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Steve White began as the new afternoon host at 640 Sports WMEN-AM on Monday. He recently hosted one show at the station on Saturday afternoon. He replaced Jon Linder who was the interim afternoon host since August 25.

White held several titles at Sports Radio 560 WQAM-AM from late 2009 to early October 2014. He first joined the organization as a salesperson and added on-air duties as a weekend host. He was a late morning show sidekick for Gino Torretta from late 2010 until the end of December 2011. White also worked for Torretta as a college football studio host for Touchdown Radio Productions.

Prior to arriving in Miami, he was the sports director and senior producer at ABC Radio. White joined 790 The Ticket WAXY-AM in the mid 2000′s as the program director. He took over the early afternoon show with Brandon Guzio from May 2009 to late September 2009 then he was let go.

Read more at South Florida Sport where this story was originally published.

Former Clemson broadcast team of Pete Yanity and Will Merritt will call Saturday’s football game between Furman and Samford at 2 PM on ESPN3.

Yanity said on his facebook account: It’s an exciting week as I return to the booth Saturday along with my colleague Will Merritt. We’ll be at Furman’s Paladin Stadium to call the game between the Paladins and Samford Bulldogs as part of the Southern Conference TV package on ESPN3. Should be quite the contest between teams hungry for a win.

Yanity had spent 11 years as the football and men’s basketball play by play announcer.

Merritt began working in the broadcast booth with play-by-play great Jim Phillips in 2003 and resigned back in May 2014.

Merritt played for the Tigers from 1998-2001. He was a starter in 2000 and 2001 when he was named second-team All-ACC. Those are the most productive Clemson teams in history in terms of total offense. He played on three bowl teams at Clemson, including the 2000 team that finished the season ranked 15th in the final AP poll with a 9-3 record. He also was named to the All-ACC Academic team each of those seasons. He graduated from Clemson in December of 2000.

Read more at Tiger Net where this story was originally published.

Fox Sports’ regional cable networks scored an important goal — renewing a long-term TV rights deal with the Anaheim Ducks hockey team.

Under the agreement, announced Monday, Fox Sports’ Prime Ticket will remain the television home for Ducks regular season hockey games for an additional 10 years. The channel will televise about 70 Ducks games a season.

Financial details of the arrangement were not disclosed.
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Johnson-ErnieTNT’s “Inside the NBA” returns next Tuesday, coinciding with the start of the NBA season. There’s no show quite like it.

If it seems more unstructured, freewheeling and off-the-cuff than other studio shows, well, that’s because it is. By design.

Ernie Johnson Jr., the two-time Emmy Award-winning host of “Inside the NBA,” revealed some of the show’s secrets to success in a recent phone conversation.
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Veteran television sportscaster Joe Swift lost his job at KNOP-TV Wednesday after he spoke well of some co-workers who had recently left the station.

During broadcasts on Thursday and again Friday night, Swift took a minute or so on the air to thank two departing co-workers, expressing his respect and good wishes.

A few days later, Swift was fired. He said management called him in Wednesday and said they didn’t want the viewing audience to get the impression that the two employees were forced out, and Swift might have left that impression.
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Dallas Stars President and CEO Jim Lites, in conjunction with FOX Sports Southwest Senior Vice President and General Manager Jon Heidtke, today announced a new long-term television rights agreement. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Under the new agreement, FOX Sports Southwest will be the exclusive regional television partner of the Dallas Stars and will facilitate the broadcast of all regionally televised Stars regular-season games. FOX Sports Southwest will also broadcast select first-round Stars games of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

“For over 20 years, FOX Sports Southwest has brought Stars hockey to our loyal fans in North Texas and across the entire region,” Dallas Stars Owner and Governor Tom Gaglardi said. “The expansive reach of the network allows us to connect with our fans outside of the state of Texas and grow the great game of hockey across the Southwest. As our young team continues to grow into a perennial Stanley Cup contender, we are thrilled to be continuing this great partnership for many years to come.”
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Rockville-based Red Zebra Broadcasting says objections to the renewal of its Federal Communications Commission broadcast license are “meritless.”

The company airs play-by-play of Washington’s NFL team on several stations.

Dan Snyder, who owns Washington’s NFL team, is the primary owner of Red Zebra. George Washington University professor John Banzhaf has challenged the broadcast license, contending the team’s nickname is racially offensive.
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Murray State Athletics announced a familiar voice is joining the Racer Radio Network broadcasts this season for men’s basketball.

Former Racer assistant coach Kenny Roth will provide insight and analysis in the 2014-15 season, as announced by director of athletics Allen Ward.

“I’m excited to have Kenny teaming with the best play-by-play man in the country, Neal Bradley,” Ward said. “Kenny’s experience, knowledge of the game, and enthusiasm for Racer basketball will be a great compliment to Neal and serve our fans well. Racer fans across the country will really enjoy listening to our new broadcast team.”
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Van Miller will be inducted to the Wall of Fame during the Bills-Vikings game, and he reflected on his life in retirement, love for football, and how he followed his passion into a career that became much more.

When the Buffalo Bills took the field for the first time on July 30, 1960 at War Memorial Stadium, Van Miller was there.

When the Bills won consecutive AFL Championships in 1964 and 1965, Van Miller was there.

When the Electric Company made defenses stand down like nothing anybody had ever seen, Van Miller was there.

When the Bills made the greatest comback in NFL history, Van Miller was there.

When the team went to four straight Super Bowls, Van Miller was there.
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The football teams of Smithson Valley and Madison lined up and got after each other on a windy night last month.

High above the Comalander Stadium playing field, Gary DeLaune took it all in, ran it through a brain that’s been doing radio play-by-play for more than half a century and retold the story as he saw it for listeners tuned in to KYTY-AM 810 or its Internet stream.

“Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to our September song of gridiron drama,” DeLaune said after introducing sponsors, “and our stage is the press box looking down at Comalander Stadium … ”
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