KINGSTON, R.I. – Rhody Sports Properties, the exclusive multimedia rights holder for University of Rhode Island Athletics, is teaming up with four partner restaurants throughout Rhode Island to host The Jim Fleming Radio Show.
Football fans can catch The Jim Fleming Radio Show airing live on News Radio 920 AM or via the iHeart Radio app. The hour-long show airs on Thursdays at 7 p.m. beginning September 10 and running through November 19. Steve MacDonald will host the show with with Rhode Island Head Coach Jim Fleming, and assists coaches and players will appear as guests each week.
The Jim Fleming Radio Show will move between four partner restaurant locations throughout the season. Locations for the one-hour show will be first-year partner Kitty Murtagh’s Sports Bar and Pub; The Mews, a longtime partner which has hosted football and men’s basketball radio shows for years; first-time host George’s of Galilee, and Chelo’s Hometown Bar & Grille. The schedule is as follows:
Thursday, Sept. 10 – Kitty Murtagh’s Sports Bar and Pub
Thursday, Sept. 17 – The Mews Tavern
Thursday, Sept. 24 – The Mews Tavern
Thursday, Oc. 1 – Chelo’s Hometown Bar & Grille
Thursday, Oct. 8 – The Mews Tavern
Thursday, Oct. 15 – The Mews Tavern
Thursday, Oct. 22 – George’s of Galilee
Thursday, Oct. 29 – Kitty Murtagh’s Sports Bar and Pub
Thursday, Nov. 5 – The Mews Tavern
Thursday, Nov. 12 – The Mews Tavern
Thursday, Nov. 19 – The Mews Tavern
“We are very excited to have the opportunity to host the coach’s radio shows at so many of our partner locations,” said Daryl Jasper, general manager of Rhody Sports Properties. “Each partner provides great exposure to the Rhode Island fan base for multiple clients throughout the season.”
Rhody Sports Properties is a property of Learfield Sports, which manages the multimedia rights and sponsorships for more than 100 collegiate institutions and associations. The company also titles the prestigious Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup and represents collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas for their respective multimedia rights and sponsorship initiatives. Learfield offers these partners with professional concessions and ticket sales, licensing and trademark consulting, digital platform expertise and venue and technology systems through its owned companies. To learn more about its history, businesses and job opportunities, visit www.learfieldsports.com.