Sports radio


Sports radio

Sports radio (or sports talk radio) is a radio format devoted entirely to discussion and broadcasting of sporting events. A popular format with an almost exclusively male demographic in most areas, sports radio is characterized by an often-boisterous on-air style and extensive debate and analysis by both s and callers; political commentary is rare. Many sports talk stations also carry play-by-play of local sports teams as part of their regular programming.

Sports talk is available in both local and syndicated forms, and is carried in some form on both major North American satellite radio networks. In the United States, most sports talk formated radio stations air mostly syndicated programming from ESPN Radio, Sporting News Radio, and Fox Sports Radio.

ports talk stations

Terrestrial

Australia

* SEN 1116 - Melbourne

Canada

* [http://streamingradioguide.com/streaming-radio.php?format=3&sort=&showall=on Complete list of sports radio stations in the United States]

atellite

XM

* XM140 - ESPN Radio
* XM141 - ESPN Xtra
* XM142 - Fox Sports Radio
* XM144 - XM Sports Nation
* XM146 - PGA Tour Network
* XM147 - XM Deportivo sp icon
* XM175 - MLB Home Plate
* XM204 - NHL Home Ice
* XM243 - XM Scoreboard
* XM246 - Calendrier Sportif fr icon


=Sirius=

* Sirius 120 - ESPN Radio
* Sirius 121 - ESPN All Access
* Sirius 123 - SIRIUS Sports Central
* Sirius 124 - SIRIUS NFL Radio
* Sirius 127 - NBA Radio
* Sirius 128 - SIRIUS NASCAR Radio
* Sirius 181 - ESPN Deportes Radio sp icon
* Sirius 186 - Hardcore Sports Radio
* Sirius 187 - Sports extra fr icon

Internet Sports Radio

* [http://www.gosportstalk.net Godfathers of Sports Talk] Weekly internet sports radio show

Networks

Canada

* The Fan

United Kingdom

* BBC Radio Five Live - national Public service broadcasting non-commercial network. Combination of News/Talk/Sport format
* Five Live Sports Extra - supplementary station to the above. Exclusive live sports format
* talkSPORT - national commercial network. Features sports talk, live sports coverange and news-talk

United States

*Champions Soccer Radio Network
*ESPN Radio
*Fox Sports Radio
*Patriots Rock Radio Network
*Sporting News Radio (formerly the "One On One" Sports Radio Network)
*Sports Byline USA

Defunct networks

*SportsFan Radio Network (United States)
*The Team (Canada)

Notable syndicated programs

Canada

*"Don Cherry's Grapeline"
*"Live From Wayne Gretzky's" [http://www.gretzkyradio.com]
*"Pratt and Taylor"
*"Prime Time Sports"

United States

*"Tony Bruno"
*"The Big Show"
*"The Dan Patrick Show"
*"Gametime React" (with J. T. the Brick)
*"The Herd with Colin Cowherd"
*"The Jim Rome Show"
*"Mike and Mike in the Morning"
*"The Michael Kay Show"
*"Mike and the Mad Dog"
*"In The Red Zone with Matt, Conrad, and Darrin"
*"Between Rounds Radio Show" [http://www.betweenroundsradioshow.com]


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