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Entercom Milwaukee Forms Partnership With Bucks

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The Milwaukee Bucks and Entercom Milwaukee (105.7FM The FAN, 99.1 The Mix, 103.7 KISS-FM) today announced a new partnership creating new on-air content as well as promotion and marketing opportunities for the team. Fans can now look forward to expanded game day and weekly coverage of Milwaukee Bucks basketball and team community events.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Entercom Milwaukee to give our fans even more of the great Bucks content they crave,” Bucks President Peter Feigin said. “Between the game broadcasts on our flagship station and all the exciting new content on 105.7FM The Fan, we’re providing our fans the best listening experience in the league.”

105.7FM The FAN/1250AM will feature several live programs as part of this new partnership. The long-standing Pick ‘n Save Milwaukee Bucks Post Game Show, hosted by Steve “Sparky” Fifer, will be enhanced with regular on-air appearances by Bucks players, coaches and TV announcers Jim Paschke, Jon McGlocklin, Marques Johnson and Gus Johnson. Now in its 10th season, the Pick ‘n Save Milwaukee Bucks Post Game Show on 105.7FM The FAN is the only call-in show after Bucks games.

105.7FM The FAN/1250AM will feature several live programs as part of this new partnership. The long-standing Pick ‘n Save Milwaukee Bucks Post Game Show, hosted by Steve “Sparky” Fifer, will be enhanced with regular on-air appearances by Bucks players, coaches and TV announcers Jim Paschke, Jon McGlocklin, Marques Johnson and Gus Johnson. Now in its 10th season, the Pick ‘n Save Milwaukee Bucks Post Game Show on 105.7FM The FAN is the only call-in show after Bucks games.

The newly added Sparky’s Bucks Weekly, which will debut this Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 5 p.m., will feature unique interviews with Bucks coaches, players, executives and fans. Listeners can call in with questions and hear the latest about the team both on and off the court every week throughout the season.

“This is going to be fun,” said Chuck Sullivan, Vice President & General Manager of Entercom Milwaukee. “WSSP has supported Bucks basketball for more than a decade and we’re excited to expand our programming on 105.7FM The FAN, as well as adding the tremendous marketing reach of 103.7 KISS-FM and 99.1 The Mix.”

105.7FM The FAN/1250AM will also air select Bucks games during the 2015-16 regular season, including the upcoming game on Sunday, Dec. 20 when the Bucks take on the Phoenix Suns at 4 p.m.

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Cumulus Announces 790 The Score in Rhode Island is Officially On The Air

In addition to shows like Bet MGM’s The Daily Tip and others like Bet QL Daily, listeners can catch Jim Rome and Amy Lawrence.

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After reporting last week that Kevin McNamara would be the station’s only local host in the programming lineup, 790 The Score in Providence, Rhode Island is officially on the air.

The station, which was last on the air in the market in 2008, has been revived and will serve as the market’s first sports and sports betting station.

“The station features a lineup of expert personalities that deliver unique sports talk and sports betting insights that entertain, inform, and engage,” said Holly Paras, VP and market manager of Cumulus Providence. “We think Providence sports and sports betting fans will love 790 THE SCORE!”

In addition to shows like Bet MGM’s The Daily Tip and others like Bet QL Daily, listeners can catch some of the top national talent on the airwaves throughout the day and night. This includes hosts like Jim Rome and Amy Lawrence.

McNamara will host his show Kevin Mac Sports Hour daily from 5-7 p.m.

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Paul Finebaum Will Make $700K Advance Ahead of Nick Saban-Jimbo Fisher Book

Finebaum will make $700,000 plus royalties for the deep dive into the rivalry between the two SEC head coaches.

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Though there’s still some time before a finished products reaches bookshelves, but ESPN’s Paul Finebaum is reportedly set to get a nice six-figure advance by Penguin Press.

According to John Ourand of Sports Business Journal, Finebaum will make $700,000 plus royalties for the deep dive into the rivalry between the two SEC head coaches.

Back in the spring things came to a head between Alabama’s Nick Saban and Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher, as the two engaged in a verbal spat in separate press conferences over name, image and likeness.

Saban said Fisher and his staff utilized NIL and “bought every player” in the Aggies’ spring 2022 recruiting class.

Things got so heated and drew so many headlines that SEC commissioner Greg Sankey had to step in and try to get the former colleagues to cool it.

Finebaum is teaming up with Alabama beat reporter John Talty to write the book.

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Sports Gambling Podcast Network To Stage 24-Hour Fantasy Football Draft

“The event begins at 3 pm on Tuesday and is dubbed Draft Day 2.0.”

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If you’re serious about Fantasy Football, the Sports Gambling Podcast Network is bringing back a tradition you’ll want to pay attention to. 

For the second year in a row, Ryan Kramer will draft 24 different teams over the course of a 24 hour marathon that will be streamed across multiple video platforms. 

“Fortunately, the analytics research is done so I can focus now on news coming out of the camps to sharpen my views and deliver the well-reasoned selections that people need to get an edge in their drafting,” Kramer said in a press release. “It’s a bit of an audacious undertaking, but the growing phenomenon of Fantasy Football deserves this level of commitment and our SGPN audiences always respond.” 

The event begins at 3 pm on Tuesday and is dubbed “Draft Day 2.0”. All of the content will originate from the Sports Gambling Podcast Network’s studios in Los Angeles. 

The marathon will also be a fundraiser. The network is using GoFundMe to raise funds for a colleague named Darryl injured in a motorcycle accident earlier this year. A portion of proceeds generated from the sale of Sports Gambling Podcast Network branded apperal will also go to the effort. 

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