Washington - May 10, 2002 - XM Satellite Radio, will broadcast ESPNews on a dedicated channel (XM Channel 141) beginning May 15. ESPNews, carrying round the clock updates of the latest scores, stats and breaking news, replaces CNN/SI, which is being discontinued by TBS. ESPNews on XM Satellite Radio will carry up-to-the-minute coverage of sports: baseball, football, hockey, basketball, boxing, college sports, golf, horse racing, motor sports, soccer and tennis. XM will air a digital-quality audio feed of the ESPNews broadcast.
ESPNews joins XM's lineup of five dedicated sports channels, including ESPN Radio (XM Channel 140), featuring sports talk and play-by-play action.