SIRIUS NFL Radio Training Camp Tour to Kick Off July 26
Third Annual Broadcast Tour will Feature Live On-Site Broadcasts from All 32 NFL Team Training Camps
NEW YORK, July 24, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI), the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the National Football League, announced today that the third annual SIRIUS NFL Radio Training Camp Tour will kick off July 26, covering all 32 NFL team camps leading up to the start of the 2007 NFL season.
SIRIUS NFL Radio hosts will broadcast live on location from all 32 NFL training camp sites around the country from July 26 to August 16, providing listeners with an inside look at the progress of each team as they prepare for the coming season, analyzing the performances of veterans and newcomers, interviewing players and examining rosters with coaches and GMs. All shows air exclusively on SIRIUS NFL Radio channel 124.
On Thursday, July 26, Vic Carucci and Gil Brandt host the tour's kickoff show live from the Dallas Cowboys training camp at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. Carucci and Brandt, whose nearly 30 years as the Cowboys' VP of player personnel (1960-89) allow him to dispense an unmatched perspective on his former team, will interview Cowboys players and coaches, as well as players and coaches reporting to other team camps around the country.
In addition to Brandt, other SIRIUS NFL Radio hosts will be returning to the training camps where they once wore the uniform. On July 30, former Chicago QB Jim Miller will be on the sidelines of the Bears training camp and on August 1, former Cincinnati DB Solomon Wilcots returns to the Bengals camp. A full schedule detailing show times, hosts and locations appears below.
On Saturday, August 4, SIRIUS will present a full day of live coverage from the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH for the 2007 induction ceremonies. SIRIUS' coverage will include live primetime coverage of the enshrinement of the class of 2007 -- which includes Gene Hickerson, Michael Irvin, Bruce Matthews, Charlie Sanders, Thurman Thomas and Roger Wehrli.
On Sunday, August 5, SIRIUS will air the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game from Canton, featuring Reggie Bush and the New Orleans Saints vs. Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers. SIRIUS will provide the local radio broadcasts of the Saints (channel 126) and Steelers (channel 123), plus the CBS Radio Sports/Westwood One's national radio broadcast (channel 124).
As the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, SIRIUS is the home of NFL Sunday Drive, the broadcasting package that offers live nationwide every pre-, regular and post-season NFL game, including the Super Bowl and Pro Bowl. Listeners can hear home and visiting team broadcasts, national radio broadcasts and Spanish-language broadcasts for select games. SIRIUS listeners can also tune into SIRIUS NFL Radio, channel 124, for the only 24/7/365 radio channel dedicated entirely to pro football talk.
2007 SIRIUS NFL Radio Training Camp Tour Schedule: (All times ET) Thu, July 26: Dallas Cowboys, San Antonio, TX 11-3pm Movin' The Chains with Vic Carucci and Gil Brandt Fri, July 27: New York Jets, Hempstead, NY 3-7pm The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Jim Miller Sat, July 28: New York Giants, Albany, NY 2-6pm The End Zone with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan Sun, July 29: New England Patriots, Foxboro, MA 12-4pm The End Zone with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan Mon, July 30: Minnesota Vikings, Mankato, MN 1-3pm The Red Zone with Paul Allen and Jeff Dubay Chicago Bears, Bourbonnais, IL 3-7pm The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Jim Miller Tue, July 31: Buffalo Bills, Pittsford, NY 10am-1pm Movin' The Chains with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan St. Louis Rams, St. Louis, MO 1-3pm The Red Zone with Howard Balzer and Jim Miller Indianapolis Colts, Terre Haute, IN 3-7pm The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Solomon Wilcots Wed, Aug. 1: Pittsburgh Steelers, Latrobe, PA 10am-1pm Movin' The Chains with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan Cincinnati Bengals, Georgetown, KY 3-7pm The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Solomon Wilcots Thu, Aug. 2: Cleveland Browns, Berea, OH 10am-1pm Movin' The Chains with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan Tennessee Titans, Nashville, TN 3-7pm The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Solomon Wilcots Fri, Aug. 3: Baltimore Ravens, Westminster, MD 3-7pm The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Solomon Wilcots Sat, Aug. 4: Pro Football Hall of Fame, Canton, OH 11am-10pm -- Live coverage of the 2007 enshrinement ceremonies Sun, Aug. 5: AFC-NFC Hall of Fame Game: New Orleans vs. Pittsburgh 8pm on SIRIUS channels 123, 124 and 126 Mon, Aug. 6: Atlanta Falcons, Flowery Branch, GA 10am-1pm Movin' The Chains with Randy Cross and Shannon Sharpe Philadelphia Eagles, Bethlehem, PA 1-3pm The Red Zone with Bob Papa and Vic Carucci Seattle Seahawks, Cheney, WA 3-7pm The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Jim Miller Tue, Aug. 7: Carolina Panthers, Spartanburg, SC 10am-1pm Movin' The Chains with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan Denver Broncos, Englewood, CO 3-7pm The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Jim Miller Wed, Aug. 8: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Lake Buena Vista, FL 10am-1pm Movin' The Chains with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan Houston Texans, Houston, TX 1-3pm The Red Zone with Vic Carucci and Gil Brandt Arizona Cardinals, Flagstaff, AZ 3-7pm The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Jim Miller Thu, Aug. 9: Jacksonville Jaguars, Jacksonville, FL 10am-1pm Movin' The Chains with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan Miami Dolphins, Davie, FL 1-3pm The Red Zone with Vic Carucci and Daryl Johnston San Diego Chargers, San Diego, CA 3-7pm The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Jim Miller Sun, Aug. 12: Detroit Lions, Allen Park, MI 12-4pm The End Zone with Pat Kirwan and Jim Miller Mon, Aug. 13: Kansas City Chiefs, River Falls, WI 1-3pm The Red Zone with Vic Carucci and Gil Brandt Tue, Aug. 14: Green Bay Packers, Green Bay, WI 10am-1pm Movin' The Chains with Vic Carucci and Gil Brandt New Orleans Saints, Jackson, MS 3-7pm The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Solomon Wilcots Wed, Aug. 15: San Francisco 49ers, Santa Clara, CA 1-3pm The Red Zone with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan Thu, Aug. 16: Oakland Raiders, Napa Valley, CA 1-3pm The Red Zone with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan Date TBD: Washington Redskins, Ashburn, VA Show/Hosts TBD ** Schedule subject to change. ** More information on SIRIUS programming is available at www.SIRIUS.com.
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