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Dan Snyder’s Medium Is the Message

If Dan Snyder's expansion of Triple X Radio wasn't intended just to silence his critics, well, what's the point?

Snyder has now bought six radio stations in this market that will bring him the same audience he'd have gotten if he'd just paid for one of those, WTEM-Sportstalk 980

But, Snyder now has Andy Pollin and Steve Czaban, hosts of "The Sports Reporters" and the biggest Snyder bashers in local broadcasting over the last couple years, in his afternoon drive slot. And, more to the point, he now has Pollin and Czaban on his payroll. 

Snyder's network debuted its new schedule today. "The Sports Reporters" are in "Best Of" mode.

Speaking of Best Ofs: Snyder axed City Paper's Best Radio Show, "Baseball Roundup,", and its host, Phil Wood, shortly after acquiring WTEM.

There is no baseball show on Snyder's roster. 

On the plus side: It look as if somebody convinced Snyder to move away from giving his stations those bizarre, quasi-pornographic XXX names: WTEM is referred to as "ESPN 980" in Snyder's new press releases.

 

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  • Duke84

    Phil Wood did the best DC sports radio show on the dial. Informed, critical when necessary, always with a touch of humor - he was really good. I used to drive around for no reason in the morning to hear more of his show (actually, I guess my real reason was that bars weren't open yet). Of course, it's all moot, as $4 gas and the Danny have put an end to that practice.

  • JOHN CLEMENS // D . J . TAZMAN

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    D . J . TAZMAN

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  • http://noneyetstillworkingonit JOHN D. CLEMENS

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    MR. DANIEL I AM A MAN WHO WHEN SOMEONE SAYS YOU CAN'T DO THAT I SAY I CAN WITH THE HELP OF GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE.

    DANIEL PLEASE REMEMBER THAT YOU ARE JUST A MAN...A RICH AND FAMOUS MAN BUT ALL IN ALL JUST A MAN...I KNOW WE WILL SIT DOWN ON DAY THE BALL IS IN YOUR HANDS RIGHT NOW....MR. SNYDER...DO YOU FUMBLE THE BALL OR SCORE THE WINNING TOUCHDOWN ?

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