CSN & CSNChicago.com to carry live opening ceremonies coverage of SoxFest 2012 (Friday, Jan. 27 at 4:00 PM)

CSN & CSNChicago.com to carry live opening ceremonies coverage of SoxFest 2012 (Friday, Jan. 27 at 4:00 PM)

COMCAST SPORTSNET & CSNCHICAGO.COM TO CARRY LIVE OPENING CEREMONIES COVERAGE OF SOXFEST 2012

Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com to air LIVE Opening Ceremonies coverage on Friday, January 27 at 4:00 PM -- hosted by Chuck Garfien

Garfien to also provide complete SoxFest coverage throughout the weekend on SportsNet Central and White SoxTalk,

plus White SoxTalk blogger JJ Stankevitz to provide playercoachesfront office interviews, features, live Tweets & more
Chicago, IL (January 24, 2012) -- Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago White Sox, is ready to start up the 2012 White Sox season in a big way with exclusive, LIVE Opening Ceremonies coverage from SoxFest 2012, which is being held in downtown Chicago this weekend (January 27-29) at the Palmer House Hilton.
On Friday, January 27 beginning at 4:00 PM, Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com will provide viewers with every thrill-packed moment of the annual conventions opening ceremonies featuring introductions of White Sox playerscoachesfront office executives, plus - live player interviews following the opening ceremonies, video montages and much more. Comcast SportsNets SoxFest 2012 Opening Ceremonies coverage will be hosted by White Sox PrePost Game Live host Chuck Garfien.

In addition, Garfien will file reports for SportsNet Central (6:30 PM, 10:00 PM, 10:30 PM and midnight) and White SoxTalk on CSNChicago.com throughout the weekend featuring interviews with White Sox players, coaches and fans. Plus, CSNChicago.coms White SoxTalk blogger JJ Stankevitz will also provide viewers with comprehensive, real-time online coverage featuring numerous playerscoachesfront office executive interviews, stories, fan reaction, photos and videos. Fans can follow CSNs SoxFest 2012 White SoxTalk updates all weekend long via Twitter @WhiteSoxTalkCSN, along with Garfien @ChuckGarfien and Stankevitz @JJStankevitz.

Tuesday on CSN+: UIC hosts Green Bay

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Tuesday on CSN+: UIC hosts Green Bay

College hoops returns to CSN on Tuesday with some local action as UIC hosts Green Bay. You can watch this Horizon League matchup live on CSN+ at 7 p.m.

The Flames (14-14, 7-8) are coming off of a loss to Oakland as they try to make one more push up the conference standings. Junior big man Tai Odiase leads UIC at 11.3 points per game as the former Homewood-Flossmoor product is also a solid rim protector.

Green Bay (16-11, 10-5) is still fighting for one of the conference's top spots as they're coming off of a win over Milwaukee. The Phoenix already own a four-point win over UIC this season at home in a close game.

Senior guard Charles Cooper is averaging 13.0 points per game as he's been one of the better guards in the conference this season. 

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Will the Bulls trade Jimmy Butler?

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Will the Bulls trade Jimmy Butler?

Jordan Bernfield, Seth Gruen (Bleacher Report) and Jason Goch (SB Nation Radio) join Kap on the panel. The Pelicans fleece the Kings for DeMarcus Cousins. Should the Bulls have made an offer? Plus Jimmy Butler expects to remain with the Bulls but will he?

Chuck Garfien spoke exclusively with Kenny Williams to discuss the White Sox rebuild and his relationship with Chris Sale. Chuck joins the panel to discuss.

Plus the guys discuss if the Blackhawks are finally hitting their stride and preview Northwestern’s matchup in Illinois.

Check out the latest edition of the SportsTalk Live Podcast below: