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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

POTW: Tom Coyne & John Ashwell on-location for WIBX (1985)

POTW: Tom Coyne & John Ashwell on-location for WIBX (1985)

UTICA-ROME — With the recent news about WIBX’s locally-produced SportsWatch ending last week, after more than 40 years, it seemed timely and fitting that we happened to receive this photo.  It features former SportsWatch host Tom Coyne, who had moved on to hosting The Talk of Central New York by the time this photo was… Continue Reading[More »]

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 »]

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 »]