SiriusXM To Launch Special Pop Up Channel to Review the 2012 Year in Sports

 SiriusXM To Launch Special Pop Up Channel to Review the 2012 Year in Sports

Will feature commentary on the year's events from SiriusXM's accomplished
roster of hosts including Coach K, John Madden, Cal Ripken Jr., LaDainian
Tomlinson, Tim Brown, Eddie George, Maurice Jones-Drew, Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo,
Rich Gannon, Steve Phillips and Jim Bowden

Listeners will hear SiriusXM's interviews with many of the year's
headline-makers including NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, MLB Commissioner Bud
Selig, Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion
Brad Keselowski, World #1 ranked golfer Rory McIlroy, legendary former UConn
basketball coach Jim Calhoun and many more

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2012

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today
announced that it will launch a special year-end pop up channel dedicated to
reviewing the year that was in the world of sports. Launching Wednesday,
December 26, and airing through Thursday, January 3, the channel will offer
sports fans a look back at the biggest sports stories and events from 2012
with highlights, interviews and commentary from SiriusXM's many experts.


"The Year in SiriusXM Sports" channel will be available to subscribers
nationwide on channel 142 on satellite radios and on channel 962on and on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other
mobile devices.

Sports fans can relive the New York Giants' Super Bowl XLVI victory; the San
Francisco Giants' World Series title; the Los Angeles Kings' first Stanley Cup
championship; LeBron James' first title with the NBA Champion Miami Heat; the
National Championship titles for the Alabama Crimson Tide football team and
the Kentucky Wildcats Men's Basketball team; Bubba Watson's emotional Masters
victory; Brad Keselowski's run to the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Championship; Europe's come-from-behind victory in the Ryder Cup, the U.S.
Women's Soccer Team's Olympic gold medal victory and many more of the year's
top moments.

"At the end of every calendar year sports fans find themselves looking back on
the moments- both the highs and the lows - that defined the year in sports,"
said Steve Cohen, SiriusXM's SVP of Sports Programming. "SiriusXM's
across-the-board lineup of sports channels and live sports coverage has
covered it all, delivering our listeners interviews with key figures and the
experienced perspectives of our hosts, while giving fans a place to call in
and voice their feedback. 'The Year in SiriusXM Sports' brings it all
together on one channel for an in-depth, comprehensive look back at the year
that was."

Listeners will hear highlights from interviews over the past year with many of
the sports figures and others who made headlines in 2012, including:

  oNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who sat down for an exclusive SiriusXM
    Town Hall with SiriusXM listeners
  oSuper Bowl winning NY Giants QB Eli Manning, coach Tom Coughlin and owner
    John Mara; star NFL rookies Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck; and New
    Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees
  oMinnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson, the NFL's leading rusher in 2012,
    who was interviewed by SiriusXM NFL Radio host and 2006 NFL MVP LaDainian
  oMLB Commissioner Bud Selig's interview with MLB Network Radio hosts Cal
    Ripken Jr. and Bill Ripken at the MLB All-Star Game.
  oNASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Brad Keselowski; Daytona 500 winner Matt
    Kenseth; Indy 500 Champion Dario Franchitti; and NASCAR's most popular
    driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  oNotre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly; Texas A&M QB and Heisman
    Trophy winner Johnny Manziel; Alabama QB A.J. McCarron; Ohio State
    football coach Urban Meyer; Kentucky Men's Basketball coach John Calipari;
    and legendary former UConn coach Jim Calhoun, who retired after 40 years
    as a head coach and three National Championships
  oGolf legend Arnold Palmer; World #1 ranked golfer Rory McIlroy; Masters
    Champion Bubba Watson; US Open Champion Webb Simpson; Ryder Cup star Ian
    Poulter; and World #3 Tiger Woods
  oLA Kings goalie and Conn Smythe Trophy Winner Jonathan Quick
  oUS Women's Soccer Team goalkeeper and Olympic gold medallist Hope Solo
  oNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who joined Chris "Mad Dog" Russo to
    discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

The channel will also feature commentary from many of SiriusXM's hosts as they
discussed the biggest sports stories of 2012 and how they unfolded – from the
championships, to the standout performances of new stars and established
veterans, to the year's scandals and lowlights.

SiriusXM hosts contributing their insights include:

  oDuke coach Mike Krzyzewski, host of SiriusXM's Basketball & Beyond with
    Coach K
  oHall of Famer and 16-time Emmy Award winner John Madden, host of Madden
    Football on SiriusXM NFL Radio
  o2006 NFL MVP LaDainian Tomlinson, 2002 NFL MVP Rich Gannon, former NFL QB
    Jim Miller and Adam Schein of SiriusXM NFL Radio
  oMad Dog Radio's Chris Russo, Evan Cohen and Steve Phillips
  oJaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew of SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio
  oHeisman Trophy winners Tim Brown and Eddie George of SiriusXM College
    Sports Nation
  oSiriusXM PGA Tour Radio's Matt Adams
  oCasey Stern and former GM Jim Bowden of MLB Network Radio
  oFormer U.S. Men's Soccer Team captain John Harkes of SiriusXM FC
  oSiriusXM NASCAR Radio's Mike Bagley and Pete Pistone
  oJustin Termine, host of SiriusXM's NBA show, Off the Dribble
  oBoxing expert Randy Gordon, host of SiriusXM's Friday Night at the Fights
  oMMA analyst and fighter R.J. Clifford, host of SiriusXM Fight Club
  oPro wrestling expert Dave LaGreca, host of SiriusXM's Busted Open

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