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                                     Jim Kozimor returns for his 10th season as the Monarchs radio and television play-by-play announcer
                              after serving in the same capacity with the Houston Comets. Kozimor is host of the team’s weekly radio talk
                              show, “Monarchs Talk” and can also be heard on his own nightly talk show, “The Jim Kozimor Show” on
                              Sports 1140 AM KHTK. In addition, this summer Kozimor will have his first opportunity with the Olympics.
                              He will be part of NBC’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games working as the Play-by-play an-
                              nouncer for the badminton events.
                                     Kozimor works on a variety of events for Comcast SportsNet as play-by-play announcer for college and
                              high school football, college basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, water polo, lacrosse and World Team
         JiM KOZiMOR          Tennis. He also hosts the weekly Oakland Raiders Press Conference Live show.
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                                     Kozimor joined the Sacramento Kings broadcast team prior to the 1998-99 season, hosting the
                              organization’s radio pre-game, post-game and halftime shows as well as handling host duties for the team’s
                              weekly radio talk show, “Kings Talk.” In 1998-99 he served as the television color analyst for the Kings.
                              Kozimor has also served as the side-line reporter for Kings games for the past five seasons and also hosts
                              House Party Live, the warm-up and wrap-up shows, on Comcast SportsNet West the past four seasons.
                                     Prior to his tenure in Houston, Kozimor spent two years as the play-by-play announcer for the
                              Philadelphia 76ers (1992-94) and two seasons as a sideline reporter and fill-in play-by-play announcer for
                              the Golden State Warriors (1989-90 to 1991-92).
                                     Before joining the NBA ranks, Kozimor spent time working in Chicago at WMVP, co-hosting a sports
                              talk show. Kozimor served a three-year stint as the play-by-play voice of the San Jose Jammers and La
                              Crosse Catbirds of the Continental Basketball Association. He also has spent time as a television play-by-play
                              announcer for the NBA Summer Pro League, NCAA Division I football and basketball, and Triple-A baseball.
                                     Kozimor began his broadcasting career in college at Michigan State University where he earned a
                              bachelor’s degree in communications. A native of Chicago, and a huge Cubs fan, he finished two Chicago
                              Marathons, and completed two triathlons this past summer. He resides in Sacramento with his wife, Sandra
                              their four-year-old daughter Addison and two-year-old twins Ava and Sasha.

                                    Krista Blunk returns for her 12th season as the color analyst for the Monarchs broadcasts. Her first
                              season with the Monarchs was in 1997, which also marks the very first WNBA season. Since joining the
                              Monarchs 12 years ago, Blunk has Co-Hosted “Monarchs Talk” on Sports 1140 AM KHTK and has been a
                              WNBA Playoffs analyst for both NBA TV and Oxygen.
                                    In addition to working with the Monarchs, Blunk was a sideline reporter this past Fall with Versus,
                              covering NCAA football. She also contracted with ESPN, doing play-by-play and color analysis for NCAA
                              volleyball and men’s and women’s NCAA basketball.
                                    Blunk worked in 2006-07 as an analyst for the Kings House Party Live on Comcast SportsNet. She
         KRiSTA BLUNK         spent the last nine seasons as an analyst and reporter for the women’s NCAA basketball Tournament with
            Color AnAlyst
                              ESPN, Westwood One and NCAA Productions. She has also worked with ESPN, Fox Sports Net, Comcast
                              SportsNet, the Mountain West Conference and CSTV, for men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, soccer
                              and softball regular season and NCAA Tournament coverage.
                                    Blunk got her start in California as the radio and television analyst for the San Jose Lasers of the
                              American Basketball League (1997-99) and as the television analyst for the Stanford Women’s Basketball
                              team (1997-99). Before moving to California, she anchored at the Evansville, Indiana, FOX Affiliate in
                              1996 and produced and broadcasted for local stations WEVV-TSN (Fox affiliate) and WFIE-TV (NBC affiliate).
                                    Blunk graduated with honors in telecommunications/public relations in 1993 at the University of
                              Evansville where she was a four-year starter on the basketball team. As a senior, she was named the NCAA
                              “Sportswoman of the Year” for her athletic and academic achievements. Blunk also played professionally for
                              two seasons with the Kentucky Marauders of the Women’s Basketball Association (1996) and in Australia
                              (1994-95). In 2004 Blunk, a three-sport athlete and four-year letter winner at Tell City High School, was
                              inducted into the Tell City High School Hall of Fame.




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                                 Jason Ross returns for his fifth season as the Monarchs pre-game, halftime and post-game host. He
                           has been a member of the Maloof Sports & Entertainment team in a variety of capacities since 1994. Ross
                           works as the pre-game, halftime, and post-game host for the Sacramento Kings radio network as well. For
                           the fourth consecutive year he will serve as fill-in play-by-play voice for the Monarchs games on the radio.
                                 Ross currently serves as the sports director for Sports 1140 KHTK AM which is the flagship station
                           for both the Kings and the Monarchs. He is also the play-by-play voice of Sacramento State Football and
                           has held that position since 1997. Ross’ resume also includes a year of play-by-play for the San Francisco
                           Demons during the only season of the XFL.
      JASON ROSS                 A native of Southern California, he graduated from UC Davis in 1994 with a degree in rhetoric
  rADIo PrE/Post-GAME &
           HAlftIME Host
                           communications. Jason currently resides in Sacramento with his wife Alva and their son Jackson who will
                           celebrate his fifth birthday in August.

                                  Angela Tsai begins her first season as the Monarchs lead courtside/multimedia reporter. Her résumé is
                           filled with a wide range of unique electronic media skills, including hosting, anchoring, improvisation, acting,
                           writing and graphic design.
                                  She has spent the last two seasons anchoring the nightly sports desk at NBATV and doing feature
                           correspondence work on NBA Timeout for AZN Television, which included behind the scenes features and
                           interviews with some of the NBA’s biggest stars (Clyde Drexler, Julius Erving, Bill Walton, Tony Parker, Tracy
                           MacGrady, Paul Pierce and many more).
                                  The one-time captain of the Duke Cheerleading Squad and an avid basketball fan, the recently married
      ANGELA TSAi
                           Tsai just relocated from Brooklyn, N.Y., to Sacramento.
                sIDElInE




MALOOF SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT BROADCASTING

                                            With seven Emmy Awards and 12 Emmy nominations in the last four years, the Maloof
                                            Sports & Entertainment Broadcast Team has elevated its television production to one
                                            of the highest levels in all of professional sports. For the fourth straight season the
                                            Maloof Sports & Entertainment Broadcast Team will produce local games on News10
                                            or Comcast SportsNet while ABC and ESPN2 will handle national coverage.



                           NEwS10: MONARCHS OvER-THE-AiR FLAGSHip
                           Sacramento’s News leader (tag line) enters its sixth season with the Monarchs and will carry three
                           regular season games, including the Home Opener on May 17 vs. the San Antonio Silver Stars. Jim
                           Kozimor and Krista Blunk will call the action with Angela Tsai reporting from courtside.


                           COMCAST SpORTSNET: MONARCHS CABLE FLAGSHip
                           Comcast SportsNet enters its fourth season with the Monarchs and will air five broadcasts including
                           two games versus the 2007 WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury. Kozimor and Blunk will call all the
                           action. Tsai will report courtside.



                           KHTK SpORTS 1140AM: MONARCHS RAdiO FLAGSHip
                           The region’s 50,000-watt radio station is in its 12th season as the Kings and Monarchs Flagship; KHTK
                           will broadcast every Monarchs game live with Kozimor and Blunk calling the action for all non-locally
                           televised games. Jason Ross handles play-by-play duties for all locally televised games and is the
                           primary host of the pre, half and post game show for all broadcasts.

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2008 WNBA BROADCAST SCHEDULE
wNBA ON ABC

Date                            Game                            Game time (eDt)
Saturday, May 17                Los Angeles at Phoenix          3:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 24                Seattle at San Antonio          3:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 31                Los Angeles at Washington       3:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 14               Detroit at Phoenix              3:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 6                  San Antonio at Washington       1:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 13                 Connecticut at Washington       3:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 31               Seattle at Connecticut          1:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 7             Chicago at New York             1:00 p.m.
wNBA ON ESpN2

Date                            Game                            Game time (eDt)
tuesday, may 20                 Sacramento at Seattle           10:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 27                 Indiana at Connecticut          7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 3                 Washington at Phoenix           10:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 10                Connecticut at Minnesota        7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 24                Houston at San Antonio          9:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 26               Indiana at New York             7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 1                 Phoenix at Atlanta              7:00 p.m.
thursday, July 10               Los angeles at Sacramento       9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 15                New York at Connecticut         7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 22                Los Angeles at Detroit          7:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 24               Detroit at Houston              9:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 9            Phoenix at Detroit              7:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 14            Seattle at Los Angeles          5:00 p.m.
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Date                            Game                            Game time (PDt)
Saturday, May 17                vs. San Antonio Silver Stars    7:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 20                 at Detroit Shock                3:00 p.m.
Friday, September 12            at Houston Comets               5:30 p.m.
MONARCHS ON COMCAST SpORTSNET

Date                            Game                            Game time (PDt)
Saturday, June 14               vs. Los Angeles Sparks          7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 24                at Indiana Fever                4:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 12               vs. Phoenix Mercury             7:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 28             at Los Angeles Sparks           7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 5             at Phoenix Mercury              7:00 p.m.


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