Alpha Media launched Sports “95.9 The Sports Nut” W251BQ Peoria/WNGY-HD2 Morton IL this morning.
The new station will carry programming from Fox Sports Radio including Dan Patrick from 8-11am, Colin Cowherd from 11am-2pm, and Doug Gottlieb from 2-4pm. Scott Robbins, former co-host of the Robbins & Markley show on sister News/Talk 1470 WMBD and 101.1 KXL-FM Portland OR, until a massive heart attack in August 2015, will host an afternoon show from 4-6pm weekdays. Robbins has been hosting a Saturday morning show on WMBD since returning last August.
The Sports Nut will bring an FM Sports competitor to Advanced Media Partners’ “ESPN Peoria” 96.5 WZPN.