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Chicago Cubs to End 90-Year Tenure with WGN Radio

June 4th, 2014 at 11:03 AM
By Tim Duxbury

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Per Robert Channick of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Cubs have signed a long-term deal with WBBM-AM 780 to broadcast Cubs games starting next season. The team's current radio deal is with WGN, who has been the radio-home of the Cubs for the past 90 years. The reason behind the switch is said to be a significant drop in ratings over the past two season, most likely influenced by the teams particularly poor performance over that span. The Cubs have yet to comment publicly, but are expected to make an official announcement later today.

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