USA TODAY SKY RADIO ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF 'SPORTS BYLINE USA'
WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY Sky Radio announced the addition of "Sports Byline USA" to USA TODAY Sky Radio, the first live, all-sports channel available to air travelers. Popular "Sports Byline USA" host Ron Barr interviews the biggest names in sports on 175 radio stations across the USA, in Mexico and around the world via Armed Forces Radio. "`Sports Byline USA' will be an exciting addition to USA TODAY SportsRadio," said Holland Cooke, Sky Radio vice president of radio. "We already provide live coverage of major sporting events. And now, fans who enjoy `Sports Byline USA' on local radio stations will have another reason to listen to USA TODAY SportsRadio while they fly." USA TODAY SportsRadio airs live CBS Radio Network coverage of Major League Baseball games, the NFL and major college football, NCAA basketball and selected National Hockey League games. USA TODAY SportsRadio is being offered to all domestic U.S. airlines and is now available on United Airlines and debuts this summer on Northwest Airlines. USA TODAY SportsRadio is the first live, all-sports channel available to air travelers. Between games, SportsRadio updates the latest scores every 15 minutes and features special reports and commentary by USA TODAY Baseball Weekly sportswriters. USA TODAY Sky Radio is now available on most United 757 and 737 flights, most Delta 757 flights and beginning this summer Northwest Airlines 757s and A320s. Sky Radio will be installed on United, Delta and Northwest's entire audio-equipped, domestic fleets. Sky Radio features around-the-clock news, money, sports and weather reports. USA TODAY, Gannett Co., Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) flagship newspaper founded in 1982, is the nation's only national, general-interest, daily newspaper. Printed at 32 locations across the country, USA TODAY also prints its International Edition in Europe and Asia. The newspaper is available worldwide. -0- 5/27/93 /NOTE: USA TODAY Sky Radio is a service mark./ /CONTACT: Steven Anderson, manager of media relations, USA TODAY, 703-276-5872 or, after hours, 703-771-8042/ (GCI)
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|Date:||May 27, 1993|
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