Free Universal Sports preview April 18-27


Just in time for the 119th Boston Marathon, the Universal Sports Network will offer a free 10-day preview to all BendBroadband customers from April 18-27. The channel — 45 and 645 (HD) — is normally available to TV customers with the Bronze Variety and Sports packages only.

Here’s a roundup of some of the programming you can catch during the preview:

• April 19, 1 p.m. — Boston Marathon Preview Show
• April 20, 5:30 a.m. — Boston Marathon
• April 20, 1 p.m. — Boston Marathon Wrap Up Show
• April 26, 6 a.m. — London Marathon
• April 24, 4:30 p.m. — Drake Relays, a track and field event held in Des Moines, Iowa

Universal Sports will also broadcast Ironman New Zealand (April 22), a beach volleyball event in Fuzhou, China (April 25-26) and the ITU World Triathlon Series from Cape Town, South Africa (April 25-26).

Last year, Meb Keflezighi became the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in three decades. Relive his final steps below!

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