Can Players Beat Mike Jurecki?

Phoenix, AZ, September 01, 2008 --( to partner with XTRA Sports 910 AM Radio, the Valley’s Sports Leader. announced that it has reached an agreement with XTRA Sports 910 AM, the Metro-Phoenix sports radio leader, to promote the BeatMike tournaments on the air and at special events.

Along with Arizona Republic Sports Columnist Dan Bickley, Mike Jurecki is the co-host of the morning show "Bickley and MJ". MJ will announce his winning picks weekday mornings from 6 am to 10 am on XTRA Sports 910. is a unique, free, and fun sports entertainment website. Players on play at no-cost, choosing winning teams of sports events to try to win up to $1,000. As football season starts, there are three tournaments every week, including MLB, NFL, and NCAA football.

Now, players of the BeatMike tournaments can try to beat the guru, Mike Jurecki (MJ). Mike’s media influence includes print, television, and radio. He entered the sports media arena in 1996 as a board operator at XTRA Sports 910, the first all-sports talk radio station in the Valley, and quickly climbed the ladder into positions of producer, reporter, and eventually talk show host. The Arizona Republic selected MJ as “Radio Reporter of the Year” for 1998 and 1999. He has hosted sports-talk shows and has also served as the regional NFL contributor to Pro Football Weekly Magazine

Yuvi Shmul, CEO of comments, “We couldn’t be more excited about the agreement with XTRA. Our loyal players are the greatest sports fans in the valley, and when they heard that MJ is our “local Mike”, they started dreaming about ‘Beating Mike’ Jurecki.”

About is a free membership sports tournament website. Players go online and show off as they pick winning sports teams. Winning players receive up to $1,000 in cash prizes. It never costs a dime to join or play, and there are multiple tournaments every week. The website has been growing as players are encouraged to invite their friends. If one of their invited friends wins, they win $250. The website is funded by local advertisers, but the players’ information is completely private, and they are never directly solicited by sponsors.

Yuvi Shmul