Starting Thursday when the Los Angeles Rams take the field in Baltimore to kick off the 2018 preseason, Rams fans may catch all preseason games on TV, radio, and online.
For a third straight season, Rams preseason games will be broadcast locally on CBS 2 and Univision's UniMás 46/KFTR station. In addition, ESPNLA 710 AM and ESPN Deportes/KWKW 1330 AM will once again bring Rams fans the full season (preseason and regular season) of games.
For the first time, the Los Angeles Rams will offer a free stream of their preseason games on therams.com in Los Angeles, Mexico and the United Kingdom. In addition, the stream will be available in all markets receiving CBS or UniMás' broadcast across California, Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah (full list of affiliate stations below). Fans in Los Angeles, any secondary US markets, and the United Kingdom will receive CBS' feed, while fans in Mexico will receive UniMás' broadcast. Live streams can be accessed via desktop, mobile web and the Rams Mobile app.
"We are thrilled to offer a digital option for fans to catch our preseason games, adding to the great broadcasts our partners deliver on TV and radio," said Rams VP & GM, Media MARISSA DALY. "Following two years of playing in the UK and looking towards our game this year in Mexico, we are excited to give our fans across the world more ways to watch Rams football."
Los Angeles' 2018 preseason begins Thursday, August 9 when the Rams visit the Baltimore Ravens (4:30 PM PT). The Rams then return home to the Coliseum to host the Oakland Raiders (Saturday, August 18, 1:00 PM PT) followed by the Houston Texans (Saturday, August 25, 1:00 PM PT). The Rams will close out the preseason at the New Orleans Saints (Thursday, August 30, 5:00 PM PT).
As the Rams' official English-language preseason television partner, CBS 2 will provide the Los Angeles market with exclusive English-language telecasts of all Rams preseason games.
NFL Network's ANDREW SICILIANO, who spends his NFL Sundays as host of DirecTV's RedZone, will handle play-by-play duties for a third year. Siciliano will be joined for the first time by two of the hosts of NFL Network's Good Morning Football, NATE BURLESON and PETER SCHRAGER, who have additional NFL duties with CBS and FOX respectively, serving as color commentators. CBS' JILL ARRINGTON will once again provide insight from the sidelines.
CBS' pregame show will air a half-hour before each game. CBS' Sports Director and NFL Legend JIM HILL will be joined by UCLA's all-time leading rusher and Rams Community Affairs Executive JOHNATHAN FRANKLIN to provide an inside look into the upcoming game complete with player profiles, live interviews from the booth and sideline updates from Arrington. A thirty-minute postgame show will provide game breakdown, film analysis and press conference look-ins with Head Coach SEAN McVAY and select Rams players.
Univision Los Angeles returns as the exclusive Spanish-language broadcaster of Los Angeles Rams preseason games, airing all four preseason games on UniMás 46/KFTR. The games will feature detailed play-by-play analysis and game commentary from veteran sportscaster RAMSES SANDOVAL who will be joined in Baltimore and New Orleans by PEPE SEGARRA as the color analyst and ENRIQUE GUTIERREZ as the sideline reporter. For the two home games, ADRIAN GARCIA MARQUEZ will join Sandoval in the booth for color and Emmy-award winning sportscaster DIANA ALVARADO will serve as the sideline reporter.
In addition to the Los Angeles local broadcast on CBS 2 and UniMás 46/KFTR, Rams preseason football will extend to households throughout California, Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah. Below is a comprehensive list of affiliate stations airing Rams preseason football. Please check your local listings in these markets for complete game coverage or visit www.therams.com for further information.
- KBFX FOX 58 – Bakersfield, CA
- KBFT UniMás 31 – Bakersfield, CA
- KMPH FOX 26 – Fresno/Visalia, CA
- KDFX FOX 11 – Palm Springs, CA
- KKFX FOX 11 – Santa Barbara/Santa Maria/San Luis Obispo, CA
- KSWB FOX 5 – San Diego, CA
- KHON FOX 2 – Honolulu, HI
- KSNV NBC 3 – Las Vegas, NV
- KMYU MyNetwork – Salt Lake City, UT
- KRXI FOX 11 – Reno, NV
- KYUR ABC 13 – Anchorage, AK
- KATN ABC 2 – Fairbanks, AK
- KJUD ABC 8 – Juneau, AK
For a third year, ESPNLA 710 AM and ESPN Deportes 1330 will bring games to fans all season.
J.B. LONG (play-by-play announcer), MAURICE JONES-DREW (color analyst) and D'MARCO FARR (sideline reporter) will broadcast every Rams game live on ESPNLA 710 AM, the Rams' official home and flagship English radio partner.
On gamedays, ESPNLA 710 AM will broadcast a three-hour pregame show and two-hour postgame show featuring TRAVIS RODGERS and KIRK MORRISON. Rodgers will report during halftime.
TROY SANTIAGO as play-by-play announcer and RICARDO LOPEZ as color analyst will return on KWKW 1330 AM/ESPN Deportes, the Rams' official Spanish language flagship radio station.
ESPNLA's broadcast of Rams games will air on the following affiliates:
- XEPRS/1090 AM – San Diego, CA
- KKBZ/105.1 FM - Fresno, CA
- KHTY/970 AM - Bakersfield, CA
- KBAD/920 AM - Las Vegas, NV
- ESPN/103.9 FM - Palm Springs, CA
- KTIE/590 AM - Riverside/San Bernardino, CA
- KAVL/610 AM & 106.7 FM – Lancaster, CA
- KSMA/1240 AM & 99.5 FM - Santa Maria, CA
- KIXW/107.3 FM – Barstow, CA
- KIXF/101.5 FM – Baker, CA
- KMET/1490 AM - Banning, CA
ESPN Deportes' game broadcasts will air on the following affiliates:
· KWKW/1330 AM - Los Angeles, CA
· KTMZ/1220 AM – Pomona, CA
· KWAC/1490 AM – Bakersfield, CA
· KGST/1600 AM – Fresno, CA
· KMJE/980 AM – Sacramento, CA
· KENO/1450 AM - Las Vegas, NV
· KCAL/1410 AM - Riverside/San Bernardino, CA
· KXLM/102.9 FM/KOXR 910 AM - Oxnard/Ventura, CA