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KRLD-FM,
“Your Sports Station” 105.3 The Fan, announced today a multi-year partnership
with the Dallas Cowboys.  Dallas/Fort Worth’s
newest all-sports radio station will serve as the team’s flagship radio property
featuring extensive live coverage of the famed NFC East team.  Play-by-play coverage of all pre-season, regular
season and playoff games will be carried on 105.3 The Fan, a CBS RADIO station.
 The Fan also will
broadcast exclusive content from Cowboys Owner/General Manager Jerry Jones
twice a week, as well as segments with Head Coach Wade Phillips on-air and
online at www.1053thefan.com.  Terms of the agreement were not
disclosed.
 

KRLD-FM’s
first official Cowboys broadcast will be on Saturday, April 25 from the
team’s draft day party.  From
1:00-11:00PM, the station will be on-site at the Arlington Convention Center
providing up to the minute updates on the team’s prospects, fan reaction and
happenings around the NFL.  Doors open
for the event at 6:00PM.
 

Additionally, 105.3 The Fan, will expand the partnership with the
launch of a fully programmed HD Radio multicast channel dedicated to various
Dallas Cowboy shows throughout the year providing the listener with an
exclusive behind the scenes look into the team and the NFL. Listeners with an
upgraded HD Radio for their car or home/office will be able to tune into the
complementary content with crystal clear sound quality which will also be able
to be streamed online from anywhere in the world 24 hours a day 365 days a
year.
 

“The Dallas Cowboys are one of the most dynamic and culturally
relevant teams in all of the NFL,” said Dan Mason, President and Chief
Executive Officer, CBS RADIO.  “And it’s
an honor to be in partnership with such a first class organization run by a
dedicated and passionate owner in Jerry Jones. 
The Cowboys have achieved extraordinary accomplishments at every level.  We look forward to honoring their tradition
of success in presenting a one of a kind experience for local fans and the many
millions across the country.”
 
“We couldn’t be more excited
about coming back to the CBS RADIO family with KRLD-FM 105.3 The Fan,” said
Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones.  “With a new stadium
comes a new flagship, and that will bring Cowboys coverage that is both
innovative and powerful.”

Jones added, “Their strength
of signal and the opportunity to provide Cowboys talk and programming on a
24-hours-a-day basis on the digital multicast channel will provide the Cowboys a
listening audience throughout the region that we have never experienced
before.  This will be the premier flagship/team association in the NFL on
many levels.”

 
Senior Vice President and
General Manager of 105.3 The Fan David Henry commented, “We are proud to bring
the Dallas Cowboys back home to CBS RADIO Dallas. Very
quickly we have been able to amass the best sports programming in the market.  This is a tremendous partnership that will
help build our brand for many years to come.”
 


About 105.3 The Fan
The Fan is anchored by the
popular Jagger Show from 5:30AM
-9:00AM, followed by market veteran Kevin
Scott
and former NFL and Texas A&M football player Greg Hill from 9:00AM-12:00PM. 
KRLD-FM’s afternoons are anchored by Newy Scruggs and Sean Salisbury from 12:00PM-3:00PM with The Ben and Skin Show along with Tim Cowlishaw on afternoons
3:00PM-7:00PM.  Rounding out the day’s
lineup are Pete Stein and Mike Rodriguez from 7:00-10:00PM and
FOX Sports programming beginning at 10:00PM. 105.3 The Fan can be heard each
day online at www.1053thefan.com.
 

105.3 The Fan is Your Sports
Station with 100,000 watts of sports opinions.  The Fan is also the home
of The Texas Rangers, Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR, the NFL Playoffs and Super
Bowl. KRLD-AM is the source for local news, talk and
information in Dallas/Fort Worth and is the flagship of the Texas State
Networks. TSN, the Texas State Networks, serves over 130 radio affiliates in
two time zones with news, talk and sports programs.  105.3 The Fan, KRLD and TSN are owned and
operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States.