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Chris Carlin To Host Afternoons with Ike Reese on WIP

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“The Continent” is heading to Philadelphia! Longtime New York sports radio and television veteran Chris Carlin has signed on to become the new afternoon host at Sports Radio 94 WIP. Carlin will team up with former WIP midday host and former Eagles linebacker Ike Reese weekdays from 2p-6p ET.

Carlin has been a mainstay on the SNY television show ‘Loud Mouths’ since 2008. He also hosted Mets Pre and Post-game shows on SNY for a period of five years. According to a report in the New York Daily News his final appearance on ‘Loud Mouths’ will be on November 4th.

Prior to becoming a familiar face on New York sports television, Carlin was a popular voice on WFAN in New York. He filled in on talk shows on the station, worked as an update anchor for “Imus In The Morning”, and produced Mike Francesa for six years.

To maintain his radio chops, Carlin has kept busy by hosting national radio shows for SiriusXM. He’s also served as the voice of Rutgers men’s basketball and football. Recently though he gave up his basketball play by play duties to former WFAN colleague Jerry Recco.

Carlin and Reese will be tasked with providing stability to WIP in afternoons and helping the station make inroads against 97.5 The Fanatic drive time host Mike Missanelli. The Fanatic has beaten WIP in the ratings in afternoons for the majority of 2016 when the show was hosted by Josh Innes. Innes is now hosting the afternoon show for SportsTalk 790 in Houston.

The new team of Carlin and Reese are expected to start on WIP in early November. Sources say the likely start date is Monday November 7th. Their addition completes WIP’s weekday lineup. The radio station recently added Joe DeCamara and Jon Ritchie to middays. Angelo Cataldi remains installed in mornings.

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FOX Sports Radio Broadcasting Live From Arizona & Las Vegas For Super Bowl Week

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Sports radio will descend upon Glendale, Arizona and the greater Phoenix area next week for Super Bowl LVII, and FOX Sports Radio will be out in full force.

FOX Sports Radio announced Thursday that Dan Patrick, Colin Cowherd, LaVar Arrington, Brady Quinn, Jonas Knox, Doug Gottlieb, Steve Covino, Rich Davis, Chris Broussard and Rob Parker will all be live from either radio row, State Farm Stadium or Scottsdale Stadium starting Monday.

Dan Patrick and his crew will be at Scottsdale Stadium, which is the spring training home of the San Francisco Giants and the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League. Colin Cowherd will broadcast two shows from State Farm Stadium, site of this year’s Super Bowl, on Thursday and Friday.

The rest of the FSR names mentioned above will all be doing their respective shows from radio row at the Phoenix Convention Center.

FOX Sports Radio also announced Jason Smith and Mike Harmon will broadcast from the Wynn Las Vegas resort on Thursday and Friday. They will have a strong focus on all things betting with regards to the Super Bowl.

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Alpha Media Ends San Antonio Sports Star Simulcast, 1250 AM Goes All ESPN Radio

“Alpha launched Sports Star on 94.1 back in June of last year, giving San Antonio its first FM sports talk station.”

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San Antonio now has a frequency where people can find local sports talk and the full ESPN Radio lineup.

RadioInsight reported owner Alpha Media has tweaked what was on 1250 AM, launching it as ESPN 1250. The station will be San Antonio’s 24/7/365 home for ESPN Radio. That will include NBA, NFL and MLB play-by-play on top of talk.

San Antonio’s Sports Star had been simulcasting on 1250, but Alpha will carry on with live and local programming on the stronger FM frequency. Alpha launched Sports Star on 94.1 back in June of last year, giving San Antonio its first FM sports talk station.

Sports Star is the home of the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers in San Antonio.

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ESPN Radio 94.1 Sells Station Naming Rights To Priority Automotive Group

“The programming on the station does not change.”

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Max Media has found an interesting new revenue stream in Virginia Beach. ESPN Radio 94.1 has sold its naming rights. The station has rebranded as Priority Auto Sports Radio 94.1 ESPN.

“This is an important partnership for us,” said Priority Automotive COO Matt Elmer. “At Priority Automotive we think sports ties everyone together, so this is a great opportunity for us to be a voice in the community and partner with the number one voice for sports in Hampton Roads, ESPN 94.1.”

The programming on the station does not change. Listeners in the 757 will still hear the nationally syndicated ESPN Radio lineup except for in afternoon drive when The Tim Donnelly Show is on the air.

“The partnership between ESPN 94.1 and Priority Automotive is a natural evolution for both companies,” President and Market Manager Keith Barton added. “From the many youth organizations to college teams, Priority Automotive Has been dedicated to sports in Hampton Roads for decades. Max Media is incredibly proud to be partnered with such a class organization.”

Priority Automotive owns 17 car dealerships across Virginia.

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