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WGN Hires Keith Moreland To Succeed Ron Santo As Cubs Radio Analyst
Published February 17, 2011
TAGGED OUT IN A RUNDOWN: The NATIONAL POST's Jeremy Sandler reported Rogers Communications has told Blue Jays TV analyst Rance Mulliniks and on-field reporter Sam Cosentino that they "will no longer be part of the team for Blue Jays broadcasts on Sportsnet and Sportsnet One." Mulliniks: "I think it was really a result of there was some changes in management at Rogers Sportsnet and they just really wanted to go in another direction." Cosentino who will continue to work for Rogers on the network's junior hockey coverage. Sandler noted the departures "leave play-by-play man Buck Martinez and analyst Pat Tabler to handle the Blue Jays games" (NATIONALPOST.com, 2/16).