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TEGNA Teams with Dallas Mavericks to Broadcast 10 Games Free Over-The-Air in Five Additional Texas Markets

Tysons, Va. and Dallas – TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that in addition to WFAA, its Dallas-Fort-Worth ABC affiliate, KCEN in Waco, KYTX in Tyler, KWES in Midland-Odessa, KIDY in San Angelo and KXVA in Abilene will air 10 Dallas Mavericks games this season, enabling fans across Texas to watch the games live through their free over-the-air broadcasts and through stations’ broadcast distribution with cable, satellite, and streaming services. Nearly nine million Texans will have access to these games across these six markets.

Mark Followill, in his 19th season as the Mavericks play-by-play announcer, Mavericks legends Derek Harper and Devin Harris, along with Jeff “Skin” Wade and Lesley McCaslin will be on the call for these games, with pre- and postgame coverage from Dana Larson and Brian Dameris.

“Providing access to games has always been our top priority,” said Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall. “We are thrilled to work with additional TEGNA stations to bring more fun and excitement to our MFFLs across Texas.”

“We are very proud to expand our partnership with the Dallas Mavericks, one of the hottest teams in the NBA coming out of the All-Star break, to make these important late-season games available to more fans across Texas,” said Brad Ramsey, senior vice president of media operations for TEGNA.

The 10 games available to viewers are:

Fri., Mar. 1 @ Boston, 6:30 p.m. CT
Mon., Mar. 11 @ Chicago, 7 p.m. CT
Wed., Mar. 13 vs. Golden State, 7:30 p.m. CT
Thurs., Mar. 21 vs. Utah, 7:30 p.m. CT
Fri., Mar. 29 @ Sacramento, 9 p.m. CT
Thurs., Apr. 4 vs. Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. CT
Fri., Apr. 5 vs. Golden State, 7:30 p.m. CT
Tues., Apr. 9 @ Charlotte, 6 p.m. CT
Wed., Apr. 10 @ Miami, 6:30 p.m. CT
Fri., Apr. 12 vs. Detroit, 7:30 p.m. CT

The NBA and Diamond Sports Group earlier reached agreement to allow teams to join with local broadcasters for a limited number of over-the-air games during the remainder of the regular season. The 10 games airing on TEGNA stations’ schedules will not be available on Bally Sports Southwest or the Bally Sports app. All other remaining Mavericks games this season will be aired and streamed by Bally Sports, and/or by the NBA’s national media partners, as previously scheduled.

More details on how to watch these Mavericks games can be found on your local TEGNA station site: (Dallas-Ft. Worth), (Waco), (Tyler), (Midland-Odessa) and (San Angelo and Abilene). Fans can visit for information on how to purchase or set up an over-the-air antenna to watch games free over-the-air.

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit

About the Dallas Mavericks
The Dallas Mavericks are a first-class global sports and entertainment organization providing memorable experiences for fans worldwide. The Mavs compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Western Conference and play at American Airlines Center under the direction of Coach Jason Kidd, General Manager Nico Harrison, CEO Cynt Marshall and Governor Patrick Dumont. Since the inaugural season in 1980- 81, the Mavs have won four division titles, two conference championships and one NBA championship in 2011. In addition to on-court success, the Mavs are committed to making a difference in North Texas through community programs and the Mavs Foundation. For more information on Dallas Mavericks players, staff, stats and tickets, visit

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