ESPN New York 98.7 FM Expands to Long Island August 5
ESPN New York 98.7 FM is expanding its reach and will be heard on Long Island’s WLIR 107.1 FM from noon to midnight ET on weekdays beginning Monday, Aug. 5. Programming includes Mike Lupica (noon – 1 p.m.), Stephen A. Smith & Ryan Ruocco (1 p.m. – 3 pm.), The Michael Kay Show (3 p.m. – 7 p.m.) and Dave Rothenberg (7 p.m. – midnight). In addition to talk show programming, WLIR FM 107.1 (also heard on 96.9 FM) will air ESPN New York broadcasts of New York Jets, New York Rangers and New York Knicks games, as well as a variety of weekend programming, including MLB on ESPN Radio.
“Our mission is to serve New York sports fans by delivering the best possible content,” said Dave Roberts, general manager and vice president, ESPN New York 98.7 FM. “We are excited to share our programming with New York sports fans that live on Long Island.”
“Game On! We are truly excited to team with ESPN, the Worldwide Leader in Sports,” said Richard Anderson, president and owner, Champions Radio. “We are privileged to help provide the passionate Long Island sports fans with local and professional sports coverage all the time, courtesy of ESPN NY’s noon to midnight schedule on our Champions Radio Network!”
About ESPN New York 98.7 FM
ESPN New York 98.7FM provides fans complete coverage of New York sports and is the flagship station of ESPN Radio providing sports talk, local and national play-by-play as well as breaking news coverage. It’s the official radio home for three of New York’s most iconic teams: the Jets, Knicks and Rangers. The station also carries Major League Baseball (including the entire postseason), the NBA, the BCS, other local college sports and more. Select content is also streamed live on www.ESPNNewYork.com.