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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – 97.1 The Ticket (CBS RADIO Detroit) announced
today that the station has agreed to a new multi-year broadcast agreement with
the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings organizations starting with the
2010-11 seasons for each team. Duane McLean, Detroit Tigers Senior Vice
President of Business Operations, Steve Violetta, Senior Vice President of
Business Affairs for the Detroit Red Wings, and Debbie Kenyon, Senior Vice
President/Market Manager, CBS RADIO Detroit
made the joint announcement.
 

The network of radio stations throughout the state of Michigan will remain
unchanged.
 

“Tigers baseball on the radio has long been a tradition for
generations of families and a fabric of our community, and we’re pleased to
continue the tradition with 97.1 The Ticket,” said Duane McLean.
 

“Red Wings fans have anxiously followed their team on radio
since Foster Hewitt’s first national broadcast in 1933,” said Violetta. We’re
proud to celebrate our first ten years of partnership with 97.1 The Ticket by
extending their term as the radio flagship of the Detroit Red Wings.”
 

WXYT has served as the flagship station for the Red Wings
since the 2000-01 season and the Tigers since 2001. Under the new agreement,
97.1 The Ticket and 1270 AM will continue to broadcast regular season games, as
well as preseason and postseason contests.
 

“We are thrilled about renewing our partnership agreement
with the Tigers and Wings,” said Kenyon. “97.1 The Ticket is a powerful
first-class radio station and we look forward to bringing the fans and our listeners
the best in local sports programming.”
 

Owned and Operated by CBS RADIO, 97.1 The Ticket is Detroit’s sports station
and play-by-play station for the Detroit Pistons, Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers
and Detroit Red Wings. 97.1 The Ticket can be heard online at
www.971theticket.com. CBS RADIO also owns WWJ-AM, WOMC-FM, WDZH-FM and WYCD-FM
in Detroit.