Crimson Tide Radio and Television Information
The Crimson Tide Sports Network (CTSN) will bring Alabama softballl to fans around the state by radio on the Crimson Tide Sports Network and to fans around the world, via the internet with a link through the Tide's official website RollTide.com.
The flagship station for softball in Tuscaloosa is WDGM 99.1 FM.
The CTSN's softball crew includes Chad Haynie calling the play-by-play and Tom Roberts providing color and analysis.
Alabama's softball broadcasts are produced by the Crimson Tide Sports Network, which is a joint venture between Learfield Communications of Jefferson City, Mo, and IMG College of Winston-Salem, N.C. CTSN is headquartered in Tuscaloosa with Jim Carabin as its general manager. CTSN sales executives include Chris Bean, Tom Brooks, Jay McPhillips, Tyler Keys and Chris Hand.
Gameday coverage of Alabama softball begins 10 minutes before first pitch and include comments from Alabama skipper Patrick Murphy. After each game, the crew breaks down game statistics and previews the next matchup.
It's the greeting Alabama fans typically use to open the call: "Hey, Coach," and that's also the name of CTSN's weekly call-in show. The show airs every Monday night from 6 to 7 pm. CT. Tom Roberts plays host to the show live at Buffalo Wild Wings in Tuscaloosa. Coach Patrick Murphy joins the show during the softball season to answer questions from Alabama fans on the phone and at the restaurant.
Crimson Tide Today
Alabama fans keep up with all of the Tide's players and coaches each weekday on 'Crimson Tide Today', a daily update on all University of Alabama athletic teams with Tom Roberts and Chris Stewart.
Crimson Tide This Week
Alabama fans can see more of the Tide each week on CTSN's 30-minute weekly television show, "Crimson Tide This Week." Chris Stewart hosts this weekly look at all the Tide's teams, featuring softball from the first pitch in February through the last pitch in Oklahoma City. The show airs on CBS42 in Birmingham, WVUA 23 in Tuscaloosa, WNCF-32 in Montgomery and on Comcast Sports Southeast.