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Knicks, Rangers bolt FAN

The Knicks and Rangers are headed for a new radio home.
Now in their 16th year on WFAN, both teams will move to ESPN-1050 next season.

The deal, between ESPN-1050 and the MSG teams, which was made official yesterday, was not surprising. The Daily News reported last month that WFAN brass was considering dumping both teams.

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The Knicks' and Rangers' move to ESPN-1050 could open a huge door of opportunity for either the Devils (WABC-AM), Nets (WOR-AM) or Islanders (ESPN-1050).

All three teams' radio deals expire following this season. A deal with FAN would instantly provide these teams with a shot of major radio exposure they don't currently enjoy.
Wouldn't matter much to me. I get good reception of both WFAN and 710, but not so good reception of 1050. I guess WFAN could have some Nets ticket giveaways and such. Must be heart-breaking for Knick schills, Francessa and Russo.
 
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