Thread: TSN 1260: What's going on? Part 3
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07-30-2013, 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by joestevens29 View Post
Few key tidbits from the article. So I'd assume if Sportsnet is coming to Edmonton that Spec won't be on 1260 doing his show.

We really going to end up with 3 stations battling each other?
I fully expect we'll see TEAM 1260 re-branded as TSN 1260 in the not-too-distant future now that Bell Media has bought in.

. . . Don't be surprised if SPORTSNET becomes a player on the local radio airwaves as well. Word is, they're after an AM property (maybe CKUA) to compete with TSN.

. . . 630 CHED is the rights holder for Oiler broadcasts for the upcoming season and then the deal is up for renewal. Both TSN (1260) and SPORTSNET, if they draw in, will contest those rights.
Normally it would sound exciting but I'm really loving the Edmonton radio scene now. There's a holy crap ton of hockey talk and that's what I listen to.

So many good shows I'd hate to lose any of them.

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