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Who Are The Best In Sports Radio?

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Radio Ink is accepting nominations for their third annual Best Local Sports Talkers in America list. For the past two years, WFAN’s Mike Francesa has occupied the top spot. Is there a dark horse in another market that could steal that top spot away? The Sports format remains one of radio’s hottest and there are plenty of talented shows across the country. Make your nomination for the 2014 Best Local Sports Talker by clicking here.

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Max Herz Joins Nashville Predators as Game Radio Host

The Nashville Predators have announced Max Herz will be behind the microphone for pregame, intermission and postgame coverage of the team.

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The puck drops on the 2022-23 NHL season in just a few more weeks, and some teams are solidifying their radio broadcast crews in advance of the new campaign.

The Nashville Predators have done just that, announcing that Max Herz will be behind the microphone for pregame, intermission and postgame coverage of the team.

Herz had been covering the Preds for the team’s flagship radio station, ESPN 102.5/106.3 The Game. Now he joins the official broadcast crew.

The team also announced that Darren McFarland will remain a member of the radio team and will host the team’s official podcast in addition to working on the team’s weekly radio show.

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Kansas City Chiefs and Missouri State Broadcaster Art Hains Diagnosed With West Nile Virus

“He is in critical condition and we are wanting to get him into a specialized research hospital that sees this type of issue more frequently and may have different treatment options,” Hains’s son, Chris, sent in a text Sunday to the Springfield News-Leader.

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After originally believed to have an autoimmune disorder, Missouri State broadcaster Art Hains has officially been diagnosed with West Nile Virus.

A report from FOX 4 in Kansas City indicated that while he doesn’t have Guillain-Barré Syndrome, autoimmune issues have made treating Hains difficult.

West Nile is transmitted through mosquitoes and can be deadly in some cases.

“He is in critical condition and we are wanting to get him into a specialized research hospital that sees this type of issue more frequently and may have different treatment options,” Hains’s son, Chris, sent in a text Sunday to the Springfield News-Leader.

Hains is beloved by the Missouri State community. He’s been called “The Voice of the Bears” and has served as the school’s play-by-play broadcaster for football, basketball and baseball for the last 45 years.

Art also hosts an afternoon show on Jock 96.9 in Springfield called SportsTalk.

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Jonathan Zaslow No Longer Miami Heat Radio Host

Zaslow had been the team’s radio host since 2010.

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When the news hit that Jonathan Zaslow was no longer with WQAM in Miami, there was uncertainty if that would affect his tenure as the Miami Heat pregame, halftime and postgame radio host. We now have the answer.

Zaslow answered the question himself in a short series of tweets attempting to address a lot of comments he has received since he was relieved of his duties on Friday. Amongst those tweets, he expressed gratitude for the support he has received. He also revealed that he would no longer be the Heat radio host as a part of the layoff.

Zaslow had been the team’s radio host since 2010. Zaslow mentioned that he wished he had a better reason for his departure from WQAM, but the only reason out there is that he was laid off.

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