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SportsTime Ohio & FOX Sports Ohio will produce Columbus Crew SC games beginning with Opening Match on March 2

COLUMBUS – SportsTime Ohio and FOX Sports Ohio have entered into a new multi-year television rights agreement with Columbus Crew SC and will be producing 33 Crew matches this 2019 season as well as 30-minute pre- and postgame shows. All coverage will also stream on FOX Sports GO.

The first Crew match will be on STO this Saturday, March 2 at 4:30 p.m. ET versus the New York Red Bulls with pregame coverage kicking off at 4:00 p.m. A complete broadcast schedule is below.

“On behalf of Columbus Crew SC, we are thrilled to announce this partnership with FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio and we are excited to re-join their stellar programming lineup of broadcast coverage,” said Columbus Crew SC President Tim Bezbatchenko. “One of our core tenets as an organization is to seek deep engagement with our supporters and so we are pleased that this partnership allows for not only a top-notch broadcasting product, but also offers supporters the added benefit and flexibility to tune-in via the stream on FOX Sports GO.”

“Fox Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio are pleased to welcome the Columbus Crew back to our all-star programming lineup,” said Tom Farmer, Vice President of Programming and Production, FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio. “This is a new era for the Crew, and we are excited to deliver in-depth coverage for the team’s passionate fan base.”

BROADCAST TEAM:

The partnership also sees the return of Neil Sika and Dwight Burgess to the Crew SC broadcast booth, with Sika on play-by-play and Burgess providing analysis. Sika is set to begin his 13th complete season with Columbus Crew SC after joining the club's radio coverage full-time in 2007. Burgess, the Head Soccer Coach at Wittenberg University, will return for his 24th season on the microphone, bringing more than three decades of soccer-specific broadcast experience.

LIVE STREAMING ON FOX SPORTS GO:

All Crew programming will stream live on the FOX Sports GO app. FOX Sports GO, available to iOS and Android devices, provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content along with highlights and instant alerts for scores and key plays. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play. Streaming on FOX Sports GO is also available on connected devices, including on AppleTV, Android TV, FireTV, Roku and Xbox One.

SOCIAL COVERAGE

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Columbus Crew SC 2019 Schedule on SportsTime Ohio, FOX Sports Ohio

All Games Streaming on FOX Sports GO

DAY

DATE

TIME

 

OPPONENT

NETWORK

SAT

03/02/19

4:30 PM

VS

NEW YORK RED BULLS

STO

SAT

03/09/19

2:00 PM

@

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION

STO

SAT

03/16/19

2:00 PM

VS

FC DALLAS

FSO

SAT

03/23/19

7:30 PM

@

PHILADELPHIA UNION

FSO

SAT

03/30/19

7:30 PM

VS

ATLANTA UNITED FC

STO

SAT

04/06/19

7:30 PM

VS

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION

FSO

SAT

04/13/19

1:00 PM

@

MONTREAL IMPACT

STO

SAT

04/20/19

7:30 PM

VS

PORTLAND TIMBERS

FSO

WED

04/24/19

7:30 PM

VS

D.C. UNITED

STO

SAT

04/27/19

8:30 PM

@

HOUSTON DYNAMO

STO 

SAT

05/04/19

8:00 PM

@

D.C. UNITED

STO

WED

05/08/19

7:30 PM

VS

LA GALAXY

FSO

SAT

05/11/19

7:30 PM

VS

LOS ANGELES FC

FSO

SAT

05/18/19

8:00 PM

@

MINNESOTA UNITED FC

STO

SAT

05/25/19

9:00 PM

@

COLORADO RAPIDS

STO

SAT

06/01/19

7:30 PM

VS

NEW YORK CITY FC

STO

SUN

06/23/19

7:30 PM

VS

SPORTING KANSAS CITY

STO

SAT

06/29/19

7:30 PM

VS

ORLANDO CITY SC

FSO

WED

07/03/19

10:00 PM

@

REAL SALT LAKE

FSO

SAT

07/06/19

7:30 PM

VS

SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC

FSO

SAT

07/13/19

7:30 PM

@

ORLANDO CITY SC

FSO

WED

07/17/19

8:00 PM

@

CHICAGO FIRE

FSO

SAT

07/20/19

7:30 PM

VS

MONTREAL IMPACT

FSO

SAT

07/27/19

8:00 PM

@

NEW YORK RED BULLS

FSO

SAT

08/03/19

10:30 PM

@

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES

STO 

SAT

08/10/19

7:30 PM

VS

FC CINCINNATI

FSO

SAT

08/17/19

7:30 PM

VS

TORONTO FC

STO

WED

08/21/19

7:00 PM

@

NEW YORK FC

FSO

SUN

08/25/19

8:00 PM

@

FC CINCINNATI

FS1

SAT

08/31/19

7:30 PM

VS

CHICAGO FIRE

FSO

SAT

09/14/19

7:00 PM

@

ATLANTA UNITED FC

FSO

SAT

09/21/19

5:00 PM

@

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS

FSO

SUN

09/29/19

5:00 PM

VS

PHILADELPHIA UNION

FSO

SUN

10/06/19

4:00 PM

@

TORONTO FC

STO

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