WIP to Broadcast Villanova Games


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Vs up!

Joined by pretty much the best-looking guy ever, Glen Macnow and Anthony Gargano announced today that Villanova basketball would have its games broadcast on WIP.

WIP very briefly had the broadcast rights for four major sports teams, but, this spring, the Sixers and then Flyers switched over to 97.5 The Fanatic (I’m told Ed Snider was pissed that the Flyers playoff games got bumped to 610 AM in favor of Phillies games on 94.1). So Villanova will now fill some of those available time slots. And from a guy who somewhat creepily shook Jay Wright’s substantial hand after his Cats beat Florida to advance to the Sweet 16 in 2005, I couldn’t be happier. 

Now if only Wright would draw up some inbounds plays…

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13 Comments

  • Brad October 25, 2012 at 2:08 pm

    smart move to ditch the predicted best team in the city , reigning co-Big 5 champs, and preseason A-10 favorites who return every player from last year for a mediocre nova team who was the worst team in the city last year…

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  • airedale October 25, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    Can’t hear the 76ers now on that crappy low power ham radio station.

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  • Murdock October 25, 2012 at 2:31 pm

    “I’m told Ed Snider was pissed that the Flyers playoff games got bumped to 610 AM in favor of Phillies games on 94.1”
    ….or you could have just listened to his interview on 97.5 where he said, “The Flyers and Sixers are not AM teams.”
    Either way.

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  • Swoop October 25, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    should have done this 5 years ago when they were actually a good team and people cared about them

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  • Chance- VP of the GnA Falcons October 25, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    who gives a f

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  • D October 25, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    Wow, a whole bunch of whiny, miserable, bitter people on the boards today. I, for one, “give an f.”
    Go Cats!

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  • Candy from the Oak October 25, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    Wip is still around. Worst morning show

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  • Sean October 25, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    St. Joes (PA) was on 610 last year. I wonder if they are getting bumped.

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  • Kendall Gill's Uptown Fade October 25, 2012 at 4:41 pm

    Nova belongs on the same station as Cataldi… can’t stand either of them

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  • Beez Nutz October 26, 2012 at 8:32 am

    This radio station is still running ?

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  • Gargano's a Kiss Ass October 26, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    Who gives a crap about the 6th best team in the city?

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  • Mugsy McNutt October 26, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    File this under “who gives a shit?”

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