CBS Sports Network is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is possessed by the CBS Corporation. When it propelled in 2002 as the National College Sports Network (later College Sports Television otherwise called CSTV), it worked as a multi-stage media mark which additionally incorporated its essential site, collegesports.com, and a system of sites worked for the athletic branches of 215 schools and colleges.
After CSTV was procured by CBS in 2008, the system was remarked as the CBS College Sports Network. The system at first kept up its school sports center, yet in February 2011, the administration was re-marked as CBS Sports Network to re-position it as a standard games benefit. The system keeps on having a specific spotlight on school sports, alongside inclusion of little classes and occasions, simulcasts of games radio shows from CBS-claimed stations and studio and examination programming.
The system’s underlying foundations started in 1999 when Chris Bevilacqua moved toward the fellow benefactors of the Classic Sports Network, Brian Bedol and Stephen D. Greenberg (child of Hank Greenberg) – around then, running Fusient Media Ventures, a New York-based games and media organization – with the thought for a link arrange including school sports 24 hours every day. Under the initiative of Bedol as CEO, the system was initially named the National College Sports Network in June 2002, was in this way renamed College Sports Television (CSTV) and propelled on February 23, 2003. From their central station and studio activities at Chelsea Piers in New York City, CSTV was the principal autonomous link station to be disseminated across the country, having been continued satellite supplier DirecTV at dispatch.