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RE: ESPN730 Charlotte to replace UNCC with App State
(02-20-2014 12:41 PM)Wild Bill Kelso Wrote:  
(02-19-2014 10:05 PM)Whiteboard3 Wrote:  
(02-19-2014 04:51 PM)wh49er Wrote:  I'll kick it off for you, congrats on outbidding us for a dying medium. 04-cheers

Why make these comments? Our product has been complete crap for the last 10 years. 730 is just trying to get listeners. We aren't providing that with our awful basketball product, and at one time, that was our bread and butter. Their basketball isn't great, but they could probably get comparable numbers as of late. Congrats to the Apps.

As for the quality of signal from 730... I'll let the App fans figure that one out.

730 is expanding their coverage with new towers. Do anyone think ESPN would affiliate with a media outlet that doesn't have intentions on being the best in that market? The 610 personalities could make a run for first place on the all arrogant jerk list.

I agree the morning and evening shows on 610 are the jerk store's #1 and #2 best sellers.
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RE: ESPN730 Charlotte to replace UNCC with App State
(02-20-2014 02:21 AM)Check Yosef Wrote:  
(02-19-2014 11:41 PM)mathenis89 Wrote:  
(02-19-2014 10:59 PM)Check Yosef Wrote:  
(02-19-2014 10:55 PM)mathenis89 Wrote:  
(02-19-2014 10:08 PM)Check Yosef Wrote:  For sports talk; yes.


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Why listen to sports talk? They tend to be idiots on sports programs anyway.

ESPN being a gleaming example.

Yea because it's not like the vast majority of sports fans are brainless zombies listening to ESPNs take as the word of god... It's not like all we complain about is how espn centric casual fans are like every other minute on this board.... Doesn't matter if they are stupid, the casual fan likes to listen.


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Your flying lawn mower with a transparent gorilla head has swayed me. I forfeit the debate.


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It's quite convincing, no?

My original question was not to offend or put anyone on the defensive. I am someone who only browses sport websites, often the ones directly created by my team, so I have very little experience with local sports radio/tv programs. I assumed they were similar to ESPN and, like we all know, ESPN is garbage.

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NHL.com
Tampa Bay Lightning
Miami Dolphins
Manchester City FC

The only sport "programs" I deal with.
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ESPN730 Charlotte to replace UNCC with App State
(02-20-2014 06:42 PM)mathenis89 Wrote:  
(02-20-2014 02:21 AM)Check Yosef Wrote:  
(02-19-2014 11:41 PM)mathenis89 Wrote:  
(02-19-2014 10:59 PM)Check Yosef Wrote:  
(02-19-2014 10:55 PM)mathenis89 Wrote:  Why listen to sports talk? They tend to be idiots on sports programs anyway.

ESPN being a gleaming example.

Yea because it's not like the vast majority of sports fans are brainless zombies listening to ESPNs take as the word of god... It's not like all we complain about is how espn centric casual fans are like every other minute on this board.... Doesn't matter if they are stupid, the casual fan likes to listen.


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Your flying lawn mower with a transparent gorilla head has swayed me. I forfeit the debate.


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It's quite convincing, no?

My original question was not to offend or put anyone on the defensive. I am someone who only browses sport websites, often the ones directly created by my team, so I have very little experience with local sports radio/tv programs. I assumed they were similar to ESPN and, like we all know, ESPN is garbage.

My Sports Pages:
NHL.com
Tampa Bay Lightning
Miami Dolphins
Manchester City FC

The only sport "programs" I deal with.

It works a lot the same listen to a radio program specific to that regions sports and it's very in depth and a lot of the sportscasters for that region on the regional radio program are actually much more involved and intelligent when they talk about the sports; I.e. Chuck Keaton the Carolina hurricanes caster who had played for the canes when they were the Hartford whalers and has devoted his life to the canes and hockey, he's in his late 60s and I consider him legendary. One case in point is he gets just as excited for the other teams goals and even being an American said he didn't see the us team reaching the finals pointing out the strong teams from Sweden and Canada, the lack of bias he shows and love of the game is astounding and makes me even more excited for his sportscasting of the hurricanes games


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RE: ESPN730 Charlotte to replace UNCC with App State
Actually both AM and FM are really strong right now due to the popularity of apps such as tunein and iHeartRadio. What's happening is in some small to medium markets radio stations are being bought out by big companies such as Clear Channel. Not only now might your local morning show be airing out of Chicago while your in Wilmington North Carolina but your noon time DJ might not be at your local station she or he might be working out of Orlando. Radio is still strong for the consumer just the way we receive it is changing.
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RE: ESPN730 Charlotte to replace UNCC with App State
(02-20-2014 03:23 PM)Saint3333 Wrote:  
(02-20-2014 12:41 PM)Wild Bill Kelso Wrote:  
(02-19-2014 10:05 PM)Whiteboard3 Wrote:  
(02-19-2014 04:51 PM)wh49er Wrote:  I'll kick it off for you, congrats on outbidding us for a dying medium. 04-cheers

Why make these comments? Our product has been complete crap for the last 10 years. 730 is just trying to get listeners. We aren't providing that with our awful basketball product, and at one time, that was our bread and butter. Their basketball isn't great, but they could probably get comparable numbers as of late. Congrats to the Apps.

As for the quality of signal from 730... I'll let the App fans figure that one out.

730 is expanding their coverage with new towers. Do anyone think ESPN would affiliate with a media outlet that doesn't have intentions on being the best in that market? The 610 personalities could make a run for first place on the all arrogant jerk list.

I agree the morning and evening shows on 610 are the jerk store's #1 and #2 best sellers.

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RE: ESPN730 Charlotte to replace UNCC with App State
The UNC-C fans popping in here minus the one with a brain crack me up.

Trolling the bandwidth and signal strength of a Charlotte radio station that with high powered receivers I can get in the mountains 2 1/2 hours away. I lived in Anson County going in the opposite direction and still had the 730 AM signal.

This is a good move for App due to the large contingent of alums in the Charlotte area.

Some of these delusional Niner fans are only just starting to see that the whole city of Charlotte isn't nor will it ever be their oyster. Sour grapes.
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RE: ESPN730 Charlotte to replace UNCC with App State
(02-20-2014 07:25 PM)Bleeds_Purple Wrote:  Actually both AM and FM are really strong right now due to the popularity of apps such as tunein and iHeartRadio. What's happening is in some small to medium markets radio stations are being bought out by big companies such as Clear Channel. Not only now might your local morning show airing out of Chicago while your in Wilmington North Carolina but your noon time DJ might not be at your local station she or he might be working out of Orlando. Radio still strong for the consumer just the way we receive it is changing.

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RE: ESPN730 Charlotte to replace UNCC with App State
Just as an addendum to this thread, Charlotte 49ers are back on WFNZ The Fan. For what its worth, App is getting a great radio partner in ESPN 730. I was very pleased with their coverage of the 49ers and if App gets even half what 730am did for us it will still be pretty good. WFNZ was not a good home for us the first time we were on their station and they have a lot to prove to most Charlotte fans this time around.

http://gmine.blogspot.com/2014/04/charlo...-wfnz.html
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ESPN730 Charlotte to replace UNCC with App State
(04-02-2014 11:37 AM)49RFootballNow Wrote:  Just as an addendum to this thread, Charlotte 49ers are back on WFNZ The Fan. For what its worth, App is getting a great radio partner in ESPN 730. I was very pleased with their coverage of the 49ers and if App gets even half what 730am did for us it will still be pretty good. WFNZ was not a good home for us the first time we were on their station and they have a lot to prove to most Charlotte fans this time around.

http://gmine.blogspot.com/2014/04/charlo...-wfnz.html

I hope it works out, in the future I would like to see UNCC do well since it's the only other school I really thought about going to after the hoity toitys at unc chose my friend who lied about helping an outcast kid feel loved over me even though I had better academic scores, so I want y'all to have success but always lose to my mountaineers and always be second fiddle to us, but successful even then.


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RE: ESPN730 Charlotte to replace UNCC with App State
(04-02-2014 12:00 PM)Check Yosef Wrote:  
(04-02-2014 11:37 AM)49RFootballNow Wrote:  Just as an addendum to this thread, Charlotte 49ers are back on WFNZ The Fan. For what its worth, App is getting a great radio partner in ESPN 730. I was very pleased with their coverage of the 49ers and if App gets even half what 730am did for us it will still be pretty good. WFNZ was not a good home for us the first time we were on their station and they have a lot to prove to most Charlotte fans this time around.

http://gmine.blogspot.com/2014/04/charlo...-wfnz.html

I hope it works out, in the future I would like to see UNCC do well since it's the only other school I really thought about going to after the hoity toitys at unc chose my friend who lied about helping an outcast kid feel loved over me even though I had better academic scores, so I want y'all to have success but always lose to my mountaineers and always be second fiddle to us, but successful even then.


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Honestly, I mostly feel the same way about App. Some of my closest friends went to school there.
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