CHICAGO -- 97.5 FM ESPN Deportes, Chicago’s first commercial FM radio station devoted to continuous Spanish language sports coverage, announced today that it will broadcast all regular season Chicago White Sox games, starting Friday, April 6. Listeners will be provided with play-by-play coverage of all home and away games. Home games will air live from U.S. Cellular Field.
“For decades, Spanish radio broadcasts of games have been an important part of the White Sox baseball experience,” said Brooks Boyer, White Sox senior vice president of sales and marketing. “The Latino community is a vital part of the White Sox fan base, as hundreds of thousands of passionate Latino fans visit U.S. Cellular Field every season. We are thrilled to team up with 97.5 FM ESPN Deportes to bring a full season of White Sox baseball in Spanish to Latinos across Chicagoland and continue the strong tradition and relationship with the community.”
“97.5 ESPN Deportes is committed to providing a variety of programming for our listeners and we are happy to include White Sox coverage as part of our broadcasts,” said Ricardo Otero, program director, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Chicago. “We are thrilled to embrace and support the Chicago White Sox and share the excitement of the game with our listeners.”
ABOUT 97.5 ESPN DEPORTES CHICAGO
97.5 ESPN DEPORTES is Chicago’s first and only FM Spanish-language sports radio station. Programming includes sports talk from ESPN Deportes, the worldwide leader in sports. Additionally, 97.5 ESPN Deportes airs national, international and local play-by-play, talk shows, and commentaries covering a full range of sporting events including Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, International Soccer, Major League Baseball, Boxing, and more. 97.5 ESPN DEPORTES will broadcast all Chicago White Sox and Chicago Fire home and away games. Its content can be heard on-air, online at www.espndeporteschicago.com, at iHeartRadio.com, and on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and smartphones.