TIME WARNER CABLE ANNOUNCES COVERAGE PLANS FOR TEXAS STATE ATHLETICS
SAN MARCOS, Texas – Time Warner Cable SportsChannel, Texas State Athletics and its athletics multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports’ Texas State Sports Properties, announced its live sports coverage plans for Texas State football.
On Saturday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. (central), Time Warner Cable SportsChannel will debut its live coverage of the Bobcats, when they take the field against South Alabama. ESPN3 also will air the game in areas outside of San Antonio and Austin.
“Continuing to grow our brand and showcase our great University is a very important part of what we are trying to accomplish as an Athletics Department. Time Warner Cable is a great partner to showcase the Bobcats,” said Texas State University Associate Athletic Director Don Coryell.
Time Warner Cable also will cover Texas State athletic events into the basketball season. The schedule of these games is still being determined between the Sun Belt Conference and Texas State Athletics.
“This partnership continues to provide great visibility for the university and its fan base, and we’re excited to work closely with a trusted industry partner in Time Warner Cable,” said Texas State Sports Properties General Manager Rick Medina.
Time Warner Cable SportsChannel is a 24/7 network that carries distinct regional programming on different channel locations across the nation. It is Texas’s home for comprehensive local sports content, including FC Dallas live games and programming, and can be found in HD on channel 323 across the state exclusively to Time Warner Cable customers. For more information, visit www.twcsportschannel.com and follow the network on Twitter at @TWCSportsTX.
Learfield Sports, which works with Time Warner Cable SportsChannel on behalf of Texas State Athletics, represents nearly 120 collegiate properties. The company also titles the prestigious Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup with award co-founders NACDA and USA Today. Learfield represents collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas for their respective multimedia rights and sponsorship initiatives, and offers these partners with professional concessions and ticket sales, licensing and trademark consulting, digital platform expertise and venue and technology systems through its owned companies. To learn more about its history, businesses and job opportunities, visit www.learfieldsports.com.
About Time Warner Cable
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