Sports radio

April 03, 2018 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A symphony debuting this week both captures and celebrates the distinctive sounds and sizzle of Philadelphia, from veteran radio announcer Merrill Reese's call of the Eagles' Super Bowl victory to a cook chopping steak on the grill at one of this city's iconic cheesesteak joints...
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FILE - In this July 15, 2013, file photo, broadcaster and voice of the New York Yankees Michael Kay participates in a discussion panel during the Breakfast of Champions event at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York. Kay will receive the Vin Scully Award for excellence in sports broadcasting from WFUV Radio, the station based at Fordham University announced Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (John Minchillo/AP Images for The Legacy Agency via AP, File)
March 28, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kay will receive the Vin Scully Award for excellence in sports broadcasting from WFUV Radio. The station based at Fordham University made the announcement on Wednesday. Ted Koppel will receive the Charles Osgood Award for excellence in broadcast journalism. The 90-year-old...
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March 27, 2018 - 7:16 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres demanded an apology from media company Entercom and said they are considering their options in dealing with their new flagship radio station after a talk show host tweeted a promo that the team said was "offensive, insensitive and completely unacceptable."...
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Wilson & Parcell
March 27, 2018 - 10:48 am
Written by Ann Gibson, for RootsRated in partnership with OrthoCarolina. In the Southeast, springtime brings that sweet spot of balmy weather conditions—cloudless skies and temps hovering around 70 degrees. With the summer heat still months away, it’s a great time for an outdoor adventure close to...
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Australian team coach Darren Lehmann, left, and player Steve Smith, right, congratulate Morne Morkle after South Africa beat Australia in the third cricket test between South Africa and Australia at Newlands Stadium, in Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Halden Krog)
March 26, 2018 - 5:59 am
The cheating confession that scandalized a nation has triggered an investigation destined to go way deeper than merely scratching the surface of the culture within Australia's cricket team. It was the scratching of a cricket ball's leather surface that sparked the problems. And so a team that has...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws the ball during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Landover, Md. Free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins is predictably the top priority on Minnesota’s offseason shopping list. Cousins will visit with the Vikings on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, after the league year begins, his agent Mike McCartney said. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally, File)
March 13, 2018 - 4:05 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kirk Cousins is predictably the top priority on Minnesota's offseason shopping list. The free agent quarterback is on the verge of a big payday at age 29, his first time on the open market. Cousins will meet Wednesday with the Vikings once the new league year begins, his agent...
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March 10, 2018 - 12:08 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Chris Gedney, an All-American tight end at Syracuse who played in the NFL for the Chicago Bears and Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 47. Gedney's death Friday was announced by Syracuse, where he did commentary for the school's football games and was a senior associate...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2012, file photo, former New York Jets defensive end Mark Gastineau speaks during halftime of an NFL football game between the Jets and the Houston Texans in East Rutherford, N.J. Gastineau made an emotional plea to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to help former players like him who are dealing with football-related health issues. Gastineau says during a radio interview Thursday night, March 8, 2018, that he wants ailing players to be “treated right” by the NFL. The 61-year-old Gastineau announced last year that he was diagnosed with dementia, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 09, 2018 - 10:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Gastineau made an emotional plea to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to help him and former players who are dealing with what he claims are football-related health issues. The former New York Jets star said during a radio interview on 710 WOR Radio in New York that aired Thursday...
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March 08, 2018 - 5:22 pm
MIAMI (AP) — All-Star pitcher Jose Fernandez and Hall of Fame radio announcer Rafael "Felo" Ramirez will be honored by the Miami Marlins with plaques on the plaza at Marlins Park. Fernandez died in a boat crash in September 2016. Ramirez died at 94 in August. "Jose, on the field, and Felo, in the...
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March 04, 2018 - 10:57 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA March 5 1924 — Frank Carauna, of Buffalo, N.Y., becomes the first to bowl two straight perfect 300 games. Carauna throws five strikes to open his third game, giving him 29 straight strikes. 1931 — WGL radio broadcasts the first game of the American Basketball League...
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