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Patriot League Partners With SIRIUS Satellite Radio


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                                                                                For Immediate Release January 5, 2007
                                                                  Contact Jessica Siegel, assistant media relations director
                                                                           Andrew FitzPatrick, Communications, SIRIUS

                     Patriot League Partners With SIRIUS Satellite Radio
         Men’s basketball game of the week and conference tournament to air nationwide on SIRIUS

Center Valley, Pa. – The Patriot League has partnered with SIRIUS Satellite Radio to broadcast select men’s basketball
games for the 2006-07 season, it was announced Friday. Ten Patriot League men’s regular-season basketball “Games of the
Week” will be broadcast live to SIRIUS’ nationwide audience, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 9 with American at Bucknell on
SIRIUS channel 107. In addition to regular-season coverage, all seven games of the 2007 Patriot League Men’s Basketball
Tournament will be aired. Additional games may be added to the Patriot League’s package with SIRIUS over the course of
the season.

"The Patriot League is pleased to be associated with SIRIUS Satellite Radio. The addition of the Patriot League to SIRIUS'
outstanding sports lineup will serve to further expand the visibility of the League and its member institutions," said Patriot
League Executive Director Carolyn Schlie Femovich. "The Patriot League has student-athletes from across the country, and
partnering with SIRIUS provides us with a wonderful vehicle to make Patriot League basketball available to our growing
national audience."

SIRIUS is the exclusive satellite radio broadcaster of the Patriot League and the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the Patriot
League and its member institutions. SIRIUS is also the Official Satellite Radio Partner of Army and Navy and will continue to
broadcast football and basketball games from both academies in addition to the Patriot League Game of the Week. For a
schedule of Army and Navy games on SIRIUS visit

“The Patriot League is a terrific addition to our lineup of sports offerings on SIRIUS,” said Steve Cohen, Vice President of
Sports Programming for SIRIUS. “Patriot League schools produce first-rate basketball year in and year out and are followed
faithfully by alumni and fans who are spread all over the country. With SIRIUS, those fans will be able to tune in and listen
live from anywhere in the U.S.”

Veteran broadcaster Frank Santore will handle the play-by-play duties for the Patriot League package. Santore has an
extensive announcing resume in college basketball, including serving as the play-by-play voice for Davidson and Gardner-
Webb, as well as the 2006 Big South and Southland Conference Championships. In addition, he is the play-by-play voice for
five sports at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Santore was also the play-by-play announcer for the NCAA
Football Championship Subdivision Game of the Week this past season on Sirius Satellite Radio. Broadcaster Marketing
Services (BMS) will produce the games.

“Today’s Scholar-Athletes, Tomorrow’s Leaders” – The Patriot League continually demonstrates that student-athletes can excel
at both academics and athletics without sacrificing its high standards. The Patriot League’s athletic success is achieved while
its member institutions remain committed to its founding principle of admitting and graduating student-athletes that are
academically representative of their class. Participation in athletics at Patriot League institutions is viewed as an important
component of a well-rounded education.

                                                                                               Patriot League-SIRIUS Partnership/Add 1

                                     2006-07 Patriot League Men’s Basketball SIRIUS Schedule

Tuesday, Jan. 9             American at Bucknell (7 p.m.) – channel 107
Friday, Jan. 12             Bucknell at Holy Cross (7 p.m.) – channel 118
Saturday, Jan. 20           Colgate at Bucknell (2 p.m.) – channel TBD
Saturday, Jan. 27           American at Lafayette (2 p.m.) – channel TBD
Tuesday, Jan. 30            Bucknell at Colgate (7 p.m.) – channel TBD
Saturday, Feb. 3            Lehigh at American (7:30 p.m.) – channel TBD
Tuesday, Feb. 6             Bucknell at American (8 p.m.) – channel TBD
Friday, Feb. 9              Holy Cross at Bucknell (7 p.m.) – channel TBD
Wednesday, Feb. 21          Bucknell at Lehigh (7 p.m.) – channel TBD
Sunday, Feb. 25             Holy Cross at Lehigh (1 p.m.) – channel TBD

Wednesday, Feb. 28          Patriot League Tournament Quarterfinals
Sunday, March 4             Patriot League Tournament Semifinals
Friday, March 9             Patriot League Tournament Championship Game

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