From the UConn Athletic Communications Dept….
UConn Athletic Communications – April 11, 2012 – SNY To Televise Blue-White Game
NEW YORK (April 11, 2012) — SNY, the official television home of the UConn Huskies football and men’s basketball programs, announced on Wednesday that it will televise the University of Connecticut’s Blue vs. White Spring Football Game on Saturday, April 21 live at 1:00 p.m. from Rentschler Field. The Blue-White Spring Football Game represents the conclusion of UConn’s annual spring football practice and will be played in the standard four quarter format. SNY will re-air the game for fans that missed it on Sunday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a re-airing on SNY only in Connecticut on Monday, April 23 at 11:00 a.m. The Blue-White Spring Football Game is presented by DiGiorgi Roofing and Siding.
On air talent for the Blue-White Spring Football Game will feature SNY’s current UConn and BIG EAST football analyst Sean Mulcahy – a former UConn football captain who was a star on the defensive line for the Huskies from 2000-2003, and play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt. Burkhardt is SNY’s on-field reporter for New York Mets games and is also the current play-by-play radio voice of the Dallas Cowboys on national radio. SNY will also deploy two sideline reporters for the game, including the network’s anchors Michelle Yu and Jeané Coakley, who also serves as SNY’s NFL Jets reporter.
SNY is the official television home of the New York Mets, Jets and the BIG EAST Conference. SNY features unparalleled, exclusive access to the New York Mets with more than 130 live telecasts each season – all produced in HD – as well as other Emmy Award winning Mets entertainment programming. As the official TV home of the New York Jets, SNY delivers more than 300 hours of exclusive year-round content devoted to Gang Green. SNY also is the official TV home of the BIG EAST Conference – airing more than 125 BIG EAST football and basketball games – as well as other critically acclaimed BIG EAST programming.
As New York’s leader in local sports TV coverage, SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area’s professional and collegiate sports teams through five nightly sports and entertainment programs – broadcast in state-of-the-art HD – from SNY’s street-level studio in the heart of Manhattan. SNY’s programming roster also includes classic sports programming, critically acclaimed original entertainment shows and exclusive interview and magazine programs. Founded by Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, Time Warner and Comcast, SNY is available to viewers throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally on DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS, Comcast Cable and AT&T U-Verse. For additional details on the network, visit www.sny.tv.