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Media Notes

The WALL STREET JOURNAL's Daniel Barbarisi reported the Yankees "have made their rumored move to WFAN Radio official." The franchise yesterday "consummated a 10-year deal" with CBS Radio-owned WFAN, moving over from WCBS. Games will be simulcast on WFAN-AM and WFAN-FM. Play-by-play broadcaster John Sterling is "expected to return for his 25th season, but the fate of color commentator Suzyn Waldman isn't clear yet" (WSJ.com, 9/11).

PREDATORY PRACTICES: The Predators and FS Tennessee yesterday announced that the net "will broadcast at least 70 regular-season games" during the '13-14 season. The deal "surpasses the franchise record of 68 games" set in the '11-12 season. In addition, two away games and one home game will be broadcast on NBCSN (BIZJOURNALS.com, 9/11).

BRING THE THUNDER: The Thunder and Clear Channel on Tuesday announced a multiyear deal for KAKC-AM to be the team's Tulsa radio home. The team also added Oklahoma-based KKBI-FM and KMCO-FM as new affiliates in the 13-station Thunder Radio Network (Thunder).

'CROSSE FIT: U.S. Lacrosse announced that ESPN will broadcast the '14 Federation of Intl Lacrosse Men's World Championship. As many as 40 countries are expected to participate in the July 10-19 event at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. ESPN will show about 60 games across its nets and via ESPN3. The semifinals and championship game will be shown live on ESPNU, and all U.S. team games will be included in the package (U.S. Lacrosse).
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