The IMG Husker Sports Network will continue the strong tradition of broadcasting excellence in 2015 as it brings Husker baseball to fans across the nation. A total of 25 stations will carry games around the state, including KLIN 1400 AM in Lincoln, KFAB 1110 AM in Omaha and KRVN 880 AM in Lexington. NU is one of only a small handful of schools around the country with its own baseball radio network.
The Husker Sports Network, in its 20th year of producing and marketing the live broadcasts of University of Nebraska Athletics, extended and expanded its agreement with the University on June 13, 2008. Under the agreement, IMG College’s Husker Sports Network will manage and market all rights associated with radio programming, coaches’ TV and radio shows, program sales, sponsorship inventory and publication printing rights.
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Greg Sharpe, Lane Grindle and Ben McLaughlin will bring another exciting season of baseball with every broadcast beginning 30 minutes prior to first pitch. Sharpe will begin his eighth year covering Nebraska baseball and also serves as the radio play-by-play voice for Husker football. Sharpe hosts the Husker Baseball Radio Show that airs from 7 to 8 p.m. on Mondays during the season and hosts a sports talk show, Sports Nightly, each weeknight that focuses on Husker athletics.
Grindle begins his 10th season covering Nebraska baseball and also serves as the sideline reporter during Husker football games.
McLaughlin will be back for his second season of baseball in 2015 and has previously called Nebraska softball games. McLaughlin produces multiple shows on the Husker Sports Network and serves as a fill-in host for Sports Nightly.
2015 IMG Husker Sports Network Baseball Network
1340 AM/105.5 FM
960 AM/94.1 FM
1600 AM/103.9 FM
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