1210 AM WPHT Renews Agreement As Radio Home For Temple Men’s Basketball
PHILADELPHIA – Temple University Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports’ Temple Sports Properties, announced today a multi-year agreement with CBS RADIO station 1210 AM WPHT to continue as the home of Owls Men’s Basketball games.
The 2014-15 men’s basketball season will mark the 14th straight year that fans in the greater Philadelphia market can hear Temple basketball games on 1210 AM WPHT.
“We’re excited to announce that Temple men’s basketball games will continue to be broadcast on 1210 AM WPHT,” said Temple University Vice President and Director of Athletics Kevin Clark. “We have had a great relationship with the CBS RADIO station for the past 13 years, and look forward to continuing that partnership.”
“Temple is one of Philadelphia’s most important resources for producing tomorrow’s leaders” said CBS RADIO Philadelphia Senior Vice President and Market Manager Marc Rayfield. “The basketball program is something that any graduate or fan of the game can be proud of, and we are thrilled to continue its long standing partnership.”
Veteran Philadelphia broadcaster Harry Donahue, now in his 13th season at the microphone, will continue to handle the play-by-play duties while Temple Hall of Famer John Baum is in his 18th season providing color analysis.
Temple Sports Properties oversees all aspects of the Temple Sports Network including securing talent and radio affiliates. Learfield Sports manages the exclusive multimedia rights to 99 collegiate properties in the country and has prominence in all of the major conferences. Learfield’s rights encompass all athletic department media and sponsorships components, including stadium signage and numerous content distribution platforms. The company also offers its college partners with licensing and trademark consulting, concessions and hospitality services and professional ticket sales. For more, visit www.learfieldsports.com.