“He’s very talented,” Jeff Joniak said. “He calls a game the way I like to call a game. He calls it very exciting. Does his homework. You hear it.”
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The numbers back up his first two moves since taking over as senior vice president and market manager of Entercom’s seven Chicago radio stations.
My criteria is open-ended yet obvious. A broadcaster had to (a) be good at his job and (b) have a profound and lasting effect on the team’s fan base.
Brian Hanley, the former Sun-Times reporter who’s been co-host of “The Mully & Hanley Show” on The Score, reportedly won’t have his contract renewed.
The Cubs just finished their season series with the Dodgers, whose games on the SportsNet LA network are available through just one distributor.
What sports-gambling content can Chicago-area listeners and viewers expect from mainstream media outlets?
David Kaplan can talk with the best of them, and he had a lot to say for my feature. More than 10,000 words, to be more specific.
Kaplan isn’t your typical sports journalist. In fact, Kevin Cross, NBCSCH vice president of content, has a name for his occupation: Professional fan.
You know a radio station has a stronghold in a market when it has a lead in the ratings, revamps its midday and afternoon lineup and stays ahead.
When 670 The Score announced it was revamping its midday and afternoon shows, ESPN 1000 senior program director Adam Delevitt took it as a victory.
He’s a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. He wrote a book published in 2010. And he just finished teaching a class at Penn.
It marked the height of Cubs-White Sox animosity. And to hear Sox radio analyst Darrin Jackson talk about it, it could have happened yesterday.
Thirteen years later, Len Kasper’s feet are firmly on the ground, and he’ll be in the booth with Jim Deshaies on NBC Sports Chicago on Friday.
Hawk and Wimpy closed out old Comiskey Park, sat ringside for Robin Ventura vs. Nolan Ryan and were on the call for the 1993 AL West champs.
If you’re going to the White Sox’ game Sunday against the Twins at Guaranteed Rate Field, be sure to record the TV broadcast at home.