NASDAQ Threatens to Drop Regent

Regent Communications is at risk of being delisted from the NASDAQ stock market, according to business newspaper report in Cincinnati, the home of Regent corporate HQ.  The owner of 62 stations -- including four in Utica-Rome -- has been trading below NASDAQ's $1.00 minimum for more than 30 consecutive trading days.

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Brent Axe Profiled by Sports Blogger

Sports commentator and blogger Brent Axe, host of "On the Block" on ESPN Radio 1260 (WNSS), reminsces about the early part of his career in radio, "the disease" that comes with being a radio talk show host and his frustration over the presidental elections, in an interview with "The Big Orange Bloggin Chuck."

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New Citadel Manager Coming from Albany

Citadel Syracuse's new Market Manager is coming from Albany, according to an article published Friday by the Albany Business Review.  Dan Austin -- who calls Syracuse his hometown -- will begin in Syracuse on May 12.

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Axe Returns to Airwaves

Brent Axe and his sports talk show "On the Block" returned to the Syracuse airwaves this afternoon.  As we reported earlier, Axe is on the air weekdays from 3-6pm.  His show is on Citadel's ESPN Radio 1260 (WNSS).  He originally told us today's launch was not set-in-stone, but any uncertainty is now gone, with the […]

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Brent Axe Returning to Radio

Sports talk host Brent Axe will be back on the radio within the next month.  Axe e-mailed us with the news today.  His show "On the Block," will make its comeback on Citadel's ESPN Radio 1260 (WNSS) in April.

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Citadel Syracuse On the Block?

Industry trade FMQB reports Citadel Broadcasting is looking to divest itself of various properties, as a condition for its recent acquisition of ABC Radio Networks.  Citadel hasn't yet named specific markets up for sale, but the article mentions Syracuse as a possibility.  Citadel owns four stations in Syracuse: WNTQ (93Q), WAQX (95X), WLTI (Lite Rock 105.9) […]

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ESPN Radio turns 10, launches new web site

In honor of ESPN Radio's 10th anniversary this week, the sports radio network has given its web site a new look. The newly designed, state-of-the-art site offers live web streaming,

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Citadel stations to continue web streaming

In the wake of Citadel Communications' move to shut down its Internet division, comes word from the company that web streaming of its stations is expected to continue. Citadel, which owns Syracuse stations 93Q, 95X, Lite 105.9, and ESPN Radio 1260, has a two-year web streaming deal with Yahoo.

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Galaxy drops bid for SU sports broadcasts

Galaxy Communications has decided not to pursue an earlier decision this year to wrestle 95X (WAQX) for radio broadcast rights to Syracuse University sports. Galaxy owner Ed Levine says without a decision by SU at this point, Galaxy wouldn't have enough time to put together an effective advertising and promotional campaign.

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Opening day for the SkyChiefs on WNSS

The Syracuse SkyChiefs kick off their 2002 season this afternoon at 2 p.m. against the Rochester Red Wings. Beginning this year, ESPN Radio 1260 (WNSS) takes over as the radio broadcast home of the team with Bob McElligott announcing the play-by-play action.

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