As the official TV home of the Cleveland Cavaliers,FOX Sports Ohio is pleased to announce it will carry the maximum number (70) of Cavs games eligible for local broadcast during the 2015-16 regular season. The remaining 12 regular season games will be broadcast exclusively by NBA national game broadcast partners.
FOX Sports Ohio's coverage of the Cavs' regular season begins Wednesday, Oct. 28 when the team travels to Memphis to face the Grizzlies at 8 p.m.
Cavaliers Live (#CavsLive) pregame, presented by Toyota, will return with commentary, features, and in-depth coverage of the Cavs 30 minutes prior to every game telecast. The show will be live from Memphis on the 28th. A special one-hour edition of Cavs Live pregame will air prior to the Cavs home opener against theMiami Heat on Friday, Oct. 30.
The Halftime Report, presented by Northeast Ohio Area Mazda Dealers, will break down the first half of the game and offer insights in preparation for the second half. Immediately following the final buzzer of each game, the postgame edition ofCavaliers Live, presented by Liberty Ford, will feature highlights, player interviews and analysis.
The network will also have back on board its Cavs broadcast team. 32-year NBA veteran play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod will continue to call the action alongside game analyst Austin Carr and sideline reporter Allie Clifton. Jeff Phelps and Campy Russell also return to host Cavaliers Live shows.
Phelps will continue to host Cavaliers in the Paint, a show that provides the most up-to-date news and highlights surrounding the Cavs, premiering at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Phelps will be joined on the program by Sam Amico.
In addition, all Cavaliers games televised on FOX Sports Ohio will also be streamed live on FOX Sports GO. FOX Sports GO is available to customers of participating pay-TV providers on iOS, Android, Fire tablets and Fire phones, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, select Windows devices, and online at FOXSportsGO.com. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store and Windows Store.
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Positive Coaching Alliance Breakfast with the Coaches will premiere on SportsTime Ohio this Sunday, September 13th at 10pm, after The Golf Zone with Jimmy Hanlin.
On August 26th, Cleveland Indians Manager Terry Francona, Columbus Blue Jackets Head Coach Todd Richards, and Youngstown State President Jim Tressel were featured guests at the breakfast event at Cleveland State University's Student Center. Over 200 people gathered to hear about the lessons they learned about becoming better coaches and helping their athletes.
FOX Sports Ohio's broadcaster Jeff Phelps moderated as the coaches addressed leadership, teamwork and the higher value of sports, supporting Positive Coaching Alliance-Cleveland's initiative to develop Better Athletes, Better People through youth and high school sports.
Tune in Sunday at 10pm for Positive Coaching Alliance Breakfast with the Coaches. The show will also replay on SportsTime Ohio. Check local listings.
Clips from show:
Team partner Social
· Debuts Thursday, Sept. 10th at 10:30 p.m. (or immediately following Indians Live Post-game)
· This weekly 30-minute roundtable discussion moves from topic to topic, previewing the Browns next game and discussing the opponent.
· A new show airs every Thursday following Indians coverage, then beginning Oct. 8th, at 6:30pm
· Hosted by Jim Donovan with Tony Grossi and Doug Dieken
· Premieres Monday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m.
· This call-in show Mondays and Thursdays gives fans the opportunity to talk Browns with the area's most knowledgeable analysts.
o One-hour show every Monday at 8 p.m. hosted by Donovan, Dieken, and Grossi (no show on Sept. 28th due to Indians game)
o Two-hour show every Thursday at 8 p.m. starting Oct. 8th hosted by Andre Knott
· Returns to Sunday nights starting Sept. 13th at 7 p.m.
· This two-hour version of Drennan Live will take fan phone calls and comments on that day's Browns game
· Hosted by Bruce Drennan
Clip from Sunday Strategy/Red Zone first shows of season