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Friday, January 29, 2010

Calvin Murphy leaves 97.5 KFNC show and other sports radio news

David Barron tells us that Calvin Murphy is out of his show at 97.5 KFNC, but will remain at the station:

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Murphy, who hosted the show with KFNC program director Dave Tepper and Julie Takahashi, joined KFNC in July 2007. KFNC rarely polled above 1 percent of the listening audience for men 25-54 in afternoon drive and was generally in fourth place among the four Houston sports stations.
With Murphy’s departure, Fred Faour and Matt Dean now will host from 1 to 4 p.m. Carl Dukes will host solo from 4 to 5 p.m. and with Tepper and Takahashi from 5 to 7 p.m. READ MORE

Speaking of sports radio, Barron also notes that we're seeing changes in the morning ratings of Houston's four sports talkers.

- More changes at 790 KBME
- 610 KILT's Matt Jackson and Adam Wexler are new 790 KBME morning show
- John Lopez leaves 790 KBME The Sports Animal, joins 610 KILT mornings COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here