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CBS Sports Digital Partners With CAA to Stream 'Game of the Week' on College Sports Live
RICHMOND, Va. - The Colonial Athletic Association has signed an agreement with CBS Sports Digital to stream a "Game of the Week" for football and men’s basketball throughout the next two seasons. Games will be available for free on College Sports Live online and on the College Sports Live mobile app.
College Sports Live is a streaming service from CBS Sports Digital offering subscribers the ability to watch and listen to more than 10,000 live events from top universities and conferences across the country. It is the most comprehensive collegiate sports streaming service available covering more than 30 sports.
"The CAA is extremely pleased to be able to enter into this partnership with CBS Sports Digital," CAA Commissioner Joe D’Antonio said. "We have seen a dramatic shift in the way our fans are watching CAA sporting events. Through this relationship, we hope to continue delivering to our fan base top quality digital programming that will highlight the competitiveness of our Conference as well as the talent of our student-athletes."
"The addition of the CAA Football and Men's Basketball Game of the Week to College Sports Live, as well as conference championships in several other sports, is a win for college sports fans," said Eric Foote, Vice President and General Manager of CBS Interactive Advanced Media. "We're excited to work with the CAA to deliver these great match-ups right to fans, across multiple devices."
The CAA Football "Game of the Week" schedule includes 12 contests and features 11 league match-ups. The slate kicks off on Thursday, August 31 with the Battle for the Brice-Cowell Musket between long-time rivals Maine and New Hampshire. The schedule is also highlighted by a Saturday, October 14 showdown between Villanova and reigning FCS National Champion James Madison, who are both ranked in the Top 10 nationally in preseason polls. All 12 CAA Football members will appear at least once in the package.
In addition to the football coverage, College Sports Live will feature a "Game of the Week" package in CAA men’s basketball that includes 12-15 contests. College Sports Live will also offer coverage of conference championship action in women’s basketball, baseball, men’s soccer, softball and volleyball.
A complete listing of the CAA Football broadcast package for the 2017 season will be released in the near future.
CAA Football Game of the Week Package on College Sports Live
|Aug. 31||Maine at New Hampshire||7 p.m.|
|Sept. 9||Stony Brook at Rhode Island||1 p.m.|
|Sept. 16||Charleston Southern at Elon||6 p.m.|
|Sept. 23||Towson at Stony Brook||6 p.m.|
|Sept. 30||UAlbany at Elon||2 p.m.|
|Oct. 7||Maine at Villanova||1 p.m.|
|Oct. 14||Villanova at James Madison||3:30 p.m.|
|Oct. 21||Richmond at Delaware||3:30 p.m.|
|Oct. 28||Stony Brook at Richmond||3 p.m.|
|Nov. 4||Delaware at Maine||2 p.m.|
|Nov. 11||Towson at William & Mary||2 p.m.|
|Nov. 18||New Hampshire at UAlbany||1 p.m.|