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The channel was one of the original members of the Prime Network , a group of regional sports networks with the Los Angeles-based Prime Ticket now Fox Sports West as its flagship outlet.
The network was later renamed Prime Sports Rocky Mountain in For nominal purposes, the Root Sports networks continued to carry programming distributed mainly to the Fox Sports regional networks to provide supplementary sports and entertainment programming.
The network airs pregame and postgame shows before and after all Rockies, Jazz, and Golden Knights games that it produces, as well as postgame shows for additional Golden Knights games that it does not televise. Currently, the network does not air any ancillary shows for any of their other professional sports programming other than the Jazz pregame and postgame shows , with some rare exceptions, including a documentary titled Hot Rod: The Untold Story of Hot Rod Hundley, that chronicled the life and career of the former Utah Jazz announcer.
Liberty integrated Northwest Cable Sports into its Prime Network group of regional sports networks, subsequently rebranding it as Prime Sports Northwest.
College sports[ edit ] The network also carries many collegiate sports events, including Mountain West Conference football and basketball, Big Sky Conference football, West Coast Conference basketball, Pac Conference football and basketball game replays, Colorado College hockey , and, as a result of the network's continued affiliation with Fox Sports Networks , events from the Big 12 , Big East , and Atlantic Coast conferences.
Professional sports[ edit ] The channel formerly served as the regional cable broadcaster of the NBA 's Denver Nuggets and the NHL 's Colorado Avalanche , losing the broadcast rights in when the owner of both teams, Stan Kroenke , launched the competing regional sports network Altitude Sports and Entertainment.
The station also served as the regional home of select Western Hockey League broadcasts, beginning with the season and ending with the season.
College and high school sports[ edit ] The network was previously the home of Denver Pioneers hockey and men's and women's basketball, until Altitude Sports and Entertainment took over coverage beginning with the season. Additionally, the channel served as the official TV home of the Colorado Buffaloes until , producing and airing all football and men's basketball games not picked up by national networks, as well as select other sporting events and a heavy amount of insider programs.
The creation of the Pac Network ended the Buffs' longtime relationship with the network, though re-airs of some football and basketball games continue to air. Colorado High School Activities Association football was also a network staple until Altitude took over broadcasting rights beginning with the season.
West subfeed[ edit ] On May 23, , it was announced that the network had acquired the regional cable rights to the new Vegas Golden Knights NHL expansion team. The games are also made available on sister network Root Sports Northwest in northern Idaho and Montana.
The Utah subfeed is available in the entire state of Utah and select areas of Idaho and Wyoming.
Currently the Utah subfeed does not have any different on-air branding from the main network. The most recent carriage deal with the Jazz was an exclusive year agreement signed on October 20, , ending the team's broadcasts on KJZZ-TV channel