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Fox Sports Net To Air Cleveland Rockers Games During The 2000 Season


CLEVELAND – The FOX Sports Net affiliate in Ohio today announced it will air six Cleveland Rockers games during the 2000 season. The six-game schedule tips-off on Saturday, June 10 as the Cleveland Rockers host the Seattle Storm. Live coverage from Gund Arena begins at 7:00 PM. Steve Liverani, senior vice president and general manager, FOX Sports Net (Ohio), made the announcement.


“As a regional sports network FOX Sports Net welcomes the return of the Cleveland Rockers to our programming line-up,” said Liverani. “The Rockers have terrific fans and we’re sure they will provide them with a great season of exciting basketball.”


Returning courtside on FOX Sports Net are Mike Snyder, play-by-play, and Amy Prichard, Cleveland Rockers color analyst since 1997. Fans will also have the opportunity to see the Rockers match-up against three WNBA teams making their debut this season: the Seattle Storm, the Miami Sol and the Indiana Fever. Listed below is a complete 2000 Cleveland Rockers schedule on FOX Sports Net.


2000 CLEVELAND ROCKERS ON FOX SPORTS NET

JUNE
Saturday, June 10 Rockers host Seattle Storm 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 Rockers @ Miami Sol 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 24 Rockers host Minnesota Lynx 3:00 PM
JULY
Monday, July 10 Rockers host Charlotte Sting 7:00 PM
Saturday, July 15 Rockers host Indiana Fever 7:00 PM
Saturday, July 29 Rockers @ New York Liberty 7:30 PM


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.

Contact:


Kim McCarty

216-328-0333

ksmccarty@rainbow-media.com