Todd Wright

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Todd Wright (born in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American sports radio personality. He was most recently an evening host on Tampa Bay's WHFS-FM 98.7 FM The Fan from August 2012 until February 2, 2013.[1] He was also the host of Todd Wright Tonight on Yahoo! Sports Radio, which debuted on Monday, June 12, 2006, running through February 3, 2012.

He was previously the host of ESPN Radio's AllNight with Todd Wright, and was a part of ESPN Radio from 1996 to 2005. Wright was also the public address voice of the New York Yankees' spring training camp in Tampa, Florida and their minor league affiliate the Tampa Yankees between 1996 and 1998.

Wright can be seen on Sun Sports, a cable network in Florida and heard on the PGA Tour Network's radio golf broadcasts. He also frequently writes columns for Pro Football Weekly and blogs for the Tampa Bay Lightning on their official website. Wright has also hosted the Steve Duemig show when Duemig is on vacation on 620 WDAE in Tampa.

During Wright's time with ESPN Radio, he bucked a number of conventions held by other hosts, including giving the call-in number as "1-888-RAW-ESPN" where all other hosts gave out "1-888-SAY-ESPN". He was also adamant that his picture not be put on any ESPN websites, telling listeners that radio was meant to be a theater of the mind and that it really didn't matter what he looked like.[citation needed] He has since allowed his picture to be posted online.

Wright claims to be the first to refer to the NBA as "the Association", among other sports' catchphrases.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ South Florida Sport[1]

Fired by 98.7 The Fan, Tampa's new FM all sportstalk radio due to poor ratings and inability to get along with fellow broadcasters.

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/tvradio/sports-talk-radio-station-987-tries-to-build-the-fans/1276669

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