NEW YORK – May 17, 2011 – Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it has begun broadcasting three of the nation’s best local sports talk shows to its nationwide audience. SiriusXM listeners nationwide can hear ESPN New York’s Mike Lupica Show and Michael Kay Show as well as ESPN Chicago’s Waddle and Silvy on Sirius channel 93 and XM channel 210.
Waddle and Silvy, hosted by former Chicago Bear Tom Waddle and Marc ‘Silvy’ Silverman, originates from Chicago and airs weekdays (10:00 am – 2:00 pm ET/9:00 am – 1:00 pm CT).
The Mike Lupica Show, headlined by the New York Daily News’ Lupica, one of New York’s leading columnists, originates from New York and airs weekdays (2:00 – 3:00 pm ET).
The Michael Kay Show, also from New York, is hosted by play-by-play voice of the New York Yankees Michael Kay, alongside Don La Greca and Joey Salvia, and airs weekdays (3:00 – 7:00 pm ET).
“New York and Chicago are two of America’s greatest sports hubs and fans of these cities’ teams reside all over the country,” said Steve Cohen, SiriusXM’s SVP of Sports Programming. “Whether it’s the Bulls’ run through the playoffs, Yankees and Mets baseball, or another local team making headlines, there is a constant sports buzz in these two cities. That makes for excellent sports talk, and we’re thrilled to be able to offer these great shows to all of our listeners, allowing them to follow the local story lines all year long.”
SiriusXM now offers sports fans a remarkable array of sports talk options, from national all-sports talk on Mad Dog Radio and ESPN Radio, to sport-specific channels dedicated to the NFL, MLB, NASCAR, NHL, PGA TOUR, college and fantasy sports, to local sports talk from New York and Chicago.
The Mike Lupica Show and The Michael Kay Show air locally on ESPN New York and Waddle and Silvy airs locally on ESPN Chicago.
For more information, please visit www.siriusxm.com.