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Air Force Academy Announces Radio Partnership With Denver Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan

Aug 14, 2012

Denver, CO - Lincoln Financial Media and the Air Force IMG Sports Network announced today a multi-year affiliation agreement with Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan. KKFN-FM will carry all Air Force football game broadcasts beginning in 2012, plus a weekly interview featuring Falcons Head Football Troy Calhoun. 

"Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan is thrilled to team with the Air Force Academy to bring every game to its fans in Denver," said Nate Lundy, KKFN Program Director. "Our partnership with the Academy and Coach Calhoun will guarantee college football fans an unmatched connection to the Falcons for the next several years." 

In addition to each Falcons game broadcast, Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan will also carry the 30-minute pre and post-game shows. 

"This is very exciting news for Air Force athletics," said Dr. Hans Mueh, Director of Athletics for the Academy. "Our partnership with KKFN-FM will help us reach our fans in Denver and give us much wider distribution in our great state for Air Force football games. We look forward to a great working relationship as we continue to build leaders of character for our nation and the Air Force." 

"The Air Force Academy was our first partnership with a U.S. military service academy for IMG College's multimedia rights division," said Brandon Forbis, General Manager, Air Force IMG Sports Marketing. "We're proud and honored to help support the Academy and bring Air Force football to Denver's Sports Station." 

The Air Force Academy kicks off the 2012 season against Idaho State on Saturday, September 1, at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs. 

About IMG College 
The Air Force IMG Sports Network is part of IMG College Audio, the nation's largest independent sports radio network producing nearly 30,000 hours of intercollegiate sports programming each year. IMG College manages and markets all rights associated with TV and coaches' shows, radio, coaches' endorsements, corporate sponsorships, stadium and venue signage, game promotions, hospitality, Internet, and printing and publishing for the Air Force Academy. 

About Lincoln Financial Media 
Lincoln Financial Media Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, owns and operates radio stations in Atlanta, GA (WQXI-AM, WSTR-FM); Denver, CO (KEPN-AM, KKFN-FM, KQKS-FM, KRWZ-AM, KYGO-FM); Miami, FL (WAXY-AM, WLYF-FM, WMXJ-FM); and San Diego, CA (KBZT-FM, KIFM-FM, KSON-FM, KSOQ-FM).