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For Immediate Release Contact: 

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Cindy Webster 610-299-7251  cswebster@cbs.com

Alex Zerkel 215-339-6768 azerkel@eagles.nfl.com



PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Philadelphia Eagles and CBS RADIO’s SportsRadio 94WIP today announced a multi-year broadcast partnership for play-by-play coverage of all Eagles pre-season, regular season and post-season games.  The agreement also includes new elements such as an HD Radio station devoted exclusively to the Eagles 24/7 with year-round programming.  CBS RADIO Philadelphia stations have carried play-by-play coverage of the Eagles for 23 years since 1992.

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Fans will be able to hear Eagles games on WIP and across the tri-state area’s 11 station Eagles Radio Network. The new deal begins immediately.

Eagles radio announcers Merrill Reese, the NFL’s longest tenured play-by-play announcer, former Eagles All-Pro wide receiver Mike Quick, and 94WIP’s original sports talker Howard Eskin, will continue to provide commentary of the games on SportsRadio 94WIP.

“We are excited to continue our long-time partnership with CBS RADIO and SportsRadio 94WIP,” said Eagles President Don Smolenski.  “Fans throughout the Philadelphia area know 94WIP as the radio home of the Philadelphia Eagles and we look forward to more memorable moments as told through the voices of Merrill and Mike.”

Added Marc Rayfield, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO, “The Eagles are the most identifiable and beloved brand in the Delaware Valley. Listening to Merrill and Mike calling the games on WIP has become a multi-generational tradition. WIP is proud to continue our long standing partnership and is committed to offering our listeners the absolute best in compelling, local content.”

Home to Angelo Cataldi and the morning team, and the flagship station for the Philadelphia Eagles and broadcast partner of the Philadelphia Phillies, WIP is one of the first all-sports formatted stations in the nation and the leading station of its kind in Philadelphia. WIP is owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO also owns and operates KYW, WPHT, WOGL, WXTU and Wired 96.5 in Philadelphia. The station also is available online at www.cbsphilly.com and through the Radio.com app for a variety of mobile devices.

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In addition to the Eagles, CBS RADIO stations provide flagship play-by-play coverage of several NFL franchises, including the New England Patriots, New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Falcons, Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns.