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Changes at Sportsnet fan 590

August 31st, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
The times they keep on changing in the local sports media world. Just when you thought the game of musical chairs may Slow down or stop, a domino falls and more moves result. Here’s what I’m hearing today. Remember...

It’s Official Watters Show Yanked

July 18th, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
As I told you I was hearing long ago, Friday was the swan song for Bill Watters daily radio show. This had NOTHING to do with his homophobic slur (he spills slurs all the time). Wilbur will be on leaf pre-game shows on 640...

Change In The Air At Sportsnet?

June 26th, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
Sorry for the delay. I was in Detroit for a family wedding. I will write more on this later as I get more details but I am told that changes are coming at Rogers Sportsnet, similar in depth to those at the Fan 590 just...

An Even Later Lineup Post

April 29th, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
Sorry for being MIA, I’m in northern Quebec with no wifi and little less than the blackberry. Made a huge mistake when I bought my ipad going wifi only. This won’t happen when I finally find an ipad 2! In any event...

Wild Week for TSN Radio, Fan 590 & More

April 9th, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
Busy, busy week trying to keep up with a ton of rumours and then the eventual deals that got done. To review, TSN Radio staffed up big time. Joining 1050 am are Bruce Arthur (TV & Radio), Jim Tatti, Scott McCarther and Bryan...

Bryan Hayes & Jim Tatti land @ TSN Radio

April 7th, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
Busy day for TSN. Bryan Hayes is moving over to TSN radio to host a show from 10-1pm. Also, Jim Tatti, yes Guy, will be hosting an nhl playoff radio show, nightly on TSN radio with scott macarthur. More...

Toronto Sports Media- That Didn’t Take Long Did It?

April 6th, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
I am the first to admit a mistake. When I reported that the Fan was changing times to Krystal from 1-3:330 and PTS from 3:30 to 6:30 with Gord Stellick’s Blue and White Tonight to follow for as long as the playoffs lasted,...

TSN Radio

February 17th, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
And there you go. TSN radio is official. Little bit of a strange lineup, but let’s see where the dust settles. Starting April 13: Mike Richards in the am Dan Patrick Jim Rome Drive Home Show They’ve also added Argo...

Sportsnet Fan 590 Setting Thier Sights?

February 14th, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
The NHL and NBA trade deadlines are both fast approaching. After this past weekend, we got a glimpse of what we have in store in terms of excitement over the next couple of months. Thank god for the Blue Jays. So, here’s...

What A Week It’s Been

January 22nd, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
So, is anyone else head spinning after all the changes in the sports media world? The changes keep rolling in and the intrigue growing with the passing of each and every day. Let’s look at where things stand: TSN appears to...

Is AM640 Toronto Getting Out of the Sports Business?

January 19th, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
Pardon the lack of writing over the last few days. The winds of change are blowing for me, personally, and I have been extremely busy. In any event, never fear when Toronto Sports Media rumours appear. A number of independent...

Cesar Takes One On The Chin

January 13th, 2011 | by torontosportsmedia
Well, Cesar Romero, is no longer a 2 trick pony. The confusion I complained of last night. Watters on Sportsnet tv and on the radio on 640 Toronto running head to head with Sportsnet radio fan 590 Toronto. How did Rogers deal...
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