DENVER–Buffalo Sports Properties, a property of Learfield Sports and exclusive multimedia rights holder for the University of Colorado Athletics, announced today that Clear Channel Media + Entertainment Denver extended its agreement to remain CU’s flagship radio partner for the next four years.
The extension allows for Denver’s KOA 850 AM and KKZN 760 AM to broadcast Buffs’ game action and related programming through the 2015-16 athletic season.
“We’re pleased to be continuing our partnership with CU Athletics and look forward to providing exciting Buff game coverage to fans in Denver and throughout Colorado,” said Pat Connor, President and Market Manager of Clear Channel Denver.
As part of the extension, CU football, football coaches’ shows and select men’s basketball will air on KOA 850 AM. Additionally, KKZN 760 AM will air select men’s basketball, women’s basketball and basketball coaches’ shows.
“KOA and KKZN have done an excellent job providing quality programming and game coverage for CU Athletics, and we’re certainly pleased to extend our relationship with them moving forward,” said Megan Eisenhard, general manager for Buffalo Sports Properties, which oversees every aspect of the Buffalo Sports Network. “We continually look at ways we can enhance the radio broadcast experience for fans and strongly believe we have a solid, long-term partner in Clear Channel Denver.”
The first Buffs’ football game of the season is Saturday, September 1 as CU plays Colorado State at Mile High in Denver. Broadcast start on KOA 850 AM is 1 p.m. MST.
In addition to Colorado, Learfield Sports manages multimedia rights and sponsorship for more than 50 collegiate institutions and associations and titles the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. The company also provides exclusive sports programming to more than 1,000 radio stations throughout the country. For additional corporate information and a complete collegiate portfolio, visit learfieldsports.com.