ESPN New York adding WLIR-FM Long Island


ESPN RadioESPN New York 98.7 FM is expanding its reach and will be heard on Livingstone Broadcasting’s WLIR Hampton Bays, NY from noon to midnight ET on weekdays beginning 8/5. WLIR will become “Champions Radio” touted as Long Island’s First & Only Sports Radio Station. The tower is located near East Quogue, NY and transmits 4,100 watts @ 397 ft. ESPN Programming includes Mike Lupica (noon – 1 p.m.), Stephen A. Smith & Ryan Ruocco (1 p.m. – 3 pm.), The Michael Kay Show (3 p.m. – 7 p.m.) and Dave Rothenberg (7 p.m. – midnight). In addition to talk show programming, WLIR (also heard on 96.9 FM) will air ESPN New York broadcasts of New York Jets, New York Rangers and New York Knicks games, as well as a variety of weekend programming, including MLB on ESPN Radio.

“Our mission is to serve New York sports fans by delivering the best possible content,” said Dave Roberts, VP/GM, ESPN New York 98.7 FM. “We are excited to share our programming with New York sports fans that live on Long Island.”