Oct. 2, 2008
BERKELEY - This Saturday's Cal football game against Arizona State will be televised by ABC with kickoff scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Pacific. The regional broadcast will reach 18 percent of the country, primarily the West Coast, including Hawaii and Alaska. For all locations, please check local listings for availability.
Fans in other regions have other viewing options. The game will be available via the ESPN Gameplan package. Fans can purchase Gameplan through their cable provider and see up to 12 extra college football games per week. Rates start at $109 for the season though many cable providers offer weekend and single-day plans.
The game will also be available on ESPN360.com, a website that provides broadband broadcasts live. The game is available completely free to any student on campus (in fact, to any student on any U.S. college campus -- nearly 18 million people). This season, ESPN360.com will feature more than 300 college football games. Visit the site to find out if your internet service provider carries ESPN360.
As always, the entire Cal football schedule is available on the stations of the ISP Sports/Cal Radio Network in many markets throughout California. Listen to Joe Starkey provide the play-by-play with former Cal star quarterback Troy Taylor giving the analysis on flagship station KGO 810 AM in the San Francisco area. Other affiliates are: KGIL Radio (1260 AM Los Angeles), XSURF Radio (540 AM San Diego), KNTK Radio (102.3 Weed), KCBL Radio (1340 AM Fresno), KESP Radio (970 AM Modesto), KVBL Radio (1400 AM Visalia) and KTKZ Radio (1380 AM Sacramento). The pre-game show begins 30 minutes prior to kickoff.
The Cal broadcast will also be available nationally through XM Satellite Radio on Ch. 194.
Finally, the game has also been selected for a national radio broadcast by Sports USA (Check local listings for availability). Howard David handles play-by-play duties while former Colorado and Northwestern coach Gary Barnett provides expert analysis.
Fans not in any of those areas, can listen to the game online by going to CalBears.com and subscribing to Cal All-Access. Monthly memberships start at just $6.95.