight New Online Platforms Aligned with ‘MyTeams’
STAMFORD, Conn. – Sept. 1, 2020 – NBC Sports Regional Networks today launched comprehensive redesigns of its portfolio of mobile web and desktop sites that deliver enhanced and innovative user experiences through visually engaging presentations, team-focused multimedia formats, and increased utility, functionality, navigation and discoverability.
The six market-specific online platforms provide faster, easier-to-navigate access for fans to discover and consume complete multimedia content – including live and on-demand video, led by live games and gameday coverage, written articles and audio – covering the teams, athletes and events based in NBC Sports Regional Networks markets: Bay Area/California, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Portland, Ore., and Washington, D.C.-Baltimore.
“The relaunch of our website portfolio exemplifies our significant commitment to serving fans compelling multiplatform content covering their favorite teams on best-in-class, engaging digital platforms,” said David Preschlack, President, NBC Sports Regional Networks, and Executive Vice President, Content Strategy, NBC Sports Group. “With our new sites, combined with the MyTeams app, we are well positioned to exceed fans’ evolving expectations and preferences, and deliver an excellent user experience across every platform.”
The sites’ features are highlighted by individual team content portals for an all-in-one, inclusive and customized experience for fans of the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB and NCAA teams covered extensively by the NBC Sports Regional Networks. Scores, schedules, standings and other high-utility resources are prominently displayed on each team portal and homepage to complement the sites’ robust team-specific multimedia news, analysis, commentary and entertainment.
The sites’ overall design, presentation and format align with the MyTeams by NBC Sports mobile app, launched by NBC Sports Regional Networks in 2018. Together, the mobile web, app and desktop platforms create an advanced and holistic, fan-centric digital experience covering the premier teams in many of the nation’s top markets served by NBC Sports Regional Networks.
The newly relaunched sites are:
As part of the new design, live-streaming coverage of NBA, NHL and MLB games are highly discoverable and easy to access. The live-game offerings, which are available to authenticated subscribers in the U.S. at no additional cost, include events produced by NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago, NBC Sports Northwest, NBC Sports Philadelphia and NBC Sports Washington, as well as respective pregame and postgame shows, including NFL gameday programs. The respective networks’ linear television channel will also continue to be available to stream live through the sites.
Team-focused content portals are available for the following: The NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, New England Patriots, Las Vegas Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Football Team; NBA’s Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings and Washington Wizards; NHL’s Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks and Washington Capitals; MLB’s Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals; and the NCAA’s University of Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers.
The sites will continue to feature multimedia content covering national storylines and other teams, athletes and events in each market.
NBC Sports Regional Networks is NBC Sports Group’s portfolio of nine regional networks that delivers more than 2,200 live sporting events and original content to more than 35 million homes. Aligned within Eastern and Western Divisions, the NBC Sports Regional Networks are: NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC Sports Philadelphia +, NBC Sports Washington, NBC Sports Washington + and SNY; and NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago/NBC Sports Chicago+, and NBC Sports Northwest. For more information on NBC Sports Group properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios, headshots and logos, please visit www.NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com.
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