Spartan Sports Network to Launch Online Michigan State Sports Station
Aug. 8, 2012
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Spartan Sports Network is proud to announce the Fall 2012 launch of Spartan Sports Network 24-7. The 24-hour, 7 day-a-week online radio station will feature the largest MSU radio sports archive, along with live games, press conferences, coaches' shows and original programming.
An unprecedented initiative by a university sports network, SSN 24-7 can be accessed via the SpartanSportsNetwork.com website and the SSN mobile app for Apple and Android devices.
"Our format is all Spartans, all the time," said Spartan Sports Network President Will Tieman. "We want to celebrate the rich tradition of Spartan Athletics and give MSU fans around the globe every opportunity to follow their teams."
"We're excited about promoting our student-athletes and teams on another media platform that has worldwide reach," said MSU Athletics Director Mark Hollis. "Our goal has always been to be at the forefront of the latest technology to communicate with our fans and give them as many outlets as possible to follow Spartan Athletics. With the launch of Spartan Sports Network 24-7, fans will now have round-the-clock access to a truly unique station that focuses solely on Michigan State. This will certainly become be a destination for all Spartan fans."
SSN has a track record for successful initiatives, as its highly popular mobile app, which launched in October 2010, has been downloaded more than 70,000 times heading into its third year. In addition, SSN now produces the official game day programs for football, men's and women's basketball, and hockey.
ABOUT SPARTAN SPORTS NETWORK
The Spartan Sports Network, which includes 100 percent coverage of the state of Michigan, has annually been the largest and most listened to sports network in the state of Michigan. The network is also the most honored, six years running, by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. The network is anchored by Detroit flagship WJR-AM, WBBL-FM in Grand Rapids, WKZO-AM Kalamazoo and WMMQ-FM and WJIM-AM in Lansing. For more information on the Spartan Sports Network, visit SpartanSportsNetwork.com or call (517) 699-2200.