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  • Cubs, WBBM make radio deal official

    Cubs, WBBM make radio deal official
    The Chicago Cubs formally announced a partnership with CBS Radio Thursday, moving the games to WBBM 780-AM next season and ending a play-by-play history on WGN-AM 720 dating back 90 years. Cubs games will be broadcast on AM only, officials said at a...
  • CBS Radio bets big on Cubs

     CBS Radio bets big on Cubs
    Next year won't be the first time WBBM-AM 780 will be airing Cubs games. The station also carried the Cubs from 1929 to '40, along with several other outlets in town. Talk about good timing. The Cubs were a powerhouse, winning four National League...
  • Saunders: Love has no right to be frustrated

    Minnesota Timberwolves president and head coach Flip Saunders told Minneapolis-St. Paul radio station KFAN on Saturday that All-Star forward Kevin Love does not have a right to be frustrated. Love, who has never been in the playoffs during his six years...
  • Worst radio pairing ever? It was 30 years ago, and hasn't been topped since.

     
    In doing some personal archival work I came across this article I wrote on Nov. 15, 1984 when one of my duties in the Tribune's feature department was to write a weekly column on the radio industry: Marriage made in......
  • One of the Lehigh Valley's premiere bands calls it quits

     
    One of the Lehigh Valley’s premiere bands, which had toured with national acts and headlined most of the area’s venues and festivals, has announced that it’s calling it quits. Sandlot Heroes, the Bethlehem-based pop-punk group that has...
  • Radical.FM tries a freemium business model without the premium

    Radical.FM tries a freemium business model without the premium
    Why does anybody get into the online radio business? Pandora is the king of all online music services, with 77 million active listeners at the end of last month. But even Pandora has struggled to turn a profit off its streams because the vast majority...
  • Who you gonna call: 'Drought Busters' or 'Water Conservation Response Unit'?

    Who you gonna call: 'Drought Busters' or 'Water Conservation Response Unit'?
    Dear Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Please bring back the “Drought Busters.” We’re in the midst of what could be the worst drought in California history, and despite calls for residents throughout the state to cut their...
  • Sportscaster Andrés Cantor set to call eighth World Cup in a row

    Sportscaster Andrés Cantor's career has been marked by goals. Literally. He is known as the broadcaster who roars "Goooal!" to call points during soccer broadcasts on Spanish-language TV. He's not just a celebrity among Spanish-speaking Latinos but also...
  • Casey Kasem: From 'Shebang!' to Shaggy and beyond

    Casey Kasem: From 'Shebang!' to Shaggy and beyond
    Casey Kasem died Sunday, after a long career in broadcasting, from a disease that had already robbed him of the ability to speak. He was a voice, foremost, but he was also a familiar face: A set of white teeth he kept on display like a row of medals...
  • The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low

    The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low
    The Chicago Gospel Music Festival still is two weekends away, but someone forgot to tell a few performers at this past weekend’s Chicago Blues Festival. “Amazing Grace,” rather than “Sweet Home Chicago” or some other blues...
  • Dangers of sniffing glue highlighted by state medical examiner [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 11, 1964: Glue sniffing was in the rise in Harford County among people ages of 13 to 17. Dr. Henry Freimuth, a toxicologist from the office of the Chief Medical Examiner, furnished the...