Yahoo! Sports Radio debuts 2014 lineup

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Yahoo SportsGow Broadcasting, operator of Yahoo! Sports Radio in partnership with Yahoo! Sports, has unveiled its new and current weekday lineup that includes a new time for “Hit ‘Em Up with Geoff Ketchum” and the launch of a new afternoon drive program, “Prime Cut featuring Sean Salisbury and John Granato.”


The YSR lineup continues to feature Steve Czaban as the anchor in morning drive, followed by Anthony Pepe and Travis Rodgers.

“Hit ‘Em Up with Geoff Ketchum” moves to 2-4pm EST, and “Prime Cut featuring Sean Salisbury and John Granato” debuts today in the 4-8pm EST slot.

“Top to bottom, this is a really strong weekday lineup,” said David Gow, Yahoo! Sports Radio CEO.  We are originating shows from all over the country, with a wealth of experiences, insights, and perspectives.  “This team will resonate with affiliates and audiences.”

Ketchum is owner and publisher of Orangebloods.com, the largest of the Rivals.com websites.  A longstanding sports radio host in Austin, TX, where he brought his show to #1, Ketchum provides unique commentary and analysis.

Salisbury brings a diverse set of experiences both on and off the field.  During a ten-year professional career, he played for the Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings, San Diego Chargers, and Houston Oilers.  He also led the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to a Grey Cup championship.  Salisbury has worked for ESPN and CBS Radio, and appeared in the movie The Benchwarmers.

Granato has worked in Arizona, Louisiana, Wisconsin, and spent the majority of his career in Houston, where he hosted one of the longest-running, highest-rated shows in the market.  Stations know him best as the host of YSR’s “College Football Hour” and the co-host of YSR’s “Charlie Epps Golf Hour.”

The new lineup is (times in ET):

•           6-10am – The Steve Czaban Show  (Originating from YSR affiliate 570AM, Washington DC)

•           10-12pm The Diehards, with Anthony Pepe (Originating from YSR affiliate 1510AM, Boston)

•           12-2pm – Travis Rodgers NOW  (Originating from YSR affiliate Angels Radio KLAA 830AM, Los Angeles)

•           2-4pm –  “Hit ‘Em Up” with Geoff Ketchum (Originating from Austin, TX – Home of Orangebloods.com)

•           4-8pm – “Prime Cut” with Sean Salisbury and John Granato (Originating from YSR flagship 1560AM, Houston)


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