LOUISIANA HOT SAUCE RANGERS RADIO NETWORK
Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio and the Texas Rangers hold a multi-year partnership for the team’s English language play-by-play broadcasts that was extended in January 2020. Entercom’s 105.3 The Fan (KRLD-FM) is the home of the Rangers and covers both regular and postseason games, as well as select Spring Training games. As the premier sports audio producers and leaders in live, local programming, Entercom complements its play-by-play coverage on 105.3 The Fan, with live pre- and post-game shows, and Rangers-themed daily programming featuring interviews with players, coaches and front office personnel. 105.3 The Fan is a RADIO. COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the leader in local sports coverage, currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom. The partnership with KRLD (AM & FM) began in 1995 and went through 2010. It was renewed in 2014. From 1995 to 2008, all games were broadcast on NewsRadio 1080 (KRLD-AM). After its launch in the fall of 2008, 105.3 The Fan became the first FM station to broadcast Rangers games by airing the team’s 2009- 2010 season weekday games. NewsRadio 1080 continues to broadcast any games that conflict with previously scheduled programming on 105.3 The FAN. 105.3. Entercom Communications Corp is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Listeners can tune in 105.3 The Fan (KRLD-FM) in Dallas, as well as nationwide on the RADIO. COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. In addition, the Rangers Radio Network provides Rangers baseball coverage to more than 75 stations throughout six states: Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, and New Mexico. The Rangers oversee all production and network elements for the radio broadcasts with distribution provided by Skyview Satellite Networks.
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In November 2016, the Rangers entered into a multi-year agreement with Univision Deportes Radio to be the team’s Spanish radio flagship station that was extended in January 2020. The majority of the Rangers’ home and away games are broadcast by KFLC Univision Deportes 1270am, which was previously the Rangers’ Spanish radio home from 1999-2010. Selected games are carried by Univision’s La Jefa KFZO 99.1 FM when programming conflicts arise on KFLC 1270am. Univision Deportes 1270am brings listeners in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area the best in live sports commentary, live games, original content and broadcast programming. It also offers digital streams of select games and content; as well as podcasts so that fans can access their favorite shows on their mobile devices. Univision Deportes Radio is a national radio network serving Hispanic sports fans in Phoenix, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, McAllen and Las Vegas. It is part of Univision Deportes, the multimedia sports division of Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America. In addition, the Rangers Spanish Radio Network will provide Rangers baseball coverage to stations in Texas and Arkansas. The Rangers will continue to oversee all radio production and network elements of the broadcasts.