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NCAA CANCELS ALL WINTER AND SPRING SPORTS AS CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC FEARS ESCALATE......
Chico State men's basketball sees 23 win season come to abrupt end as NCAA cancels Championships.....
Coronavirus pandemic sees Chico State Baseball and Softball seasons cut short......Track & Field and Golf also sees seasons end
Butte College Spring Sports suspended indefinitley
Local Little League's in Chico and Paradise suspend play over Coronavirus fears.....
Local high schools still slated to play.......for now amid Coronavirus pandemic
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Programming

Dan Patrick

As host of The Dan Patrick Show, legendary multi-platform host Dan Patrick entertains America in morning drive along with his production staff that includes Paul Pabst, Patrick O'Connor, Andrew Perloff and Todd Fritz, known as “The Danettes.” Airing Monday through Friday, The Dan Patrick Show features the most prominent A-list guests from the worlds of sports and entertainment.

Outside the mancave, Patrick signed on as the host of AT&T Audience Network’s long-running sports talk series Undeniable in 2018. Utilizing Patrick’s well-known storytelling and interviewing abilities, the program provides viewers with a unique look into the lives of sports figures. Previously, he was a studio host for NBC's Football Night in America from 2008 - 2017. He has also served as a senior writer for Sports Illustrated, and has hosted NBC’s Olympic coverage in Vancouver (2012), London (2012) and Sochi (2014), and was a correspondent during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Patrick previously worked as a FM DJ, a sports broadcaster in Dayton, Ohio, and at CNN Sports. For 18 years, he helped build ESPN in many roles, most notably, as co-host of SportsCenter. Patrick received a B.A. in broadcasting from the University of Dayton. KPAY SPORTS 1290-AM 6am-9am PT

On-Air Schedule

Monday 06:00am - 09:00am The Dan Patrick Show
Tuesday 06:00am - 09:00am The Dan Patrick Show
Wednesday 06:00am - 09:00am The Dan Patrick Show
Thursday 06:00am - 09:00am The Dan Patrick Show
Friday 06:00am - 09:00am The Dan Patrick Show

Colin Cowherd

Colin Cowherd, one of the most thought-provoking sports hosts in the country, joined FOX Sports and Premiere Networks in September 2015 as a television, radio and digital personality. Cowherd’s three-hour sports talk program, The Herd with Colin Cowherd, airs simultaneously on FS1 and the FOX Sports Radio Network on weekdays, and is available on more than 230 stations nationwide.

On television, Cowherd appears on FOX NFL Kickoff, the Sunday morning NFL pregame show leading into FOX NFL Sunday, and contributes to coverage of many of FOX Sports’ marquee events.

Previously, Cowherd was host of ESPN Radio’s The Herd with Colin Cowherd, airing nationally weekdays and simulcast on ESPNU. Before joining ESPN, Cowherd hosted a popular three-hour morning drive program, The Herd, at KFXX 910-AM in Portland, Ore.

He was the original co-host of SportsNation on ESPN2. Cowherd joined ESPN Radio in 2004 when his program launched as an hour-long broadcast on the West Coast. He also anchored weeknight sports and Sports Sunday for KGW Northwest NewsChannel 8. Cowherd’s rise in the industry also includes serving as sports anchor at Tampa’s WTVT-TV, where he received a local Sports Emmy for Buc Sunday, and as sports director at KVBC-TV in Las Vegas, where he earned multiple Nevada Sportscaster of the Year awards. He began his career as the play-by-play voice for the Pacific Coast League’s Las Vegas Stars baseball team.

In 2013, Cowherd’s first book, You HERD Me! was a New York Times bestseller, spending five weeks on the list in hardcover. His second book, Raw: My 100% Grade-A, Unfiltered, Inside Look at Sports, was released in October 2015. In August 2015, Rogue Ales & Spirits, based in Newport, Ore., partnered with Cowherd to release “Blunt N’ Bitter” microbrew – the official beverage of Cowherd and The Herd.

A native of Grayland, Wash., Cowherd graduated in 1985 from Eastern Washington University, where he got his broadcasting start. He resides in Los Angeles. KPAY SPORTS 1290-AM 9am-12pm

On-Air Schedule

Monday 09:00am - 12:00pm The Herd
Tuesday 09:00am - 12:00pm The Herd
Wednesday 09:00am - 12:00pm The Herd
Thursday 09:00am - 12:00pm The Herd
Friday 09:00am - 12:00pm The Herd

Doug Gottlieb

Doug Gottlieb is host of The Doug Gottlieb Show, a nationally syndicated FOX Sports Radio (FSR) program. Originating from Los Angeles, the fast-paced program features Gottlieb’s unique perspective on the latest headlines, as well as listener interaction and conversations with the biggest names in sports. The program broadcasts Monday through Friday on more than 180 stations nationwide.

Prior to joining the FOX family in 2017, Gottlieb hosted The Doug Gottlieb Show on CBS Sports Radio. The former basketball standout was also a featured analyst on CBS Sports, CBS Sports Network and CBSSports.com. Prior to that, Gottlieb was a college basketball analyst at ESPN and host of The Doug Gottlieb Show on ESPN Radio. He also co-hosted a midday sports talk show at WWLS-AM in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Gottlieb was a college basketball point guard at Notre Dame and Oklahoma State, and graduated with a marketing degree from Oklahoma State in 2000, holding every assists record at OSU and in the Big 12 Conference. He is 11th all-time in assists in NCAA history. KPAY SPORTS 1290-AM 12pm-3pm

On-Air Schedule

Monday 12:00pm - 03:00pm The Doug Gottleib Show
Tuesday 12:00pm - 03:00pm The Doug Gottleib Show
Wednesday 12:00pm - 03:00pm The Doug Gottleib Show
Thursday 12:00pm - 03:00pm The Doug Gottleib Show
Friday 12:00pm - 03:00pm The Doug Gottleib Show

RJ Bell

RJ Bell is the founder of Pregame - a two-time INC. 5000 company, as well as the largest American digital media organization covering Las Vegas news and odds. Pregame is the exclusive odds provider for The Associated Press.

Featuring FOX Sports Radio personality Jonas Knox, as well as famed betting experts Brad Powers and Steve Fezzik, the program informs and entertains sports fans with on-the-ground reporting – including breaking news and changing odds – right up until game time.

RJ was born in Shadyside, Ohio. Bell graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University, finishing first in his Finance class. KPAY SPORTS 1290-AM, 3pm-4pm

On-Air Schedule

Monday 03:00pm - 04:00pm Straight Outta Vegas
Tuesday 03:00pm - 04:00pm Straight Outta Vegas
Wednesday 03:00pm - 04:00pm Straight Outta Vegas
Thursday 03:00pm - 04:00pm Straight Outta Vegas
Friday 03:00pm - 04:00pm Straight Outta Vegas

Broussard and Parker

Veteran journalist Rob Parker is co-host of FOX Sports Radio’s The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard & Rob Parker. Broadcasting weekdays, Parker and Broussard provide listeners with dynamic discussion as the two polar opposites take listeners through the biggest hits in sports. In addition to airing on radio stations nationwide, the program can also be heard on FOX Sports Radio’s channel. The duo first partnered in March 2018 to host The Odd Couple on Sundays, and in just six months, was promoted to a weekday timeslot.

CHRIS BROUSSARD
Broussard rose to national prominence as an NBA reporter at The New York Times, where he covered the Knicks and Nets as well as the NBA at-large from 1998 to 2004. Broussard got his start in sports writing at the Cleveland Plain Dealer in 1990, before becoming the Cleveland Cavaliers’ beat writer for the Akron Beacon Journal in 1994.

In addition to his contributions to FOX Sports’ studio shows, Broussard co-hosts a radio show with Rob Parker on FOX Sports Radio. The duo combines credible opinions with unique storytelling to entertain listeners and inform them on all the latest happenings in sports. Broussard also hosts the weekly podcast IN THE ZONE, where he offers his unfiltered opinion on trending topics in the NBA, drawing on his lengthy career in journalism.

Broussard was born in Baton Rouge, La. He played basketball at Oberlin College and graduated with a degree in English in 1990. Broussard also is involved in numerous charitable endeavors, including serving as founder and president of The K.I.N.G. Movement, a national Christian men’s organization.

ROB PARKER
Parker’s career started with a bang. At 22 years old, he was a full-time sports writer at the Daily News in New York. Along the way, Parker was a trailblazer, becoming the first African American sports columnist at the Detroit Free Press (1993) and at Newsday in New York (1995). In 1993, Parker was the first African American beat writer to cover the Cincinnati Reds for The Cincinnati Enquirer. He was also an award-winning sports columnist at The Detroit News for nine years.

In Detroit, Parker had long-running radio show, Sports Night with Parker and The Man. On TV, he worked for WDIV Local 4 for 20 years as an analyst and fill-in anchor. At WXYZ TV, he was the 10pm sports anchor in 2016.

Parker, a New York native, graduated with a degree in journalism from Southern Connecticut State University and went on to receive a Master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. In 2018, he was named National Association of Black Journalists Sports Journalist of the Year. Based in Los Angeles, Parker is also an adjunct professor at USC. KPAY SPORTS 1290-AM 4pm-7pm PT

On-Air Schedule

Monday 04:00pm - 07:00pm The Odd Couple
Tuesday 04:00pm - 07:00pm The Odd Couple
Wednesday 04:00pm - 07:00pm The Odd Couple
Thursday 04:00pm - 07:00pm The Odd Couple
Friday 04:00pm - 07:00pm The Odd Couple

Mike Baca

Mike is in his 23rd year as the Sports Director for the Deer Creek Family of stations. He currently serves as the Program Director for KpaySports 1290. He is a 1994 graduate of California State University, Chico with a degree in Communication and emphasis in Media Arts.

Mike is calling his 23rd year of Chico State Basketball and Baseball. During that time he has called more than 3,000 Chico State games on the radio. Mike was behind the mic as the Wildcats won National Championships in baseball in 1997 and 1999. He also got to see the Chico State Women's Basketball team make a trip to the Final Four in 2006. During his time at KPAY, Mike has served as the lead news reporter and anchor and can serve in a variety of roles ranging from news anchor, news reporter, field reporter, and editor.

Mike began his radio career at KPAY while he was a student at Chico State. Upon graduation he got his first radio job as News Director at KUKI in Ukiah. He left for Phoenix, Arizona and worked at an all-sports radio station KGME radio serving as the Producer for the Golic & Liotta Show. He was also a beat reporter for the Phoenix Suns. He couldn't resist the allure of Chico and returned to KPAY in January of 1997.

When he is not behind the microphone, he enjoys being a dad to his son, Alexander a partner to his better half, Alyssa and a dog-dad to Riley. MIke enjoys reading, playing poker, believes in LOA, loves the Dodgers, Warriors & Browns. He loves going to Vegas and has a soft spot for Italy.

Ben Maller

Ben Maller is host of FOX Sports Radio's Ben Maller Show. Launched nationally in January 2014, the overnight program broadcasts weekdays live from the network’s studios in Los Angeles, Calif. One of the original sports bloggers, Maller brings his token trademark sarcasm, informative insight and stimulating opinions to sports fans each evening.

Nicknamed "Big Ben," Maller joined FOX Sports Radio a month after the network’s debut in 2000, and served as an update anchor and weekend talk show host for the network until the launch of his overnight show in 2014.

Prior to FOX Sports Radio, Maller worked at KXTA "XTRA Sports 1150" in Los Angeles, Calif., where he hosted the popular midday program Ben & Dave Show, in addition to anchoring the post-game "Dodger Talk" with former longtime voice of the Dodgers, Ross Porter.

Aside from his radio and television assignments, Maller enjoyed a successful career as a provocative sports blogger, launching sports news and gossip website BenMaller.com before writing nationally for FoxSports.com and Yahoo Sports (Postgame.com).

Outside of work, Maller has inspired many with his ongoing, successful battle against obesity, losing more than 200 pounds naturally by changing his diet and fitness routine. | KPAY Sports 1290-AM, 11:00pm-3:00am PT

On-Air Schedule

Monday 11:00pm - 03:00am Ben Maller Show
Tuesday 11:00pm - 03:00am Ben Maller Show
Wednesday 11:00pm - 03:00am Ben Maller Show
Thursday 11:00pm - 03:00am Ben Maller Show
Friday 11:00pm - 03:00am Ben Maller Show

Damon Amendolara

Damon Amendolara (D.A.) is a daily host for CBS Sports Radio Network. He anchors "The D.A. Show," and "Sunday Morning Football," heard nationally on nearly 200 affiliates. D.A. has been a commentator on the NFL Films' popular "Top 10" series since 2008, running regularly on NFL Network. He appears on MLB Network, SNY television and CBS Sports Network.

He hosted evenings on WQAM in Miami (2008-2009). D.A. also anchored “Fins Final” postgame on the state-wide Dolphins Radio Network. D.A. spent more than four years at Kansas City’s 610 Sports hosting morning drive (2003-2007).

He is an acting member on the board for Boston’s Room to Dream charity, which transforms the living environments of chronically-ill children. He spearheaded the “Team D.A.” charity, having raised money for causes like the Boys and Girls Clubs, the Bridge Home, the KCMO Little League and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Team D.A. has also organized soccer camps coached by professional players of Miami FC for underprivileged youth in South Florida.


The D.A. Show began at Sportsradio 770 ESPN ('2002-2003) in Ft Myers-Naples, FL from 4-6 p.m. He was a play-by-play voice of the Ft. Myers Miracle, minor league affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. He handled pregame and postgame for the Florida Firecats of the AFL2, and sideline for the budding FGCU basketball program.

He hosted the pregame and postame for the Rochester (NY) Rhinos Radio Network (USL soccer), guest hosted at WYSL 1040 ('00-'01) in Rochester, NY and handled play-by-play for the Wake Forest Radio Network on the 2002 Preseason NIT Title Game.

D.A. graduated from Syracuse University in 2001, where he was Sports Director at WAER Radio, following in the Orange footsteps of Marv Albert, Mike Tirico and Bob Costas. He covered the Big East, while broadcasting SU football, basketball and lacrosse and received the 2000 Syracuse Press Club Award for “Best Sports Radio Story.”

Damon lives in Brooklyn and grew up in Warwick, NY. | KPAY SPORTS 1290-AM, 3:00am-6:00am PT

On-Air Schedule

Monday 03:00am - 06:00am The DA Show
Tuesday 03:00am - 06:00am The DA Show
Wednesday 03:00am - 06:00am The DA Show
Thursday 03:00am - 06:00am The DA Show
Friday 03:00am - 06:00am The DA Show

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