CSN & CSNChicago.com to carry LIVE Opening Ceremonies of 2011 Blackhawks Convention

CSN & CSNChicago.com to carry LIVE Opening Ceremonies of 2011 Blackhawks Convention

COMCAST SPORTSNET & CSNCHICAGO.COM TO CARRY
LIVE OPENING CEREMONIES COVERAGE OF
THE 2011 BLACKHAWKS CONVENTION

Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com to air LIVE Opening Ceremonies coverage on Friday, July 15 at 5:00 PM Chris Boden to provide complete Convention coverage throughout the weekend on SportsNet Central &CSNChicago.com Insider Tracey Myers to provide exclusive video, player interviews, live Tweets & more

Chicago, IL (July 12, 2011) -- Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, is ready to start up the 2011-12 NHL season in a big way with exclusive, LIVE Opening Ceremonies coverage from the sold out 2011 Blackhawks Convention, which is being held downtown this weekend (July 15-17) at the Hilton Chicago.

On Friday, July 15 beginning at 5:00 PM, Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com will provide viewers with every thrill-packed moment of the conventions opening ceremonies featuring introductions of Blackhawks playerscoachesfront office executives, the singing of the National Anthem, exciting video montages and much more.

In addition, Comcast SportsNets Blackhawks PrePost Game Live studio host Chris Boden will file reports for SportsNet Central (6:30 PM, 10:00 PM, 10:30 PM and midnight) featuring interviews with Blackhawks players, coaches and fans. Plus, CSNChicago.coms Blackhawks Insider Tracey Myers will also provide viewers with comprehensive online coverage featuring exclusive convention video highlights and numerous playerscoachesfront office executive interviews. Fans can follow Myers Blackhawks Convention updates all weekend long via Twitter @TraMyersCSN.
PROGRAMMING REMINDER: Tonight at 7:00 PM, Blackhawks fans can once again look forward to reliving the teams 2010 Stanley Cup Championship as Comcast SportsNet will be re-airing the Game 6 championship clincher against Philadelphia. This historic game features Patrick Kanes thrilling, game-winning goal in OT, along with team captain Jonathon Toews earning the Conn Smythe trophy as playoff MVP.

Check out Michigan's new Jordan basketball uniforms

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Check out Michigan's new Jordan basketball uniforms

Michigan's football team grabbed all the headlines in recent months for — well, for just about everything, but specifically for becoming the first football team ever decked out in Jordan Brand uniforms. His Airness himself even showed up as an honorary captain at the Big House.

Well, don't forget that in the school's apparel deal with Nike, Michigan's basketball team also gets Jordan uniforms.

The Wolverines unveiled their new hoops unis Friday, and as one might expect, they look pretty cool.

Check them out:

In true Michigan fashion, the uniforms were unveiled at some giant party event with celebrities and whatnot.

John Beilein's team will be taking the court in these sweet duds this season.

Wintrust Athlete of the Week: Jack Aho

Wintrust Athlete of the Week: Jack Aho

Jack Aho is the reigning state champion in Class 2A and recently shattered a course record at Warren High School. 

But beyond posting some of the area's fastest times, cross country is also a family affair for Aho.

See why he was named this week's Wintrust Athlete of the Week in the video above.