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01.19.2012

CBS SPORTS NETWORK AIRS PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS’ PORTLAND INVITATIONAL ON SUNDAY, JAN. 22

         Professional Bull Riders (PBR) returns to CBS Sports Network on Sunday, Jan. 22 (6:00-8:00 PM, ET) with the Portland Invitational at the Rose Garden in Portland, Ore. Craig Hummer and PBR Ring of Honor Member J.W. Hart announce, with Leah Garcia reporting from dirt level.

        Guilherme Marchi, the 2008 PBR World Champion, who won last week in Anaheim, Calif., is the defending champion in Portland. Marchi has won two of the last three PBR Built Ford Tough Series events in Portland, and is the only multiple winner of the event.

        The bull, Asteroid, will make his second appearance of the season this weekend. He made his season debut last week and won the Pabst Blue Ribbon Bull Award for being the high-marked bull of the event. The runner-up for PBR World Champion Bull in 2011 scored 46.75 points after bucking off Douglas Duncan in the championship round.

        On Tuesday, Jan. 24 (9:00 PM, ET), the Network airs the PBR Built Ford Tough Series Highlight Show, an exclusive weekly highlight program that airs each Tuesday throughout the season.  An encore of the Portland Invitational airs on Sunday, Jan. 22 (10:00 PM-12:00 AM, ET).

        CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 152. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

 

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Mariel Brady, 212-975-5373, mariel.brady@cbs.com 

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Dan Sabreen
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