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NBCSN To Present 15 Hours Of Live U.S. Olympic Curling Trials Coverage This Weekend

By NBC | Nov. 14, 2013, 2:30 p.m. (ET)
Jeff Isaacson throws a stone during their men's curling round robin match against France during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games on Feb. 19, 2010.

STAMFORD, Conn. – November 13, 2013 NBC Olympics’ unprecedented 34.5 hours of live coverage of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Trials begins this weekend, when NBCSN will present 15 hours of live Trials coverage of the men’s and women’s curling finals from Scheels Arena in Fargo, N.D. NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will stream live, comprehensive coverage of all men’s and women’s curling finals matches via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.

Coverage begins on Friday, November 15 at 3:30 p.m. ET with Match 1 of both men’s and women’s Trials. Coverage of Match 2 of the men’s Trials on NBCSN on Saturday, November 16 will start at 3:30 p.m. ET, followed by Match 2 of the women’s Trials from 8-11 p.m. ET. Match 3 of both Trials, if necessary, will air on Sunday, November 17 starting at noon. The U.S. men’s curling team will have to qualify for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games following the Trials.

Andrew Catalon (play-by-play), John Benton (analyst) and Steve Sands (reporter) will provide live commentary.


Date

Coverage

Network

Time (ET)

Fri., November 15

Men’s & Women’s Curling Trials – Match 1

NBCSN

3:30 p.m.

Sat., November 16

Men’s Curling Trials – Match 2

NBCSN

3:30 p.m.

Women’s Curling Trials – Match 2

NBCSN

8 p.m.

Sun., November 17

Men’s Curling Trials – Match 3*

NBCSN

Noon

Women’s Curling Trials – Match 3*

*If no Match 3, Match 2 from Saturday will re-air

NBC Olympics will present an unprecedented 34.5 hours of live coverage of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Trials across NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra in the months leading up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Coverage will feature six sports – speed skating, short track, hockey, ski jumping, Nordic combined and curling.

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