The Denver Broncos' Mike Anderson Defeats Marshall Faulk of the St. Louis Rams To Become the League's NFL GameDay™ 2001 Champion In 989 Sports'™ Locker Room Challenge on Saturday, January 27

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. - 01/28/2001

                 Anderson Emerges From Eight NFL Players   In Single-Elimination Tournament at the 989 Sports NFL Players Party  WHAT:  Running Back Mike Anderson of the Denver Broncos is the         989 Sports™ "Locker Room Challenge" champion as he emerged from         eight of the NFL's top players in a single-elimination tournament         playing popular football videogame NFL GameDay™ 2001 for the         PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system.  Anderson defeated         running back Marshall Faulk of the St. Louis Rams 26-21 to win the         title.  Other Locker Room Challenge participants this year         included:  Miami Dolphins quarterback Damon Huard, San Francisco         49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia, Detroit Lions quarterback Charlie         Batch, Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Barry Gardner, St. Louis Rams         defensive back Devin Bush and Oakland Raiders running back Zach         Crockett.         NFL GameDay™ 2001 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment         system features all 31 NFL teams and players, amazingly realistic         3D player and stadium models and numerous new motion-captured moves         from 13 NFL players.  NFL GameDay 2001 is complete with running         back Marshall Faulk of the World Champion St. Louis Rams providing         strategic input and appearing on the title's box cover plus         announcers Dick Enberg and Phil Simms calling all the NFL         excitement.  NFL GameDay 2001 is available now at retail.  RESULTS:  Quarterfinals:            *  Damon Huard defeated Jeff Garcia, 6-0            *  Mike Anderson defeated Zach Crockett, 37-6            *  Marshall Faulk defeated Barry Gardner, 29-6            *  Charlie Batch defeated Devin Bush, 10-7            Semifinals:            *  Mike Anderson defeated Damon Huard, 39-34            *  Marshall Faulk defeated Charlie Batch, 42-35            Championship:            *  Mike Anderson defeated Marshall Faulk, 26-21  CONTACTS:  Jamie Tica  Sony Computer Entertainment America/989 Sports  phone: 858-824-5854  pager: 1-888-501-SONY  cellular: 858-336-5399  Scott Floyd  Bragman Nyman Cafarelli  phone: 310-274-7800  cellular: 310-722-6162  Also visit our web site for more information.

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