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Year in Review 2013: The top 10 stories

Year in Review 2013: The top 10 stories

CENTRAL NEW YORK — As per tradition here at CNYRadio.com and CNYTVNews.com, New Year’s Eve is when we look through a whole bunch of server stats to determine the Top 10 Stories that appeared on this website over the past year.  We also asked readers to submit some of your own thoughts on which stories are the “biggest” in terms of importance, even if not by numbers alone.Continue Reading

Syracuse Chiefs GM explains decision to bypass radio

Syracuse Chiefs GM explains decision to bypass radio

SYRACUSE — Yesterday, we reported that the Syracuse Chiefs have a new radio partner: the Internet.  It’s definitely a notable break from the many years fans could hear the hometown team on traditional broadcast radio.  Even though he knew people would be critical, the team’s GM tells CNYRadio.com there were plenty of factors behind theContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Mike Lindsley heading to Albany, WSKO to add Doug Gottlieb

Mike Lindsley heading to Albany, WSKO to add Doug Gottlieb

SYRACUSE — After more than a decade in local sports talk radio, today is Mike Lindsley’s last day in Syracuse. Starting tomorrow, The Score 1260 (WSKO) will lose a few hours of local weekday sports talk, as the station plugs-in syndicated talent Doug Gottlieb.[More »]Continue Reading

Former WIBX hosts offer “SportsWatch” post-mortems

Former WIBX hosts offer “SportsWatch” post-mortems

Updated 1/18 with more comments from more former hosts – UTICA-ROME — After a run of more than 40 years, the locally-produced and aptly-named sports talk show SportsWatch ended its run on Townsquare Media news/talk station WIBX 950 last Friday night. We’ve since heard from some of the folks who’ve hosted SportsWatch over the years, includingContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Brent Axe Reveals Plans for Life After Radio

Brent Axe Reveals Plans for Life After Radio

SYRACUSE — Last week, Brent Axe revealed that today would be his final day hosting his afternoon sports talk show, On the Block, on The Score 1260 (WSKO). Originally mum about his plans, Axe has revealed he has accepted a new position as “Community Sports Engagement Specialist” with syracuse.com.[More »]Continue Reading

Brent Axe Leaving The Score 1260

Brent Axe Leaving The Score 1260

SYRACUSE — Brent Axe has been talking sports as host of On the Block every weekday afternoon for most of the past decade — first at the former SportsRadio 620 (WHEN) for Clear Channel, and since 2008, at Cumulus Media’s The Score 1260 (WSKO). But in less than two weeks, Axe will be stepping offContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

New Jobs for Two Former Syracuse Sports Talkers

New Jobs for Two Former Syracuse Sports Talkers

Updated 1:55pm with a correction – SYRACUSE — Several years apart from each other, Adam Schein and Joel Godett both attended Syracuse University and both worked at the Clear Channel radio cluster in Syracuse. Today, both are in the news for landing prominent new jobs in sports broadcasting.[More »]Continue Reading

Utica Sports Blogger Profiles Brent Axe’s Career

Utica Sports Blogger Profiles Brent Axe’s Career

SYRACUSE — We first told you last week of Utica Observer-Dispatch blogger Don Laible’s series of “where are they now” type interviews with sports broadcasters who got their start in Utica. Little did we know then, that the series wasn’t over: Liable started off this week with a two-part series about The Score 1260 (WSKO)Continue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Orange Ties to Support the Orange (2012)

SYRACUSE — With the Syracuse University mens basketball team starting the NCAA tournament yesterday as a #1 seed, it’s no surprise that everyone’s literally been seeing orange all over the place this week.  And that includes the wardrobes of local television newscasters.[More »]Continue Reading

Cumulus Ends Buffalo Bills Deal, Syracuse/Utica Impact Unclear

Updated 1/4 – BUFFALO — Multiple news media outlets in western New York’s largest city are reporting Cumulus Media’s Buffalo cluster has terminated its 13-year deal to broadcast and syndicate Buffalo Bills games. That report has been creating some question about radio coverage in Syracuse and Utica when the Bills return to the field forContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading