UTSA, Clear Channel extend multi-year broadcast agreement
SAN ANTONIO — The UTSA Athletics Department and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports’ Roadrunners Sports Properties, announced Thursday an extended agreement with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment that allows broadcast of all football and men’s basketball games and a weekly football coach’s show as part of the Roadrunners Sports Network.
All football game broadcasts will be carried live in the San Antonio area on Ticket 760 AM and feature two-hour pregame and one-hour postgame shows. All broadcasts also can be heard online at goUTSA.com and ticket760.com or on a mobile device with the free iHeartRADIO app.
“We are extremely excited to extend this partnership with Clear Channel,” UTSA Vice President/Director of Athletics Lynn Hickey said. “Clear Channel has been an outstanding partner of ours for several years, and we are looking forward to continuing that relationship. Interest and excitement surrounding UTSA is at an all-time high. This agreement with Clear Channel will only help grow our visibility within the San Antonio community and beyond.”
Andy Everett returns as the voice of UTSA Football and Men’s Basketball. He will be joined for football broadcasts by analyst Ed Suarez. Everett will host the weekly “Larry Coker Radio Show” live from Buffalo Wings & Rings (203 North Loop 1604 W.) on Ticket 760 AM from 7-8 p.m. each Wednesday during the season except for Aug. 26, Sept. 2 and Nov. 11.
All men’s basketball game broadcasts can be heard on either the flagship station Ticket 760 AM or KBUC 92.5/93.3 FM, online at goUTSA.com, ticket760.com or kbuccountry.com or on a mobile device with the free iHeartRadio app. Jim Goodman will handle analysis on select broadcasts.
“We’re thrilled to have extended our partnership with Clear Channel,” said Roadrunners Sports Properties General Manager Eric Williamson. “This broadcast relationship is one of our key pillars to growth as a program. Clear Channel’s cluster of radio stations gives us reach and coverage throughout the San Antonio market, and that is crucial to all of our corporate partners.”
Roadrunners Sports Properties is a property of Learfield Sports, which manages multimedia rights for 99 collegiate properties. Learfield’s rights encompass all athletic department media and sponsorships components, including stadium signage and numerous content distribution platforms. Those platforms deliver the passion of college athletics over radio, television and digital networks to fans globally. Learfield also offers its college partners with licensing and trademark consulting, concessions and hospitality services and professional ticket sales. To learn more about its 40-year history and collegiate portfolio, visit www.learfieldsports.com.