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KNBR Cuts Patrick Connor Following Barstool Radio Comments About Teenage Olympian

Cumulus Sports 680 KNBR San Francisco has cut ties with host Patrick Connor following comments he made on the Barstool Radio Show he made about 17 year old Olympic Gold Medalist Chloe Kim. On Tuesday’s “Dialed-In with Dallas Braden” that Connor co-hosts with former Oakland A’s pitcher Dallas Braden and comedian Brody Stevens, Connor aka PCon, described the teenage Olympian as “a little hot piece of ass”. The comment was made on the second day of the show, heard from 2-4pm eastern on Barstool Sports’ SirusXM Channel 85. After Deadspin.com posted the audio, Connor first made a snide comment about the site before issuing an apology. Deadspin still exists? https://t.co/yXLc90HKdT — Patrick Connor (@pcon34) February 13, 2018 Yesterday in a weird attempt...[Read More]

Lee Hammer & Jeremiah Crowe Rise At KNBR/KTCT

Cumulus Media has announced a pair of management promotions at Sports 680 KNBR and 1050 KTCT San Francisco. Lee Hammer, Program Director of KNBR since 2005 and KTCT from 1998-2016, has been promoted the the newly created role of Vice President of Sports Play-by-Play Programming for Cumulus San Francisco overseeing all San Francisco Giants and 49ers broadcasts. Concurrently, Jeremiah Crowe who joined Cumulus last year as KTCT PD and KNBR Assistant Program Director, will take the programming reigns at KNBR. Cumulus Media announces that it has bolstered its sports radio programming leadership team in San Francisco for heritage Bay Area sports stations KNBR 680 and KNBR 1050 (KTCT). The company has promoted seasoned sports talk radio programmer and producer Jeremiah Crowe to Program Director f...[Read More]

Golden State Warriors Move To KGMZ

After 32 consecutive seasons on Cumulus Sports 680 KNBR San Francisco, the NBA’s Golden State Warriors will move to Entercom’s “95.7 The Game” KGMZ for the 2016-2017 season. The Warriors will join the Oakland A’s and Oakland Raiders on KGMZ, while the NHL’s San Jose Sharks air on sister Classic Rock “98.5 KFOX” KUFX San Jose. The station will run expanded pre and post-game coverage and in-season daily coverage as well as Warriors themed Wednesday. Tim Roye will remain with the franchise for his 22nd season as play-by-play voice for the franchise, while appearing on the station’s shows three times a week during the season. To compliment KGMZ’s signal, the Warriors will also affiliate with Empire Broadcasting Country 95.3 KRTY Los A...[Read More]

Jeremiah Crowe Jumps To KTCT San Francisco As PD/KNBR APD

For the second time in a week, Cumulus has raided the staff of Entercom Sports “95.7 The Game” KGMZ San Francisco to jump to their duo of 680 KNBR and 1050 KTCT San Francisco. Jeremiah Crowe will leave his role as Assistant Program Director at KGMZ to become PD of “1050 KNBR” KTCT and APD of 680 KNBR. Prior to joining KGMZ, Crowe worked as a producer for ESPN Radio. In the press release, OM/680 PD Lee Hammer states that a relaunch of the 1050 signal is forthcoming. KTCT currently features CBS Sports Radio programming from 6am-12pm, a local midday show hosted by Ted Ramey, a simulcast of KNBR’s afternoon show, and then CBS and NBC Sports Radio programming at night. Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed seasoned sports talk radio producer and programming...[Read More]

John Lund Jumps From KGMZ To KNBR

Cumulus Sports 680 KNBR San Francisco has raided John Lund from Entercom’s “95.7 The Game” KGMZ. Lund currently co-hosts 12-3pm on KGMZ with Oakland Raiders play-by-play man Greg Papa. At KNBR he will join former NBA star Tom Tolbert in afternoons from 3-7pm. Tolbert recently re-signed with KNBR to remain in the timeslot he has held since 1996. Lund will replace Ray Ratto on the show. Cumulus Media announces that it has signed popular Bay Area sports talk radio personality John Lund as Co-Host of KNBR 680’s Afternoon Drive show. Lund will join the recently signed Tom Tolbert as Co-Host in the 3PM-7PM time slot. Lund joins KNBR 680 from Middays on 95.7 “The Game”. A graduate of Utah State University, Lund has hosted shows at stations including: Sportsradio 750 The Game (KX...[Read More]

Cumulus Continues Shake Up Of San Francisco Management

On the heels of the hiring of Bill Pugh as OM of AAA 104.5 KFOG/97.7 KFFG and Classic Rock “107.7 The Bone” KSAN and PD of KFOG, Cumulus Media has continued the restructuring of its San Francisco market management staff with two additional appointments today. Steven Sklenar joins the company as Market Manager overseeing the aforementioned KFOG/KFFG, KSAN, as well as Conservative Talk 560 KSFO, News/Talk 810 KGO, and Sports duo 680 KNBR and 1050 KTCT. Additionally, Kevin Crespo joins Cumulus in the role of National/Regional Sales Manager for the cluster. Cumulus SVP Gary Pizzati had been serving as interim Market Manager. The duo both join Cumulus from Lincoln Financial Media’s San Diego cluster where Sklenar served as Assistant VP/Director of Sales and Crespo was General ...[Read More]