The ESPN show 'SportsNation' broadcast live from the Terrazzo of the United States Air Force Academy. The high-energy show featured a pull-up contest between former NFL player and show co-host Marcellus Wiley and the USAFA Superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould.
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS, USAF ACADEMY, CO 80840 www.usafa.af.mil (719) 333-7731
News Release #162
Nov. 7, 2012
ESPN SPORTSNATION TO BROADCAST FROM ACADEMY
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo., - ESPN's SportsNation, with hosts Charissa Thompson and Marcellus Wiley, is coming to the Air Force Academy Thursday, Nov. 8, from 3 to 4 p.m. MT.
The show will broadcast live on the Terrazzo, near Mitchell Hall and Spirit Hill. Cadets, permanent party and staff with proxy cards are permitted to watch the broadcast on the Terrazzo and show their fanatical institutional pride by bringing signs and wearing their ABUs or Flight Suits for military and Air Force Falcons gear for civilians.
Visitors and others may catch a glimpse of the show from the Cadet Chapel wall, and are also encouraged to bring signs and show their support for the Air Force Academy.
Tentatively scheduled is a flyover, the Wings of Blue demo team, the Falcons Cheerleaders, AFA's very own Blue Steel rock band, "The BIRD", a performance by the USAFA Drum & Bugle Corps, and a Falconry demonstration.
SportsNation is broadcast on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN News and is a fan forum and poll selection show. Due to security concerns, only proxy card holders will be allowed on the Terrazzo to view the show up close.
NOTE: A media availability will take place Thursday, Nov. 8, at 11 a.m. Media representatives wishing to attend should call (719) 333-7639 (719) 333-7593 or (719) 333-7647 no later than 4 p.m. Nov. 7. Also available in high definition.
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