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GO EAGS! Eastern Washington University to open 2014 College Football Season

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CHENEY, Wash.- On Saturday, August 23, the Eastern Washington Eagles take on the Sam Houston State Bearkats to open the 2014 College Football Season. Take a moment to let that sink in: Eastern is playing in the first regular season game for college football. Anywhere. It's such a major event that the game will be nationally televised by ESPN. ESPN anchor Colin Cowherd is in Spokane for the game as well and it turns out Cowherd is an Eastern alum.

KHQ and SWX have big coverage planned. On game day Sam Adams will be live in Cheney during KHQ Local News Saturday. He'll have exclusive interviews and a preview of the big game. There will also be a one-hour pregame show live, on SWX's new high-def channel, 112 on Comcast. ESPN's Colin Cowherd will being joining Sam Adams and John Collett for that. The pregame show starts at 11am and is followed by "Inside Eastern Football", a Hard Knocks-style show with behind the scenes access. It all leads up to the 12:30pm kickoff on ESPN.

Then on KHQ Local News at 5, and 11 look for continuing coverage, as we speak with key players and Head Coach Beau Baldwin after the game is over.

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