Learfield Inks New Flagship For UT-Arlington Sports, New Dubuque Affiliate For Iowa Hawkeyes
May 17, 2016 at 3:06 PM (PT)
LEARFIELD has inked new affiliates for two of its college sports programs.
In the DALLAS-FORT WORTH market, SALEM Business KEXB-A/DALLAS will be the new flagship for UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON men's basketball under a three year deal between KEXB and LEARFIELD's MAVERICK SPORTS PROPERTIES.
“KEXB is excited to be teaming up with UT ARLINGTON Athletics to become the flagship station for MAVERICK Athletics,” said SALEM VP JOHN PEROYEA. “We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership with the good folks at LEARFIELD’s MAVERICK SPORTS PROPERTIES. Go MAVS!”
"We are looking forward to partnering with KEXB to provide the highest quality broadcasts of our men’s basketball games,” said UT ARLINGTON Director of Athletics JIM BAKER. “KEXB is a trusted named in the industry and working with them will provide the best product for our fans who are not able to attend every game.”
“We work diligently to deliver the best access to MAVERICK fans throughout the state and the partnership with KEXB allows us a great platform for Maverick men’s basketball broadcasts,” said MAVERICK SPORTS PROPERTIES GM JOSH WHITE.
And LEAFRIELD's HAWKEYE SPORTS PROPERTIES has signed TOWNSQUARE MEDIA Classic Hits WDBQ-F (Q107.5)/DUBUQUE as an affiliate for UNIVERSITY OF IOWA football, baseball, and men's and women's basketball under a deal that runs through the 2020-21 season. The HAWKEYES were previously heard on RADIO DUBUQUE Adult Standards KDTH-A in the DUBUQUE market.
“TOWNSQUARE MEDIA OF DUBUQUE is honored to become the new home for the IOWA HAWKEYES in DUBUQUE,” said Market President DANNY SULLIVAN. “WDBQ-FM Q 1075 will be a great signal for Hawkeye nation to listen to all the excitement of the HAWKEYE sports. We’re looking forward to working with LEARFIELD and GARY DOLPHIN in DUBUQUE for many years to come. Welcome to TOWNSQUARE MEDIA OF DUBUQUE, Go HAWKS!”
“We’re thrilled to have this additional coverage of baseball and women’s basketball to give HAWKEYES’ fans in DUBUQUE even more game action over the airwaves,” said HAWKEYE SPORTS PROPERTIES GM GABE AGUIRRE. “This partnership ushers in a significant, new opportunity for fans in this particular market, and we’re excited about it. Of course we want to thank and recognize KDTH-AM for their decades of support to the HAWKEYES and for their relationship.”