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In the News (Tue 23 Apr 19)

  
  NCAA, ESPNU Reach Agreement - NCAA Sports.com
In general, ESPNU will present additional rounds and/or live coverage from at least 10 NCAA Championships: Division I Women's Basketball, Division II Women's Basketball, Division I Men's Wrestling, Division I Men's Ice Hockey, National Collegiate Men's Volleyball, Division I Men's Lacrosse, Division I Softball, Division I Baseball, Division I-AA Football and Division I Women's Volleyball.
As a result, ESPNU will offer complete-game telecasts of 14 first- and second-round matchups that are offered regionally and/or as part of whiparound coverage on ESPN and ESPN2.
ESPNU has secured distribution agreements with DIRECTV, Adelphia, several smaller affiliates and is close to distribution agreements with others.
www.ncaasports.com /story/8294764   (848 words)

  
  Directv Espnu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 ESPNU - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ESPNU is a television channel that specializes in college sports, and is produced by, affiliated with and owned by parent network ESPN.
The network was there to televise their first program which was the Oklahoma State University vs. The University of Texas basketball game.
ESPNU orginates out of ESPN's Charlotte, North Carolina offices.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/ESPNU   (108 words)

  
 ESPNU eyes wahine volleyball - The Honolulu Advertiser - Hawaii's Newspaper
ESPNU is the network's 24-hour all-college sports channel launched last month to an initial audience of about 3 million households.
Because ESPNU is expected to announce this summer some of the fall events it will show, it is unsure what impact it might have on local broadcast contracts.
ESPNU and the WAC will announce this summer which football games will be broadcast.
the.honoluluadvertiser.com /article/2005/Apr/14/sp/sp04p.html   (401 words)

  
 Two NSU Football Games to be Televised by ESPNU in 2005
It will be telecast live on ESPNU, the all-college sports programming arm of ESPN that debuted in March.
ESPNU is currently available as part of DirecTV’s Sports Pack add-on service.
ESPNU is not currently carried by Cox Communications, the primary cable outlet for Hampton Roads.
www.nsu.edu /Athletics/story.php?id=694   (228 words)

  
 DBSForums Discussion Forums - ESPNU Channel launch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
However, ESPNU is supposed to be a "niche", "low budget" channel (less than $10 million annual operating budget) so ESPN can afford to keep ESPNU on a sports tier for a while.
ESPNU can fill June and July with a ton of offbeat college sports the way CSTV fills its summer schedule, such as ultimate frisbie, debating, rugby, and bowling.
ESPNU certainly belongs in Charlotte where ERT is based given that 99+% of the programming for ESPNU will be produced by ERT.
www.dbsforums.com /vbulletin/showthread.php?postid=345810   (1185 words)

  
 www.secsports.com - ESPNU's Summer Schedule Filled With "Cram Sessions"
Other teams and conferences highlighted for the ESPNU Cram Sessions include Holy Cross (July 25), University of Kansas (July 28), the Big Ten (August 1), University of Tennessee (August 4), University of Miami, Fla. (August 6), Sun Belt Football (August 23), Notre Dame Football (August 29), and a host of others.
ESPNU, the new college sports network, was launched in March 2005.
ESPNU has secured distribution agreements with DIRECTV, Adelphia, Mediacom, several smaller affiliates and is close to distribution agreements with others.
www.secsports.com /index.php?s=&url_channel_id=2&url_article_id=5968&url_subchannel_id=&change_well_id=2   (395 words)

  
 ESPNU seeks move to head of college TV class - The Washington Times: Sports - February 27, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It was, of course, the first national cable outfit to devote itself solely to sports, the first TV entity to hold simultaneously carriage deals with the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball, and a pioneer of many technical enhancements during live games that now are taken for granted.
But with ESPNU, its new entry concentrating on college sports, the self-proclaimed Worldwide Leader in Sports is showing up a full two years behind CSTV Networks and Fox College Sports.
ESPN is aiming to establish quick and powerful position for ESPNU, and do so in much the same way it has systematically and successfully diversified into wireless, print, international and Internet businesses.
washingtontimes.com /sports/20050227-125834-4507r.htm   (805 words)

  
 roanoke.com - Virginia Tech Hokies football stories -'U' have got to be kidding
ESPNU, which aired the Temple-Virginia Tech NIT men's basketball game in March, plans to televise a variety of college sports.
ESPNU has a deal with the ACC that allows it to pick up a football game if there are any left after ABC, ESPN/ESPN2 and Jefferson-Pilot have made their selections.
ESPNU would prefer to be available to all of Adelphia's customers, but Magnus said Adelphia saw the digital-only arrangement as a way to attract more digital customers.
www.roanoke.com /sports/vtfootball/32517.html   (958 words)

  
 ESPNU Reaches Extensive Agreement With MEAC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ESPNU, a multimedia college sports initiative including a 24-hour television network launching “03-04-05”, has reached a seven-year agreement (through 2011-12) with the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), two prominent HBCU (Historically Black College/University) leagues, for coverage of multiple sports, including cable exclusives for football and men’s basketball.
It was announced by Burke Magnus, vice president and general manager, ESPNU, Dennis Thomas, MEAC commissioner, and Robert Vowels, SWAC commissioner.
ESPNU will televise a minimum of seven football contests, primarily on Thursday nights, and eight men’s basketball games a year from each conference.
www.meacsports.com /artman/publish/printer_1304.shtml   (736 words)

  
 ESPNU Presents Unique View   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ESPNU, the newest member of the ESPN family, will televise the game primarily from the SkyCam angle.
Live action will be presented on ESPNU from SkyCam's overhead angle and the network will switch to ESPN's game feed periodically for replays, statistics, cut-ins and analysis.
ESPNU launched in March and has 8 million subscribers.
sports.tbo.com /sports/MGBEZ57VLFE.html   (546 words)

  
 Directv Espnu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 Sports: ESPNU to add to college saturation
Ballister said negotiations are always ongoing, and though he was unaware of any deal to add ESPNU shortly, he wouldn't rule it out.
ESPNU will be another addition to a crowded market, but vice president and general manager Burke Magnus thinks there is plenty of room.
The rest of the month, ESPNU will go heavy on men's and women's conference championship basketball, as well as live coverage of hockey regionals, the national wrestling championship and lacrosse.
www.sptimes.com /2005/02/25/news_pf/Sports/ESPNU_to_add_to_colle.shtml   (516 words)

  
 ESPNU to Televise 2005 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Show - June 24 :: Luke Hochevar one of five finalists
Through a new agreement with USA Baseball, ESPNU, the new 24-hour college sports network, will conclude its first season of comprehensive college baseball coverage a total of 55 regular-season and NCAA championship regional and super regional games with the exclusive announcement of the 28th Annual Golden Spikes Award Friday, June 24 at 1 p.m.
ESPNU s coverage will be hosted by George Grande, an original ESPN SportsCenter anchor and current Cincinnati Reds commentator.
ESPNU will offer fans additional opportunities to see the show with telecasts on June 24 at 8 p.m., June 25 at 12:30 a.m.
utsports.collegesports.com /sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/061605aac.html   (867 words)

  
 ESPNU launches first broadcast from OSU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ESPNU, the most recent brainchild of mother network ESPN, held its first show just outside of Gallagher-Iba Arena with commentators Mike Hall, “Dream Job” winner, and former OSU basketball player Doug Gottlieb.
While ESPNU debuted from a college campus, most of the time anchors and commentators will be set up in a studio based out of Charlotte, N.C. Hall said there is a big difference between doing a live telecast from a remote location and a permanent studio.
OSU basketball player Daniel Bobik was on hand to watch Hall and others debut ESPNU and said the launch of the new network should do wonders for OSU.
www.ocolly.okstate.edu /new_ocollycom/archives/show_story.php?a_id=25692   (679 words)

  
 press release- Mike Hall Named ESPNU Anchor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Additional ESPNU commentators will be announced on a later date.
On the 24-hour ESPNU TV network, event programming will be the cornerstone, highlighted by approximately 300 live events (regular season and NCAA Championships) in the network's first year.
ESPNU will also offer comprehensive studio programming, replays of ABC Sports, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Regional Television games, plus specials and more.
www.joinourteam.espn.com /ESPNToday/2005/Jan_05/espnu_hall.htm   (514 words)

  
 South Carolina-Central Florida Football Game Will Be Part of ESPN's 50 States in 50 Days Telecast :: USC-UCF football ...
The collection of ESPNU telecasts during the 50-day stretch will include football, men's and women's college basketball, ice hockey, softball, baseball, lacrosse and wrestling.
ESPNU, the new college sports network, was launched in March 2005.
ESPNU has secured distribution agreements with DIRECTV, Adelphia, Mediacom, several smaller affiliates and is close to distribution agreements with others.
uscsports.collegesports.com /sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/071305aaa.html   (464 words)

  
 newsobserver.com | ESPNU wages cable war
This move is so outlandishly crazy that it would serve all involved right if everyone stayed away from Carter-Finley Stadium, boycotted the ESPNU telecast and spent the night listening to radio coverage while eating leftover turkey.
ESPNU had Carolina's opening-season basketball game Tuesday against Sacred Heart and will have two more -- Florida Atlantic on Dec. 19 and Saint Louis on Dec. 22.
It's time for NCSU to tell ESPNU that while the money is important, the image of the two sister schools and the merits of the game override any fine print in the contract.
www.newsobserver.com /769/story/510590.html   (780 words)

  
 United States Olympic Committee - BASEBALL: ESPNU TO TELEVISE 2005 USA BASEBALL GOLDEN SPIKES AWARD SHOW - JUNE 24
ESPNU’s coverage will be hosted by George Grande, an original ESPN SportsCenter anchor and current Cincinnati Reds commentator.
ESPNU will offer fans additional opportunities to see the show with telecasts on June 24 at 8 p.m., June 25 at 12:30 a.m.
This season’s comprehensive schedule of games, tied to the launch of ESPNU, is the most extensive in the networks’ history and marks the first time ESPN or ESPN2 have televised regular-season college baseball since the early 1990s.
www.usoc.org /73_34569.htm   (848 words)

  
 Official Internet Site of the Ohio Valley Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The ESPNU College GameDay premiere telecast will be a one-time extension of ESPN’s new weekly (Saturday) College GameDay college basketball series, which will debut Saturday, Jan. 22 and originate from the campus/home site of ESPN’s new Saturday Primetime game-of-the-week.
ESPNU’s “03-04-05” launch date will help tip off the start of Championship Week, ESPN and ESPN2’s annual franchise featuring comprehensive coverage of men’s and women’s college basketball conference tournaments.
ESPNU’s first week of programming will include approximately 25 additional live conference tournament games (not currently on ESPN or ESPN2), including at least 12 games during ESPNU’s first three days.
www.ovcsports.com /article.asp?articleid=65177   (579 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - New spinoff ESPNU to get tardy start but has ambitious game plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Burke Magnus, general manager of ESPNU, announced Wednesday that the ESPN spinoff devoted to college sports will make its debut March 4 in about 3 million households — out of nearly 110 million TV households in America.
ESPNU will rely on showing sports from conferences where ESPN owns all the TV rights but airs a small percentage of the league's games, which critics call "warehousing." The U.S. Justice Department recently investigated ESPN for warehousing.
ESPNU, for example, likely will air wrestling quarterfinals and semifinals before the finals air on ESPN or ESPN2.
www.usatoday.com /sports/columnist/hiestand-biz/2005-02-24-hiestand_x.htm   (772 words)

  
 MEAC ANNOUNCES MAJOR DEAL WITH ESPN :: ESPNU REACHES EXTENSIVE AGREEMENT WITH MEAC AND SWAC THROUGH 2011-12
Greensboro, N.C. ESPNU, a multimedia college sports initiative including a 24-hour television network launching "03-04-05", has reached a seven-year agreement (through 2011-12) with the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), two prominent HBCU (Historically Black College/University) leagues, for coverage of multiple sports, including cable exclusives for football and men's basketball.
I would not be surprised if some of our coaches would move on to other opportunities collegiate and professionally by virtue of people seeing their product.
ESPNU In addition to the TV network, ESPNU content and components will be featured across ESPN's family of services, such as ESPN.com, ESPN The Magazine, ESPN Mobile (wireless), ESPN Radio, ESPN Interactive, ESPN Broadband, merchandising and more.
umeshawks.collegesports.com /genrel/021505aab.html   (838 words)

  
 ESPNU to Launch 03-04-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ESPNU, a multi-media college sports initiative including a new 24-hour television network, will launch on Friday, March 4, 2005, it was announced by Burke Magnus, ESPNU Vice President and General Manager.
ESPNU’s first week of programming will include approximately 25 additional live conference tournament games (not currently on ESPN or ESPN2).
The specific ESPNU television schedule, including the debut program, will be announced on a later date.
www.mvc-sports.com /webapps/print?id=531   (452 words)

  
 USF-Penn State To Be Televised On ESPNU - from TBO.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
TAMPA - South Florida's football season opener at Penn State will be televised by ESPNU on Sept. 3 at 3:30 p.m.
While the Penn State contest is USF's only scheduled national TV appearance this fall, USF's Oct. 1 visit to Miami also is under consideration to be televised on ESPNU, an ESPN official said Thursday.
ESPNU, ESPN's new 24- hour college sports network, is not currently available in the Tampa Bay area on cable, but the game will be televised locally on a station to be determined, USF officials said.
sports.tbo.com /bulls/MGB18L0S1AE.html   (172 words)

  
 Espn: Look Who's Talking On ESPNU - Deadspin
ESPNU plans to announce Monday that Bill Simmons, the popular "Sports Guy" columnist for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine, will appear as a guest commentator on two men's basketball games Jan. 15 and Jan. 22, ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz says.
BY KATHLEEN TURNER OVERDRIVE AT ESPNU is located somewhere between the NFL Network and the 24 hour rodeo channel.
SOUL AT Since no one wants to see Simmons face in hi-def, ESPNU it is. They are only a step up from UHF.
www.deadspin.com /sports/espn/look-whos-talking-on-espnu-226912.php   (2726 words)

  
 Business Wire: ESPNU to Launch Friday, March 4; College Sports... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ESPNU to Launch Friday, March 4; College Sports Network To Feature Collection of Quality Event and Studio Programming.
Event programming will be the cornerstone of ESPNU, highlighted by approximately 300 live events (regular-season and championships) in the network's first year.
ESPNU has secured distribution agreements with DIRECTV, Adelphia, several smaller affiliates and is close to distribution agreements with others.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:129636171&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (543 words)

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