Nov. 20, 2008
• Marshall Football Gameday Central
Marshall University and CBS College Sports Network have announced that the Conference USA football game between the Thundering Herd and Rice on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET in Houston will be available live and on-demand around the world via Internet video streaming as part of a special online event.
Current annual subscribers to Herd All-Access will receive the broadcast for FREE as part of their annual package. Those subscribers can just log in with their Herd All-Access account and begin watching the game. All others can access the live video stream for a one-time payment of $14.95. Please note that monthly subscribers will have to purchase the pay-per-view. As always, monthly and annual subscribers to Herd All-Access will be able to access live audio coverage of the game as part of their subscriptions.
The game also will be broadcast nationally on CBS College Sports Network, which is channel 613 on DirecTV and channel 152 on Dish Network/Echostar. For information on the availability of CBS College Sports in your area, click here.
The online video stream of the broadcast also will be free for current annual subscribers to XXL - which gives fans additional access to content from schools in the CBS Interactive network across a variety of sports. For more information about XXL, click here.
The online video stream of the broadcast also will be free for current annual subscribers to OwlVision All-Access (Rice's All-Access product) and to current annual subscribers to XXL - which gives fans additional access to content from schools in the CBS Interactive network across a variety of sports. For more information about XXL, click here.
The broadcast will be just one of the hundreds of events to be offered on a pay-per-view basis by CBS College Sports Network during the 2008-09 school year. Those include football, men's and women's basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball and softball games. For a listing of upcoming pay-per-views, visit www.cbssports.com/ppvonline.. To see a list of upcoming pay-per-view events involving Conference USA teams, check out the C-USA Network page.
Annual subscriptions to Herd All-Access are $79.95 for a 12-month period. Fans who wish to purchase an Annual subscription to Herd All-Access can do so by clicking here. Annual subscribers receive all CBS College Sports pay-per-view broadcasts for free as part of their subscription. Among the upcoming pay-per-views are men's basketball games against East Carolina (Jan. 10), West Virginia (Jan. 14) and Tulane (Feb. 7), plus women's basketball matchups with SMU (Jan. 8) and Memphis (Jan. 24). The title match in this week's Conference USA Volleyball Championship and select games in the league men's and women's basketball tournaments also will be pay-per-views, so annual subscribers to Herd All-Access also would get free access to any of those that feature Marshall teams.
Other Content In Herd All-Access Annual Subscription:
- Football video coverage of select games, as well as audio for all games
- Football weekly press conference video and audio of the Mark Snyder radio show
- Live video of the television feed of all Marshall games (in any sport) shown on CBS College Sports Network
- Men's basketball video for home games and C-USA road games, as well as audio for all other games
- Women's basketball video for home games and C-USA road games
- Volleyball video for home games
- Baseball video for selected games
- Softball video for home games and selected road games
- Selected other features, press conferences and game coverage
Note: Broadcast schedule is tentative and subject to change.
About CBS College Sports Network
CBS College Sports Network is the leading digital and cable programming company dedicated to college sports. Connecting more fans to more college sports than any other company, its many platforms for programming distribution include CBS College Sports Network, televising regular-season and championship events for 35 men's and women's college sports; CBSCollegeSports.com and its network of nearly 250 official athletic sites; CBS College Sports All Access, broadband services providing live audio and video of more than 10,000 events annually; as well as satellite television and radio, in-flight entertainment, wireless networks and more. Further information is available at CBSCollegeSports.com.