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• Former Baltimore Raven Ray Lewis is joining Showtime’s Inside the NFL. Lewis replaces New York Giants wide receiver Brandon Marshall, whose practice schedule reportedly does not accommodate the show’s taping dates. (Courtesy Baltimore Sun)
• Ex-University of Georgia QB Aaron Murray has announced on Instagram that he is joining CBS Sports.
• Veteran sports talker Charlie Pallilo will return to air on Monday, Aug. 21, with Gow Media’s KGOW (1560 AM). Pallilo, 51, will work from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays on KGOW with weekly guest appearances on Gow Media’s KFNC (97.5 FM). He also will contribute to Gow Media’s online outlets. (Courtesy Houston Chronicle)
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• Kansas Athletics has signed a three-year agreement with Union Broadcasting, meaning KU football and men’s basketball radio broadcasts now will be aired on Sports Radio 810 WHB in Kansas City. The move ends 810’s long-standing relationship with the Kansas State radio network. (Courtesy Kansas City Star)
• Denver Sports 760 AM, an iHeartMedia station, is transforming into Orange and Blue Radio and will cover the Broncos and only the Broncos 24/7. (Courtesy Denver Post)
• ESPN is targeting Charissa Thompson of Fox Sports to join Mike Greenberg on his new morning show, sources tell Sporting News. (Courtesy Sporting News)
• Ex-Orlando sports anchor David “Ping” Pingalore was doing the sports report on multiple newscasts Monday at KTLA-Channel 5 in Los Angeles. No word yet on whether he will sign a contract at the station. (Courtesy Orlando Sentinel)
Ariya Massoudi is the new radio voice of Florida State women’s basketball.
• Kansas City’s 610 Sports Radio will no longer be the home of Kansas men’s basketball and football games. This ends a previous 18-year agreement between Entercom, which owns 610 Sports, and KU Athletics. (Courtesy Kansas City Star)
• Former ESPN anchor Jaymee Sire is joining Iron Chef as a floor reporter. (Courtesy Food Network)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will do television work on NBC’s NASCAR broadcasts once he retires as a competitive driver at the end of this season (Courtesy Sports Business Daily)
• Pac-12 Networks has announced multiyear extensions for lead studio host Mike Yam, lead host and reporter Ashley Adamson, veteran reporter Lewis Johnson and veteran play-by-play announcer Roxy Bernstein.
• Veteran sports broadcaster Lisa Byington will become BTN’s first woman to handle the play-by-play for a football game on Sept. 16 when Northwestern plays Bowling Green. (Courtesy Detroit News)
Jenna Callari, currently a sports reporter and weekend sports anchor at WLTZ in Columbus, Ga., will be the replacement for Nick Filipowski at Channel 9 in Buffalo. (Courtesy Buffalo News)
• Ex-NFLer Bob Whitfield has been announced as Larry Wach’s partner on the revamped Regular Guys show on the Fan 2 at 106.3 and WFOM-AM/1230 in Atlanta. (Courtesy Atlanta Journal Constitution)
• KTZR-AM in Tucson has flipped to Fox Sports 1450. The station will air Dan Patrick in the morning and FSR programming the rest of the day.
• 104.9 The Horn is proud to announce Austin’s first ever all female sports talk radio show, “Our Take”. “Our Take” will air Saturday’s 11am-noon and will feature Jill Cacic, Stacy Slayden, and Claire Brandon. (Courtesy The Horn)
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)
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.