Kansas City Royals Renew With KCSP For Five More Years
Entercom Sports 610 KCSP Kansas City and the Kansas City Royals are extending their partnership through the 2024 season.
KCSP has served as the Royals flagship station since 2008. As part of the new deal, some weekday afternoon games will move to co-owned “1660 The Score” KWOD.
Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, and the Kansas City Royals announced a new five-year extension to broadcast the Royals on 610 Sports Radio (KCSP-AM) through the 2024 season. 610 Sports Radio has been the broadcast home of the Kansas City Royals in the Kansas City market since 2008.
“We are very pleased to extend this valued partnership for five more years,” said Dave Alpert, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom Kansas City. “The Royals are part of the thread of Kansas City and it’s a privilege for 610 Sports Radio to be the flagship station of the team.”
“We have been honored to call Entercom our flagship station since our partnership began in 2008. 610 Sports Radio is the home of the Royals in Kansas City. It’s a perfect fit for us and our fans, and we are excited to continue that relationship,” said Kevin Uhlich, Senior Vice President of Business Operations, Kansas City Royals. “Not only is the signal of 610 Sports Radio recognizable to all sports fans in the area, the Entercom Kansas City cluster of stations makes them an attractive partner to spread the word about Royals baseball – to sports fans and radio listeners of all genres.”
Per the agreement, 610 Sports Radio will continue providing play-by-play coverage of the Royals, airing all 162 regular season games, plus all postseason games. In addition, the station will also broadcast all weeknight and weekend Cactus League Spring Training games from Arizona. A new extension of the partnership will include select weekday afternoon games on sister station 1660 The Score (KWOD-AM).
The weekly “Royals Hot Stove” show returns to 610 Sports Radio from January through March. Dates and times of the spring broadcasts and “Royals Hot Stove” show will be announced at a later date.