Fever Adds July 19 Outdoor Game To Local TV Package

News Release | July 12, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS Ė The Indiana Fever has added a record 10th game to its local television package on FSN Indiana, adding its Liberty Outdoor Classic game against the New York Liberty on Saturday, July 19 (7:30 p.m.), to be played under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium in the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. FSN Indiana will carry a live feed of the game produced by MSG Network.

Barring any weather conflicts, the game will be the first regular season game ever to be played outdoors in professional basketball history. Inclement weather will force the game to be played at Madison Square Garden the following day, Sunday, July 20, at 4:00 p.m. FSN Indiana will not carry a Sunday game if the outdoor game is not played.

Having already added a July 27 road game to its schedule, Indianaís local TV package includes two road dates and has grown to a record 10 games overall, the largest number of games ever to air on the Feverís local carrier.

Remaining games on the Fever TV schedule are as follows:

  • Sat., July 19 at New York (7:30 p.m.), FSN Indiana
  • Thu., July 24 vs. Minnesota (7:00 p.m.), FSN Indiana
  • Sun., July 27 at Phoenix (9:00 p.m.), FSN Indiana
  • Thu., August 28 vs. Connecticut (7:00 p.m.), FSN Indiana
  • Thu., September 11 vs. New York (7:00 p.m.), FSN Indiana All Times Eastern

    The Indiana Fever returns to Conseco Fieldhouse with a pair of home dates, Saturday, July 12 against the Chicago Sky (7:00 p.m.), and its annual Kids Day game, Wednesday, July 16 against the expansion Atlanta Dream (1:00 p.m.). Led by WNBA All-Stars Tamika Catchings, Katie Douglas and Tammy Sutton-Brown, the Fever bids for its first WNBA Finals appearance after reaching the Eastern Conference Finals in two of the past three seasons. Season tickets are available at FeverBasketball.com or by calling (317) 917-2500.

    FSN Indiana, a regional sports television network, reaches more than 1.2 million cable and satellite homes and telecasts more than 200 regional events annually including Indiana Pacers basketball, Indiana Fever basketball and Cincinnati Reds baseball. FSN is the nationís leading provider of local sports. FSNís 16 owned-and-operated regional networks and its affiliated networks reach more than 80 million homes across the U.S. and serve as the TV home to nearly two-thirds of all MLB, NHL and NBA teams based in the United States. In addition to home team games and locally produced sports programs, FSN telecasts national sports events and programming, including ACC, Big XII and Pac-10 basketball; Big XII and Pac-10 football; Best Damn Sports Show Period and The Final Score.