Wednesday, January 14, 2009



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LOS ANGELES – For the third consecutive year PRIME TICKET, the destination for the most comprehensive local sports coverage, will televise the 2008 LA Sports Awards, the annual awards show that celebrates the top sports moments of the year in the Los Angeles/Orange County area. PRIME TICKET’s coverage will give viewers complete insight into the night’s most memorable moments, biggest winners and preeminent speeches. The hour-long show will air Friday, January 30 at 7:30 PM.

PRIME TICKET’s presentation of the annual award ceremony will feature the distinguished nominees and winners of the “Sportsman of the Year”, “Greatest Moment of the Year”, “Sportswoman of the Year” and many more. For the third consecutive year, Bill Macdonald, Fox Sports WEST and PRIME TICKET reporter will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the gala while WEST and PRIME TICKET reporter Patrick O’Neal, provides interviews.

The broadcast will also feature a countdown of the top10 sports moments of 2008, as ranked by an independent media panel.

The LA Sports Awards were created by the Los Angeles Sports Council and annually recognize the most memorable and emotional moments in local sports. Since 2005, the LA Sports Awards have been an annual fundraiser for the non-profit LA Sports Council and proceeds are used to further its mission of promoting economic development through sports in Southern California.

Additional re-airs of the 2008 LA Sports Awards on PRIME TICKET are as follows: Friday, Jan. 30 at 8:30 PM; Sunday, Feb. 1 at 9 PM; Monday, Feb. 2 at 10 PM; Tuesday, Feb. 3 at 11 PM; Sunday, Feb. 8 at 5 PM, Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 4 PM and Thursday, Feb. 12 at 10 PM.

About Los Angeles Sports Council
The Los Angeles Sports Council is one of the nation’s leading civic sports support organizations. Funded entirely from the private sector, it attracts major sports events to the greater Los Angeles area and supports the area’s outstanding collegiate and professional sports teams. Founded in 1988, the non-profit Sports Council has brought events with a collective economic impact of more than $1 billion to the area.

The Sports Council is managed by President David Simon and a small professional staff. The Board of Directors includes many of the leading sports and business entities and personalities in Southern California and the Council itself includes hundreds of individual and corporate members. For more information on the Sports Council, please visit

PRIME TICKET is local destination of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Clippers, Anaheim Ducks, AVP, Club Deportivo Chivas USA, Los Angeles Sparks, Los Angeles Avengers, USC Trojans, UCLA Bruins, local high school sports, Big West and Pac-10 conference competition. Together, PRIME TICKET and Fox Sports WEST present more live, local sports programming than any other network or broadcast system in the market, producing over 700 live sporting events including 2,000 hours of live and original programming every year. For complete national and regional sports news, provocative opinions, telecast schedules and updated statistics, log-on to

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