NEW YORK, October 1 2014 —Westwood One announces it has signed a multi-year agreement with Sports USA Media to represent its Sunday afternoon NFL broadcasts to the advertising community. The agreement starts with the 2015 NFL season.Both Westwood One and Sports USA Media currently broadcast an NFL doubleheader every Sunday afternoon during the regular season.
"We are thrilled to partner with Westwood One with the NFL,” says Larry Kahn, founder and CEO of Sports USA. “We have worked with them in various capacities over the years, and they are the gold standard when it comes to the NFL.”
Charles Steinhauer, Westwood One's COO, adds "The NFL, with its storied franchises, is the cornerstone of American sports. We are proud to extend our reach with this engaging content for our advertisers by partnering with Sports USA."
About Sports USA
Sports USA, founded by Larry Kahn, began broadcasting a College Football Game of the Week in 2001. The following year Sports USA added the NFL. Over 400 stations throughout the United States now carry Sports USA programming, which includes the weekly NFL doubleheader, 20 college football games each season, the Little League World Series, and horse racing’s Triple Crown. Additionally, Sports USA produces weekly podcasts featuring baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, NFL Pro Bowl quarterback Jake Plummer, and former NFL and television star Fred Dryer.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cumulus, activates the power of sound to deliver compelling cross-platform audio content to more than 9,100 media partners and 225 million consumers each week. Westwood One’s rich array of content and services includes live play-by-play sports and sports talk programming; music and entertainment programs; news, talk, and information programming, 24/7 music formats; prep services; customized music, jingles and imaging; and national sales representation. www.westwoodone.com.