Hornet Football, Men’s Basketball Move to All Sports-Format Station in New Affiliation
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sacramento State Athletics and its multimedia rightsholder, Learfield’s Hornets Sports Properties, announced today that ESPN 1320 (KIFM AM) Sacramento will be new home for Hornet football and men’s basketball.
The broadcast relationship begins this fall, allowing fans to hear all Sacramento State football and men’s basketball games live on the Entercom-owned all-sports station through the 2020-21 collegiate athletic season.
“We’re thrilled to add Sacramento State to our emerging lineup of live sports play-by-play on ESPN 1320,” said Stacey Kauffman, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Sacramento. “It’s a privilege to partner with the region’s preeminent university, and we’re proud to deliver many memorable moments of future seasons to their fans.”
According to Sacramento State Director of Athletics Mark Orr, “We are very excited about the opportunity to partner with ESPN 1320. This allows our fans to have greater access to Hornet football and men’s basketball games for many years to come. ESPN 1320 is a leading destination for sports in the Sacramento region, and this is a huge benefit for us to be part of that landscape.”
Season tickets are still available for all five games at Hornet Stadium this fall as prices begin at $50 a seat. Tickets can be purchased online at HornetSports.com or by calling the Sacramento State Ticket Office at 916-278-2222
ESPN 1320 is a part of Entercom, a leading American media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the country.
Sacramento State is one of nearly 130 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas represented by Learfield nationwide. Hornets Sports Properties is its local team in Sacramento. For more than four decades, Learfield has been immersed in the collegiate athletics landscape and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. The company also provides its college partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; branding, licensing and trademark consulting; digital and social platform expertise; campuswide business and sponsorship development; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies.