Pacers Renew Radio Partnership with Emmis, The Fan
"INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Pacers have renewed hometown Emmis Communications (Nasdaq: EMMS) as the exclusive broadcaster partner of Pacers games. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
This will be the 22nd year the Pacers games have been broadcasted on an Emmis station.
This year marks the 22nd season Pacers games have been broadcast on an Emmis station. Mark Boyle will return for his 30th season to do play-by-play and he will be joined for home games by Hall of Fame coach Bobby “Slick” Leonard, who will offer analysis for his 33rd year. Pat Boylan will also continue in his role as host/sideline reporter while Eddie White will host the post-game show, Pacers Overtime.
Emmis' 107.5 FM/1070 AM The Fan will air Pacers games, which will continue to be carried on the Bankers Life Indiana Pacers Radio Network through Network Indiana.
"Emmis has been a tremendous partner over the years and we are delighted to again to have our games carried on the Indiana's sports broadcasting flagship," said Rick Fuson, Pacers Sports & Entertainment President and COO.
"We are thrilled to continue our relationship with the Simon family and Indiana Pacers," said Chuck Williams, SVP/Market Manager for Emmis-Indianapolis. "The extension of our relationship with the Indiana Pacers is a foundational element of Emmis' position as the local sports leader in Indianapolis."
Training camp for the Pacers began yesterday at the brand new St. Vincent Center, and practice officially began today. The team's first preseason game is next Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. in Milwaukee, and the regular season begins two weeks later with a home game against the Brooklyn Nets. Coverage for all preseason and regular season games can be heard on 107.5 FM & 1070 The Fan. Full schedule can be found here.