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Sports Radio 850 The Buzz and 620 The Bull Announce Annual Jingle Balls Auction to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh, NC, December 07, 2007 --(PR.com)-- WRBZ Sports Radio 850 The Buzz and WDNC 620 The Bull, the Triangle area’s leading sports talk radio stations, announced today that for the tenth year, 850 the Buzz will conduct its Jingle Balls online auction of sports memorabilia to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Raleigh/Durham.

“Our listeners always look forward to the Jingle Balls auction, they have always been more than generous in their support toward the Boys & Girls Club – we hope to have another record year,” stated WRBZ/WDNC General Manager Brian Maloney.

The auction will begin on Monday, December 3, 2007 and run for ten days through December 13th. All items will be auctioned on eBay. The auction includes over thirty items from all sports, including college and pro teams. Some of the highlights from this years collection include an autographed Julius Peppers Carolina Panthers jersey, lunch with a Buzz Babe, a guest host opportunity on Sports Radio 850 The Buzz, an autographed Sidney Lowe basketball, an ECU Football Helmet signed by Skip Holtz and much more. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Raleigh/Durham. Information on the auction can be found at www.850thebuzz.com and www.620thebull.com.


McClatchey Broadcasting is privately owned and operates Sports Talk stations WRBZ - “850 The Buzz”, and WDNC “620 The Bull”. The McClatchey stations offer the latest sports information, breaking news, local coverage, and nationally syndicated sports talk programming. Some of the local show McClatchey Broadcasting produces include: “The Adam Gold Show,” “The Sports Pig – with Morgan Patrick,” “The Dave Glenn Show” and “The Show” with Chris Clark. The McClatchey stations are also home to some of the nation’s top syndicated shows such as Jim Rome, Mike & Mike, Colin Cowherd and others. WRBZ/WDNC are ESPN and Fox Sports Radio affiliates. The company maintains sports affiliations and relationships with Duke, UNC, NCSU, ESU, ASU, the Carolina Panthers, the Carolina Hurricanes, and the Charlotte Bobcats. WRBZ and WDNC, owned by McClatchey Broadcasting, have proven track records of audience growth, and are two of the fastest growing radio stations in the Raleigh-Durham metro area. WRBZ Sports Radio has been recognized for its community service as a National Finalist in the National Association of Broadcasters’ Crystal Awards, and as a recipient of the NAB's 2002, 2003 and 2004 Certificate of Merit for excellence in community service. WRBZ and WDNC are leading marketing partners for new Triangle businesses that are looking to build loyal customer bases, and for established businesses seeking to retain and to grow their existing customer bases. For more information, contact General Manager Brian Maloney at 919.875.9100 or by e-mail at manager@850thebuzz.com.
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