FACTOID # 17: Though Rhode Island is the smallest state in total area, it has the longest official name: The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Comcast Local
Comcast Local
Type cable regional sports network
Country United States
Availability Southeast Michigan and Central Indiana
Founded
by Comcast
Owner Comcast
Dissolved February 29, 2008
Website
www.comcastlocal.com

Comcast Local (also known as CL) was a regional sports network from 2005–2008 that carried collegiate, high school and minor league sports from the Detroit area, throughout Michigan and central Indiana. The network also carried coverage from other Comcast SportsNets, such as Chicago Fire MLS matches from CSN Chicago and the Canadian Football League. Cable TV redirects here. ... A Regional Sports Network, or RSN, is a cable television station that presents sports programming to a local market. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... For other uses, see Indiana (disambiguation). ... Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is the largest cable television company and the second largest Internet service provider in the United States. ... Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is the largest cable television company and the second largest Internet service provider in the United States. ... February 29 is a day added into a leap year of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... A Regional Sports Network, or RSN, is a cable television station that presents sports programming to a local market. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... For other uses, see Indiana (disambiguation). ... Comcast SportsNet (or CSN) is a group of regional sports networks. ... Year founded 1997 League Major League Soccer Nickname La Maquina Roja, Men in Red, CF97 Stadium Toyota Park Bridgeview, IL Coach Juan Carlos Osorio[1] Owner Andell Holdings First Game Miami Fusion 0–2 Chicago Fire (Lockhart Stadium; March 21, 1998) Largest Win Kansas City Wizards 0–7 Chicago Fire... Major League Soccer (MLS) is a North America professional soccer league. ... CSN Chicago is a member of the Comcast SportsNet network of regional sports networks that covers local sports teams in the Chicago area. ... Lions Stampeders Eskimos Roughriders Blue Bombers Tiger-Cats Argonauts Alouettes The Canadian Football League (CFL) (Ligue canadienne de football (LCF) in French), is a professional sports league located in Canada that plays Canadian football. ...


The network carried infomercials from 12AM ET until 6AM and at other various times throughout the day. Infomercials are television commercials that run as long as a typical television program (roughly thirty minutes or an hour). ...


Comcast had also used this channel as overflow for FSN Detroit as FSN Plus[1] on some of their cable systems in Michigan. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is the largest cable television company and the second largest Internet service provider in the United States. ... FSN Detroit (formerly known as Fox Sports Net Detroit) is a regional sports network that covers local sports teams in the state of Michigan. ... FSN Detroit (formerly known as Fox Sports Net Detroit) is a regional sports network that covers local sports teams in the state of Michigan. ...


The channel ceased operations on February 29, 2008, merging with a number of other Comcast properties in Metro Detroit to form Comcast Television, a digital-only station on Comcast Cable Channels 900 and 901 throughout the State of Michigan[2].


Comcast Television now broadcasts FSN Detroit's overflow feed FSN Plus. FSN Detroit (formerly known as Fox Sports Net Detroit) is a regional sports network that covers local sports teams in the state of Michigan. ...


Personalities

The sports broadcasters on Comcast Local included:

  • Joe Abramson: High School Football Analyst
  • Rod Beard: Prep Ticket Host
  • Clarence Black: College Basketball Analyst
  • Matt Dery: College Basketball Play-by-Play
  • Roger Faulkner: Soccer Analyst
  • Ron Gillum: High School Football Analyst
  • Mark Herrmann: Varsity Showcase Football Analyst
  • Ben Holden: CCHA Play-by-Play
  • Dean Jackson: Varsity Showcase Play-by-Play, plus fill-in
  • Rick Mahorn: College Basketball Analyst
  • Tom Markowski: Prep Ticket Host
  • Russ McNamara: Volleyball Play-by-Play
  • Rob Otto: College Football Analyst, College Wrestling Analyst
  • Al Pawlowski: Soccer Play-by-Play
  • Lyle Phair: CCHA Analyst
  • Art Regner: CCHA Tonite Host
  • Sean Ritchlin: CCHA Analyst
  • Matt Shepard: WNBA Play-by-Play
  • Tim Twentyman: Prep Ticket Host
  • Derrick Walker: High School Football Analyst
  • Dave Zoran: High School Football Play-by-Play

Before joining SportsRadio 1130 WDFN, Clarence Black was best known for stealing a can of beans on the 2001 Africa season of CBS Survivor. ... Mark Herrmann (born January 8, 1959 in Cincinnati, Ohio) was an American football player and a quarterback in the National Football League. ... Derrick (Rick) Allen Mahorn (born September 21, 1958 in Hartford, Connecticut) is a former NBA basketball player who, at 610, played power forward and center, most notably for the Detroit Pistons. ... Art Regner is a sports radio broadcaster and author who has been on the Detroit sports airwaves, for WDFN and WXYT, since the 1990s. ... Derrick Walker (born June 23, 1967 in Glenwood, Illinois) is a former professional American football player who played tight end for nine seasons for the San Diego Chargers, Kansas City Chiefs, and Oakland Raiders. ...

References

  1. ^ FOX Sports on MSN - FSN Detroit - FSN PLUS Channel Information
  2. ^ Comcast Local goes off the air - mlive.com
This article is about the U.S. State. ... Terrestrial television (also known as over-the-air, OTA or broadcast television) was the traditional method of television broadcast signal delivery prior to the advent of cable and satellite television. ... Comcast SportsNet (or CSN) is a group of regional sports networks. ... CSN Chicago is a member of the Comcast SportsNet network of regional sports networks that covers local sports teams in the Chicago area. ... CSN Mid-Atlantic is a member of the Comcast SportsNet network of regional sports networks that covers local sports teams in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. ... SportsNet New York (SNY) is a New York City-based sports cable network which airs in the New York metro area and all of New York state, and nationwide via satellite. ... CSN Northwest will be a member of the Comcast SportsNet network of regional sports networks that covers local sports teams in the Northwest US areas. ... CSN Philadelphia is a member of the Comcast SportsNet network of regional sports networks that covers local sports teams in the Philadelphia area. ... CSN West is a member of the Comcast SportsNet network of regional sports networks that covers local sports teams in Northern California. ... CSS is a regional sports cable television network based in Atlanta, Georgia, serving 4. ... Sun Sports is a Florida sports broadcasting network, headquartered in Orlando. ... mtn. ...

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m