Miami-Rutgers webcast on ESPN.com
Oct. 30, 2002
Coral Gables, Fla (www.hurricanesports.com) — – ESPN.com, the leading sports site, will feature a live, interactive webcastof #1 Miami at Rutgers Saturday, Nov. 2, at noon ET, marking the first timeESPN.com has presented live video streaming of a game as well as the firsttime a #1-ranked team has appeared on such a webcast.
College GamedayOnline will present a moderated chat during the game hosted by ESPN collegefootball analyst and former University of Georgia head coach Jim Donnan.The webcast will be offered only to ESPN Insider subscribers through a cablemodem or other broadband connection in both Windows Media Player and Realformats.
“We are excited to have the top-ranked team in the country in the premiereof our live video webcast and on the heels of another new initiative -ESPNMotion,” said John Skipper, executive vice president, ESPN.com and ESPNThe Magazine. “We are pleased that ESPN.com continues to find newinnovations to deliver on the value of high speed connections, and betterways to serve sports fans.”