750 The Game returns as radio partner of the Portland Timbers ahead of 2023 season
750 The Game is once again partnering with the Portland Timbers for the 2023 season as the club’s home of radio play-by-play broadcasts.
The Timbers issued a press release Thursday announcing the details of their radio broadcast coverage for the upcoming season.
The season begins this Saturday, Feb. 25th, as the Timbers host Sporting Kansas City at Providence Park. Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. and kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
All regular season and playoff matches will air on 750-AM and stream for free on 750TheGame.com as well as the iHeart, Audacy, and TuneIn radio apps and via your smart speaker (just tell it to play “Seven Fifty The Game”).
Fletcher Johnson serves as play-by-play radio announcer for the 2023 season with Keith Bleyer returning to the booth as analyst, and Adam Susman as pre-game and post-game host.
“Talk Timbers”, the weekly program covering all things Timbers and MLS and co-hosted by Judah Newby & Jake Zivin, continues to air Wednesday evenings 6-7 p.m. on The Game and the Portland Timbers podcast network.
More from the club’s press release:
The Portland Timbers announced today that all of the team’s MLS regular season matches will be broadcast in both English and Spanish during the 2023 season. Returning for their 13th season, 750 The Game – the club’s longest-tenured broadcast partner – will carry Timbers matches in English. At the same time, La GranD (KGDD 93.5 FM, 1520 AM) begins its seventh season as Portland’s Spanish-language broadcast partner.
With 750 The Game, Fletcher Johnson returns for his 13th season and takes over the play-by-play duties joined by analyst Keith Bleyer, who is back for his 12th season as part of the club’s broadcast team. Newcomer Adam Susman will host the pregame and postgame show in his first full season with the Timbers. For Spanish radio broadcasts, Josue Del Castillo is back as the play-by-play announcer, working alongside Oscar Ramos as both begin their seventh season. Nikol Ramirez is in her third season as part of the broadcast team, serving as the host while also providing social media and digital content coverage.
As part of MLS Season Pass, fans in the US and Canada will also have the option to select the Timbers English-language radio feed for home games for their broadcast audio on the Apple TV app where available.
In addition to match broadcasts on 750 The Game, the station will also continue to air the club’s weekly program, “Talk Timbers,” each Wednesday night from 6-7 p.m. (Pacific) hosted by Jake Zivin and Judah Newby. “Talk Timbers” features interviews with coaches, players and club representatives and covers both Timbers and MLS news.