Jason Sehorn, New York Giants vs. Qadry Ismail, Baltimore Ravens


In 989 Sports'™ Sixth Annual 'Game Before The Game®,' A Playstation®2

Computer Entertainment System Prelude to Super Bowl XXXV

For the Past Five Years in a Row, the Game Before the Game Winner Has Led His

                      Team to a Super Bowl Victory!!

  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 videogame franchise
            -- 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 -- A
            feat that the previous four Game Before Game winners have all

            For Credentialed Media in Tampa on Thursday, January 25

  WHERE:    Cuban Club
            2010 Avenida Republica De Cuba (Between Palm and Ninth -- across
            from the Community College).
            Tampa, FL (Ybor City, Fla.)

  WHEN:     Kick-Off -- 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 25

  SERVICE:  Shuttle service will be provided to and from the Cuban Club.
            Pick-up locations will be from the Tampa Convention Center and
            the Marriott Waterside Hotel beginning at 6 p.m.

  PARKING:  Free Parking for credentialed media will be available at the
            corner of 15th and Palm at Lot C.

  SHOTS:    Parking for news vans for Live Shots will be available in a
            parking lot on 9th Ave. between 13th and 14th Streets.  (Next to
            Cafe Creole).


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


  Jamie Tica                  Scott D. Floyd     cellular:  310-722-6162
  989 Sports/Sony Computer    Jeremy Riffle      cellular:  310-210-1336
   Entertainment America      Katherine Bennett  cellular: 310-890-2231
  pager: 888-501-SONY         Josh Weissman      office:  310-274-7800 x249
  cellular:  858-336-5399

PRNewswire -- Jan. 24

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SOURCE: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

Website: http://www.playstation.com/