CSN & CSNChicago.com to carry live Openng Ceremonies coverage of the 2013 Cubs Convention

CSN & CSNChicago.com to carry live Openng Ceremonies coverage of the 2013 Cubs Convention

COMCAST SPORTSNET & CSNCHICAGO.COM TO CARRY LIVE OPENING CEREMONIES COVERAGE OF THE 2013 CUBS CONVENTION

Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com to air LIVE Opening Ceremonies coverage on Friday, January 18 at 5:00 PM CT -- hosted by David Kaplan

Luke Stuckmeyer to provide complete Convention coverage throughout the weekend on SportsNet Central and CubsTalk

CSNChicago.com Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney and CubsTalk blogger Tony Andracki to provide playercoachesfront office interviews, features, live Tweets & more

Chicago, IL (January 15, 2013) -- Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Cubs, is ready to start up the 2013 Cubs season in a big way with exclusive, LIVE Opening Ceremonies coverage from the 2013 Cubs Convention, which is being held downtown this weekend (January 18-20) at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers.

On Friday, January 18 beginning at 5:00 PM CT, Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com will provide viewers with every thrill-packed moment of the conventions opening ceremonies featuring introductions of Cubs playerscoachesfront office executives, live interviews with Cubs players following the opening ceremonies, video montages and much more. Comcast SportsNets 2013 Cubs Convention Opening Ceremonies coverage will be hosted by Cubs PrePost Game Live hostChicago Tribune Live host David Kaplan.

In addition, Luke Stuckmeyer will file reports for SportsNet Central (6:30 PM, 10:00 PM, 10:30 PM and midnight) and for CSNChicago.coms CubsTalk section throughout the weekend featuring interviews with Cubs players, coaches and fans. Plus, CSNChicago.coms Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney and CubsTalk blogger Tony Andracki will also provide viewers with comprehensive, real-time online coverage featuring numerous playerscoachesfront office executive interviews, stories, fan reaction, photos, videos and much more. Fans can follow Mooneys Cubs Convention updates all weekend long via Twitter @CSNMooney, along with Kaplan (@thekapman), Stuckmeyer (@LukeStuckmeyer) and AndrackiCubsTalk (@CubsTalkCSN).

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The Cubs make their visit to the White House on Monday for their World Series celebration, and CSN will have you covered the entire way.

CSN will air and live stream the celebration, the official White House ceremony, featuring President Barack Obama, honoring the team’s first World Series title in 108 years.

CSN will deliver complete team on-air/online coverage of the event and up-to-the-second Twitter reports from Cubs beat reporter Kelly Crull (@Kelly_Crull) and CSNChicago.com’s Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney (@CSNMooney), which will include complete highlights from the day’s big D.C. celebration on SportsTalk Live at 5:30 p.m. and on In the Loop Prime at 10:00 p.m.

CSN will also provide viewers with a special, 30-minute "Cubs Visit the White House" recap special Monday night at 7:00 p.m., which will feature ceremony highlights, interviews with Cubs players/coaches/front office execs, and much more.