We at LSL are all about the “all UofL sports talk” mantra and the good folks at ESPN Louisville 680/105.7 are giving Cardinal fans more of what they crave….
Fans will have a new location to listen the University of Louisville baseball program in 2015 as 93.9 The Ville will serve as the radio home for the Cardinals as an official broadcast partner of U of L.
ESPN Louisville, the group behind local stations ESPN 680 and 105.7 FM, announced on Monday morning the launch of 93.9 The Ville, Powered by ESPN. The station, which is scheduled to go live on Thursday, Jan. 29 at 93.9 FM, will provide coverage of the Cardinals through an official partnership with Louisville Sports Properties, which represents U of L athletics.
Following back-to-back College World Series appearances in 2013 and 2014, the Louisville baseball team enters its inaugural season in the prestigious Atlantic Coast Conference ranked among the nation’s top teams again in 2015. Most of the Cardinals regular season and post-season games will be broadcast live on 93.9 The Ville with other selected games carried on ESPN 680. A complete Louisville baseball radio broadcast schedule for 2015 will be released soon.
In addition to serving as the broadcast home for Louisville baseball, the initial lineup on 93.9 The Ville will include “The Deener Show” from 7 a.m.-10 a.m., ESPN’s “The Herd” hosted by Colin Cowherd from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., “SVP and Russillo” from 1 p.m.-3 p.m., “The John Ramsey Show” from 3pm-6pm, and a variety of the best nationally syndicated programs. “The Jeff Walz Show” will also be a part of the weekly lineup throughout U of L women’s basketball season.
Between the stations, ESPN Louisville will provide sports fans with exclusive programming, including NFL Football, the Playoffs and Super Bowl, the College Football Playoff and National Championship Games, Louisville’s Bowl Game, ACC, SEC, Big 10 and Big 12 Tournament Championship Games, the NCAA Tournament and National Championship, the Triple Crown (including our very own Kentucky Derby), The Breeders Cup, the College World Series, MLB Playoffs and World Series, The Masters and US Open, NBA Playoffs and Finals, Reds Baseball, Colts Football and more.
Since the inception of the company, the goal of ESPN Louisville has been to be a fixture on radios, smart phones, internet, and social media of Louisville sports fans for years to come. 93.9 The Ville invites listeners to tune in to the station’s official launch on Thursday, January 29 at 7 am with Drew Deener and many exciting special guests including University of Louisville vice president/director of athletics Tom Jurich and Dr. Mark Lynn.