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September 3, 2021

iHeartMedia Philadelphia and Villanova University Announce FOX Sports Radio Philadelphia As Official Radio Broadcast Partner

iHeartMedia Philadelphia announced today that FOX Sports Radio Philadelphia (WDAS 1480 AM, FM translator 102.5 FM, and 104.5 HD2) is  now the official broadcast partner of Villanova Football and Men’s Basketball. FOX Sports Radio Philadelphia will air all Villanova football and Men’s Basketball games, along with the popular “Talking Villanova Football with Head Coach Mark Ferrante Presented by Miller Lite” show. In addition, play-by-play announcer Ryan Fannon and analyst Kevin Reilly will call all the Wildcat football action. 

The first broadcast will kick off September 4 with the Wildcats versus Lehigh, which will be followed by Villanova’s home opener against Bucknell on September 11, 2021. Games will take place on Saturdays, with pregame coverage starting 30 minutes before kickoff.  Listeners can also tune in to “Talking Villanova Football with Head Coach Mark Ferrante Presented by Miller Lite” every Tuesday at 7 p.m. on FOX Sports Philadelphia Radio and the Villanova Sports Radio Network on iHeartRadio.com and the app. For more information on the Villanova Football schedule, fans can visit the Villanova website.


“When it comes to college sports, the Villanova Wildcats are always at the top. In our case, we get a championship men’s basketball program, headed by a Hall of Fame coach in Jay Wright,” said Sean Brace, Program Director for FOX Sports Radio Philadelphia. “We also get a bonafide top 20 FCS football program run by Mark Ferrante. We are thrilled to be the flagship station for the alumni and amazing NOVA fans!!" 

“We are excited to partner with FOX Sports Radio Philadelphia and iHeartMedia Philadelphia to broadcast all our football and men’s basketball games both locally and nationally,” said Villanova Vice President & Director of Athletics Mark Jackson. “This innovative new partnership creates the opportunity to enhance the Villanova brand, expand our reach and provide more Villanova coverage and content via our dedicated Villanova Athletics iHeartRadio streaming channel.”


The partnership agreement with Villanova Football and Men’s Basketball makes the teams more accessible than ever to fans in the Philadelphia market and across all of Nova Nation, no matter where they live. For more information, listeners can visit the station’s website FOX Sports Radio Philadelphia.


FOX Sports Radio Philadelphia is the ultimate destination for Sports Talk in the Philadelphia community and broadcasts on 1480 AM, 102.5 FM (translator W273DO) and 104.5 HD2. Listeners can also tune in on the devices they use the most via the iHeartRadio app.


FOX Sports Radio Philadelphia features FOX Sports Radio’s compelling and entertaining brand of Sports Talk programming, including “The Herd with Colin Cowherd,” “The Dan Patrick Show,” “The Daily Ticket” hosted by Sean Brace and “The Line Change with Jon Jansen.”

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