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According to Dan Gross of, Howard Eskin will give up his hosting duties on WIP after Labor Day: []

Sources say Eskin, who has worked at WIP for about 25 years, will retire from daily broadcasting but remain as a contributor and Eagles sideline reporter.
The station is expected to announce this change among other updates to its line up sometime this week, insiders tell us.


There has also been talk of 610 taking over 94.1's FM signal, a move that presumably would help them compete with The Fanatic's FM signal on 97.5.

UPDATE: Eskin just made it official. He announced that he is stepping down from the show to pursue national opportunities. He will stay on with WIP as a part-time contributor covering the Eagles.

Audio of his announcement, after the jump. About halfway through he gets choked up.

Say what you will about about him (and I have), but he has been one of the leading Philly sports voices for the last 25 years. We wish him the best.