This weekend, both CBS Sports Network and the CBS Sports mothership combine to air the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Division I Track & Field Championships from Drake Stadium in Des Moines, IA. CBS Sports Network airs primetime coverage on Friday. CBS has the coverage Saturday afternoon. Ian Eagle will have the call and he’ll be joined by analysts Larry Rawson, Screaming Carol Lewis and former US gold medal-winning decathlete Dan O’Brien. Here’s the press release.
CBS SPORTS AND CBS SPORTS NETWORK TEAM UP FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR WITH LIVE BROADCAST OF NCAA® DIVISION I MEN’S AND WOMEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS ON FRIDAY, JUNE 10 and SATURDAY, JUNE 11
CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network team up for the sixth consecutive year to provide live coverage of the NCAA DIVISION I MEN’S AND WOMEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS during four hours on Friday and Saturday from Des Moines, Iowa.
The event is highlighted by CBS Sports’ broadcast on Saturday, June 11 (1:00-3:00 PM, ET) when the 2011 men’s and women’s team champions are crowned. Both team titles are expected to be hotly contested. Texas A&M is the defending champion in both the men and women’s competition. On the men’s side, they will be challenged by Florida and Florida State, while on the women’s side, indoor champion Oregon and sprint powerhouse LSU will be their chief competitors.
CBS Sports Network airs two hours of action on Friday, June 10 (7:30-9:30 PM, ET), highlighted by the Men’s and Women’s 100 Meter finals.
CBS Sports’ Ian Eagle, along with analyst Larry Rawson, 1980, 1984 and 1988 Olympian and 1983 and 1985 NCAA Outdoor Long Jump Champion Carol Lewis, and 1996 Olympic Decathlon Gold Medalist Dan O’Brien call the action from Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa for both CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network. CBS Sports’ Craig Silver serves as producer for both broadcasts, while Mark Grant directs. Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.