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Have Your Sports and Eat Too! Sportsnet Grill Opening in Downtown Toronto, Tomorrow

August 7, 2018

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– New restaurant located at 1 Blue Jays Way in the Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel –
– Venue to also serve as space to showcase Sportsnet live programming and events –
Toronto (August 7, 2018) With the race towards the 2018 MLB Playoffs in full swing and the NHL and NBA seasons just around the corner, Sportsnet is providing fans in Toronto a new social gathering spot to catch all the action as Sportsnet Grill, a sports-themed restaurant, opens its doors to the public tomorrow, Wednesday, Aug. 8. Located in downtown Toronto at the Marriott City Centre Hotel, Sportsnet Grill is a 220-seat indoor restaurant that overlooks the Rogers Centre field, making it a prime destination for sports fans looking for a night out in a unique setting. “In partnership with the Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel, we’ve created a fun, casual and contemporary space that serves as a perfect downtown destination for sports fans to meet and enjoy watching games all year round,” said Scott Moore, President of Sportsnet & NHL Properties. “It’s a priority for us to continue finding innovative and exciting ways to engage our audiences with the Sportsnet brand by providing not only the content they want, but also experiences in watching that content that they can’t get anywhere else.” Sportsnet Grill is also a venue for Sportsnet to showcase live programming and events. As part of the Grand Opening on August 8, Sportsnet 590 The FAN will be broadcasting Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown and co-host Richard Deitsch live on location from 4-7 p.m. ET. Additional opening day festivities are set to include a pop-up United By Sport activation in the parkette adjacent to the Sportsnet Grill entrance. Beginning at 1 p.m. ET, fans will be able to sample food and beverages, and have their photo taken in an augmented reality pod for a chance to win tickets, discount cards and other prizes. Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s Good Show with Ben Ennis and JD Bunkis will air live from the parkette from 1-4 p.m. ET. Sportsnet Grill will be open 7 days a week. On game days, reservations with window seating are also available. For more information on restaurant hours and menus, visit the website at www.sportsnetgrill.ca. Social Media Links Official Website, Sportsnet sportsnet.ca Like Sportsnet facebook.com/sportsnet Follow Sportsnet on Twitter @Sportsnet Follow Sportsnet on Instagram @Sportsnet Follow Sportsnet PR @SportsnetPR Like Sportsnet Grill facebook.com/sportsnetgrill Follow Sportsnet Grill on Twitter @Sportsnetgrill Follow Bob McCown @FadooBobcat Follow Richard Deitsch @richarddeitsch Follow Ben Ennis @SportsnetBen Follow JD Bunkis @JDBunkis About Sportsnet Sportsnet is Canada’s #1 specialty network and #1 sports media brand. Uniting Canadians through sport, Sportsnet’s multimedia offerings include Sportsnet (consisting of 4 regional channels: East, Ontario, West, and Pacific), Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet World, the Sportsnet Radio Network, Sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet NOW, the Sportsnet app, and podcasts. Sportsnet is the official Canadian NHL national multiplatform rights holder, and is the regional broadcaster for the Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, and Toronto Maple Leafs. Sportsnet also has extensive coverage of the Blue Jays, as well as NBA, MLB, Grand Slam of Curling, Rogers Cup, CHL, IndyCar, WWE, Premier League, and FA Cup. Sportsnet is part of Rogers Media, which is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX, NYSE: RCI). Visit Sportsnet.ca.