Fox Sports Net To Air Cleveland Crunch Game On Friday, May 5

Live Coverage of Game 5 of the NPSL Championship Begins at 8:00 PM

CLEVELAND – The FOX Sports Net affiliate in Ohio today announced it will air the deciding game of the NPSL Championship between the Cleveland Crunch and the Milwaukee Wave Friday, May 5. Live coverage from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee begins at 8:00 PM. Steve Liverani, senior vice president and general manager, FOX Sports Net (Ohio), made and the announcement.

Join Al Pawlowski, Crunch play-by-play announcer, on FOX Sports Net as the Cleveland Crunch battle against the Milwaukee Wave to claim their fourth NPSL championship title.

“We’re glad to have the opportunity to team up with the Cleveland Crunch organization in providing live coverage of this championship match-up,” said Liverani. “FOX Sports Net is proud to bring this pivotal game to the fans of northeast Ohio and look forward to the Crunch bringing home their fourth championship title.”

“We are excited about being able to place this championship event with FOX Sports Net,” said Paul Garofolo, team president and general manager, Clevleand Crunch. “I look forward to a great game, a great broadcast and future between the team and FOX Sports Net.”

FOX Sports Net is a service of National Sports Partners, a 50/50 joint venture between Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., and News Corp.’s FOX Entertainment Group. Equally owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and FOX Entertainment Group, FOX Sports Net now reaches more than 68 million homes nationwide.

Rainbow Sports, a division of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., has dedicated itself to “Home Team” fans for more than 20 years. Rainbow Sports incorporates all of Rainbow Media’s sports assets, including its 50 percent ownership of FOX Sports Net and FOX Sports National Advertising, majority ownership of Madison Square Garden Properties, and the ownership and management of FOX Sports Net regional networks in six of the nation’s largest markets – Chicago, New York, New England, Florida, Ohio and San Francisco.


Kim McCarty