TWC, SEC Net Reach Carriage Deal Pac-12 Networks Launches Int'l YouTube Channel NESN Reportedly To Drop "Dennis & Callahan" MLBAM Against Creating Digital "Fast Lanes" Former Coaches Joining CFB Telecasts People & Personalities Final Ratings: British Open, NBA Summer League Most Papers Using "Redskins" Despite Resistance Redskins' Controversy Poses Unique Issue Golf World To Be Digital-Only Publication
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD/April 12, 2012/Media
Signing Off: S.F. Sports Talk Show Host Ralph Barbieri Dropped From KNBR-AM
Published April 12, 2012
MOVES IN MIAMI: WQAM-AM Program Dir Lee Feldman confirmed that host Sid Rosenberg “has been fired from WQAM following an arrest and DUI charge late last week.” Rosenberg had been with WQAM “since September of 2009 after a three-year stint at 790 The Ticket” (South Florida SUN-SENTINEL, 4/11). In Miami, Barry Jackson noted WQAM “immediately hired former University of Miami defensive lineman Dan Sileo to replace” Rosenberg on the 3:00-7:00pm ET show, beginning immediately. Sileo was “fired by a Tampa station last month after referring to three black players” as "monkeys." Sileo generated “high ratings during his time as a morning sports talk host in Tampa.” Jackson wrote Tuesday was a “tumultuous day in local radio" with WAXY-AM host Jorge Sedano leaving the station "to concentrate on his job doing a fantasy sports show for CBSSports.com” (MIAMIHERALD.com, 4/10).