NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will air 59 live game broadcasts in the opening week of the 2012 college football season, August 30-September 3.
Throughout the 2012 season, SiriusXM's extensive college sports coverage will feature dozens of college football games each week from the SEC, ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Big East and Pac-12, plus Notre Dame, Army, Navy, BYU, as well as the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Game of the Week.
For a schedule of games on SiriusXM, go to www.siriusxm.com/collegesports.
In addition to live play-by-play, SiriusXM College Sports Nation (channel 91), SiriusXM's 24/7 college sports channel, offers a daily lineup of college sports talk programming that provides news, highlights and year-long analysis of the nation's teams and conferences. SiriusXM College Sports Nation's roster of hosts features some of the college game's most accomplished players and coaches including: Heisman Trophy winners Eddie George and Gino Torretta; former college coaches Rick Neuheisel, Houston Nutt and Dan Hawkins; former Florida Gators QB Chris Leak, College Football Hall of Famer Randy Cross; plus experts Paul Finebaum, Jack Arute, Mark Packer, Bill King and Chris Childers.
During the 2012 season, SiriusXM College Sports Nation will also offer exclusive weekly interviews with several head coaches including: USC's Lane Kiffin, West Virginia's Dana Holgorsen, Wisconsin's Bret Bielema, Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy, and TCU's Gary Patterson.
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Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has more than 22 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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