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iHeartMedia San Diego Rebrands, Moves Dial Position of XTRA 1360

The timing of the flip coincides with the start of football season as the station is the broadcast partner of the San Diego State Aztecs.

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iHeartMedia San Diego has announced a pair of AM stations will flip positions on the dial and undergo rebrands on Thursday, September 1st.

XTRA 1360 will move to 760 AM and be renamed San Diego Sports 760 with the KGB-AM call letters. KGB-AM features 5,000 watts during the day and 50,000 watts at night, providing a much larger signal for the station. KLSD-AM, the current home of XTRA 1360 has 5,000 daytime watts and just 1,000 watts at night.

“We are committed to delivering an audio sports platform with massive reach for our listeners and partners,” said Noreen Ippolito, President of iHeartMedia’s San Diego/Riverside Region. “Our goal is to reach fans wherever they are through the iHeartRadio App, KGB-FM HD2 simulcast, and on 760 AM’s massive day and night-time signal which can be heard all over the west coast.”

The timing of the flip coincides with the start of football season as the station is the broadcast partner of the San Diego State Aztecs. The university will play it’s first game from its new station in San Diego on Saturday.

San Diego Sports 760’s lineup will feature:
6 a.m. – 9 a.m.             Big Rich, TD & Fletch
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.          The Herd with Colin Cowherd
12 p.m. – 3 p.m.          Darren Smith and Marty
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.            Jon & Jim
6 p.m. – 6 a.m.            FOX Sports Radio

The Patriot 1360 AM will also debut on September 1st on KLSD-AM. The Patriot’s lineup will include the following programs:

4 a.m. – 6 a.m.             America In The Morning
6 a.m. – 9 a.m.             The Glenn Beck Program
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.          The Chad Benson Show
12 p.m. – 3 p.m.          The Dana Show
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.            The Jesse Kelly Show
6 p.m. – 10 p.m.          The Mark Levin Show 
10 p.m. – 4 a.m.          Red Eye Radio

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Howie Rose Plans to Travel for Mets Postseason Games

“Oh, I’m all-in if they play in Timbuktu,” Rose said.

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Howie Rose has cut back on his travel schedule as the radio voice of the New York Mets in 2022, but he says that no place is off limits during the playoffs.

“Oh, I’m all-in if they play in Timbuktu,” Rose told Newsday. “A lot of this was designed to make sure that I had enough reserve to be able to handle anything that comes up in terms of road trips.”

Rose, 68, readies for what is likely to be a Wild Card series start to the playoffs and because of their Wild Card status, a win there could mean a trip to Los Angeles for the National League Divisional Series.

“It’s not exactly like managing Edwin Diaz’s innings, but I think that doing the number of games that I have and more to the point, being able to take the breaks that I have, has enabled me to approach the postseason with a clear mind and the full-speed-ahead attitude that you need to have.”

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Jake Chapman Named Orlando Magic Radio Play-By-Play Voice

Chapman will make his debut as the team’s radio voice during its preseason opener tonight against the Memphis Grizzlies.

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Jake Chapman has been introduced as the new radio play-by-play voice of the NBA’s Orlando Magic.

Chapman is beginning his 10th overall season with the franchise. He has previously served as the pre-game and post-game host for the team, as well as the radio producer. He joined the club as in intern in 2006 before becoming a producer in 2009. He then joined the Detroit Pistons Radio Network in 2014 to become its pre-game and post-game host as well as executive producer. He later joined 92.3 The Fan and the Cleveland Browns Radio Network as a producer. He returned to the Magic in 2019.

Chapman will make his debut as the team’s radio voice during its preseason opener tonight against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Brandon Kravitz will serve as co-host for pregame, halftime and postgame. The network pregame show, Magic Tonight, will hit the air 30 minutes prior to tip-off. Magic Tonight is scheduled to premiere on October 11.

96.9 The Game is the radio flagship of the Magic Radio Network.

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Angelo Cataldi Thinks Cris Collinsworth Is A ‘Bozo’

“He goes ‘I think Cris is usually smart in and his analysis is good but…” Hughes said before Cataldi interrupted by shouting “No he’s not! No he’s not!”, he reiterated. “He’s not smart!”

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Some analysis made by Sunday Night Football commentator Cris Collinsworth caught the attention of 94 WIP morning host Angelo Cataldi that sent him over the edge Monday morning.

“Joe Banner ripped Cris Collinsworth last night over something he said about Andy Reid in the game last night,” Rhea Hughes said as she detailed Banner’s criticism. “He goes ‘I worked for Andy Reid for 14 years. Cris Collinsworth just said if there’s anything Andy Reid loves to do it’s pound the football.”

“Oh that’s a total lie! Cris Collinsworth is a bozo!”, Cataldi shouted.

Reid faced heavy criticism at the end of his tenure as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles for his reluctance to run the football. The team routinely finished in the bottom half of the league in rushing yards per game during Reid’s 14 seasons at the helm of the franchise.

“He goes ‘I think Cris is usually smart in and his analysis is good but…” Hughes said before Cataldi interrupted by shouting “No he’s not! No he’s not!”, he reiterated. “He’s not smart!”

“NBC needs to learn he does no work anymore,” Hughes added of Collinsworth.

“Nothing! Stop it! Stop it all of you! Stop it now!”, Cataldi concluded.

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