Greater Media Philadelphia’s 97.5 The FANATIC Named Radio Home for Temple Football

July 24, 2014  
Filed under News and Events


Temple University Athletics, along with its multi-media rights holder, Learfield Sports’ Temple Sports Properties, announced today a multi-year agreement with Greater Media Philadelphia naming WPEN-FM the official home to Owls Football.

Starting with the 2014 football season, fans in the greater Philadelphia market can hear Temple football games on its new football flagship, “The Fanatic” 97.5 FM.

“We’re excited to announce that The Fanatic, one of the nation’s top sports stations, will broadcast Temple Football games for the next three years,” said Temple University Vice President and Director of Athletics Kevin Clark. “We are looking forward to a great season on the field and happy to have an excellent broadcast partner to provide our fans all of the action.”

“This is a wonderful partnership for us,” said Program Director Matt Nahigian. “We are proud to be representing the Owls and their exciting college football program. August couldn’t come soon enough!”

Temple Sports Properties oversees all aspects of the Temple Sports Network including securing talent and radio affiliates.

Learfield Sports manages the exclusive multimedia rights to 99 collegiate properties in the country and has prominence in all of the major conferences. Learfield’s rights encompass all athletic department media and sponsorships components, including stadium signage and numerous content distribution platforms. The company also offers its college partners with licensing and trademark consulting, concessions and hospitality services and professional ticket sales.


Mike Missanelli 5th Annual Golf Outing

July 18, 2014  
Filed under Community Involvement

Missanelli Golf Outing

97.5 The Fanatic’s Mike Missanelli at his annual golf outing with the DiAngelus family


On May 1, 97.5 The Fanatic’s Mike Missanelli hosted his 5th annual Golf Outing at Seaview Golf Club, located outside of Atlantic City. Benefiting the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House, the Missanelli Golf Outing gave Mike’s listeners the chance to see how good his game actually is!

Missanelli was in a foursome with the DiAngelus family, who donated $3,000 to play with Mike, and Mike was disappointed they didn’t win the top foursome prize.

The golfers were joined by special guests Jeremiah Trotter (former Eagles linebacker and Fanatic host), Fran Dunphy (Temple University men’s basketball coach), Phil Martelli (St. Joseph’s University men’s basketball coach) and Tom McGinnis (Philadelphia 76ers radio play-by-play).


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