The Middle Atlantic region in the Usa is located 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 is crucial in fostering the development and advancement of America and has played a significant role in the development of its culture, trade and commerce and industries. This region has hosted most of the state capitals ever since the American Revolution including Washington D.C, Americas current federal capital. This region can even be considered one of the most prosperous regions of the United States since it has 43 out from the 100 highest income counties of the nation.
Professional sports play a very important role in this region. A large number of 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. Together with professional sports this area is likewise big within the collegiate sports front having a range of colleges and universities taking part in the NCAA Division I,II and III games.
The Middle Atlantic Corporation was established in 1912 and is an athletic conference that participates in the NCAA Division III. This corporation is divided into three conferences, namely, the Freedom Conference, the Commonwealth Conference and the Middle Atlantic Conference. The 16 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 including 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.
A lot of the sports news in the Middle Atlantic region is brought by the Middle Atlantic Sports Network that has serves 7 state areas and is also a regional sports network. This network provides sports news to the regions of Maryland, Delaware, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Columbia plus some areas of West Virginia. The MASN was registered as TCR Sports and it has been crucial in broadcasting some of the major MLB games in this area. It is through this network that has ties with almost every satellite and cable distributor within the Washington area, that they make sports viewing accessible to every household in this region.
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 in addition they 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 reviews as well as the most recent in the sports arena.