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Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg will wrap up their 17-year run on ESPN Radio on Nov. 17, and Golic’s show with Trey Wingo will debut Monday, Nov. 27. The TV simulcast will begin on ESPN2 and will move in January to ESPNU. (Courtesy Houston Chronicle)
• KNBR 680 and KNBR 1050 have promoted 680 Program Director Jeremiah Crowe to PD of both stations. Longtime KNBR PD Lee Hammer has been promoted to VP/Sports Play-by-Play for Cumulus Media/San Francisco. (Courtesy AllAccess)
Larry Wachs is bringing The Regular Guys back to Atlanta radio with a new show on 1230 The Fan 2 and 106.3 FM. However, he’s been coy about who his new partner “guys” will be. The new show will air starting Monday July 24th at 2 pm. (Courtesy AllAccess)
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George Plaster is returning to the Nashville airwaves. The longtime host, who spent four decades on the air, is in the process of working out the details for a new show that will be broadcast on WSM-AM 650. (Courtesy The Tennessean)
• WIVB-TV Buffalo sports reporter and anchor Tom Martin is ending his strong two-year run in August after his contract runs out. Martin is leaving for a yet-to-be-named larger market. (Courtesy Buffalo News)
• Sports Anchor/Reporter Andrew Badillo is joining WVII ABC Channel 7-WFVX Fox 22 in Bangor. Badillo, 21, replaces Matt Randall, who left last week to return to his native Indiana. (Courtesy Bangor Daily News)
Mary Dunleavy is leaving KTHV-TV in Little Rock, AR for WRAL in Raleigh, NC. (Courtesy Arkansas Online)
• Various sources suggest Brendan Batchelor will be the next radio voice of the Vancouver Canucks. Batchelor, 28, has called Vancouver Giants’ games the past four seasons. According to various sources, he resigned from the WHL club on Monday. (Courtesy The Province)
• Legendary sportscaster Bob Wolff has died. He was 96. Wolff is the only sportscaster to call play-by-play for championships in each of the four major North American sports. (Courtesy CBS Sports)
Rob Ellis, the midday host at 97.5 The Fanatic who jumped over from SportsRadio 94.1 WIP just two years ago, is leaving his show. The decision to depart was made mutually between Ellis and management. (Courtesy Philly.com)
J.T. The Brick has announced on Twitter that he has left his late morning time slot on 95.7 The Game in San Francisco. He writes, “Thanks for an EPIC run at @957thegame it was awesome and I loved every minute! More news to come and big things ahead. Thanks.”
• Fox Sports 1 may add a female co-host to its new national morning show, sources tell Sporting News. The sports cable network has been in talks to add former “Today” correspondent/anchor Jenna Wolfe, among others. (Courtesy SportingNews.com)
• University of Nebraska at Kearney and Rural Radio network have signed a 5-year partnership. KRVN Sports Director Jayson Jorgensen, who has 23 years of sportscasting experience in the area, will handle the play-by-play. (Courtesy KearneyHub.com)
• Longtime WKU Lady Topper Basketball play-by-play announcer Barry Williams has announced his retirement after 33 seasons with the program. (Courtesy Lex18.com)
• 1500 ESPN Minneapolis’ Patrick Reusse has been nominated for the J.G. Taylor Spink award, which is an award to honor a baseball writer for “meritorious contributions to baseball writing. The Spink Award is presented during Hall of Fame Weekend. (Courtesy 1500 ESPN)
• Longtime ESPN NFL analyst Mark Schlereth has jumped to rival FS1. The three-time Super Bowl champion lineman made his FS1 debut Tuesday morning alongside Skip Bayless, ex-Broncos teammate Shannon Sharpe and Joy Taylor on “Undisputed.” (Courtesy Sporting News)
• Former Vanderbilt QB Jordan Rodgers, former Auburn player Cole Cubelic and play-by-play man Tom Hart will be the new broadcasting trio for SEC Saturday Night. (Courtesy SECCountry.com)
• Fifteen years after leaving Charlotte for New Orleans, Gerry Vaillancourt will return to radio in the Queen City on July 17. Vaillancourt will fill the 3-7 p.m. shift on ESPN730. Bobby Rosinski, who has that time slot, will start a new show called “Wake Up Call” from 6-10 a.m., working with Molly Cotten and Walker Mehl. (Courtesy Charlotte Observer)
• Former WFIE-TV Evansville Sports Director Joe Downs has been named director of media relations at the University of Evansville. (Courtesy Inside Indiana Business)
Steve Darling is back in broadcasting following his unsuccessful stint as a politician. Darling has been named co-host, along with James Cybulski and Mira Laurence, of Sportsnet’s Starting Lineup morning show on Sportsnet 650. The new station launches September 4th. (Courtesy Vancouver Sun)
• ESPN play-by-play announcer Dan Shulman is giving up his spot in the Sunday Night Baseball booth next season but will remain with the network, primarily working calling college basketball games. (Courtesy ESPN)
Gregg Henson has been let go by iHeart Media. Henson had been pulling double duty, on air in Pittsburgh as well as co-hosting a drive-time show that originated on 96.1 (WMAX-FM) in Grand Rapids but was simulcast on WDFN. (Courtesy Detroit News)
• Veteran Rock Riley has been added to Sports Talk AM 1040 The Team in Tampa and Sports Talk AM 1080 The Team in Orlando. Riley will anchor the afternoon drive program from 3 to 6 on both stations. (Courtesy SportsTalkFlorida)
• St. Louis Blues TV analyst Darren Pang has signed a contract extension. He made the announcement on Twitter.
• Long-time sports anchor and KBZK Bozeman, MT television personality Ted Dawson has retired after an impressive 55-year career in television. (Courtesy MontanaSports.com)
• Respected New Castle, OH sportscaster Mark Schaas has died in a car accident. He was 53. (Courtesy WKBN)
• Ex-North Carolin State and Boston College football coach Tom O’Brien has been named analyst for Navy football radio broadcasts.
• After conducting a national search, Ferris State University will retain Harrison Watt as it’s hockey play-by-play voice. In addition, Watt will take on the title and duties of Athletics Communications Associate position.
• DCRTV hears that former NewsChannel 8 sports anchor and reporter Kaye Lake has died. She’d been in hospice care in Nebraska suffering from cancer. (Courtesy DCRTV)
• Former Arizona Coyotes forward Paul Bissonnette will be joining the team’s radio team. (Courtesy AZCentral)
Nick Coit has been promoted to Sports Director at WLNE in Rhode Island. (Courtesy TV Spy)
Al Kessler will be the voice of the new Winston-Salem Thunderbirds of the Federal Hockey League. (Courtesy JournalNow)
• Richmond, VA has a new sports station, Sports 106.1. The station is airing the CBS Sports Radio Network.
• APD John Mamola has been promoted to Program Director at WDAE in Tampa.
• Former ABC10 (WTEN) weekend sports anchor Josh Rultenberg is joining Verizon FiOS1 News as a morning news reporter. (Courtesy Daily Gazette)
Jason Lewis, a sports anchor/reporter at WRGB (CBS-6) the past two years, is leaving the station effective July 14, he announced on Twitter. Lewis, who attended Arizona State, was hired in August 2015. (Courtesy Albany Times Union)
Pat Sweeney, who was a sportscaster for 32 years at WDAZ-TV in Grand Forks, is joining the news team at KNOX Radio. (Courtesy Grand Forks Herald)
• Sports Director David Pingalore is leaving WKMG-Channel 6 in Orlando after 10 years. “His contract is up,” News Director Allison McGinley said. “His final newscast will be at 6 p.m. Friday.” (Courtesy Orlando Sentinel)
Eli Gold will broadcast hockey for the newly-formed Birmingham Bulls hockey team of the Southern Professional Hockey League. (Courtesy AL.com)
Cameron Close of the Adirondack Thunder is the 2016-17 recipient of the ECHL Broadcaster of the Year award.
• Capitol Broadcasting is happy to announce that it is extending the Raleigh-Durham morning drive show, ‘The Sports Shop with Reese & Kmac’ for another year on Buzz Sports Radio. The show hosted by Erroll Reese and Kevin McClendon.
Ray Lewis is joining Fox Sports as an NFL analyst, sources tell Sporting News. (Courtesy Sporting News)
• KHTK Sacramento Program Director Kevin Sherrets is leaving the station. Sherrets posted on Twitter, “Was told my contract will not be renewed and I’ve been let go due to restructure.”
• Sports anchor/reporter Lina Washington is joining Channel 10 KXTV in Sacramento. She relocates from KGET in Bakersfield. (Courtesy Sacramento Bee)
Jesse Palmer has agreed to remain with ESPN after being hotly pursued by Fox Sports. (Courtesy Sporting News)