Dino Costa Joins The Game Portland For Afternoons

750 102.9 The Game KXTG Portland Brock Huard Mike Salk ESPN 710 KIROAlpha Media Sports “102.9/750 The Game” KXTG Portland/K275CH Gresham OR has announced that Dino Costa will take over the 3-7pm slot starting Monday, June 5.

Costa most recently spent a brief six week tenure at 590 KFNS St. Louis in early 2016. He is best known for his five year run on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Radio and has also worked in Denver and Jacksonville.

As Costa usually does when he comes into a station, he was quick to declare war on the competing Sports talk hosts.

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No word yet on the status of current afternoon hosts Justin Myers and Noah ‘Chop’ Homsley who have only been teamed together since earlier this year. Homsely also serves as KXTG’s Assistant Program Director.

Alpha Media, Portland is proud to announce Dino Costa will join 102.9/750 The Game (KXTG). Dino’s show will air weekday Afternoons starting Monday, June 5th, 3pm to 7pm.

Dino broadcasted his show for 5-years on national airwaves with SiriusXM Radio providing a coast-to-coast radio excursion cited by Sports Illustrated magazine as one of America’s best. In addition, Dino was named to the Talkers Magazine ‘Heavy Hundred’ of best sports radio shows in the country. He has made several appearances on the Fox News channel offering up his thoughts and opinions on myriad issues. Before Sirius, he broadcast his show for 5-years in Denver on The Radio Colorado Network, and served as a studio analyst for Colorado Rockies baseball during the 2005-06 seasons. He also hosted his own sports television show in Denver; ‘Raw Sports with Dino Costa’, which aired on Fox Sports Rocky Mountain.

In 2011, Dino hosted a 10-part series for the Madison Square Garden Network in New York; ‘Who Wore It Best’, a series documenting New York uniform numbers and the players that wore them and was the recipient of an Emmy Award.

Dino currently resides in the Greater Portland area with his family.

Alpha Media, Portland Operations Manager, Bruce Collins commented on the announcement, “I am thrilled to bring a radio star like Dino Costa to The Game. Get ready Portland for an entertaining, informative, fun ride each day on your way home.” Dino has demonstrated the ability to build and sustain an audience wherever he has been, and we look forward to him being the dominate sports radio personality in the Rose City.”

“I’m thrilled and humbled by this extraordinary opportunity and look forward to working with everyone at Alpha Media to produce a sports radio show that leaves an indelible mark on Portland. I look forward to justifying the enormous faith of those who brought me to the Rose City with a radio show that resonates with listeners and marketing partners,” remarked Dino.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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