Microsoft announces new Sports Channel for Windows Media Center

Microsoft unveiled a new Sports Channel which aggregates content from CBSSports.com, Fox Sports and MSNBC towards their continued investment in Windows Media Center’s broadband TV content. The new sports channel goes live Thursday and is available in Windows Vista Home, Premium, and Ultimate. The new channel will only be available in the United States and will not be […]

Microsoft unveiled a new Sports Channel which aggregates content from CBSSports.com, Fox Sports and MSNBC towards their continued investment in Windows Media Center’s broadband TV content. The new sports channel goes live Thursday and is available in Windows Vista Home, Premium, and Ultimate. The new channel will only be available in the United States and will not be available for Windows 7 beta users.

Coverage includes College Basketball, with enhanced content including:

  • Ability to watch complete games in condensed form shortly after the live broadcast
  • Watch the marquee games in the first two rounds, then all games after that including the championship game
  • Game Highlights (1-2 min)
  • Highlights from every tournament game (63 games total)
  • Post Game Interviews (1-2 min)
  • Post game interviews as available
  • Buzzer Beaters (2-10 min)
  • Last few minutes plus of select games with great finishes