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By Brady Henderson

710 ESPN Seattle and KIRO Radio 97.3 FM will continue to be your radio homes for the Seahawks and Sounders FC.

Bonneville Seattle Media Group and the Seahawks announced Monday a multi-year extension of their broadcast partnership, which includes radio play-by-play of Seahawks and Sounders FC games, special programming, community service projects, on-site events and exclusive web content on 710Sports.com.

“The Seahawks and Sounders FC are pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with Bonneville Seattle to provide our fans high-quality programming over the coming years,” said Peter McLoughlin, the CEO of Vulcan Sports & Entertainment, in a media release. “This renewed commitment with 710 ESPN and KIRO Radio gives both teams a strong foundation in the Seattle market, an established spot on the radio dial.”

710 ESPN Seattle and KIRO Radio 97.3 FM will continue to simulcast all Seahawks games, including pre- and post-game programming. Sounders matches will continue to be broadcast on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM along with the pre- and post-game programming.

“After 37 years, fans in the Northwest have come to think of Seahawks Radio and KIRO as one and the same, and we’re proud of that tradition,” said Carl Gardner, Vice President and Market Manager of Bonneville Seattle Media Group, in the release. “We also love helping build a new culture and tradition around Sounders FC and Major League Soccer, extending our strong partnership is a win for the fans, for the clubs, and for Bonneville.”

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