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ImageGood news, XX listeners and Padre fans...XX Sports Radio (1090 AM/105.7 FM) announced today that it has signed a four-year contract extension to continue airing the San Diego Padres games through the 2011 Major League Baseball season.


Under terms of the agreement between XX Sport Radio and the San Diego Padres, XX Sports Radio will have exclusive radio broadcast rights for San Diego Padres games, including all of the Padres’ 162 regular season games, pre-season games and post-season games.


XX Sports Radio’s current contract with the Padres expires in 2007.“We are very excited to continue bringing San Diego Padres games to our listeners,” said John Lynch, CEO Broadcast Company of the Americas, which owns XX Sport Radio (1090 AM/105.7 FM).

“XX Sports Radio and the San Diego Padres have developed a strong working relationship that has benefited both organizations, our listeners and Padres baseball fans. We are proud to continue serving as the San Diego Padres’ flagship radio station.” “XX Sports Radio has been a great home for Padres baseball since we started working together in 2004,” said San Diego Padres CEO Sandy Alderson. “We look forward to building upon our partnership in the years ahead and bringing more Padres excitement to Southern California radio listeners.”

Announcers Ted Leitner and Jerry Coleman bring their experience and enthusiasm to the Padres coverage on XX Sports Radio, along with newly hired broadcaster Andy Masur who joins the team from Chicago.  The station also provides listeners additional Padres programming, including:

* A 1-hour pre-game show

*A 2-hour “Batting Practice Show” with Randy Jones and Darren Smith.

* A 2-hour post-game show with John “The Coach” Kentera.

* A weekly feature with Padres Manager Bud Black, General Manager Kevin Towers and CEO Sandy Alderson.

Broadcast Company of the Americas (BCA) owns and operates XX Sports Radio (1090 AM/105.7 FM), the flagship station of the San Diego Padres.  The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians owns 50% of BCA. For more information, visit www.xxsportsradio.com.