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Universal Sports To Air Coverage of the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon This Sunday, March 9

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Network Also Announces April “Marathon-A-Thon” Programming Highlighted by the Legendary Boston Marathon on April 21 - Los Angeles (March 4, 2014) - Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic, endurance and action sports, will air the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon this Sunday, March 9, at 3 PM ET. The network’s exclusive national TV coverage will showcase the 26.2-mile race featuring 25,000 runners traversing from stadium to sea, as they run from Dodger Stadium to the Pacific Ocean. The course has been certified by USA Track & Field and serves as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.

The Network also announced April’s “Marathon-A-Thon” schedule highlighted by its exclusive LIVE national coverage of the 2014 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21, starting at 8:30 AM ET. In addition to the 118th running of the Boston’s epic event, April’s Marathon-A-Thon features the 2014 Paris, London and Rotterdam races and encore presentations of some of the world’s best marathons every Monday from 8 PM to 2 AM ET.

Universal Sports Network Broadcast Schedule: 2014 Marathons

All times Eastern – Subject to change 

Date                                      Time                                                      Event

Sun., Mar. 9                        3 PM ET (SDD)                                   2014 ASICS LA Marathon

Sun., Apr. 7                         2:30 AM ET LIVE                                2014 Paris Marathon

Sun. Apr. 13                        4 AM ET LIVE                                      2014 Virgin London Marathon*

Sun., Apr. 13                      10 AM ET (SDD)                                 2014 Rotterdam Marathon

Mon., Apr. 21                    8:30 AM ET LIVE                                2014 Boston Marathon*

Sat., May 31                       11 AM ET                                             2014 Stockholm Marathon

Sun., Sep. 28                      TBD                                                        2014 BMW Berlin Marathon*

Sun., Oct. 19                       TBD                                                        2014 Amsterdam Marathon

* World Marathon Major

SDD=Same Day Delay                      

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Universal Sports Network, a partnership between NBC Sports and InterMedia Partners, LP, is the premier multi-platform media destination for Olympic-related sports programming in the United States.  Offering more than 1,200 hours of original programming each year, Universal Sports has exclusive rights to world and national championship events in a wide array of sports, including swimming, track and field, gymnastics, cycling, skiing, figure skating and rugby. Whether on television, online, or on the go with mobile and tablet applications, Universal Sports offers a four-screen experience to fans of global sports every day of the year. For more information, please visit

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