WICK

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WICK
NEPA Sports Radio (WICK) logo.png
City of license Scranton, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Branding NEPA Sports Radio The Game
Slogan Northeast Pennsylvania Largest Sports Network
Frequency 1400 kHz (AM)
Format Sports Radio
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 36489
Owner Bold Gold Media Group, LP
Sister stations WWRR, WPSN, WDNB, WTRW, WDNH, WYCY
Webcast Listen Live
Website nepasportsradio.com

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 WYCK (1340 AM) & (100.7FM), licensed to nearby Plains Township, Pennsylvania and WCDL (1440AM) & (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 WYCK located in Plains Township and 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. The station also broadcasts locally based sports talk shows. Starting in 2009, The District 2 Review & More broadcasts Thursdays from 5pm to 6pm during the high school football and basketball seasons. The show is hosted by Paul Grippi and Jim Riley.

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

In 2014, a daily weekday drive time show was launched called The CK Sports Blitz. The show airs Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 6pm and 4pm to 5pm on Fridays. The show is 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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