710 ESPN/L.A. Sets Olympics Coverage
August 5, 2008 at 5:50 PM (PT)
ESPN Sports KSPN-A (710 ESPN)/LOS ANGELES will carry WESTWOOD ONE coverage of the BEIJING SUMMER OLYMPICS, and will provide its own coverage as well. Midday co-host STEVE MASON will co-host WESTWOOD ONE's "OLYMPIC ROUNDUP" show with JUSTIN KUTCHER, airing on 710 ESPN 7-9p PT AUGUST 8th-24th (or following ESPN network baseball play-by-play on SUNDAY nights).
In addition, BETO DURAN will host a daily local segment, "BETO DURAN'S 2008 SUMMER OLYMPIC SPOTLIGHT," featuring CALIFORNIA athletes competing in the games; the segment will air in the 6p hour weeknights AUGUST 4th-22nd on BRIAN LONG and DAVE DENHOLM's afternoon show. The series will be available as podcasts on the station's website, 710espn.com.
And the station will air WESTWOOD ONE's coverage of men's basketball medal round games featuring the U.S. team on AUGUST 20th-23rd. The Gold Medal game will be aired whether or not the U.S. is involved.