NBCSN PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE OF THE USA TRACK & FIELD PENN RELAYSÂ AND DRAKE RELAYS THIS SAT., APRIL 25, BEGINNING AT 12:30 PM ET
4.5 Hours of Live Track & Field CoverageÂ Coverage Available onÂ NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. â€“ Â NBCSN presents live coverage of â€œUSA vs. the Worldâ€ at the Penn Relays and the Drake Relays presented by HyVee this Sat Saturday, April 25, at 12:30 p.m. ET, immediately followed by the Drake Relays at 3 p.m. ET. The Penn Relays and Drake Relays are part of the USA Track & Field Championship Series.
Coverage from the Penn Relays at Franklin Field includes U.S. menâ€™s and womenâ€™s 4x100m relay, 4x200m relay, and 4x400m relay. Olympic gold medalistÂ Justin GatlinÂ leads Team USA in the menâ€™s competition, with youth starÂ Kaylin WhitneyÂ headlining the womenâ€™s team.
NBCSNâ€™s coverage of the Drake relays include menâ€™s and womenâ€™s 4x100m relay and 4x400m relay, highlighted by Olympic gold medalistsÂ LaShawn Merritt, Team USA, andÂ Kirani JamesÂ of Granada facing off during the menâ€™s 4x400m relay. Additional events include:
- Olympic gold medalist and World Record holderÂ Aries MerrittÂ facing 2013 World ChampionÂ David OliverÂ and Olympic gold medalistÂ Ashton EatonÂ in the menâ€™s 110 hurdles
- 2013 World ChampionÂ Brianna RollinsÂ facing off against 2008 Olympic championÂ Dawn Harper-NelsonÂ in the womenâ€™s 100 meter hurdles
- Olympic medalistÂ Sanya Richards-RollÂ headlining the womenâ€™s 400m
- Olympic championÂ Christrain TaylorÂ battling two-time Olympic silver medalistÂ Will ClayeÂ in the Menâ€™s triple jump
Paul BumeisterÂ hosts coverage of the Penn Relays, joined by Olympic gold medalistÂ Dan Oâ€™Brien,Â two-time Olympic medalistÂ Lauryn WilliamsÂ andÂ Carolyn MannoÂ at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Penn.
Todd HarrisÂ handles the call for the Drake Relays from Des Moines, Iowa, joined by four-time Olympic medalistÂ Ato Boldon,Â Lewis Johnson, andÂ Paul Swangard.
NBC Sports Live Extra
NBCSNâ€™s coverage of the USA Track and Field Penn Relays and Drake Relays will be streamed live onÂ NBC Sports Live ExtraÂ via â€œTV Everywhere,â€ giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. TheÂ NBC Sports Live ExtraÂ app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and Windows Store.
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