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CBS Sports To Stream SEC Football Games Live This Season

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 , Posted by Christopher Byrne at 7:38 PM, under , , ,

Athens, GA (Sept 9, 2008) - If you have kids like me, you probably have to fight for the remote when you want to watch a college football game or two or three on a Saturday. So to help you with that problem, CBS Sports has announced that all SEC football games they broadcast this year be be offered via live streaming live on CBSSports.com (better known as www.sportsline.com). The SEC ON CBS kicks off on Saturday, Sept 13 (3:30-7:00 PM, ET) with No. 2-ranked Georgia at South Carolina.

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"In keeping with CBS's vision of using multiple platforms to better serve our viewers no matter where they are, we are pleased with the cooperation of the SEC to be able to stream all of our SEC ON CBS games this season," said Mike Aresco, Executive Vice President, Programming, CBS Sports.

"We're excited to give fans the ability to watch live college football for free on CBSSports.com from one of the most competitive conferences in the country," said Jason Kint, Senior Vice President and General Manager, CBSSports.com. "As we've already seen with the huge success of March Madness on Demand, one of our main goals is to give fans without access to a TV the ability to view as many of the first-class productions of CBS Sports as possible, either on the Internet or via wireless devices, allowing them to enjoy the thrill of live sporting events."

“The Southeastern Conference is pleased that CBS will be able to stream our games live on the internet this season," said SEC Commissioner Mike Slive. "We look forward to using this technology, giving our fans the ability to view CBS Sports' telecasts live on the internet."

A total of 17 SEC contests will be streamed live and free of charge on CBSSports.com concluding with the SEC Championship Game featuring the Eastern and Western Division champions on Saturday, Dec. 6 (4:00 PM, ET). The games are available exclusively on CBSSports.com and can also be accessed through a link on the websites of all CBS affiliates.

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