(WSCR) – University of Illinois Director of Athletics Mike Thomas announced today that Learfield Sports’ Fighting Illini Sports Properties has secured WSCR 670 The Score as the newest radio affiliate on the statewide Illini Sports Network. Thomas appeared live on The Mully & Hanley Show this morning, sharing news of the announcement with co-hosts Mike Mulligan and Brian Hanley.
Terms of the new relationship with CBS Radio-owned 670 AM call for the station to carry Illini basketball starting with the 2013-14 athletic season and football in 2014. The multi-year agreement encompasses football and men’s basketball. Additionally, WSCR 670 The Score will broadcast Illinois’ coaches’ shows for men’s basketball and football concurrent with the respective schedule. While a new alignment has been formed with 670 AM, long-time radio affiliate WIND-AM 560 will continue to carry football games and coaches’ shows throughout 2013 to listeners in the Chicago market.READ MORE: Fulton Labs, New Biotech Startup In Fulton Market, Aims To Grow Chicago's Biotech And Life Sciences Industry