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Q&A: How did ESPN Radio CNY offer two games at once?

Q&A: How did ESPN Radio CNY offer two games at once?

SYRACUSE — When an all-sports radio station has the rights to both baseball’s World Series and NFL football, which game wins in a scheduling conflict?  For ESPN Radio CNY, which is heard at 1200AM and 97.7FM in Syracuse, and 1440AM and 100.7FM in Oswego, the answer was a matter of splitting-up the usual simulcast.  But the FMs are just translators — legally, they are not able to originate their own programming.  So, how did Galaxy Communications do it without breaking FCC rules? Continue Reading

McManus and Infanti to Broadcast From ESPN HQ Next Week

McManus and Infanti to Broadcast From ESPN HQ Next Week

Updated 5/23 with guest appearance schedule — SYRACUSE — Next Wednesday will be a special day for ESPN Radio CNY’s locally-produced show, Upon Further Review. Rather than hosting the afternoon drive gabfest from the East Syracuse studios of NewsChannel 9, hosts Chris McManus and Steve Infanti are hitting the road to host the show from… Continue Reading[More »]

ESPN Radio and WSYR-TV Partner for Daily Simulcast

SYRACUSE — The rumors have been swirling ever since NewsChannel 9’s Steve Infanti joined the cast of ESPN Radio’s weekday afternoon talk show back in August… and now those rumors are confirmed. Starting Monday, Upon Further Review will be simulcast on television. Fans will be able to listen on the radio, or watch on digital… Continue Reading[More »]

New Co-Hosts, Longer Hours for ESPN Radio Show

SYRACUSE — There are two new but familiar voices on ESPN Radio CNY’s Disturbing the Peace.  Sports director Steve Infanti from ABC affiliate NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) is now a co-host, along with former SU football star Donovin Darius.  The two new hosts share the studio with ESPN Radio program director and original host Chris McManus… Continue Reading[More »]

WSYR Skipping Weekday Yankees Games

SYRACUSE — Local Yankees fans on Twitter seem to be upset and surprised, but radio insiders may not be so shocked to learn Clear Channel’s Syracuse cluster is no longer offering radio coverage of certain weekday afternoon New York Yankees games.  That’s likely because FM Newsradio 106.9 and 570 WSYR, which carries the Yankees games,… Continue Reading[More »]

Peace Not Disturbed… Yet

SYRACUSE — The new afternoon show Disturbing the Peace was supposed to debut yesterday on The New ESPN Radio (WTLA/WSGO/W249BC/W259AX).  But listeners who tuned in during the advertised 2-6pm timeslot heard ESPN network programming instead.  We checked in with Galaxy Communications management to see what happened. Continue Reading[More »]