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Danny O’Neil Joins Mitch Levy’s Podcast As Contributor

“O’Neill recently lost his radio timeslot on 710 ESPN in Seattle and didn’t take long to find a new home for his takes and banter.”

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Danny O’Neill is working with another former-Seattle sports radio host. O’Neill is joining the Mitch Unfiltered podcast with Mitch Levy.

Levy had O’Neill on his show and convinced him to join the crew.

“I committed to doing this, and I didn’t weasel out,” O’Neill said on the show. “You thought I was starting to weasel, and if I say I’m gonna do something, I’ll do it, and honestly, let me think about it, but that is interesting. If I do it, there is only one way… If the Danny O’Neill Index is included, because for years there was a point where I really wanted to use that.

O’Neill recently lost his radio time slot on 710 ESPN in Seattle and didn’t wait long to find a new home for his takes and banter. He is joining Levy every Thursday on his show. Levy hosted morning drive on Sports Radio 950 KJR in Seattle for over 20 years, beginning in 1996.

Levy expanded on the most stressful aspects of that time in his career on the podcast website.

“No question – the challenge of coming up with 4 hours of material 5 days a week,” Levy said. “There is no worse feeling than being empty at 10 p.m. on a weeknight with the alarm set to sound in 6 hours.”

Levy also expanded on why the sports talk radio medium means so much to him as he transitions into the podcasting world.

“All you need is for a listener to approach you and express gratitude for entertaining him every morning while he drove his child for cancer treatments,” Levy said. “The show carries different meaning to all sorts of people who are experiencing life’s tough stretches. So, when the light went on, I never took that fact for granted.”

Fans can support the new venture that includes appearances from Peter King, Jason La Canfora, and Randy Mueller at mitchunfiltered.com.

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ESPN Radio 94.1 Sells Station Naming Rights To Priority Automotive Group

“The programming on the station does not change.”

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Max Media has found an interesting new revenue stream in Virginia Beach. ESPN Radio 94.1 has sold its naming rights. The station has rebranded as Priority Auto Sports Radio 94.1 ESPN.

“This is an important partnership for us,” said Priority Automotive COO Matt Elmer. “At Priority Automotive we think sports ties everyone together, so this is a great opportunity for us to be a voice in the community and partner with the number one voice for sports in Hampton Roads, ESPN 94.1.”

The programming on the station does not change. Listeners in the 757 will still hear the nationally syndicated ESPN Radio lineup except for in afternoon drive when The Tim Donnelly Show is on the air.

“The partnership between ESPN 94.1 and Priority Automotive is a natural evolution for both companies,” President and Market Manager Keith Barton added. “From the many youth organizations to college teams, Priority Automotive Has been dedicated to sports in Hampton Roads for decades. Max Media is incredibly proud to be partnered with such a class organization.”

Priority Automotive owns 17 car dealerships across Virginia.

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SiriusXM Plots Super Bowl LVII Coverage

“SiriusXM will deliver fans around the country the unique mix of sports, music and entertainment programming that you can only find on SiriusXM.”

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SiriusXM has announced its extensive plans for coverage of Super Bowl LVII and the events leading up to the big game.

A dedicated Super Bowl pop-up channel on SiriusXM Channel 104 will be just one of the avenues SiriusXM plans to cover the event. Amber Theoharis will conduct interviews with players, and personalities making their way through Radio Row throughout the week that will air on the pop-up channel.

Mad Dog Sports Radio will have a large presence on Radio Row, with shows hosted by Chris “Mad Dog” Russo, Adam Schein, Dusty Dvoracek, Danny Kanell, and Steve Torre all airing live on location in Arizona. Former NFL All-Pro wide receiver Brandon Marshall will be on hand to host I Am Athlete Tonight from the event, as well.

“With all eyes and ears focused on Phoenix for Super Bowl Week, SiriusXM will deliver fans around the country the unique mix of sports, music and entertainment programming that you can only find on SiriusXM,” said SiriusXM President and Chief Content Officer Scott Greenstein.

“With multiple game broadcasts, several channels in Phoenix covering the latest news and providing expert analysis on the teams, interviews with many of the celebrities in town for the game, and our exclusive concert with Luke Combs, our subscribers will have exceptional access throughout the biggest week on the NFL calendar.”

ESPNU Radio hosts Colt McCoy, Rick Neuheisel, and Max Starks will also be in Arizona on Radio Row, in addition to Dusty and Danny hosting their shows each day from Radio Row.

Fantasy football expert Jeff Mans and SportsGrid Radio host Scott Ferrall will also originate content from Radio Row.

SiriusXM will offer four different game broadcasts of Super Bowl LVII. The Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles home broadcasts will each air, as will the national Westwood One call. Additionally, a Spanish-language broadcast will also be provided. Listeners will also be able to hear the halftime show — performed by pop star Rihanna — on Sirius XM Hits 1, The Heat, and Super Bowl LVII Radio.

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BetQL Network Going to Arizona for Super Bowl Week

“Three shows will be at the BetMGM Sportsbook in Glendale.”

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BetQL is headed to Radio Row. Audacy’s sports betting radio network will be in Arizona ahead of Super Bowl LVII. 

Three shows will be at the BetMGM Sportsbook in Glendale. BetQL Daily and You Better You Bet will be live Monday through Friday. BetMGM Tonight will be live Monday through Thursday.

The network’s hosts will stay busy in the desert. BetQL is producing 52 hours of live audio and video content. Hosts are also scheduled to make 25 live appearances across other Audacy radio stations and digital channels.

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