NBC Sports Group and Dial Global have announced a partnership to create the NBC Sports Radio Network. The network will be distributed to radio stations nationwide by Dial Global starting in September and include hourly sports news updates, daily features as well as full-length shows. It will also supply content to NBCSports.com, DialGlobalSports.com and other digital platforms. “We are thrilled to bring the rich heritage of NBC Sports to listeners across national radio for the first time. By adding radio to our broadcast, cable, regional, and digital assets, the NBC Sports Radio Network will give sports fans a new way to interact with the NBC Sports Group day in and day out,” said NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus. “With the combination of Dial Global’s market-leading play-by-play and the growing NBC Sports Group’s brand and talent, we are building an exciting and unique opportunity for the market that will bring new voice to sports radio that will quickly make an impact,” said Chris Corcoran, Executive Vice President/GM of Dial Global.
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