Detroit Tigers Open Talks On New Radio Deal
May 13, 2015 at 3:56 AM (PT)
It's the DETROIT TIGERS' turn to open radio rights up for bidding, and the DETROIT NEWS reports that the team, owned by LITTLE CAESAR'S PIZZA founder MIKE ILITCH's ILITCH HOLDINGS and currently heard on CBS RADIO Sports WXYT-F (97.1 THE TICKET) and Sports WXYT-A (CBS SPORTS RADIO 1270)/DETROIT, is talking to three broadcast groups about a new deal, including CBS.
The DETROIT NEWS reports that the TIGERS have opened talks with CUMULUS MEDIA about a possible return to former longtime radio home News-Talk WJR-A, and will also talk to GREATER MEDIA, which owns Sports WMGC (DETROIT SPORTS 105.1), Rock WRIF and Classic Rock WCSX in the market. ILITCH also owns the NHL's DETROIT RED WINGS, also heard on THE TICKET.