SportsLine USA, Inc., Maximizes
Website Content for Broadband Delivery

Road Runner to Offer Optimized Sports Content

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL and RESTON, VA (February 8, 1999)- SportsLine USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLN), publisher of CBS SportsLine (, and Road Runner, the national high-speed online service, today announced an agreement to work together to provide broadband sports content to Road Runner customers. This initiative, designed to optimize the online sports experience by leveraging the broadband environment, will enable the companies to capitalize on the increasing popularity of high-speed access to the Internet.

As part of the agreement, SportsLine USA has built out special features and content from its CBS SportsLine Web site specifically for Road Runner, designed to provide Road Runner customers with the ultimate experience in online sports information and entertainment. Featuring state-of-the-art multimedia video, audio and original broadband programming, this dynamic area will include sports video display screens and highlights, three dimensional photo cubes, interviews from CBS Sports television, CBS SportsLine's Sports Reel, Clip of the Day, Sports Minute and the popular Baseball LIVE and Football LIVE features.

"Sports is a tremendous showcase for the power of broadband Internet and no one provides better sports programming on the Web than CBS SportsLine," said Ross Levinsohn, Vice President, Programming for SportsLine USA, Inc. "Sports is a top revenue generator in cable subscription packages, including pay per view and premium offerings. The same holds true in the increasingly popular usage of broadband Internet, and we are delighted to be providing our broadband sports content to an industry leader in this exciting new initiative."

"Road Runner is very excited to add CBS SportsLine content to its offering," said Meredith Flynn-Ripley, vice president of product management for Road Runner. "Nothing will move the broadband subscription meter like quality sports content, and CBS SportsLine provides the best sports content in the business."

About SportsLine USA, Inc.
SportsLine USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLN) is a leading Internet-based sports media company that provides branded, interactive information and programming as well as merchandise to sports enthusiasts worldwide. The publisher of CBS SportsLine (, SportsLine USA's content includes more than 400,000 pages of multimedia sports information, entertainment and merchandise, covering all major professional, collegiate and international sports with exclusive content from sports teams, organizations and superstars such as Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods and Shaquille O'Neal. The Sports Store ( is SportsLine USA's electronic commerce arena offering a unique collection of sports-related merchandise, memorabilia and licensed products. In 1998, the Company acquired two golf-related properties, GolfWeb ( the Internet's premier golf site, and International Golf Outlet (, a leading Internet retailer of fine golf products and equipment. SportsLine USA was founded in 1994, and its flagship Internet sports service was renamed CBS SportsLine in March of 1997 as part of an exclusive five-year promotional and content agreement with CBS Sports.

About Road Runner
Road Runner has in excess of 180,000 customers within the communities that it serves within the U.S. It is a joint venture among affiliates of Time Warner Inc., MediaOne Group, Microsoft Corp., Compaq Corp., and Advance/ Newhouse. It combines the resources and strategic talent of the five partners who are world leaders in media, broadband communications, computer software and hardware, and publishing. The Road Runner character is a trademark and copyright of Warner Bros., a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. (,,, Internet Movie Database, PlanetAll, Earth's Biggest Bookstore, and 1-Click are either registered trademarks or trademarks of, Inc or its affiliates. All other names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.


For information contact:
For SportsLine USA, Inc.
Larry Wahl
Director, Investor Relations
and Corporate Communications
954-351-2120, ext. 7225

Kathy Bradley
Communications Manager
954-351-2120, ext. 7519

For Road Runner/ServiceCo
Sandy Colony
VP, Corporate Communications