YES scores Yankees radio deal

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Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network unveiled a new five-year deal with
Infinity Broadcasting Corp. to broadcast New York Yankees Major League Baseball games on WCBS-AM in the New
York area.

WCBS-AM will air spring-training, regular-season and postseason games
beginning next season.

There will also be Spanish-language broadcasts.

WFAN-AM, WCBS' corporate cousin, will help out with sales, marketing and

Veteran cable executive Leo J. Hindery Jr. heads YES, which gets the Yankees'
local TV broadcasts beginning in 2002.