Usa Network Renews ‘covert Affairs’ For Season 5

Presidents Cup: USA stretches its lead to four points

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With a win worth three points to each club, the standings could change quickly in the next few weeks. As Galaxy midfielder Marcelo Sarvas told the team’s website last week, “We have to get points because we’re very close to [playoff] heaven and yet very close to hell.” This will be the Galaxy’s third and final game of the regular season against Chivas USA whose home venue also is StubHub Center in what’s dubbed the SuperClasico series. The Galaxy is the designated home team for this 2 p.m. game (televised on Time Warner Cable SportsNet and UniMas, and carried on AM radio at 1150 and 1330). After a 3-0 win over San Jose on Aug. 31, the Galaxy went all September without a victory. The team lost to Colorado and Portland and settled for ties with D.C. United and Seattle. The key for the Galaxy is having both of its star forwards, Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane , in the game at the same time. That’s often not been the case this year, either because they were hurt or they were playing for their national teams, but they’re expected to play together Sunday. Donovan and Keane have played together in only 13 of the Galaxy’s 30 MLS games this year, with the club going 7-3-3 in those games. One of the three losses was last weekend, when the Galaxy fell 1-0 to the Timbers in a rain-drenched game in Portland.

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(Natacha Pisarenko / Associated Press / September 28, 2013) By Diane Pucin October 1, 2013, 11:52 a.m. For those clamoring for more rugby on television, your wish has been granted. USA Rugby has announced a broadcasting partnership with FOX Sports for the upcoming mens Eagles match against the New Zealand Maori All Blacks Nov. 9 at PPL Park in Philadelphia. The inaugural Black and Blue Match, presented by USA Rugby and New Zealand Rugby Union sponsor AIG, will kick off at 4 p.m. PST Nov. 9, with the broadcast to be aired on FOX Sports 1 Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. USA Rugby is very excited about FOX Sports 1 airing the match from Philadelphia, USA Rugby Chief Commercial Officer Jon Persch said. FOX Sports 1 offers USA Rugby the greatest number of viewers with the new channel being offered in 90 million homes.” FOX Sports 1 is the newest national 24-hour multi-sport channel, launched Aug. 17 in more than 90 million homes across the U.S., the largest sports network launch in television history. With nearly 5,000 hours of live events, news and original programming annually, FOX Sports includes college football and basketball, MLB, NASCAR, NFL , soccer, boxing and UFC . ALSO:

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With its intricate storytelling, diverse characters and authentic locations, the series continues to be a cornerstone in our lineup of USAs original signature dramas. The renewal comes mere weeks before Covert Affairs returns for the second half of its fourth season, which wrapped its summer run in mid-September. It was one of summers top 10 cable scripted shows, with nearly 4 million viewers. When Covert Affairs returns for the remaining six episodes, co-creatorsMatt Corman and Chris Ordpromise a “totally different show” following CIA agent Annie Walker’s (Piper Perabo) decision to fake her own death and go deep undercover in her continued mission to topple Henry Wilcox (Gregory Itzin). “This change that we see in Annie at the end [of the finale] is a seismic one and a major one,”Corman told THR in September . “It’s going to launch us into a back six where we see a totally different Annie and a totally different show, and we hope people enjoy it.” “Every episode and every script we’ve been doing is exciting because we get to see a whole new side to Annie and how she operates, and the choices she’s forced to make are a whole new chapter. She’s never been faced with many of these challenges and she doesn’t have the support system to help her. It’s very interesting how she copes with this new paradigm,” Ord told THR. Christopher Gorham, Peter Gallagher, Kari Matchett and Hill Harper also star in the Universal Cable Productions series fromCormanandOrd, who are executive producers along withDoug Liman, David Bartis, Gene KleinandStephen Kay. Gorham will direct the fourth episode of the remaining half of the season. International locations featured this season include Medellin, Rome, Vienna, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, Grand Bahama Island and Geneva. Covert Affairs’ renewal comes as USA preps its big original comedy push following the syndication debut of Modern Family, and the return of veteran drama White Collar later this month.

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Angel Cabrera and Branden Grace, International, 4 and 3. Brandt Snedeker and Hunter Mahan, United States, def. Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel, International, 2 up. Tiger Woods and Matt Kuchar, United States, def. Adam Scott and Hideki Matsuyama, International, 1 up. Saturday foursomes Match 18: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (USA) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International) Match 19: Zach Johnson/Jason Dufner (USA) vs. Richard Sterne/Marc Leishman (International Match 20: Bill Haas/Steve Stricker (USA) vs. Adam Scott/Hideki Matsuyama (Interntional) Match 21: Tiger Woods/Matt Kuchar (USA) vs. Ernie Els/Brendon de Jonge (International) Match 22: Webb Simpson/Brandt Snedeker (USA) vs. Louis Oosthuizen/Charl Schwartzel (International) Sitting out: Hunter Mahan, Jordan Spieth (USA); Angel Cabrera, Branden Grace (International) GALLERY: SATURDAY AT THE PRESIDENTS CUP A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Richard Sterne reacts to his putt on the 9th green. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Jason Dufner plays from the fairway on 9th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the 1st green during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Matt Kuchar waits on the 1st green during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods tees off on the 14th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan HenryUSA TODAY Sports A view of the 18th green as Hideki Matsuyama putts during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Peter Casey USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods tees off on the 18th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods and USA skier Lindsey Vonn ride away from the 1st tee during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Angel Cabrera watches from the 17th green. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Adam Scott plays from the rough on the 15th hole. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Jason Day reacts to missing a putt on the 17th green as Jordan Speith and Steve Stricker look on during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Oct 5, 2013; Dublin, OH, USA; Jason Day reacts to missing a putt on the 17th green as Jordan Speith and Steve Stricker look on during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports USA skier Lindsey Vonn on the 18th hole. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Brendon de Jonge watches his chip on the 17th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Matt Kuchar and Tiger Woods celebrate after making birdie putt to win the match during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Matt Kuchar celebrates after making bridie putt to win the match during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Steve Stricker plays from the rough on the 18th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Phil Mickelsen hits an approach shot. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Steve Stricker tees off on the 18th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Phil Mickelson’s wife Amy Mickelson and Keegan Bradley’s girlfriend Jillian Stacy watch on the 17th hole. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Graham DeLaet tees off on the 18th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Brendon de Jonge plays from a bunker on the 17th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley after their match during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Matt Kuchar tees off on the 9th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Bill Haas celebrates with Webb Simpson after a shot from the fairway on the 9th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Ernie Els tees off on the 15th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Hideki Matsuyama plays from the rough on the 10th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Hunter Mahan walks up to the 9th green. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Louis Oosthuizen lines up his putt on the 9th green. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Hideki Matsuyama watches his shot from the rough on the 10th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Brandt Snedeker celebrates after making a birdie putt on the 9th green. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Charl Schwart reacts after hitting his bridie putt to half the hole on the 9th green during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods hits from the wet rough on the 9th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-136486 ORIG FILE ID: 201301005_pjc_ah8_434.jpg Allan Henry Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports Grounds crew members bail water out of bunkers on the 18th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Rain falls on the 14th green. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Bill Haas walks up to the 9th green, Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Grounds crew members bail water out of bunkers on the 18th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports A view of the leaderboard. Brian Spurlock Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports USA team members huddle up during a rain storm during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods walks up a hill on the 9th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Jason Day stands under an umbrella on the 14th green. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Jordan Spieth reacts to miss his putt on the 14th green during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Ernie Els reacts to his putt on the 6th green. Allan Henry Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports Keegan Bradley reacts to his putt on the 6th green during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Phil Mickelson plays out of a bunker on the 6th hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods tees off on the 1st hole during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports USA fans on the 1st tee during the third round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Hideki Matsuyama plays from the fairway on the 17th hole during the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Steve Stricker lines up a putt on the 16th green during the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Adam Scott reacts to his putt on the 16th green. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods and Matt Kuchar walk off the 16th green after the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Brandt Snedeker waves to the gallery after the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Charl Schwartzel tees off on the 15th hole during the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Adam Scott lines up his putt on the 16th green during the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Adam Scott lines up his putt n the 16th green during the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Matt Kuchar tees off on the 15th hole. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Steve Stricker and Jordan Spieth celebrate after the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Steve Stricker lines up a putt on the 16th green. Allan Henry USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods gives a TV interview. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods plays his approach shot in the 14th green during the rain-delayed second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Matt Kuchar tees off on the 15th hole during the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Louis Oosthuizen tees off on the 14th hole during the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Matt Kuchar tees off on the 13th hole during the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Fullscreen Oct 5, 2013; Dublin, OH, USA; Matt Kuchar lines up his putt on the 13th green during the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-136484 ORIG FILE ID: 201301005_pjc_ss1_246.jpg Brian Spurlock Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods walks down the 14th fairway during the second round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock USA TODAY Sports Steve Stricker and Tiger Woods talk before restarting the second round. 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ZTE USA Announces Its First Corporate Partnership and Consumer Marketing Push in Conjunction With the Houston Rockets

Houston is an important market for the Richardson, Texas-based ZTE USA. It is one of the top wireless markets in the country and many of ZTEs carrier partners, including AT&T, Aio Wireless, T-Mobile, MetroPCS, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, US Cellular, Cricket Wireless and Tracfone have large presences there. We welcome ZTE to the Houston Rockets family, said Rockets CEO Tad Brown. Together we aspire to create a partnership that will go above and beyond a simple sponsorship, into a joint effort that will attract fans locally and globally. Under the terms of the agreement, ZTE will receive corporate sponsor status, including use of Rockets marketing rights, TV-visible branded signage, hospitality and presenting sponsorship of tonights preseason opener, where the partnership and ZTEs new devices were revealed. Looking forward, ZTE will treat fans to giveaways and promotions throughout branded kiosks at Toyota Center home games and through in-game activations. ZTE will also be the presenting sponsor of the Rockets upcoming Blacktop Battle and will participate in the Season of Giving community program. About ZTE USA ZTE USA ( http://www.zteusa.com/ ), a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, is a leading global provider of mobile handsets, telecommunications equipment and network solutions. Operating since 1998, ZTE USA is dedicated to making cost-efficient, quality communications technology accessible to all. The company provides a magnitude of devices to every major US-based carrier generating over $16 billion dollars worth of business for U.S.-based companies and devotes more than 10 percent of its revenue to R&D. ZTE USA is headquartered in Richardson, TX and operates 11 Sales Offices, 5 R&D centers and 1 Distribution Center ZTE is ranked as the countrys fourth-largest supplier of mobile devices overall, and third-largest supplier of prepaid devices, by independent analysts. For more information, please connect with us on our social networks http://www.twitter.com/ZTE_USA and http://www.facebook.com/ZTEUSA . About the Rockets Established before the 1967-68 NBA season, the Rockets began calling Houston home prior to the 1971-72 season. The 2013-14 campaign marks the 47th season of Rockets basketball.

USA Network Holding Anti-Bullying Commercial Contest (Exclusive)

Pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen will announce the contest during Thursdays #UniteLive: The Concert to Rock Out Bullying to an audience of thousands of students in Las Vegas. We were so thrilled that Carly Rae Jepsen signed on to headline #UniteLIVE: the Concert to Rock Out Bullying, USA Networks senior vice president of public affairs, Toby Graff, told TheWrap . Shes genuinely passionate about the cause of stopping bullying and she has a huge following among the exact audience of young people were trying to reach to spread the message and help prevent bullying. Also read: Breaking Bad Star Aaron Paul Raises Nearly $1.8 Million for Anti-Bullying Charity Jepsen also appears in an original Public Service Announcement (PSA) calling for student entries to the competition that will air on USA Network. Starting Thursday, students between the ages of 13 to 18-years-old can enter the commercial contest by submitting a short written essay or video www.charactersunite.com . The winner will receive an iPad and trip to Los Angeles to see the commercial filmed. Two runner-ups will also receive iPads. The contest ends on Nov. 20. Were excited to get creative ideas on how to stop and prevent bullying from kids across the country, Graff said. They understand the issue and they know how to speak to their peers in a way that can really resonate. The Unite Against Bullying Commercial Challenge will give them a chance to express themselves, make a real difference and win a cool prize of seeing their idea made into a real TV ad. Also read: USA Welcomes Modern Family Fans With Multi-Platform Offerings USA Network, R&R Partners Foundations Flip the Script and Cox Communications presented Thursdays #UniteLive: The Concert to Rock Out Bullying. Nolan Gould (Modern Family), Sheamus (WWE), James Roday (Psych), and Mehcad Brooks (Necessary Roughness) made appearances. The concert and contest are part of USA Networks initiative called Characters Unite, which aims to combat discrimination and intolerance. USAs Characters Unite public service initiative is dedicated to combating hate and discrimination and certainly bullying is a critical issue that fits under the campaign umbrella, Graff explained.