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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.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

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

What’s Ahead for Radio’s Next Ten Years?

CENTRAL NEW YORK — All this week we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of CNYRadio.com with a series of special reports.  Yesterday, several folks who’ve been in local radio for 10+ years explained why they feel consolidation was “the” biggest story from the past decade.  Despite the negative side of consolidation, most radio pros are optimistic for what’sContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Syracuse Chiefs Moving to The Score 1260

SYRACUSE — There will be a new radio home for minor league baseball’s Syracuse Chiefs this season: The Score 1260 (WSKO).  The news was just announced this afternoon during On the Block with Brent Axe.  Jason Benetti, who called the games last year, will return for his second season behind the mic.[More »]Continue Reading

The Score 1260 Adds Danny Parkins for Middays

SYRACUSE — Another locally-produced show has been added to the lineup at The Score 1260 (WSKO). The addition of Danny Parkins will give the Citadel station eight solid hours of local sports talk every weekday, starting on Tuesday.  Updated 2:55pm with additional information from Citadel.[More »]Continue Reading

The Score 1260 Lands Syracuse Crunch Games

SYRACUSE — Play-by-play broadcasts of Syracuse Crunch hockey will have a new home starting this fall. The team has signed a deal with Citadel Broadcasting’s The Score 1260 (WSKO), ending a long-lasting partnership with Clear Channel’s Sportsradio 620 WHEN.[More »]Continue Reading

Galaxy Unveils Local Afternoon Show for ESPN

SYRACUSE — The New ESPN Radio (WTLA/WSGO and 97.7/100.1FM) will soon come through on its promise to expand upon locally-originated programming.  Disturbing the Peace will air during afternoon drive, starting Monday, May 17.  The show will be co-hosted primarily by Chris McManus and Anthony Riccobono.[More »]Continue Reading

Sports Network Shuffle in Syracuse

SYRACUSE — A number of changes first announced in December finally took place today.  ESPN Radio has changed its Syracuse affiliation over from Citadel’s WSKO (formerly WNSS) 1260 over to a four-station simulcast including two AMs and two FM translators owned by Galaxy. [More »]Continue Reading