Play-by-Play Sports Properties, LLC today announced its decision to partner with Skyview Networks for radio distribution and automation of the 87th Annual East-West Shrine Game to air January 21, 2012 at 3:45 pm EST. The game, which includes college senior football stars and National Football League (NFL) coaches, donates game proceeds to its title holder, Shriners Hospitals for Children. The 87th Annual East-West Shrine Game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida will be produced by Play-by-Play Sports Properties, LLC and distributed by Skyview Networks to select radio stations across the United States and streamed live on the TuneIn Radio App for smartphones and mobile devices. This is the first time in some years that the game will be carried live on a radio network.
“Skyview is a leader in satellite distribution and radio station automation. We are proud to be working with them on this premier national broadcast,” said Joe Bourdow, chairman of Play-by-Play Sports Properties.
“We are enthused that Play-by-Play Sports Properties reached out to us for this exciting event,” said Matt Stys, vice president new business development for Skyview Networks. “The East-West Shrine Game is a great tradition in college football and we are proud to be part of the 87th annual game.”
The game itself is the oldest continuing college football All Star game showcasing the nation’s top players and has included NFL greats such as Tom Brady, John Elway and Brett Favre. The game also benefits the work of 22 Shriners Hospitals for Children in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Radio stations interested in carrying the 87th Annual East-West Shrine Football game are encouraged to contact Play-by-Play Sports Properties, LLC for details at firstname.lastname@example.org.