HOUSTON – Texas Tech Athletics and Learfield Sports’ Red Raider Sports Network have agreed to a three-year extension with ESPN Deportes, Houston, KGOL 1180.
As an official radio affiliate to the Texas Tech Athletic Department, ESPN Deportes will provide clearance of Red Raider sports, in English, in the greater Houston Metro area. Fans will benefit from hearing the following programming through the 2018-19 athletic season: football and men’s basketball game broadcasts; football and basketball coaches’ shows, and the Red Raider Daily Update
“ESPN Deportes, Houston is proud to take our iconic brand and partner with Texas Tech for another three years,” said ESPN Deportes Vice President and General Manager Joseph Casas. “We enjoy working with Learfield Sports and Texas Tech Athletics and look forward to broadcasting Red Raider Athletics for many years to come.”
“ESPN Deportes, Houston is a trusted partner, and we’re thrilled to have them commit to the Red Raiders for another three years,” said Rick Leach, general manager for Red Raider Sports Properties, a property of Learfield Sports which oversees all aspects related to Texas Tech Athletics’ rights, as well as the Red Raider Sports Network. “This partnership provides the highest quality broadcasts for the Red Raider alumni and fans in the Houston Metro area.”
Texas Tech is a property of Learfield Sports, which manages the multimedia rights and sponsorships for more than 120 collegiate institutions and associations, and titles the prestigious Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. Learfield represents collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas for their respective multimedia rights and sponsorship initiatives, and 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.