PHOENIX (March 26, 2019) — Phoenix Rising FC officially announced Arizona Sports as its new radio and digital home for the 2019 season presented by Equality Health.
Arizona Sports will stream all Phoenix Rising FC games live on ArizonaSports.com as well as air three Phoenix Rising FC games on ESPN 620 beginning in June.
“We are thrilled to further enhance the access and reach of Phoenix Rising FC to sports fans in the Valley.” says Bobby Dulle, General Manager of Phoenix Rising FC. “The partnership with Arizona Sports provides a unique way to give Rising fans more daily and weekly updates about the team and live audio access to all of our home and away matches.”
“We are very excited to offer Phoenix Rising streaming audio broadcasts exclusively on Arizona Sports digital properties with ArizonaSports.com as the hub”, said Scott Sutherland, Vice-President/Market Manager for Bonneville Phoenix. “Phoenix Rising has strong ownership with aggressive goals for growth and a very passionate fanbase, and this multimedia marketing partnership allows us to attract a new audience in our ongoing efforts to serve the local sports fan.”
The partnership will also include a dedicated page of Rising coverage on ArizonaSports.com along with a weekly podcast hosted by Kellan Olson.
Phoenix Rising FC’s clash with Colorado Spring Switchbacks FC on Saturday, March 30th at 7:30 p.m. will be the first game to air live on ArizonaSports.com.
About Phoenix Rising FC
Phoenix Rising FC is the highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona’s history. The club is owned by legendary Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker, Didier Drogba, Advantage Sports Union CEO, Alex Zheng, Executive Chairman of Kona Grill, Berke Bakay, and an impressive collection of business leaders and international celebrities. Established in 2016, Phoenix Rising FC is one of 10 cities applying for Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion and currently plays in the USL Championship, the largest Division 2 professional league in the world. In October 2017, Phoenix Rising FC acquired FC Tucson and is bringing USL League One professional soccer to Tucson beginning in March of 2019. For season tickets or more information call 623-594-9606 or visit PHXRisingFC.com. You can also follow the team on Facebook (PHXRisingFC), Twitter (@PHXRisingFC), Instagram (@PHXRisingFC), Snapchat (PHXRisingFC) and YouTube (PhoenixRisingFootballClub).
About Bonneville International Corporation
Founded in 1964, Bonneville International, headquartered in Salt Lake City currently owns and operates the dominant TV station (KSL-TV) in Salt Lake City and market leading radio stations in San Francisco, Sacramento, Seattle, Phoenix, Denverand Salt Lake City. The Bonneville group of stations provide leadership that builds up, connects, informs and celebrates the communities in which they serve.