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CBS SPORTS RADIO Kicks Off Football Season

CBS RADIO’s CBS Sports Radio today announced its upcoming schedule of live weekend programming focused on football season. Shows will give listeners the latest news and coverage of NFL, college and fantasy football games throughout the upcoming 2017 regular season. The programming will air on over 330 affiliate stations across the country and supplement CBS Sports Radio’s already robust line-up of popular weekday sports shows. Listeners can hear CBS Sports Radio on-air, online at cbssportsradio.com or via the Radio.com app.

“Our listeners love football season so we’re excited to bring them another dedicated weekend schedule around one of their all-time favorite sports,” said Eric Spitz, Director of Programming, CBS Sports Radio. “This year’s line-up includes both CBS Sports Radio and CBSSports.com hosts and analysts, experts on the game and true fans themselves.”

Kicking off the season on Saturday, September 2 is EYE ON COLLEGE FOOTBALL hosted by CBS Sports Radio anchor Rich Ackerman, from 12:00-8:00 PM, ET. Ackerman will provide the latest updates on all of the top college football games interspersed with interviews from coaches, players, writers, broadcasters and more.

Next up, from 10:00 PM- 12:00 AM, ET, is EYE ON FANTASY FOOTBALL featuring CBSSports.com senior fantasy football writers Adam Aizer, Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard on a rotating basis. Broadcasting from two locations – the CBS Sports Radio studios in New York and the CBSSports.com studios in Fort Lauderdale –the show will delve into all the latest football news affecting fantasy gamers.

The following weekend, on September 10Sunday programming launches when CBS Sports Radio’s Damon Amendolara hosts SUNDAY MORNING FOOTBALL from 9:00-11:00 AM, ET. Known by his fans as D.A., Amendolara will preview the day’s football games and recap college football games from earlier in the week. For the first time, SUNDAY MORNING FOOTBALL will be simulcast on watchDA.com.

A simulcast of CBSSports.com’s FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY will air on Sunday s from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, ET. Co-hosted by Nick Costos, Heath Cummings, Jamey Eisenberg, Pete Prisco, and Dave Richard, the show will bring fans the latest fantasy football news.

Finally, Rich Ackerman will also host EYE ON FOOTBALL from 12:00-8:00 PM, ET. The program will focus on the current news and scores from every NFL game, as well as featured interviews and more.

Here is a complete look at CBS Sports Radio’s weekend lineup:

Saturdays Beginning September 2

2:00-6:00 AM                          Nanos at Night with Paul Nanos

6:00–10:00 AM                       Moose and Maggie (Marc Malusis and Maggie Gray)

10:00 AM–12:00 PM               The Bullpen with Adam the Bull

12:00-8:00 PM                         Eye on College Football, hosted by Rich Ackerman

8:00–10:00 PM                        The Jody Mac Show

10:00 PM-12:00 AM                Eye on Fantasy Football, hosted by Adam Aizer, Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard

Sundays Beginning September 10

12:00–2:00 AM                       The Saturday Night Huge Show with Bill Simonson

2:00-6:00 AM                          Nanos at Night with Paul Nanos

6:00–9:00 AM                         The John Kincade Show

9:00-11:00 AM                        Sunday Morning Football, hosted by Damon Amendolara

11:00 AM-12:00 PM                Fantasy Football Today, hosted by Nick Costos, Heath Cummings, Jamey Eisenberg, Pete Prisco, and Dave Richard

12:00-8:00 PM                         Eye on Football, hosted by Rich Ackerman

8:00-10:00 PM                         The Jody Mac Show

10:00 PM – 2:00 AM               The Ken Carman Show

Complementing this dedicated weekend football schedule, CBS Sports Radio’s weekday shows and hosts will also feature all the latest in football from game analysis to newsworthy interviews and much more. In particular, former NFL players Tiki Barber and Brian Jones, co-hosts of “Tiki and Tierney” and “Gio and Jones,” respectively, will offer listeners their unique perspectives on the game and teams they’re so familiar with.

CBS Sports Radio’s Weekday Line-Up:

6:00-9:00 AM                          Gio and Jones, hosted by Gregg Giannotti and Brian Jones

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM               The D.A. Show, hosted by Damon Amendolara

12:00-3:00 PM                         The Jim Rome Show

3:00-6:00 PM                           Tiki and Tierney, hosted by Tiki Barber and Brandon Tierney

6:00-10:00 PM                         Reiter Than You, hosted by Bill Reiter

10:00 PM – 2:00 AM               Ferrall on the Bench, hosted by Scott Ferrall

2:00-6:00 AM                          After Hours with Amy Lawrence

 

All times are Eastern. Schedules are subject to change.

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