Philadelphia, PA (7/26/18): 97.5 The Fanatic will provide complete in-depth advance coverage as the Philadelphia Fusion take on the London Spitfire in the Esports Overwatch League finals at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York during a special edition of Checkpoint Radio this Friday night July 27 at 6pm.
Checkpoint Radio is the only Esports show on terrestrial radio and The Fanatic is the highest rated station. Hosted by Nate Bender, Robbie Landis, Norris Howard and Joe Sloan, the program is on in nearly 60 stations across the United States and Canada and can normally be heard on Saturday nights at 10pm on 97.5 The Fanatic.
Norris Howard and Robbie Landis are in Brooklyn covering the Overwatch League Grand Finals. Nate Bender and Joe Sloan are in the studio in Detroit.
“We’ve been following the Esports phenomenon closely here at Beasley, always looking for ways to align our brands with this growing sport,” said Beasley Media Group Executive Vice President of Programming Justin Chase. “Checkpoint Radio has been a great addition to our sports radio brands and we’re thrilled to be involved with this important event.”
“97.5 The Fanatic is thrilled to be able to provide to serve as the Esports Voice of The New Philadelphia,” said Director Of Sports Content Eric Johnson. “We are excited to be able to provide our dedicated fans with the latest coverage surrounding the Fusion as they take on London in the Overwatch Finals, as well as offer insight into what to watch for during the matches on ESPN.”