The Buffalo Bisons are pleased to announce a three-year extension with Entercom Broadcasting of Buffalo to air all Bisons home and road games live on ESPN Buffalo, 1520 AM. The agreement will run through the completion of the Herd's 2016 season.
Bisons games have aired on 1520 AM's strong 50,000-watt signal since the 2008 season. In September, the station became ESPN Buffalo, 1520 AM to offer sports fans in Western New York the very best in national sports talk and access to expanded national and local play-by-play sports action.
"We are very pleased to renew this great partnership with Entercom Broadcasting," said Mike Buczkowski, Vice President/General Manager of the Bisons. "Entercom is a leader in providing sports entertainment to fans throughout Western New York and Southern Ontario and we're very excited to be a part of the newly-formed ESPN Buffalo 1520 AM format."
"Bison Baseball is the cornerstone of our commitment on the new ESPN 1520 AM to provide more local play by play and the very best in sports entertainment for the Western New York listener," said Greg Ried, Vice President/General Manager of Entercom Buffalo LLC.
The partnership will include all 144 regular season Bisons' games, the broadcast of the annual Triple-A All Star Game (this year's game is on July 16 in Durham, NC), all Bisons' post season games and the Triple-A National Baseball Championship Game on Tuesday, September 16.
The Bisons open the 2014 season on Thursday, April 3 against the Rochester Red Wings at Coca-Cola Field (2:05 p.m.).
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