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CityScranton, Pennsylvania
Broadcast areaScranton/Wilkes-Barre
BrandingNEPA Sports Radio The Game
SloganNortheast Pennsylvania's Largest Sports Network
Frequency1400 kHz (AM)
Translator(s)W228CN (93.5 MHz, Clarks Summit)
FormatSports Radio
Power1,000 watts
Facility ID36489
AffiliationsFox Sports Radio
OwnerBold Gold Media Group, LP
WebcastListen Live

WICK (1400 AM) is a sports radio station in Scranton, Pennsylvania branded as "NEPA Sports Radio THE GAME" and is owned by Bold Gold Media, through licensee Bold Gold Media Group, LP. Programming is simulcast on co-owned WCDL/1440AM & W294BJ/106.7FM, licensed to nearby Carbondale, Pennsylvania

The station is owned by Bold Gold Media. In 2006, the station owners dropped the oldies radio format in favor of a sports radio format branded as "THE GAME" with programming coming from Fox Sports Radio and CBS Sports Network's Jim Rome.[1] WICK simulcasts "THE GAME" radio format on its sister station WCDL located in Carbondale, Pennsylvania .[2] "THE GAME" simulcast network is also the flagship network for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders AAA Minor League Baseball radio play-by-play coverage.[2]

WICK has broadcast local play-by-play for high school and college football and basketball for over four decades. In the past, the station has also broadcast locally-based sports talk shows. Starting in 2009, The District 2 Review & More aired Thursdays from 5 to 6p.m. during the high school football and basketball seasons. The show was hosted by Paul Grippi and Jim Riley.

In 2013, The Friday Night Sportsline with Chris Kucharski was added to the lineup airing 5 to 7p.m. on Fridays.

In 2014, a daily weekday drive time show was launched called The CK Sports Blitz. The show aired Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 6pm and 4pm to 5pm on Fridays. The show was hosted by local sports personality Chris Kucharski. Upon the launch of the daily show, Kucharski left as host of The Friday Night Sportsline and was replaced by Eddie Walker.


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