WEEI Radio Network Remains Home of NFL on Westwood One

This comes from WEEI in Boston. Its radio stations from Boston to Central and Western Massachusetts and Rhode Island will be the home of Sunday and Monday Night Football broadcasts via Westwood One Radio. Through this contract, WEEI will also be able to carry all of the NFL postseason games all the way to the […]

Some Monday Night Linkage Which Goes Into Tuesday Linkage

I was trying to post links last night and was making really good progress when, you guessed it, I fell asleep with the computer on again. That’s not good. So I’ll combine the full set of links that I found last night with this edition so you have a pretty good set of stories to […]

Sirius XM To Provide Every Game of the NCAA Tournament

One of the benefits of having satellite radio is the ability to having access to all 67 games of the NCAA Tournament. Sirius XM has the channel capacity to carry all of the games from start to finish. Westwood One Radio will provide the broadcasts and Sirius XM will air them. Let’s take a look […]

NFL Viewing & Listening Picks For Super Bowl Sunday

All Times Eastern NFL GameDay Morning – NFL Network, 9 a.m. Sunday NFL Countdown – ESPN, 10 a.m. Road to the Super Bowl – Fox, noon Inside the Rings with Troy Aikman – Fox, 1 p.m. Fox Super Bowl Sunday – Fox, 2 p.m. Curt Menafee (host)/Terry Bradshaw (host)/Howie Long/Michael Strahan/Jimmy Johnson/Jay Glazer/Pam Oliver/Chris Myers/Frank […]

Some Late Wednesday Night/Thursday Morning Links

My plans to provide a full set of linkage got shot to hell when the car I was riding in got stuck in a snow bank during the ice storm in RI on Wednesday. So I spent three hours trying to get the vehicle out. Eventually, I got AAA to pull it out, but also […]

Westwood One Announces Its Crew For Super Bowl XLV

The NFL-related releases keep rolling in. Westwood One Radio tells us that Kevin Harlan will call his first Super Bowl for a national audience this Sunday. He’ll be joined by Boomer Esiason in the booth and James Lofton and Mark Malone on the sidelines. Also joining Westwood One for Super Bowl Sunday will be Jim […]

Westwood One Unveils Announcers for NFL Conference Championship Games

Last release I’ll provide tonight. Westwood One Radio has provided the announcers for the NFC and AFC Championship Games for Sunday. Kevin Harlan calls the NFC while Dave Sims will be in Pittsburgh for the AFC. Because CBS has the NFL Today crew in New York once again, it prevents Boomer Esiason from calling a […]

Westwood Radio Announces Announcing Teams For NFL Divisional Playoffs

It used to be that Westwood One Radio would provide me with its announcing assignments throughout the regular season, but since receiving its announcing teams press release back in August, I haven’t been updated on the schedule. And last season, I received numerous complaints from readers that I wasn’t providing the service. I had to […]

Westwood One Radio Signs Cumulus Stations For Robert Wuhl Show

Launching later this month, Westwood One Radio will syndicate the Robert Wuhl Show, hosted by the actor who headed the HBO series, “Arli$$” as well as playing in sports movies “Bull Durham” and “Cobb”. Wuhl who’s a big sports fan will talk about sports, but the show will also veer into entertainment. Westwood One is […]

Westwood One Radio Renews Rights with NFL

This just in from the last half hour, Westwood One Radio and the National Football League have announced a new multi-year agreement for the network to continue airing Sunday Night, Monday Night, Thursday Night as well as the entire postseason. No terms were announced. It was speculated that Westwoood One might lose the NFL after […]

Westwood One Radio Launches A New Sports Prep Service For Member Stations

This month, Westwood One Radio will premiere a new service for its member stations. This will provide sports stories as well as audio sound bites. Take from me as I’ve worked in radio, it’s important to have sound to accompany news and sports stories. Stations will go to a private website and will cull the […]

Westwood One Radio Renews Agreement With The Masters

This just announced. Westwood One Radio has signed a renewal of its annual one year agreement with the Augusta National Country Club to air radio coverage of The Masters. In conjunction with former parent, CBS, Westwood One will carry full four round coverage to affiliates across the country in addition to Sirius XM which is […]

Westwood One Radio’s NFL Announcing Team For 2011-12 Season

We have the NFL announcers for Westwood One Radio. Westwood One has Sunday afternoon doubleheaders as well as Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Saturday night football. Here are the announcers plus their biographies. WESTWOOD ONE ANNOUNCES ALL-STAR ANNOUNCERS FOR THE 2010 NFL SEASON – Kevin Harlan joins Boomer Esiason on Monday Nights with Randy Cross, Dave […]

Some Sunday Links

I’ll do a few links on this Sunday before I head out to check out Baltimore today. Nice to see the Red Sox fans whom I had exchanged tweets on Twitter over the last year in person last night. Certainly a fun time. Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News talks with Gavin Harvey, the new CEO […]