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01.26.2012

PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS RETURNS TO CBS SPORTS NETWORK WITH ARIAT INVITATIONAL

         Professional Bull Riders (PBR) returns to CBS Sports Network on Sunday, Jan. 29 (6:00-8:00 PM, ET) with the Ariat Invitational at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, Calif. Craig Hummer and nine-time PBR World Champion Ty Murray announce, with Marty Snider reporting from dirt level.

        2010 PBR World Champion Renato Nunes makes his return to Sacramento where he captured last year’s Ariat Invitational Championship while competing with a broken left hand. Nunes rode all four bulls to finish three points ahead of Silvano Alves a year ago.

        On Tuesday, Jan. 31 (11:00 PM-12:30 AM, 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 Ariat Invitational airs on Sunday, Jan. 29 (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
212-975-5936
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Mariel Brady
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