WRNL (Fox Sports 910 AM), W253VI (Big 98.5)/Richmond To Air VCU Basketball
May 5, 2016 at 7:10 AM (PT)
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY men’s basketball will air on iHEARTMEDIA Sports WRNL-A (FOX SPORTS 910 AM) and Country W253BI-WRXL-DT2 (BIG 98.5)/ RICHMOND under a new five-year deal between iHEARTMEDIA and the RAMS’ rights holder, LEARFIELD’s VCU SPORTS PROPERTIES. The stations will simulcast the games and FOX SPORTS 910 will air the athletics director and coach’s shows.
“We’re on the heels of another successful season for VCU Athletics and we appreciate the opportunity to create a new radio partnership with RICK GREEN and the staff at iHEARTMEDIA RICHMOND,” said VCU Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics ED MCLAUGHLIN.
“We’re happy that FOX SPORTS 910 and BIG 98.5 will serve as our new radio home for the VCU Basketball in RICHMOND,” said VCU SPORTS PROPERTIES GM and RAMS play-by-play voice ROBBY ROBINSON. “The enhanced promotional opportunities for VCU with our new iHEARTMEDIA partnership are exciting for both fans and advertisers.”
iHEARTMEDIA Area President RICK GREEN said, “There’s no question we’re excited to be carrying VCU basketball and creating new radio content for RAMS fans. This will be an excellent partnership with VCU Athletics, we’re certain of it.”