CBS Sports Network Expands Lacrosse Coverage to Include National Lacrosse League and Major League Lacrosse

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March 7th, 2012

via press release:

CBS Sports Network increases its lacrosse coverage this season with the debut of National Lacrosse League (NLL) and Major League Lacrosse (MLL), as well as an extensive slate of college games. In all, the Network airs 39 games this season, beginning on Friday, March 30 with a Patriot League contest between Lehigh and Navy (7:00 PM, ET).

Former Syracuse stars Casey and Mike Powell join CBS Sports Network as game analysts for the Network’s NLL schedule. The action debuts Saturday, April 7 as the Philadelphia Wings visit the Buffalo Bandits (7:30 PM, ET). The Powell brothers, who were each four-time All-Americans during their college careers, will be joined in the booth by veteran play-by-play announcer Brent Stover.

College lacrosse coverage on the Network includes *No. 2-ranked Johns Hopkins at Navy on Saturday, April 21 and top-20 women’s teams Syracuse, Notre Dame and Georgetown, as well as the Patriot League Semifinals and Championship (men), Atlantic 10 Championship (women) and Big East Semifinals and Championship (women). Dave Ryan calls the college action, along with analysts Steve Panarelli and Evan Washburn.

CBS Sports Network also airs MLL games beginning on Friday, June 1 when the Boston Cannons Face Off against the Rochester Rattlers (7:00 PM, ET). In addition to the 14 nationally televised games, the Network airs 18 episodes of ‘Inside the MLL,’ The League’s 30-minute magazine show. Ryan and Washburn handle the call for MLL games on the Network.

 
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