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

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. - 01/24/2001

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            accomplished.            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  SHUTTLE  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.  LIVE  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).  VISUALS:  -- 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.  CONTACTS:  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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