SiriusXM to Air Every Game of the 2012 NCAA® Men’s College World Series®
Live play-by-play and pre-game programming airs on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91
Listeners nationwide can follow South Carolina, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Florida St., UCLA and tourney Cinderellas Stony Brook and Kent St. as they compete for the 2012 title
NEW YORK – June 14, 2012 – Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) will offer listeners nationwide live broadcasts of every game of the 2012 NCAA® Men’s College World Series® starting Friday, June 15, through the Championship Series commencing on Sunday, June 24.
SiriusXM listeners can hear every game - in its entirety - live from TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska. All games will air on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91.
Listeners can find a schedule for NCAA® Men’s College World Series® games at www.siriusxm.com/collegesports.
In addition to play-by-play, SiriusXM will also offer special pre-game programming for this weekend’s games, offering fans an in-depth look at this year’s competing teams. SiriusXM’s Mark Packer and Mike Ferrin will host special editions of SiriusXM College Sports Today live from FanFest at TD Ameritrade Park on Friday from 12:00 to 3:00 PM and on Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 4:40 pm ET on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91.
The College World Series® features the eight Super Regional Champions – Arizona, UCLA, Florida, Florida State, Stony Brook, Kent State, Arkansas and defending two-time champion South Carolina. The teams compete in a double elimination format with the two finalists facing off in a best-of-three championship series that determines college baseball’s national champion.
SiriusXM is the leading broadcaster of live college sporting events, offering play by play from the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Big East, Pac 12, SEC, Conference USA, Sun Belt, Missouri Valley, and Western Athletic conferences, plus Notre Dame and others. SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91, offers comprehensive coverage of the college game 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with live games and daily college sports talk. The channel’s roster of expert hosts includes former Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George, former coaches Houston Nutt and Rick Neuheisel, former Florida Gators star Chris Leak, and veteran broadcasters Jack Arute, Mark Packer and Paul Finebaum.