Urban One to buy WTEM (Sportstalk 980)

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Urban One To Buy WTEM - 5/21 -
DCRTV hears that Silver Spring-based Urban One, formerly Radio One, has agreed to purchase Red Zebra sports talker WTEM, 980 AM, for an undisclosed price. Red Zebra, which is owned by Redskins owner Dan Snyder, last year sold its two other DC area stations, 92.7 FM, WWXT, in Prince Frederick MD and 94.3 FM, WWXX, in Buckland VA, both of which had simulcasted WTEM. Urban One says it will keep airing the Redskins on 980 AM. So far, it appears that Urban One will keep the sports talk format on WTEM, but we have no confirmation of that yet. Locally, Urban One owns WKYS, WMMJ, WPRS, WOL, and WYCB. Last year, Urban One bought WWXT from Snyder and is now using it as a simulcast for urban adult contemporary WMMJ, Majic 102.3. More: Redskins games will continue to also be heard on Cumulus news talker WMAL, 105.9 FM and 630 AM.....
 

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Can’t be any worse.

Can it?
It's a silly station, and has been for years and years. Cooley's gotten progressively worse as his football career gets further away; Walker and Mitchell are beyond brutal. Czaban's your basic "Wacka-wacka, here's my hot take" sports yakker, not nearly as smart as he thinks he is. I haven't listened to a show on that station in years.
 

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It's a silly station, and has been for years and years. Cooley's gotten progressively worse as his football career gets further away; Walker and Mitchell are beyond brutal. Czaban's your basic "Wacka-wacka, here's my hot take" sports yakker, not nearly as smart as he thinks he is. I haven't listened to a show on that station in years.
Turned the dial to the right the last time Satchmo left and will never listen again.
 

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I'll tune in to the Os when I'm out of range of the Baltimore station, but that's it.

They do a promo during the games for Czaban's show using him yelling (really yelling) about a village losing their idiot. And I keep thinking that if that's the best clip they can come up with, why would anyone tune in to the show.
 
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