CLEVELAND – Fox Sports Net Ohio today announced it will telecast two Cleveland Crunch games this season. The Crunch takes on the Harrisburg Heat from the CSU Convocation Center on Friday, February 1 at 7:30 pm, and travels to Milwaukee to face the Wave on Saturday, March 30 at 2:00 pm Steve Liverani, senior vice president and general manager, Fox Sports Net Ohio, made the announcement.
Crunch radio personality, Al Pawlowski, will handle the play-by-play call for the telecasts, as Nick Vasos, lead radio commentator for the MISL’s Kansas City Comets, provides the color commentary.
“The Crunch have a long and successful history with their fans in the Cleveland area,” said Liverani. “Fox Sports Net Ohio is delighted to bring MISL soccer action to those fans, and all soccer fans throughout the Ohio region. Providing regional sports programming has been, and continues to be, an important focus of our network.”
Fox Sports Net Ohio reaches more than four million households in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, western Pennsylvania, western New York, and West Virginia. Fox Sports Net Ohio is managed by Rainbow Sports Networks, a division of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Fox Sports Net Ohio’s programming includes the Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Cleveland Cavaliers along with select NASCAR and PGA Tour coverage.
Fox Sports Net reaches more than 78 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and Fox Entertainment Group. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow’s 50% ownership of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation’s largest markets: Chicago, Florida, Ohio, New England and San Francisco.