July 31, 2007
Orlando, Fla. (www.UCFAthletics.com) -
UCF football games will be heard in more Florida markets then ever before during the 2007 season as three new stations join the UCF-ISP Sports Network line-up to help bolster the Knights' South Florida and Treasure Coast presence.
UCF football games will rotate between WLVJ-AM 1040 and WKAT-AM 1360 in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, while WPSL-AM 1590 will take the Knights' broadcast into five counties, including Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee and Indian River. A complete weekly radio schedule will be released prior to the start of the season.
WLVJ is based in Fort Lauderdale and can reach listeners in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, while WKAT covers both Miami-Dade and Broward. The major cities in the coverage area include: South Dade, South Miami, Kendall, Hialeah, Opa Locka, Carol City, Miami Springs, Miami Beach, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Hallandale, Hollywood, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Sunrise, Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Tamarac, Deerfield Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Boynton Beach.
WPSL is located in Port St. Lucie and carries throughout the Treasure Coast and into northern Palm Beach County, covering major cities such as Jupiter, Hobe Sound, Palm City, Stuart, Jensen Beach, Fort Pierce, Vero Beach and Sebastian.
2007 UCF-ISP Sports Network
WQTM 740 AM (Flagship)
WMMV 1350 AM
WDCF 1350 AM
WROD 1340 AM
WMMB 1240 AM
Miami/Fort Lauderdale/South Palm Beach
WLVJ 1040 AM / WKAT 1360 AM
Treasure Coast/North Palm Beach
WPSL 1590 AM
WZHR 1400 AM
The multimedia rights for the UCF Athletics Association, Inc. (UCFAA) are handled by International Sports Properties of Winston-Salem, N.C. ISP Sports and the UCFAA are in a multiyear agreement to coordinate the radio broadcasts of football, men's basketball and baseball as well as the coaches' radio and television shows. This agreement also includes the marketing of UCF athletics through corporate sponsorship with stadium and arena signage, publications and other avenues.
The flagship radio station of the UCF-ISP Sports Network is WQTM-740 AM The Team in Orlando. The 50,000-watt station owned by Clear Channel is the leading sports radio station in the Orlando market and is home to UCF football, men's basketball and baseball broadcasts.
The UCF ISP Sports Radio Network now has nine affiliates including the flagship station, 740 AM The Team. The UCF-ISP Sports Network also extends to the Internet. Fans can also listen to every UCF football game via the official site of UCF athletics at www.UCFAthletics.com.
Marc Daniels, longtime "Voice of the Knights", handles the play-by-play duties for all broadcasted games. For football broadcasts, Daniels is joined by former Washington Redskins standout Gary Parris as the color analyst and popular Orlando sports radio personality Jerry O'Neill patrolling the UCF sidelines.
The Knights open the 2007 campaign on Sept. 1 at NC State. The team will make its debut in Bright House Networks Stadium on campus versus Texas on Sept. 15. Season tickets for the first season at the on-campus stadium are still available and can be purchased by calling 407-UCF-1000.
For the latest news and information on the Knights, tickets or apparel log on to www.ucfathletics.com - the official site for UCF varsity sports. Also check out UCFPhotos.com, the exclusive fan source for UCF action sports pics.