U. Of Rhode Island Athletics Stay With Clear Channel/Providence
September 4, 2014 at 3:23 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL News-Talk WHJJ-A and Classic Hits WWBB (B101)/PROVIDENCE will continue as the radio homes for UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND football and men’s basketball this season under a new deal with LEARFIELD SPORTS’ RHODY SPORTS PROPERTIES. This will mark the first time all RHODY RAMS men’s basketball games will air on FM. The deal also includes coaches’ shows and “THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL HOUR” shows on WHJJ.
URI Dir./Athletics THORR BJORN said, “It’s a great time to be a RHODY fan, and we couldn’t be more pleased with the arrangement solidified here with CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA + ENTERTAINMENT. We have fantastic programs to showcase and (are) pleased that LEARFIELD and CLEAR CHANNEL will continue bringing the best in radio to our fans, and adding to what has always been an exceptional relationship.”
CLEAR CHANNEL Market Manager RHONDA LAPHAM added, “We’re excited to extend our long-term partnership with RHODE ISLAND Athletics. We know there is a passionate, loyal RHODY fan base that wants nothing more than to capture as much football and basketball action as possible, and we’re proud to be able to deliver that to them. It’s going to be another great season, and we are pleased to unveil some additional upgrades for the listening audience this year.”