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Tommy Tuberville hops on ESPN 106.7

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Former Auburn head football coach Tommy Tuberville has been in the news around the state for something other than football.  He’s considering running for governor. He said he’s been working his way all around the state. He also explains why his campaign for the governor is not set in stone.

Here’s the interview with the former football coach.

NFL Draft Coverage on ESPN 106.7

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On Thursday, April 27th and Friday, April 28th, ESPN 106.7 will broadcast live coverage of the NFL Draft in primetime from Philadelphia. Anchoring Live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Dari Nowkhah, (co-hosts of Dari & Mel), Bill Polian (NFL Analyst), and ESPN New York’s Chris Canty (NFL Analyst / former DE) will be joined by ESPN.com senior NFL writer John Clayton providing an analysis of each first-round pick.

 

Thursday’s first-round coverage will begin at 7pm ET that includes interviews with draftees and team personnel, as well as the opportunity for listeners to participate via e-mail or phone. Friday’s second-round coverage will begin at 6:30pm ET.

 

In the event of the NFL Draft ending early, live coverage will remain continuous until 1:00am ET.

Additional NFL Draft Coverage:

Mike & Mike, hosted by Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg, will broadcast live from Chickie’s & Pete’s in South Philadelphia on April 27 and April 28.

ESPN 106.7 is also home of The Draftster, your one stop shop for everything NFL Draft.

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ESPN 106.7 is Moving to New Studios!

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espn-106-7-a-oESPN 106.7 is moving to brand new studios. That’s the good news.

The bad news is we have to take down and then reassemble our tower and relocate all of our studio equipment, and that will require us to leave the air for a few days.

We’ll be up and running and back to normal by Monday. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

ESPN Radio’s 20th Major League Baseball Season Begins Opening Day, April 2

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ESPN Radio 20 Major League Season

ESPN Radio’s 20th Major League Baseball season of 71 games will include multiple appearances from several top teams including the defending World Series Champion Chicago Cubs, the New York Mets, the New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Commentator Jon Sciambi and analyst Chris Singleton return this year as ESPN Radio’s lead commentator team.

The season begins on Opening Day as Kris Bryant and the Cubs visit Yadier Molina and the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, April 2, at 7 p.m. ET*. ESPN Radio will also broadcast the Cubs’ home opener on Monday, April 10, at 7 p.m. against the Dodgers – a rematch of last year’s National League Championship Series.
Among the other highlights this season include: Seven games showcasing the defending Champion Cubs; seven New York Yankee games; six St. Louis Cardinal matchups; and the New York Yankees visiting the Boston Red Sox on July 16. In addition, ESPN Radio will be the exclusive radio home for the T-Mobile Home Run Derby and the 88th MLB All Star Game from Marlins Park in Miami, on Monday, July 10, and Tuesday, July 11, respectively. Every MLB postseason game will be broadcasted for the 20th consecutive year. Postseason coverage will include any potential tie-breaker games, Wild Card games, National and American League Division Series, National League Championship Series, the American League Championship Series and the World Series.
All MLB games on ESPN Radio will be preceded by the Baseball Tonight pregame show offering news, previews and analysis of upcoming games. As the season progresses, additional matchups on ESPN Radio will be announced.
Confirmed schedule (additional games will be announced at a later date):
Date
Time (ET)
Game / Commentators
Sun, Apr 2
7 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals
Adam Amin & Chris Singleton
Mon, Apr 3
6:30 p.m.
Cleveland Indians at Texas Rangers
Adam Amin & Chris Singleton
Sat, Apr 8
3:30 p.m.
New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles
TBD & Chris Singleton
Sun, Apr 9
7 p.m.
Miami Marlins at New York Mets
Jon Sciambi & Chris Singleton
Mon, Apr 10
7 p.m.
Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs
Jon Sciambi & Chris Singleton
Sat, Apr 15
12:30 p.m.
St. Louis Cardinals at New York Yankees
Jon Sciambi & Chris Singleton
Sun, Apr 16
7 p.m.
St. Louis Cardinals at New York Yankees
Jon Sciambi & Chris Singleton
Sat, Apr 22
3:30 p.m.
Washington Nationals at New York Mets
Jon Sciambi & Chris Singleton
Sun, Apr 23
7 p.m.
Washington Nationals at New York Mets
Jon Sciambi & Chris Singleton
Sat, Apr 29
3:30 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Boston Red Sox
Jon Sciambi & Chris Singleton
Sun, Apr 30
7 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Boston Red Sox
Jon Sciambi & Chris Singleton
Sun, May 7
7 p.m.
New York Yankees at Chicago Cubs
Sat, May 13
12:30 p.m.
Houston Astros at New York Yankees
Sun, May 14
6:30 p.m.
Houston Astros at New York Yankees
Sat, May 20
6:30 p.m.
Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers
Sun, May 21
7 p.m.
Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers
Sat, May 27
6:30 p.m.
New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates
Sun, May 28
7 p.m.
New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates
Mon, May 29
3:30 p.m.
Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants
Roxy Bernstein & TBD
 
6:30 p.m.
Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals
Sun, Jun 4
6:30 p.m.
St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs
Sun, Jul 9
7 p.m.
Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians
Adam Amin & TBD
Mon, Jul 10
8 p.m.
T-Mobile Home Run Derby
Jon Sciambi & Chris Singleton
Tue, Jul 11
7 p.m.
MLB All-Star Game
Jon Sciambi & Chris Singleton
Sun, Jul 16
7 p.m.
New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox
Sun, Jul 23
7 p.m.
St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs
Sun, Aug 20
6 p.m.
St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates

* Windows include the pregame show

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ESPN 106.7 Wins Multiple ABBY Awards from the Alabama Broadcasters Association 

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Broadcast professionals from across Alabama attended the presentation of the Alabama Broadcasters Association’s “Best in Broadcasting Awards” on Saturday, March 25th at the Hyatt Regency in Hoover and ESPN 1067 received multiple ABBY Awards at the ceremony.

Z with ABBYThe Lunch Break, hosted by Zac Blackerby and Dana Solanon weekdays from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. was named “Best Sports Show”.

The ESPN 106.7 App, developed by Riley Hubbard, received the ABBY for “Best Radio App”.

ESPN 106-7’s sister station, Classic Hits 94-3, also received some impressive honors. Rich Perkins and Jeremy Henderson of Rich & Jeremy in the Morningwere named “Best Personality or Team” while the show received the ABBY Award for “Best Morning Show”.

Rich & Jeremy in the Morning airs weekday mornings from 6:00 – 9:00 on Classic Hits Wings 94.3.

Riley with ABBY CroppedPhotos (L-R): Zac Blackerby, ESPN 106.7 Station Manager and Host of The Lunch Break; and Riley Hubbard, Auburn Network Broadcast Assistant and ESPN 106.7 App Developer

 

Lyndal Curry Wins Valentine’s Package from ESPN 106.7!

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20170214_085356_resizedLyndal Curry of Auburn scored big with a Valentine’s Day prize package from ESPN 106.7!

Here’s what she won:

A one night’s stay at the Marriott at Grand National in Opelika along with a romantic dinner for two;

A stunning pearl necklace from Jewelry by Design in Auburn;

A yummy Valentine’s Day gift basket from Edible Arrangements next to Publix on East University Drive in Auburn;

A cozy fire pit from University Ace Hardware next to the movie theater in Auburn;

Appetizers and sample products for two from Red Clay Brewing Company in downtown Opelika.

Thanks to all who entered. Stay tuned for more great contests coming soon to ESPN 106.7.