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Timberwolves moving radiocasts to WCCO

Just announced on the Good Neighbor. Makes up ever so slightly for the recent loss of Gophers sports (and a few years earlier, for the Twins), though the Wolves aren’t big or even medium ratings-getters.

Just announced on the Good Neighbor. Makes up ever so slightly for the recent loss of Gophers sports (and a few years earlier, for the Twins), though the Wolves aren’t big or even medium ratings-getters.

The Wolves have been on KFAN for most of their history, but over the years, the broadcast crew has been cut back to a single announcer, indicating the bucks don’t exactly roll in. (The Wolves pay the station to carry the games, a not-uncommon situation for winter sports other than football.)

I’m also hearing chatter that the Minnesota Wild, who are now on WCCO, will be moving to KFAN or another Clear Channel station.

Update: The Strib’s Neal Justin reports Alan Horton will remain as announcer (not Chad Hartman, as many were wondering) and it’s a four-year deal. By then, Ricky Rubio will be here, right?