Oakland Raiders Charlie Garner and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Keenan McCardell Compete in a Super Bowl Preview at 989 Sports® Eighth Annual Game Before The Game®


Super Bowl XXXVII Contenders to Battle for the Inside Track to Super Bowl

Victory as a Perfect 7 of the Previous 7 Winners of the Game Before the Game

                Have Gone on to Victory in the Super Bowl

                       WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2003
                   7:00 p.m. - W HOTEL - SAN DIEGO, CA

   WHO:           Charlie Garner, running back from the AFC Champion Oakland
                  Raiders takes on Keenan McCardell, wide receiver from the
                  NFC Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, on 989 Sports® NFL
                  GameDay™ 2003 on the PlayStation®2 computer
                  entertainment system, in a preview of Super Bowl XXXVII.
                  NFL Hall-of-Famer Lynn Swann and Access Hollywood's Pat
                  O'Brien will host the event.

                  ***Player interviews will be available

   WHAT:          The Game Before the Game® is 989 Sports' simulation of
                  the Super Bowl played on NFL GameDay 2003 on PlayStation
                  2.  Over the past seven years, 989 Sports has matched
                  players from AFC and NFC Championship teams in a
                  head-to-head competition to see who will be the early
                  favorite to win the Super Bowl.  A perfect seven of the
                  previous seven winners of the Game Before the Game have
                  gone on to victory in the Super Bowl.

   WHEN:          Wednesday, January 22, 2003
                  7:00 p.m.

   WHERE:         W Hotel
                  421 West B St - San Diego, CA.

                  ***Live truck parking available

   2002 Champion:      Troy Brown, New England Patriots
   2001 Champion:      Qadry Ismail, Baltimore Ravens
   2000 Champion:      Marshall Faulk, St. Louis Rams
   1999 Champion:      John Mobley, Denver Broncos
   1998 Champion:      Terrell Davis, Denver Broncos
   1997 Champion:      Edgar Bennet, Green Bay Packers
   1996 Champion:      Charles Haley, Dallas Cowboys

     All Game Before the Game Champions - - All Super Bowl Champions

                  DOWNLINK FREQ.  11966.5 MHz  (H)  Audio 6.2  6.8
                  FEED POINT NUMBER:   323.270.9719

                  January 23 - 12:45 a.m.-1:00 a.m. (ET)
                  January 23 - 5:00 a.m.-5:30 a.m. (ET)
                  January 23 - 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (ET)
                  January 23 - 11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (ET)

   CONTACT:       Rick Heineman        310-339-9347
                  Bragman Nyman Cafarelli / 989 Sports

PRNewswire -- Jan. 22

SOURCE: Sony Computer Entertainment America

Web site: http://www.playstation.com/