April 27, 2007
Going Yard Home
NEW YORK - CSTV.com, the ultimate source for college sports, has launched GOING YARD (www.cstv.com/goingyard/), a comprehensive three-month tour covering 7000 miles and more than 65 games, culminating with the College World Series in Omaha, NE. GOING YARD chronicles the journey of two intrepid reporters who are capturing the passion and culture of college baseball, with exclusive interactive broadband content and countless hours of streaming video.
GOING YARD is the third in a series of innovative CSTV.com multimedia tours over the course of the 2006-07 academic year. The previous tours include college football's Mission SEC and college basketball's Hoops Odyssey.
The GOING YARD team, 2002 Bates graduate Matthew Meyers and 2000 North Carolina alumnus Evan Markfield, are traveling across the country to large and small campuses covering the landscape of college baseball. Stops include many of college baseball's top teams, including a visit to UCLA on April 27th. Overall, Going Yard will see 23 of the current top 30 teams. The trip's final stop will be in Omaha, NE for the College World Series.
GOING YARD brings fans more than just a list of games. Meyers and Markfield immerse themselves in the culture and lifestyle that encompasses the passion of college baseball, capturing the action, excitement and stories on and off the field. Between stops on campus, they visit people and places along the way to get a complete understanding of the unparalleled passion that fuels these devoted fan communities.
In addition to streaming video and updated blogs and photo galleries, GOING YARD allows fans to post comments and monitor the road trip's progress. GOING YARD serves as the ultimate resource for fans throughout the remainder of the 2007 college baseball season.
About CSTV Networks
CSTV Networks, Inc., now part of the CBS Corporation, is the leading digital and cable programming company dedicated to college sports. Connecting more fans to more college sports than any other company, its many platforms for programming distribution include CSTV: College Sports TV, televising regular-season and championship events for 35 men's and women's college sports; CSTV.com and its network of nearly 215 official athletic sites; CSTV All Access, broadband services providing live audio and video of more than 10,000 events annually; as well as satellite television and radio, in-flight entertainment, wireless networks and more. Further information is available at www.CSTV.com.