Jason Sehorn of The New York Giants Competes Against the Baltimore Ravens' Qadry Ismail in 989 Sports'™ Sixth annual 'Game Before the Game®, 'A Prelude to Super Bowl XXXV on Playstation®2


  - Players Hope to Follow in Footsteps of Marshall Faulk as 989 Sports'
             'Game Before The Game' and Super Bowl Champion -

  WHAT:    The 989 Sports™ "Game Before The Game®" is the
           PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system version of the
           Super Bowl, played on the popular football game -- NFL
           GameDay™ 2001.  989 Sports is pitting Super Bowl participants
           Jason Sehorn, defensive back for the New York Giants, and Qadry
           Ismail, wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens, head-to-head on
           NFL GameDay 2001 to see who will be the 989 Sports NFL GameDay
           2001 videogame Super Bowl champion.  Last year, St. Louis Rams
           running back Marshall Faulk defeated Tennessee Titans tight end
           Frank Wycheck prior to leading the Rams to victory against the
           Titans on Super Bowl Sunday.

  For Credentialed Media in Tampa on Thursday, January 25

  WHERE:   Cuban Club
           2010 Avenida Republica De Cuba
           Tampa, FL

  WHEN:    7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 25

             -- Super Bowl participants Jason Sehorn of the New York Giants
                and Qadry Ismail of the Baltimore Ravens challenging each
                other on NFL GameDay 2001 on PlayStation 2
             -- Post-event interviews with each player following the
                "Game Before the Game"
             -- Fans, NFL players and celebrities enjoying the pre-Super
                Bowl festivities as they cheer for their favorite Super Bowl
                participant competing in NFL GameDay 2001


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  Also visit our web site www.989sports.com for more information.

PRNewswire -- Jan. 23

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SOURCE: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

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