SIRIUS HITS A HOME RUN WITH MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ON STREAM 120, ESPN RADIO
NEW YORK, NY - March 19, 2003 - SIRIUS (NASDAQ: SIRI), the premier satellite radio broadcaster and only service delivering uncompromised Coast-to-coast music and entertainment for your car and home, announced that Major League Baseball games will be broadcast on ESPN Radio // 120 for the 2003 season.
SIRIUS LIVE audio broadcasts on ESPN Radio // 120, will feature the Sunday game of the week plus the Division Series, League Championship Series, the All-Star Game, and the World Series as part of the Major League Baseball on ESPN Radio series.
SIRIUS will also carry ESPN Radio's The Baseball Show, hosted by Karl Ravech and Rob Dibble every Saturday and Sunday beginning April 12th from 3 pm EST to 7 pm EST.
For a complete schedule of MLB on ESPN Radio and for complete baseball programming on SIRIUS, please visit sirius.com or www.espnradio.com at the start of the season.
"Providing Coast-to-coast MLB baseball coverage on our ESPN Radio stream, which is included in our standard package, continues to build great value for our subscribers," said Larry Rebich, SIRIUS Vice President, Programming and Market Development. "We are looking forward to working with ESPN Radio this season to bring our listeners even more outstanding sports programming."
"SIRIUS provides a home for fans of ESPN Radio and Major League Baseball that is truly unique," said ESPN Radio Vice President T.J. Lambert. "ESPN Radio strives to provide more ways for our fans to access our content and SIRIUS offers them just that."
SIRIUS is committed to offering depth of choice in sports programming. Coupled with MLB on ESPN Radio, SIRIUS also offers up to 40 National Basketball Association games every week, along with LIVE Play-By-Play of the NCAA College Football Bowl Championship Series on ESPN Radio.
SIRIUS is the only satellite radio service bringing listeners 100 streams of the best music and entertainmentCcoast-to-coast. SIRIUS offers 60 music streams with no commercials, along with 40 world-class sports, news, and entertainment streams for a monthly subscription fee of $12.95. Stream Jockeys create and deliver uncompromised music in virtually every genre to our listeners 24-hours a day. Satellite radio products bringing SIRIUS to listeners in the car, truck, home, RV, and boat are manufactured by Kenwood, Panasonic, Clarion, Audiovox, and Jensen, and are available at major retailers including Circuit City, Best Buy, Car Toys, Good Guys, Tweeter, Ultimate Electronics, Sears, and Crutchfield. SIRIUS is the leading OEM satellite radio provider, with exclusive partnerships with DaimlerChrysler, Ford, and BMW. Automotive brands currently offering SIRIUS radios in select new car models include BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, and Nissan. Automotive brands that have announced plans to start offering SIRIUS in select models include Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, Volvo, Mazda, Infiniti, MINI, Audi, Volkswagen, Land Rover, and Aston Martin.
Click on sirius.com to listen to the SIRIUS music streams LIVE, or to find a SIRIUS retailer or car dealer in your area.
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