WFAN Reunion Weekend Celebrates 20 Years Of Sports
June 27, 2007 at 7:39 AM (PT)
CBS Sports WFAN-A/NEW YORK releases the schedule for its previously scheduled "WFAN REUNION WEEKEND" celebrating SUNDAY's 20th anniversary of the launch of the first all-Sports station on JULY 1, 1987. The celebration starts on THURSDAY (6/28) with MIKE FRANCESA and CHRIS "MAD DOG" RUSSO discussing the results of the station's online poll about the top 20 moments in Sports during the last 20 years. Then the station will air shows with past hosts from the station's history, including:
SATURDAY (6/30) -- current weekender RICHARD NEER 6-9a, YANKEES radio analyst SUZYN WALDMAN (the first voice when the station flipped in 1987) 9-10a, NEW YORK sportscasting legend BILL MAZER 10-11a, NETS and CBS NFL voice IAN EAGLE 11a-Noon, former WFAN middayer and WWOR-TV sports anchor RUSS SALZBERG Noon-1p, longtime play-by-play announcer SPENCER ROSS 1-2p, METS broadcaster HOWIE ROSE 2-3:15p, coverage of the METS-PHILLIES game 3:15-8p, current weekender ANN LIGOURI 8-9p, and current hosts STEVE SOMERS and JOE BENIGNO live from UMBERTO'S CLAM HOUSE in MANHATTAN's LITTLE ITALY 9p-2a.
SUNDAY (7/1) -- Current overnighter TONY PAIGE 2-6a, public affairs host BOB SALTER 6-8a, current weekender RICK WOLFF 8-9a, current "TALKING BASEBALL" host ED RANDALL 9a-Noon, the station's former midday team of METS radio host ED COLEMAN and SEATTLE MARINERS voice DAVE SIMS Noon-12:55p, METS-PHILLIES coverage 12:55-5p, morning sports anchor CHRIS CARLIN 5-6p, sportscaster and HBO boxing broadcaster JIM LAMPLEY 6-7p, and NEER 7-11p.