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.

TOMBOY Women in Sports Symposium Q&A

TOMBOY Women in Sports Symposium Q&A

DePaul and CSN Chicago hosted a Women in Sports Symposium featuring with female athletes and women in sports media and sports business on Monday as part of the NBC Sports Regional Networks' TOMBOY initiative.

CSN's Kelly Crull hosted. She was joined by Jean Lenti Ponsetto (DePaul athletics director), Susan Goodenow (Bulls vice president of marketing and branding), Doug Bruno (DePaul women's basketball coach), Peggy Kusinski (NBC Chicago sports anchor/reporter) and Sofia Huerta (Chicago Red Stars forward).

After introductions and discussing what the word tomboy makes the panelists think of, the panel fielded questions on the topic. Watch the video above to see the full length Q&A.

White Sox Talk Podcast: Tim Anderson gives revealing interview about his first season

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White Sox Talk Podcast: Tim Anderson gives revealing interview about his first season

In this episode of the White Sox Talk Podcast, shortstop Tim Anderson joins the podcast and gives a revealing interview with Chuck Garfien about his first season with the White Sox and how adversity he faced in high school still drives him today.

Dan Hayes calls in from Arizona to break down the White Sox-Cubs game. They talk about Lucas Giolito’s White Sox debut, Jose Abreu’s first home run of the spring and the latest Jose Quintana rumors.

CSN’s Siera Santos talks about her conversations with Yoan Moncada and much more.

Listen to the full episode at this link or in the embedded player below: