Sports Comes To Bloomington/Normal

Classic Hits 99.5 The Ticket WZIM Bloomington Normal Fox Sports Jim Rome Chicago Cubs White SoxThe second flip in less than a week in Bloomington/Normal, IL brings the market an All-Sports outlet.

Great Plains Media Classic Hits 99.5 WZIM uses baseball’s opening day to shift to “99.5 The Ticket“. The station will use Fox Sports Radio and play-by-play of the Chicago Cubs, White Sox, and Indianapolis Colts. Robert Rees, PD of sister Talk “Cities 92.9” WRPW will program The Ticket as well.

The move follows Connoisseur’s flip of AC “Magic 100.7” WVMG flipped to CHR “Hits 100.7” on April 1.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of 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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  1. Although the Chicago Cubs play far more day games than any other Major League Baseball team, WZIM-95.5 will either end up (1) only broadcasting some games of both the Cubs and White Sox, or, (2) A heck of a lot of delayed broadcasts of baseball games.

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