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Missouri State game on PPV

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Missouri State game on PPV

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Arkansas Razorback 2009 football season opener against Missouri State, scheduled for 6 p.m. CT, on Sept. 5 in Little Rock, Ark., will be televised on a pay-per-view basis in Arkansas and Southwest Missouri as announced by the University of Arkansas and Razorback Sports Properties Wednesday.Per the new Southeastern Conference television agreements, the Arkansas-Missouri State contest will be the only Razorback football game shown on pay-per-view in 2009. The remaining games will air on either CBS or the ESPN family of networks. KATV anchor Scott Inman will handle the play-by-play call while Jimmy Dykes will provide color commentary. Dykes has worked with ESPN for 16 years, including six seasons broadcasting college football. Former Razorback quarterback Clint Stoerner will serve as the sideline reporter for the broadcast. Per SEC television regulations, the game will be made available to cable systems in Arkansas and Southwest Missouri and to small dish owners who subscribe to DirecTV or Dish Network in the two areas. The cost of the pay per view broadcast is $34.99. Cable and small dish owners can contact their service provider for ordering information. Cable providers in the state of Arkansas should have broadcast details by Aug. 1. Fans in Arkansas and Southwest Missouri may also purchase the pay-per-view for viewing on their computer through ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Per league guidelines, the pay-per-view broadcast on computer is not a part of the RazorVision subscription and must be purchased separately.The game will also be made available outside Arkansas and Southwest Missouri via ESPN GamePlan. The game will also be streamed on ESPN360.com. Due to restrictions, the game will not be part of the ESPN GamePlan package within Arkansas and Southwest Missouri.



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