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CSTV to Televise CCBL Championships

07/22/2003 10:52 AM

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for immediate release: 22 July, 2003

CSTV: College Sports Television
to televise Cape Cod Baseball League Championship in August 

NEW YORK, July 26, 2003 – CSTV: College Sports Television (, the first 24-hour college sports network, will present the first national telecasts of the Cape Cod League Championship Series in August, exposing fans throughout the country to the premier amateur baseball league which has spawned such major league stars as reigning Cy Young Award winner Barry Zito, Mo Vaughn, Nomar Garciaparra, Frank Thomas and Jeff Bagwell. 

     CSTV will present the best-of-three championship series Wednesday, August 13, Thursday, August 14, and, if necessary, Friday, August 15. All telecasts begin at 8 p.m. ET. CSTV has been airing twice-weekly regular season Cape Cod League game telecasts and is also televising the league’s All-Star Game Friday, August 1, at 8 p.m. ET. 

     CSTV is available on DirecTV on channel 610. For information on how to receive College Sports Television, log on to

     College Sports Television has long-term programming and marketing agreements with 27 Division I athletic conferences, including the Atlantic 10, Big East, Big Sky, Big Ten, Big 12, Big West, Conference USA, Ivy League, Mountain West, Sun Belt, WAC and West Coast. The network televises live regular season and championship events across a broad spectrum of men's and women's college sports, including football, basketball, baseball, soccer, ice hockey and lacrosse. Dedicated to offering the widest variety of college athletics, College Sports Television provides the most in-depth sports coverage of 1,200 universities and colleges involving 360,000 student-athletes across all of the major conferences at every level of college sports. 

     College Sports Television was co-founded by President/CEO Brian Bedol, Chairman Stephen Greenberg and Executive Vice President Chris Bevilacqua. Bedol and Greenberg co-founded Classic Sports Network, which they sold to ESPN and which is now ESPN Classic. Bevilacqua is a former senior executive with Nike Inc., where he headed the company’s successful foray into the college market. For more information on College Sports Television, log on to

Eric Handler 
CSTV: College Sports Television 
[email protected] 

John Garner, Jr.
CCBL Director of
Public Relations & Broadcasting
(508) 790-0394 [email protected]