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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, including… Continue Reading[More »]

WIBX ends long-running local “SportsWatch” program

WIBX ends long-running local “SportsWatch” program

UTICA-ROME — After decades as a staple on the weekday schedule at news/talker WIBX 950, the final buzzer has sounded on SportsWatch.  CNYRadio.com just got word of the show’s cancellation as the final show was ending.  Readers who were tuned-in said co-hosts Jeff Monaski and Ray Rich ended the final show — an abbreviated 30-minute… Continue Reading[More »]

POTW: WIBX’s 40th Heart Radiothon (2011)

UTICA/ROME — It’s another victorious battle in the ongoing war against heart disease.  The 40th WIBX Heart Radiothon, which started a week ago today, raised $36,000 toward the “Heart Weekend” total of $1.1 Million to benefit the American Heart Association.  As per tradition for the Heart Radiothon, a long list of guests took turns sitting… Continue Reading[More »]

Hannity In, Ingraham Out at WIBX

Updated 5:30pm with a correction – UTICA-ROME — Sean Hannity is about to get more air time in the Mohawk Valley.  Newsradio 950 WIBX, which has carried Hannity’s “best of” shows on Sundays, will be adding the conservative talker to its weekday lineup, starting Monday.  As a result, Laura Ingraham is out and WIBX is… Continue Reading[More »]