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Fire Partner With ESPN 93.9 - The Ticket

February 28, 2008 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Louisville Fire News Release

Louisville, KY-The Louisville Fire announced a partnership with 93.9 FM The Ticket ESPN Radio. Zach McCrite will become the voice of the Fire doing play-by-play. The station will allow Fire fans to listen to all of the Fire games on the radio and on the internet at

Each Fire regular season and playoff games will be broadcast on either 93.9 FM or 1450 AM. Fire players and coaches will be featured weekly on different radio shows on the station. The first two games, March 29 vs. Iowa Barnstormers and April 5 vs. South Georgia Wildcats, will be heard on 1450 AM and the rest of the season will be on 93.9 FM The Ticket ESPN Radio.

"This will be a great partnership for ESPN Radio and the Fire," answered Dave Berryman, President/General Manager of the Louisville Fire, when asked about the Fire being on ESPN Radio. "ESPN sets the standard for reporting on sports via the three mediums of communication, television, radio, and internet. Fire fans will have the opportunity to listen to the Fire games throughout the 2008 season. Through this strategic partnership Fire fans will have the ability to listen to the games on an established sports medium."

"This is a strategic partnership with the Louisville Fire, especially because of their growing fan base. Having ESPN Radio partner with the Fire only makes sense because ESPN owns 10% of the Arena Football League," replied Dugan Ryan, General Manager of ESPN Radio, when asked about the relationship with the Fire.

ESPN Radio can be heard on 93.9 FM and 1450 AM. ESPN Radio can also been heard on the internet at This station is a member of the Cumulus Broadcasting Company.

The Louisville Fire will kickoff the 2008 season against the Iowa Barnstormers on March 29. Season tickets for the 2008 Fire season are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 502.368.0009 today. Season ticket packages begin at $72.

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