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Rights to three more Air Force television games claimed by ESPN networks

Published: May 9, 2013, 12:26 pm, by Brent Briggeman

Air Force learned that television rights to three more of its games were claimed on Thursday, but specifics on those remain unclear.

The Falcons home games against Wyoming on Sept. 21 and Army on Nov. 2 as well as a road game at ColoradoState on Nov. 30 will be carried on ESPN’s family of networks. That leaves ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or ESPN3 as options for the broadcast, with all but ESPNU and ESPN3 coming with a $500,000 bonus (it is $300,000 for non-Saturdays).

Kickoff times and airing networks for those games will be determined during the course of the season.

Only the Falcons’ opener against Colgate on Aug. 31 remains unclaimed by a television network.


Here’s the full schedule as it currently stands:

Sat., Aug. 31 Colgate, time/TV TBA
Sat. Sept. 7 Utah State, 1:30 p.m. (CBS Sports)
Fri., Sept. 13 at Boise State, 6 p.m. (ESPN)
Sat., Sept. 21 Wyoming, time TBA (ESPN networks)
Sat., Sept. 28 at Nevada, 5:30 p.m. (CBS Sports)
Sat., Oct. 5 at Navy, 9:30 a.m. (CBS or CBS Sports)
Thu., Oct. 10 San Diego State, 7 p.m. (CBS Sports)
Sat., Oct. 26 Notre Dame, 3 p.m. (CBS Sports)
Sat., Nov. 2 Army, time TBA (ESPN networks)
Fri., Nov. 8 at New Mexico, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)
Thu., Nov. 21 UNLV, 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Sat., Nov. 30 at Colorado State, time TBA (ESPN networks)