ROOT SPORTS SOUTHWEST
ROOT SPORTS Southwest is the television home of the Houston Dynamo. Formed in November 2014, the regional sports network provides exclusive coverage of the Dynamo, Astros and Rockets to over four million households across a five state footprint. ROOT SPORTS is in its first season as a Dynamo broadcast partner and is committed to bringing superior coverage of the team by delivering Live Pre and Postgame shows for all games and expert analysis from some of the most recognized and respected soccer and broadcast professionals in the country.
Four-time MLS Cup winner and Dynamo alumni Eddie Robinson serves as Dynamo’s analyst and nationally recognized broadcaster Glenn Davis handles play-by-play duties for all ROOT SPORTS’ Dynamo broadcasts. Robinson is an 11-year veteran of the MLS, having played six season with Houston, and is in his third full season as primary analyst on Dynamo telecasts. Davis has been calling MLS games since its inception in 1996, all for the Houston Dynamo, and has called the game internationally on three World Cups and two Olympic Games.
Telemundo Houston enters its first season as the Dynamo's Spanish television broadcast partner. Under the deal, Telemundo will broadcast seven Dynamo games in 2014.
Game broadcasts will air Saturdays from 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. The broadcasts will immediate follow Telemundo’s popular national sports show, “Titulares Telemundo.” KTMD-TV will provide weekly Dynamo updates and highlights during their local newscasts, “Noticiero Telemundo Houston,” at 5 and 10 p.m.
The deal also includes a weekly radio show hosted by Houston soccer personality Glenn Davis, Dynamo All-Access, airing on Wednesday nights from 7-9 p.m. on 1560 AM.
ESPN 97.5 will also simulcast certain games airing on 1560 AM, when scheduling allows, providing fans with a listening option on Gow Media’s AM and FM stations.
Dynamo communications manager Matt Pedersen enters his fourth season as the team’s play-by-play announcer. Game broadcasts will include a 30-minute pregame and 30-minute postgame show. Home games will be followed by a 1-hour post game radio show presented by San Jacinto Community College and hosted by Davis.
Liberman Broadcasting enters its tenth season as the Dynamo's Spanish radio broadcast partner. Liberman Broadcasting, which has broadcast Dynamo games since 2006, will air all Dynamo regular season and playoff games, with most games broadcast on KEYH 850 AM (La Ranchera), and select games airing on KNTE 101.7 FM (Baila). 850 AM will continue its weekly Dynamo radio show, La Hora del Dynamo, on Mondays from 6-7 p.m.
Daniel Mejía enters his seventh season as play-by-play commentator for Dynamo Spanish radio broadcasts and eigth overall season on Dynamo broadcasts. Game broadcasts will include a 30-minute pregame and 30-minute postgame show. Home games will also include a 30-minute call-in show following the postgame show.
The Houston Chronicle enters its tenth season as the Dynamo’s print media partner. The Houston Chronicle continues its complete coverage of the Dynamo, bringing fans in-depth reporting of every home game and playoff match-up by lead Dynamo sports writer Jesus Ortiz.
Premium sports coverage is available daily in the Houston Chronicle and online 24/7 at HoustonChronicle.com. The HC Media Group offers Spanish-language sports coverage in La Voz, and online at LaVozTX.com.
HOUSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL
The Houston Business Journal is proud to join the Dynamo as an official media partner in 2015.
Part of the American City Business Journals with publications in over 40 markets, the Houston Business Journal provides comprehensive coverage of business news from a local, regional and national perspective.