USC-UCLA Football Rivalry Spotlighted On FOX Sports Net
Nov. 11, 2001
FOX Sports Net will provide complete coverage of the USC-UCLA football game, including a week-long countdown to the game on its nightly SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SPORTS REPORT, which looks back at some of the rivalry.s greatest memories with special guests, features and highlights.
Then, game-day coverage on Nov. 17 starts with pregame and half-time editions of COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAY and a postgame edition of the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SPORTS REPORT, all live from inside the Coliseum.
The game, which is approaching a sellout, will be shown live nationally Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Net, with Steve Physioc, Tom Ramsey and Lewis Johnson mikeside.
FOX's coverage will kick off Monday (Nov. 12) on the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SPORTS REPORT at 10 p.m. on FSN and FSN 2 and continues every night during the week leading up to the big game. The SCSR devotes the nightly show to documenting the rivalry, past and present with special guests, interviews and features. Guests will include USC PK David Bell, who kicked the game winning field goal in last year.s Trojan victory, former UCLA RB Gaston Green, who starred in the Bruins 1986 win, former USC WR Erik Affholter, whose controversial touchdown catch in 1987 brought a USC victory, and former UCLA QB Wayne Cook, who led UCLA to the Rose Bowl after defeating USC in 1993. In addition, SCSR football analysts Petros Papadakis (former USC TB) and Matt Stevens (former UCLA QB) will offer their insights with keys to the game plus predictions on Saturday.s contest.
The weekly USC Sports Magazine Show, hosted by Tom Kelly, will air at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 15) and 3 p.m. Friday (Nov. 16) on FOX Sports Net 2.
Game-day action will begin live from behind the west end zone in the Coliseum at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 17) with COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAY, hosted by FSN NATIONAL SPORTS REPORT anchor Kevin Frazier with Hall of Fame TE Kellen Winslow and ex-USC assistant coach Artie Gigantino as analysts. In addition to this nationally telecast pregame show, COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAY will telecast a special half-time show with highlights of the showdown as well as updates throughout college football.
Immediately following the game, the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SPORTS REPORT team takes over the COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAY set with live post-game coverage. Todd Donoho and John Fricke anchor the coverage with interviews from players and coaches of both teams. Plus, Suzy Shuster and Barry LeBrock offer additional reports including reaction from the fans.
FOX will replay the game several times locally: at 2 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 18) on FOX Sports Net, at 6 p.m. Monday (Nov. 19) on FOX Sports Net 2, at 3 p.m. Thursday (Thanksgiving, Nov. 22), on FOX Sports Net 2, and at 7 p.m. on Christmas (Dec. 25) on FOX Sports Net 2.
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