CBS Radio Signs New Nets & Barclays Center Deal

September 24, 2013

CBS Radio has agreed a partnership with the Brooklyn Nets and the Barclays Center that will increase the coverage on WFAN Sports Radio 66AM and 101.9 FM of the popular NBA team.

Also select college basketball games under the BROOKLYN HOOPS presented by Ticketmaster franchise, find and select BROOKLYN BOXING powered by Golden Boy Promotions bouts, pills as well as the creation of first-class concert events, and exposure of the landmark arena to audiences across the country will be featured.

“CBS RADIO provides a commanding broadcast partner for the Nets and Barclays Center that delivers widespread exposure and promotion for our franchises,” said Nets and Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark. “We are thrilled to continue airing Nets games on WFAN-AM/FM and expanding team coverage throughout the season, but we are just as excited about the opportunity of broadcasting other prominent events from Barclays Center, including select concerts, major college basketball and big time boxing, which will re-ignite a popular New York pastime.”

“Today’s announcement marks the union of two great companies with expertise in delivering high quality programming, appealing to a broad spectrum of sports and entertainment fans,” said Dan Mason, President and CEO, CBS RADIO.  “This partnership presents a unique opportunity to connect our listeners, not only in New York, but across the country, with exceptional brands and an outstanding venue, and provides CBS RADIO with content for our on-air and audio digital platforms.”