Dial Global Radio Brings Back the Westwood One Brand

After killing the Westwood One brand during the 2011-12 NFL playoffs and telling the world that Dial Global was now the syndicator of all things Westwood One. This included all of the sports programming Dial Global inherited from Westwood One after the companies merged. I wrote an article at Awful Announcing this week on the […]

Dial Global Becomes Exclusive US Radio Partner of the English Premier League

This from Dial Global Radio, the terrestrial radio partner of the National Football League and NCAA, comes word of a new agreement with the English Premier League. Through the EPL’s exclusive UK radio partner, talkSport, Dial Global will have access to almost 400 soccer matches a year and will provide play-by-play commentary in both English […]

Dial Global Sports Says, “Don’t Forget Us! We Carry NFL Games Too!”

This is from Dial Global Sports, the national radio partner of the National Football League. In the wake of this week’s announcement from ESPN Radio that it will begin to air a NFL Sunday afternoon doubleheader, Dial Global says not only will it carry a Sunday afternoon doubleheader, but its partner, Compass Media Networks will […]

A Couple of Mid-Week Sports Media Thoughts

I haven’t done a sports media thoughts post in quite some time. You’re owed some, so lets not waste any time. Two thoughts today with a promise I’ll provide more with some regularity down the road. They’re in bullet form as always. Bizarre story that broke on Tuesday through Boston Sports Media Watch that Red […]

Dial Global Covers the 2013 NCAA Men’s Final Four

Dial Global Radio is back as radio rightsholder for the NCAA Men’s Final Four®. The radio network will carry both National Semifinal games on Saturday and be back on Monday for the National Championship Game. Kevin Kugler will call the play-by-play. He’ll be joined by Bill Raftery and John Thompson. Jim Gray will report from […]

Dial Global Radio Presents Coverage of the 2013 NCAA Tournament

This from Dial Global Radio, it will offer coverage of all 67 games of the NCAA Tournament starting with the First Four™ games tonight and running all the way to the National Championship Game in Atlanta on April 8. Among the announcers working the games will be Ian Eagle, Kevin Kugler, Wayne Larrivee, Brad Sham […]

How Kevin Harlan Described The Super Bowl Blackout on Radio

One advantage of radio is that when power goes out, you go to telephones to make due until the electricity comes back. That is what happened to Dial Global Radio, the national audio NFL rightsholder and broadcaster of the Super Bowl. Kevin Harlan was at the mic when the blackout occurred. After some dead air, […]

Some Quick Super Bowl Sunday Media Thoughts

I haven’t been able to post as much as I would like over the last week and it’s usually a busy week on the site. My apologies. I will be here throughout today to update things and I’ll provide my grades to the Super Bowl ads after each quarter. Some quick thoughts as we get […]

NFL Viewing Picks For Super Bowl Sunday, 02/03/2013

All Times Eastern Pregame Shows NFL Matchup — ESPN, 6:30 a.m. First on the Field — NFL Network, 7 a.m. Super Bowl Live — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m. NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. Sunday NFL Countdown — ESPN, 10 a.m. Face the Nation: Super Bowl Edition — CBS, 10:30 a.m. Road […]

Dial Global Radio Unveils Its Super Bowl XLVII Broadcast Team

Dial Global Radio, the audio rightsholder for the National Football League, will air Super Bowl XLVII to a whole host of stations across the United States. Kevin Harlan will call the play-by-play. Boomer Esiason will be the analyst. In addition, he’ll be on the Super Bowl Today pregame, halftime and postgame show for CBS. Mark […]

Dial Global’s Announcing Assignments For NFL Conference Championship Sunday

Dial Global Radio has an NFL Conference Championship doubleheader on Sunday. The NFC Championship Game will start things live from the Georgia Dome. That will be followed by coverage of the AFC Championship broadcast from Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. Here are the particulars of the broadcasts. DIAL GLOBAL SPORTS PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE AUDIO COVERAGE OF […]

NFL Viewing & Listening Picks For Conference Championship Sunday, 01/20/2013

All Times Eastern Pregame & Studio Shows First on the Field — NFL Network, 7 a.m. SportsCenter Special: Parcells’ Conference Championship Preview — ESPN2, 8 a.m. NFL Matchup — ESPN2, 8:30 a.m. NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. Sunday NFL Countdown — ESPN, noon NFL Championship Chase — Fox, 1 p.m. Fox NFL […]

NFL Radio Games For 2013 Divisional Weekend

All Times Eastern All Games on Dial Global Radio Saturday, January 12 4 p.m. Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos — Kevin Kugler/Mark Malone/Scott Kaplan 7:45 p.m. Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers — Kevin Harlan/Dan Fouts/Hub Arkush Sunday, January 13 12:30 p.m. Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons — Dave Sims/James Lofton/Tony Boselli 4 p.m. […]

Dial Global Radio’s Announcing Assignments For NFL Wild Card Weekend

We have the announcing assignments from Dial Global Radio for NFL Wild Card Weekend. Dial Global has the exclusive rights to the entire NFL Postseason so we won’t have any listings for the other radio partners, Compass Media or Sports USA. So let’s list the press release from Dial Global first and then list the […]