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Bison Sports Will Benefit from TV Broadcast Deal

July 22, 2010 6:39 AM | Sports

The Canada West Universities Athletic Association and Shaw Communications have signed a two-year deal that will see Shaw TV carry university sports across western Canada, including the 74th Hardy Cup final in the fall of 2010.

Shaw will broadcast six conference season match-ups, covering all six Canada West teams, with full coverage of at least one semifinal contest on November 6 and the Hardy Cup final on Saturday, November 13.

The University of Manitoba Bisons will have two of their football games broadcast across the country — the first being on Saturday, September 11 when they host Alberta, and on Saturday, October 23, when the Bisons travel to Alberta.

The complete Shaw TV / Canada West football “Game of the Week” schedule (local times):

Saturday, Sept. 4th: Saskatchewan at Calgary, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 11th: Alberta at Manitoba, 2:00 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 24th: Regina at UBC, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 15th: Calgary at Saskatchewan, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 23rd: Manitoba at Alberta, 1:00 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 29th: Regina at Saskatchewan, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 6th: Canada West semifinal
Saturday, Nov. 13th: 74th Hardy Cup