By: Jordan Marie Johnson August 14, 2014@ 09:00:00 AM
PUEBLO, Colo. – The Professional Bull Riders Express Employment Professionals Classic kicks off the second half of the 2014 Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Friday and Saturday, August 16-17. CBS Sports Network will broadcast the two-day event on a one-day tape-delayed schedule on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 10 p.m. ET and Sunday, Aug. 17 at 8 p.m. ET; PBR LIVE, however, will stream all the action in real time via pbr.com.
Fans will be able to see the Top 35 bull riders in the world ride each weekend, jockeying for position as they work their way towards the 2014 Built Ford Tough World Finals and the title of PBR World Champion. Their 8-second, action-packed rides and heart-stopping wrecks are instantly available only on PBR LIVE.
In addition to the weekly BFTS events, PBR LIVE will be the exclusive channel for PBR China, the recently-added international branch of the PBR. Coverage of events in both Nanjing (Sept. 12-14) and Shanghai (Sept. 26-29 and Oct. 1-6) will be available to everyone who subscribes. Approximately 30 of the PBR’s Top Touring Pro Division competitors, including BFTS stars Matt Bohon and Skeeter Kingsolver, will compete in the series alongside Harihen the Chinese stuntman who recently trained with PBR Australia to become the first-ever Chinese PBR bull rider.
Below is the schedule of the remaining 2014 PBR LIVE streams:
Date /Time (all times ET)/Event/City
Aug 16-17 8 p.m./7 p.m., Express Employment Professionals Classic, Tulsa, Okla.
Aug. 29-30 7:50 p.m./8 p.m., WinStar World Casino & Resort Invitational, Thackerville, Okla.
Sept. 5-6 8 p.m./7 p.m., Jack Daniel’s Invitational, Nashville, Tenn.
Sept. 12-14 8 p.m./7 p.m./4:50 p.m., PFI Western.com Invitational, Springfield, Mo.
Sept. 12-14 TBD, PBR China – Nanjing, Nanjing, China
Sept. 19-20 8 p.m./7 p.m., Laughlin Invitational, Laughing, Nevada
Sept. 26-27 8 p.m./7 p.m., Kawasaki Strong Battle at the Bay, Oakland, Calif.
Sept. 26-29 TBD, PBR China – Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Oct. 1-6 TBD, PBR China – Shanghai Shanghai, China
Oct. 3-4 8 p.m./7 p.m., Battle at the Beau, Biloxi, Miss.
Oct. 10-11 8 p.m./7 p.m., Cooper Tires Take the Money & Ride, Allentown, Penn.
Oct. 22-25 6 p.m., Built Ford Tough World Finals, Las Vegas
Oct. 26 1 p.m., Built Ford Tough World Finals, Las Vegas
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