Sports radio

December 12, 2017 - 6:48 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs radio analyst Ron Coomer has agreed to a multiyear contract extension. The team and Entercom, the company that owns its flagship radio station, announced the agreement on Tuesday. The 51-year-old Coomer has been working alongside play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes since...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree, left, fights with Denver Broncos nose tackle Domata Peko, center, and cornerback Aqib Talib during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. Crabtree and Talib were ejected. Leagues at all levels have spent more than a decade seeking enhanced player safety. Most of the time, those initiatives involve rules changes. In the NFL, mostly they have worked. Not so much lately. Troy Vincent, a terrific defensive back in his playing days and now the overseer of football operations for the league, promises that the NFL will look at any adjustments that will diminish the awfulness seen in recent weeks. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
December 08, 2017 - 1:31 pm
Maybe the public address announcer at NFL stadiums is a job for Michael Buffer these days. You know: "Let's get ready to rumble!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Unfortunately, what goes on inside the boxing ring might be safer than what we saw the last few weeks on the football field. Brawls. Dirty hits.Malicious...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2012, file photo, Warren Moon walk along the sideline prior to an NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. Top leaders from the major professional sports leagues and individual franchises along with high-profile former athletes have begun looking at ways to avoid the kinds of sexual misconduct scandals that have rocked the world of politics and the entertainment industry. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
December 07, 2017 - 2:15 pm
Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon has been accused of sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed in California by a woman who worked as his assistant at his sports marketing firm. In the lawsuit filed early this week in Orange County Superior Court, Wendy Haskell alleges that Moon made "unwanted and...
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December 07, 2017 - 3:10 am
OLYMPICS MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin won't boycott the Pyeongchang Olympics. Putin said his government will allow Russians to compete as neutral athletes at the upcoming games in South Korea. The International Olympic Committee has banned the Russian team from games as punishment...
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New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead (34) gestures after scoring a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
December 05, 2017 - 3:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are back in a familiar spot at this point of the NFL season — playing their best football and preparing for another run at the Super Bowl. The surging Patriots gained the top spot in the AP Pro32 poll on Tuesday, receiving nine of 12 first-...
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December 04, 2017 - 2:58 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A northern Iowa radio station has fired a sports announcer and an elementary teacher who worked as a board operator for the station for racial comments about high school basketball players during an online game broadcast. KIMT-TV reports that announcer Orin Harris confirmed...
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November 29, 2017 - 9:39 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay has a message for anyone who thinks Jared Goff's turnaround following his disastrous rookie season is the product of the in-helmet communication system that allows the quarterback to receive information from the sideline. It has nothing...
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Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch (12) sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 29, 2017 - 6:54 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — After every victory, a new photo collage of highlights greets the Denver Broncos in the hallway leading to their locker room. They're sick of seeing the same pictures. The Broncos have lost seven straight games since their 16-10 win over the Raiders on Oct. 1, their longest...
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November 29, 2017 - 12:39 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst Herm Edwards will interview for the vacant Arizona State coaching job this week. Edwards spoke about his interest in the job on ESPN's "SportsCenter" and a Phoenix radio station on Wednesday. Edwards has not coached since 2008, when he...
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In this Nov. 16, 2017, photo, Brent Musburger looks at notes during a broadcast at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. During the show, part of the Vegas Stats & Information Network, Musburger and others talk about sports betting. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 24, 2017 - 3:04 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The wink and nod are no longer needed. Neither are the euphemisms Brent Musburger liked to use on network television for those who might have a dollar or two bet on whatever game he happened to be calling. He used to call them "My Guys in the Desert," and those in the know knew...
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