Knicks To Air In Spanish On ESPN Deportes Nueva York 1050AM
January 11, 2013 at 3:59 AM (PT)
ESPN Spanish Sports WEPN-A (ESPN DEPORTES NUEVA YORK 1050AM) has inked a deal with MSG NETWORKS to carry play-by-play of select NEW YORK KNICKS NBA games this season. The broadcasts start with TONIGHT's game against CHICAGO, with NEW YORK JETS Spanish-language radio voice CLEMSON SMITH MUÑIZ calling the action and TINY CAINS. JERRY OLAYA, and FELIPE LÓPEZ contributing. The KNICKS air in English on sister Sports WEPN-F (ESPN NEW YORK 98.7FM).
“At ESPN we are committed to serving the U.S. Hispanic sports fan,” said ESPN RADIO Market Manager DAVE ROBERTS, “The KNICKS have a growing Hispanic fan base so this extension of our partnership with MSG was a natural step for us to serve that audience.”
“We are happy to work with ESPN DEPORTES NUEVA YORK 1050AM and look forward to bringing KNICKS games in Spanish to a very passionate fan base,” said MSG NETWORKS EVP/GM DANIEL RONAYNE.