Digital Radio Central - Sponsored by TSS Radio
  DRC Home Page DRC Forums Contact Us  
 
SIRIUS Backstage Forum
 
 
 
  Sirius Satellite Radio XM Satellite Radio iTunes/iPod Slacker Pandora  
 
 
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read  
Go Back   SIRIUS Backstage Forum > >
Visit Digital Radio Central

Notices

Insiders Blog Stay informed on the latest happenings in satellite radio. With news, events, products and reviews, we bring you the highlights of the SIRIUS Universe and beyond.

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
 
Old 08-08-2005, 11:22 AM   #1
Manco
Top Dog Member
SIRIUS and the Ivy League Enter Mult-Year Agreement
 
Manco's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 29, 2003
Location: Bay Area, CA
Posts: 15,450
Manco will become famous soon enoughManco will become famous soon enough
Default SIRIUS and the Ivy League Enter Mult-Year Agreement



SIRIUS Satellite Radio and the Ivy League Enter Into Multi-Year Broadcasting Agreement

Football and Men's Basketball 'Games of the Week' to Air Nationwide on SIRIUS

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 --
SIRIUS Satellite Radio, the nation's premier provider of live professional and collegiate sports events and sports talk on satellite radio, and the Ivy League announced today a multi-year agreement to broadcast a "Game of the Week" for football and men's basketball, plus a select number of men's hockey and other games from across the Ivy League sports landscape, on SIRIUS throughout the season.

Starting this fall, SIRIUS will feature both football and basketball games from all eight Ivy League schools -- Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton and Yale -- and showcase some of the best match-ups of the season. The Ivy League football season kicks off Saturday, September 17 and men's basketball tips off Friday, November 11. The complete SIRIUS broadcast schedules for both football and basketball will be announced at later dates.

"We're thrilled to add the Ivy League to our roster of sports offerings on SIRIUS," said Steve Cohen, Vice President of Sports Programming for SIRIUS. "Not only can alumni and fans of the Ivies follow their teams from anywhere in the country, but fans everywhere will be able to experience some of the most historic rivalries in sports."

"SIRIUS Satellite Radio offers an outstanding sports lineup and we're very excited to be a part of it," said Ivy League Executive Director Jeff Orleans. "Our League is a truly national one, with our football players alone coming this year from 46 states plus the nation's capital and Canada. Joining with SIRIUS gives us a wonderful opportunity to provide Ivy League sports to a national and growing audience."

SIRIUS broadcasts more live play-by-play sports than any other radio outlet, providing coverage of more than 250 pro and college teams. SIRIUS is currently in a multi-year agreement to broadcast every game in its entirety of the 2005, 2006 and 2007 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship. In addition to being the official satellite radio partner of the NFL, NHL, Wimbledon Championships and Barclay's English Premier League soccer, SIRIUS provides sports news and talk, play-by-play action from the NBA and coverage of several of the year's top thoroughbred horse races. Starting in 2007, SIRIUS will be the official satellite radio home of NASCAR.
Manco is offline  
 
 
Old 08-08-2005, 12:17 PM   #2
mmamitch
Mixologist
 
Join Date: Apr 07, 2004
Location: Cromwell,CT
Posts: 297
mmamitch is on a distinguished road
Send a message via AIM to mmamitch Send a message via MSN to mmamitch Send a message via Yahoo to mmamitch
Default

We want the BIG EAST!!!!!!!!! GO UCONN!!! GO SIRIUS!!
mmamitch is offline  
 
 
Old 08-08-2005, 02:27 PM   #3
WolfViper
Top Dog Member
SIRIUS and the Ivy League Enter Mult-Year Agreement
 
Join Date: May 18, 2005
Posts: 4,577
WolfViper is a jewel in the roughWolfViper is a jewel in the roughWolfViper is a jewel in the rough
Default

I just noticed it has Football, Basketball, Hockey and no Baseball. Is there Ivy League Baseball? Just like all sports are on Sirius but MLB!
__________________

WolfViper is offline  
 
 
Old 08-09-2005, 03:58 PM   #4
JohnBrowningFan
Rocket Scientist
 
Join Date: Apr 21, 2003
Location: Plano, TX
Posts: 573
JohnBrowningFan is on a distinguished road
Send a message via AIM to JohnBrowningFan
Default

Ivy League?? Does anybody actually care??? Where are the Buckeyes???
JohnBrowningFan is offline  
 
 
 

Go Back   SIRIUS Backstage Forum > >


Digitalradiocentral.com




Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:02 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO v2.0.39 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
All Content Copyright SIRIUS Backstage. All Rights Reserved. SIRIUS and registered trademarks are the property of SIRIUS Satellite Radio, Inc. The opinions posted on SIRIUS Backstage website and forums are those of the individual posters and/or this website and are not necessarily the opinions or positions of SIRIUS Satellite Radio, Inc.