The Middle Atlantic region in the Usa is situated between New England and the South and consists of the areas of Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington D.C. This region has been crucial in promoting the development and advancement of America and has played a significant role in the progression of its culture, trade and commerce and industries. This region has hosted most of the state capitals since the American Revolution including Washington D.C, Americas current federal capital. This region can even be considered one of the most affluent regions of the Usa as it has 43 out of the 100 highest income counties of the United States.
Professional sports play an extremely important role in this area. Most of these areas have their own professional sports teams that take part in Major League Baseball, National Football League, National Hockey League, Major League Soccer National Basketball League championships. Along with professional sports this region is likewise big within the collegiate sports front having a number of colleges and universities participating in the NCAA Division I,II and III games.
The Middle Atlantic Corporation was founded in 1912 and it is an athletic conference that takes part within the NCAA Division III. This corporation is split into three conferences, namely, the Freedom Conference, the Commonwealth Conference and the Middle Atlantic Conference. The sixteen members that form this corporation are based out of the Middle Atlantic States. This association has been furthering collegiate sports in the Usa since its inception in 1912 with 13 members. This association carried on growing in its strength housing over fifty teams at some point. However, after the formation of the NVAA Division I,II and III in 1974, the league reduced its size.
The member team take part in 11 mens and 11 womens sports categories that include basketball, baseball, hockey, outdoor and indoor track and field, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, swimming and tennis. They have included softball, field hockey and volleyball in the womens categories.
Most of the sports news in the Middle Atlantic region is brought by the Middle Atlantic Sports Network which has serves seven state areas and is a regional sports network. This network provides sports news for the regions of Maryland, Delaware, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Columbia and some areas of West Virginia. The MASN was registered as TCR Sports and has been crucial in broadcasting some of the major MLB games in this area. It is through this network which has ties with almost every satellite and cable distributor within the Washington area, that they make sports viewing available to all households in this area.
Some of the games for which MASN is the official cable sports network are Baltimore Orioles baseball, Washington Nationals baseball, Baltimore Ravens football, NCAA basketball, NCAA football, NCAA lacrosse. Not only does this network provide its viewers live games and but they also have special pre-game and post-game shows that are held before and after each game. In addition to this they also bring exclusive shows, news evaluations as well as the most recent from the sports arena.