ESPN New York 98.7 FM to Carry New York Jets’ Green & White Scrimmage; Kickoff to Ongoing Jets Coverage

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ESPN New York 98.7 FM to Carry New York Jets’ Green & White Scrimmage; Kickoff to Ongoing Jets Coverage

Mark Sanchez - New York Jets - September 30, 2012ESPN New York 98.7 FM will broadcast the New York Jets Green & White scrimmage Saturday, August 3. Don LaGreca and Greg Buttle will host the pre-scrimmage coverage beginning at 5 p.m. ET. At 6 p.m., Marty Lyons and Bob Wischusen will call the play-by-play action. During the game, Don LaGreca and Greg Buttle will interact with the crowd in Cortland, NY.

“Every season, we search for ways to better serve the avid Jets fan base here in New York,” said Dave Roberts, general manager and vice president, ESPN New York 98.7 FM. “Extensive coverage of the annual Green & White scrimmage will provide Jets fans with even more news and analysis of their favorite team.”

“We understand that not every fan can join us at Training Camp in Cortland,” said Jets President Neil Glat. “The Green & White scrimmage being covered by ESPN New York gives more fans the opportunity to experience the excitement of Training Camp as we gear up to kick off the 2013 season.”

The broadcast of the Green & White scrimmage kicks off season-long coverage of the Jets on 98.7 FM. Each Jets’ game during the 2013 NFL season will air on 98.7 FM beginning Friday, Aug 9, with the first preseason game against the Detroit Lions and regular-season home opener Sunday, Sept. 8, against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. New this season, LaGreca and Buttle will be joined by Mike Westhoff (former Jets special teams coordinator) and Ray Lucas (former Jets quarterback) for the pre-game show beginning two hours prior to kickoff.

ESPN NY 98.7 FM will also deliver weekly NFL features during select talk shows.

Mondays:

–         Ray Lucas will join the Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco show (1-3pm)

–         The Jets Player Spotlight will be at 3:30 p.m. within the Michael Kay show beginning Sept. 9

–         Rex Ryan and Joe Namath will join the Michael Kay show at 5:15 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively beginning Sept. 9

Thursdays:

–         Beginning, Thursday, Sept. 5, Bill Parcells, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, Aug. 3, will provide commentary at 4 p.m. during the Michael Kay Show.

Fridays:

–         Mike Westhoff will host features during the Michael Kay Show, beginning Aug 2

About ESPN New York 98.7 FM

ESPN New York 98.7FM provides fans complete coverage of New York sports and is the flagship station of ESPN Radio providing sports talk, local and national play-by-play as well as breaking news coverage.  It’s the official radio home for three of New York’s most iconic teams:  the Jets, Knicks and Rangers. The station also carries Major League Baseball (including the entire postseason), the NBA, the BCS, other local college sports and more.  Select content is also streamed live on www.ESPNNewYork.com.

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