In today’s episode we welcome ESPN’s Sarah Spain. Sarah is a contributor to espnW, ESPN Radio 1000 in Chicago, and appears on a number of television platforms. We talk about her increasing national exposure at ESPN, Chicago sports and a number of other topics including… - Her start in the industry in Chicago. Show More Summary
Ben Finfer and Alex Quigley, co-hosts of the “Quigs and Finfer” show on the new radio station, saw the tweet mid-show last week.
He hates his employers, but he loves pigeons and bottle caps. Chicago radio personalities Ben Finfer (left) and Alex Quigley (right) found out that their sports radio station WGWG-LP (87.7FM The Game) would be closing at the end of the year when, while coming back from a break, Finfer caught this tweet from Chicago Tribune columnist Robert Feder. Show More Summary
The hockey hipster is a column that talks about trending topics in the NHL. This week's focus is a look back on the Toronto Maple Leafs, stick salutes and loving pro sports teams. Canadian sports talk radio is a shocking discovery for a hockey fan in the United States. Show More Summary
Funny thing, sports. A couple of weeks ago, the New York Jets were beseiged with hate from their own fans. There was the plane over their practice facility ("Fire John Idzik"), the plane over their stadium ("Jets Rebuilding Since 1969")...Show More Summary
Imagine this week's Today Show fiasco, but worse: during a commercial break, the hosts of sports radio station The Game 87.7 FM learned -- via an article on Twitter -- that the company was shutting down and that they were fired.
We mentioned this while it was happening yesterday, but it's another thing altogether to see video of Chicago sports radio hosts trying to doing their show as they learn their entire station is going to be shut down. Read more...
Imagine working away at your desk, opening Twitter and suddenly seeing breaking news that you’ve been fired. That’s what happened to Chicago sports radio hosts Alex Quigley and Ben Finfer. While hosting “Quigs and Finfer” on 87.7 The...Show More Summary
Tribune Media Co. is pulling the plug on 87.7 FM sports radio talker The Game at the end of the year and saying goodbye to Jonathan Brandmeier and Garry Meier effective immediately. [ more › ]
Thursday, November 20 7 PM- Kansas State at West Virginia (Fox Sports 1) Tim Brando, Joel Klatt, Jenny Taft (Touchdown Radio) Taylor Zarzour, Gino Torretta 7:30 PM- North Carolina at Duke (ESPN) Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack,...Show More Summary
It was reported today that The Game 87.7, Chicago's first FM sports/talk radio station, will shut down at year's end. This afternoon, hosts Ben Finfer and Alex Quigley learned the news while on the air. Listen in now for some strong, sad, surreal radio. Read more...
Former KVRR sports director Jim Nelson has been cleared of felony aggravated assault charges. Fargo-Moorhead radio station KFGO reports “Nelson’s attorney, Charles Sheeley, says a private investigator interviewed other witnesses whoShow More Summary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc3rGpazFlA&feature=youtu.be After listening to Mike Francesa wax poetically about his snowblower, isn’t any wonder that he’s the king of New York sports talk radio and gained national syndication? This is just broadcast magic. The post Mike Francesa is obsessed with his snowblower appeared first on Awful Announcing.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban didn’t mince words when asked about the fate of the Los Angeles Lakers during a sports radio interview. Cuban, naturally, wishes nothing but the worst […] The post Mark Cuban Hopes the Lakers ‘Suck Forever’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
There’s no love lost between longtime New York Daily News NFL scribe Gary Myers and former Giants running back turned media personality Tiki Barber. After trading shots through the media years ago, they met on Barber’s CBS Sports Radio morning show and things turned nasty quickly. Show More Summary
The speak loudly and carry an even bigger stick world of sports talk radio is no place to give peace a chance.
Rich Eisen is hosting his own television/radio one-man show on Fox Sports Radio and DirecTV. With Eisen’s NFL Network and Thursday Night Football duties, that means he has to go on the road. On Wednesday, Eisen tweeted that someone in Miami had stolen his mobile production unit. Show More Summary
Changes to CBS Sports Radio, and what’s going on with ESPN’s Mike & Mike?
The New York sports radio media feud you’ve been waiting all day to read about.
Yankees play-by-play announcer Michael Kay was fuming at radio host Mike Francesa yesterday on his radio show, and called out the Sports Pope after Francesa suggested YES controlled what Kay could and couldn't do. Read more...