Justin Kutcher

Justin Kutcher is a sportscaster with Fox Sports and formerly with ESPN. Kutcher joined Fox Sports in 2012 as a play-by-play broadcaster for Fox College Football and Fox College Hoops. He made his Major League Baseball broadcasting debut in April 2013.[1]

Biography

Early career

Kutcher announced college sports for the Big Ten Network, CBS College Sports and NCAA Productions. He called Minor League Baseball at the Double-A to Triple-A levels, such as for the Portland Beavers. He also anchored MLB.com's Daily Rewind and Post Season Live during the 2008 MLB playoffs. Other assignments include calling Portland Timbers soccer, the 2006 World Softball Championships in Beijing and Boston Terriers women's basketball. Before moving into the booth, he served as a statistician for MLB on Fox, working in the playoffs and the World Series as an assistant to Joe Buck and Tim McCarver.

ESPN

Before joining Fox, Kutcher worked for ESPN, where he called football, basketball, baseball, softball, ice hockey and volleyball games. He was especially involved in calling college sports such as college football, college basketball, college baseball and college volleyball. He called NBA regular season games for ESPN as well. He even called high school football and basketball for the network. He also announced the NCAA Men's Volleyball Tournament.

FOX Sports

Kutcher calls college football for Fox and FX. His partner was Eric Crouch in 2012; it is now either James Bates, Joel Klatt, or Petros Papadakis. Kutcher also calls select MLB games on Fox and Fox Sports 1.[2] He is also a play-by-play announcer for college basketball on Fox Sports 1.[3] In 2013, he filled in for Gus Johnson for a Week 15 NFL matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the Tennessee Titans. He became a regular fill-in for the NFL on Fox beginning in 2014. He also was a commentator for FOX's coverage of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2016 Copa América Centenario. He also calls Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show daytime coverage for fellow Fox channel Nat Geo Wild and the Masters Agility Championship, which is also part of the Westminster Kennel Club events.

Wizards

It was announced that NBC Sports Washington will hire Justin Kutcher to be the new television play-by-play announcer for Washington Wizards games replacing Steve Buckhantz

Personal life

While attending Boston University, he was sports director at student station WTBU. He graduated with a degree from the College of Communication. He is also a graduate of the Hopkins School. He grew up in Fairfield, Connecticut and lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-09. Retrieved 2013-04-23.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "1.8, Justin Kutcher of FOX Sports MLB - Coming to America Baseball". Comingtoamericabaseball.com. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  3. ^ Florance, Ben. "2013-14 Fox College Hoops Announcers". Bflo360.com. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  4. ^ "B2B Contact Database - Company Information Database". Zoominfo.com. Retrieved 27 December 2018.

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2012 Iowa State Cyclones football team

The 2012 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cyclones were led by fourth-year head coach Paul Rhoads and played their home games at Jack Trice Stadium. They were a member of the Big 12 Conference. They finished the season 6–7, 3–6 in Big 12 play, to finish in ninth place. They were invited to the Liberty Bowl, where they lost to Tulsa, whom they had defeated in the opening game of the season.

2013 Iowa State Cyclones football team

The 2013 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Playing as a member of the Big 12 Conference (Big 12), the team was led by head coach Paul Rhoads, in his fifth year and played its home games at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa.

The Cyclones played in record setting temperatures: the hottest Jack Trice Stadium game at 92 °F vs. Northern Iowa on August 31, 2013, and the coldest Jack Trice Stadium game at 8 °F for kickoff and 3 °F by the start of the second half vs. Kansas on November 23, 2013.On December 1, 2013, offensive coordinator Courtney Messingham and running backs coach Kenith Pope were fired from their positions.

2013 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team

The 2013 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team represented Louisiana Tech University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bulldogs were led by first-year head coach Skip Holtz as a member of Conference USA (C-USA) in the West Division. The Dawgs played their home games at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, Louisiana. This was the Bulldogs inaugural season as members of C-USA.

2013 Oregon Ducks football team

The 2013 Oregon Ducks football team represented the University of Oregon in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was led by first year head coach Mark Helfrich and played their home games at Autzen Stadium for the 47th consecutive year. They were a member of the Pac-12 Conference in the North Division.

2014 Atlanta Falcons season

The 2014 Atlanta Falcons season was the franchise's 49th season in the National Football League and the seventh under head coach Mike Smith. The Falcons were defeated by the Carolina Panthers in week 17, officially eliminating them from postseason contention for the second straight year. As a result, head coach Mike Smith was fired after his seventh year as coach, after two straight years with a losing record.The 2014 Atlanta Falcons were featured on the HBO documentary series Hard Knocks.

2014 Iowa State Cyclones football team

The 2014 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Playing as a member of the Big 12 Conference (Big 12), the team was led by head coach Paul Rhoads, in his sixth year and played its home games at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa. They finished the season 2–10, 0–9 in Big 12 play to finish in last place.

2018 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

The 2018 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 2018 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Mountaineers played their home games at the Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium, in Morgantown, West Virginia, and compete in the Big 12 Conference. They were led by eighth-year head coach Dana Holgorsen.

ACC Network (Raycom Sports)

ACC Network was a syndicated package of college sports telecasts featuring football and basketball events from the Atlantic Coast Conference, produced by Raycom Sports, the sports syndication unit of Montgomery, Alabama-based Raycom Media (now owned by Gray Television).

The package stemmed from a joint venture between Raycom and Jefferson-Pilot Teleproductions, which acquired the rights to ACC basketball in 1982 under the banner Raycom/JP Sports. In 2004, Jefferson-Pilot's ACC football package (which began in 1984) was also moved under Raycom/JP Sports. Jefferson-Pilot was acquired by Lincoln National Corporation in 2006, who would in turn sell its media assets to Raycom in 2006. In 2010, ESPN acquired the rights to ACC basketball and football, but continued to sub-license games to Raycom Sports to continue the syndicated package, which was relaunched under the ACC Network brand. Broadcast games were shown locally on over-the-air broadcast stations, regional sports networks, as well as streaming on ESPN3 and WatchESPN.In July 2016, ESPN announced an extension of its contract and plans to launch an ACC cable channel of the same name in 2019, and took ownership of the ACC rights that were previously sub-licensed to Raycom. In anticipation of the new channel, the "ACC Network" branding during its syndicated telecasts was phased out in 2018. Although ESPN will continue to subcontract Raycom Sports resources for the new channel, Raycom's final syndicated ACC telecast—the 2019 ACC men's basketball championship game—aired March 16, 2019.

ESPNU College Basketball

ESPNU College Basketball is a broadcast of NCAA Division I college basketball on ESPNU.

Fox College Hoops

Fox College Hoops (Fox CBB) is the blanket title used for Fox Sports broadcasts of college basketball by Fox and its cable networks. Although college basketball telecasts had been carried by Fox Sports Networks (FSN) in the past (generically under the title College Hoops), the Fox College Hoops branding was introduced in 2013 with the expansion of coverage to Fox and Fox Sports 1.

Games on Fox and FS1 include rights to the Big East, Big Ten, and Pac-12, as well as the early-season Las Vegas Invitational and Las Vegas Classic.

Fox Sports (United States)

Fox Sports, also referred to as Fox Sports Media Group, is the programming division of the Fox Broadcasting Company, owned by Fox Corporation, that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, and its dedicated regional and national sports cable channels. The flagship entity of Fox Sports Media Group division, it was formed in 1994 with Fox's acquisition of broadcast rights to National Football League (NFL) games. In subsequent years, it has televised the National Hockey League (1994–1999), Major League Baseball (1996–present), NASCAR (2001–present), Bowl Championship Series (2007–2010), Major League Soccer (2015–present), the USGA Championships (2015–present) and NHRA (2016–present).

On December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced plans to acquire 21st Century Fox (Fox Sports' parent) for $52.4 billion, which included key assets such as 20th Century Fox, FX Networks, National Geographic Partners, its regional sports networks, and its international networks. However, under the terms of the proposed acquisition, the Fox broadcast network, Fox News Channel, and the non-regional Fox Sports assets (FS1 and FS2) cable channels, and the broadcast network division were spun off into an independent company owned by 21st Century Fox's current shareholders.

Fox USGA

Fox USGA is the branding for Fox Sports' television broadcasts of the professional (open) and amateur championships of the United States Golf Association.

Greg Swindell

Forest Gregory "Greg" Swindell (born January 2, 1965) is an American former Major League Baseball player, who had a 17-year career as a left-handed pitcher from 1986 to 2002. He played for the Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox of the American League and the Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros and Arizona Diamondbacks of the National League. With the Diamondbacks, he won the 2001 World Series against the New York Yankees.

Kutcher

Kutcher may refer to:

Ashton Kutcher (born 1978), American actor

Demi Kutcher (born 1962), known as Demi Moore, American actress

Justin Kutcher, American sportscaster

Randy Kutcher (born 1960), American baseball player

Steven R. Kutcher (born 1944), American entomologist

List of Famous Idaho Potato Bowl broadcasters

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List of NFL on Fox commentator pairings

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MEAC Men's Basketball Tournament

The MEAC Men's Basketball Tournament (popularly known as the MEAC Tournament) is the conference championship tournament in basketball for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). The tournament has been held every year since 1972. It is a single-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records. The winner, declared conference champion, receives the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

* Overtime

NBC Sports Washington

NBC Sports Washington is an American regional sports network that is owned by NBCUniversal and Monumental Sports & Entertainment, and operates as an affiliate of NBC Sports Regional Networks. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, the channel broadcasts regional coverage of sports events throughout the Mid-Atlantic United States, with a focus on professional sports teams based in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., as well as sports news and entertainment programming.

NBC Sports Washington is available on approximately 25 cable providers throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, as well as parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and West Virginia; it is also available nationwide on satellite via DirecTV and Dish Network. The channel reaches more than 4.7 million households in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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