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Fired: Radio Hosts Made Fun of Athlete With ALS

Modern sports radio often walks a fine line between opinionated and offensive. Three radio sports talk hosts who crossed that line this week have been fired after airing a skit that made light of a former NFL player with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The hosts of Atlants 790 The Zone’s sports talk show Mayhem in the AM were fired after making …

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Will Apple Announce An Online Radio Service Next Week?

We’re probably not going to see an iPad, iPhone or other major hardware reveals from Apple at WWDC next week. We are going to see the new OS X and iOS. Now reports are coming in that we may also see the oft rumored Apple Radio. The New York Times reports that Apple is aggressively pursuing licensing agreements with record …

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Barkley: Gay Players Were “No Big Deal” In The NBA

Charles Barkley knows a thing or two about the NBA. He was a player for more than 15 years so surely he would know something about gay players in the league, right? In a radio interview on the Dan Patrick show, the subject of Jason Collins, who recently came out as the first openly gay NBA player, and gay players …

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CES 2013: Chrysler Brings Internet Radio to Its Dashboards

Chrysler announced today at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that apps for some of the most popular internet radio services will be added to its Uconnect software in the near future. The car manufacturer is calling the feature “Uconnect Access Via Mobile,” and it allows streaming radio from Pandora Internet Radio, Slacker Radio, iHeart Radio, and …

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Radio-Emitting Jet Detected From Andromeda Black Hole

Astronomers revealed this week that they have detected an intense radio emission from a black hole’s radio-emitting jet. The emission was moving at more than 85% the speed of light, though it was also “quite variable.” The observations, published this week in the journal Nature, are the first detection of radio-emitting jets from a stellar-mass black hole outside the Milky …

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iHeartRadio Surpasses 135 Million Downloads

Clear Channel announced today that its iHeartRadio service has surpassed 135 million downloads and 20 million registered users. On top of that, the iHeartRadio network is now seeing 239 million monthly listeners and over 48 million monthly digital uniques. “Registered users only represent a portion of iHeartRadio’s total listener base, since registration is only required for the Custom Station feature …

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Howard Stern Laughs At NBC And Its “Threatening Kind Of Comment”

Howard Stern is apparently upsetting some of the execs at NBC, the network for which he appears as a judge on the show America’s Got Talent. He’s been talking about Jay Leno and the company’s budget cuts, and the celebrity DJ said on his Sirius show that he received a threatening comment from one of the execs. “I did hear …

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Spotify Free Radio Comes To Android

When Spotify launched its free radio service for iOS last month, they said that an Android version was definitely on the way. Now, just over a month later, Android users can now enjoy Spotify’s version of Pandora-like radio for free on the go. Of course, for non-premium members, “free” means “ad supported” It’s no different than the desktop or iOS …

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David Stern Clowns Jim Rome, Both Become Worldwide Trends

Jim Rome is fond of Jim Rome. This much is obvious. If you don’t see it, take a look at his head shots, like the one leading this article, and other straight-from-the-media-packet pictures that show up in a “Jim Rome” Google Image Search. In case you aren’t aware, Rome is something of a sports analyst, with shows on Fox Sports …

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Pinky And The Brain Do Star Wars?

Well, kind of. What we have is another take on telling the story of the original Star Wars triology, via the medium of radio. But that’s been done, you say? While that’s true, it hasn’t been done quite like this: It’s the Star Wars Trilogy like you’ve never heard it before! Join voice actors Billy West, Tara Strong, Maurice LaMarche, …

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Obama Gay Marriage Support Sees Urban Backlash

The Presidential election season is upon us and things are going to start to get nasty. Now that we know, for sure, who the two candidates are going to be, they will start to solidify their beliefs and try to demonize the other guy. Last week, President Barack Obama came out in support of gay marriage. While this was a …

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Robin Quivers of the Howard Stern Show May Have Cancer

Robin Quivers, the co-host of the Howard Stern Show, announced on air this morning that she may have cancer. She has an appointment today with a specialist to determine if a growth she has pressing on her bladder is cancerous or not. Over the weekend while travelling she came to the realization that while she had the urge to urinate, …

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