ESPN2 announced Friday that DaimlerChrysler's Dodge division will be the
presenting sponsor for its upcoming weekly urban-appeal programming block.
The four-hour Friday-night block is titled "The Block Party, Presented by
Dodge." Its host is hip-hop artist Mos Def, currently in the film The Italian
The nine-week package will bow Friday, June 20, at 7 p.m.
The first two hours will include playground-basketball series Streetball:
The And 1 Mix Tape Tour and The Life. ESPN2 Friday Night
Fights will fill the block's final two hours.