Scruggs Expands Role With NBC Sports
NBC Sports Radio announced today that weekend talker Newy Scruggs will expand his duties with a new show premiering April 1st. Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs will air during the 12noon-3p ET Monday-Friday slot. Scruggs is the Sports Director and weeknight sports anchor at KXAS-TV (NBC 5) in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. NBC Sports Radio will launch its full 24/7 talk programming on April 1, 2103.
Scruggs will be joined each day by a recognizable sports “voice” during the second hour of his show. Personalities will include Chipper Jones, Adrian Wojnarowski, Stan Van Gundy, Bobby Valentine and Chris Mannix.
Scruggs' guest host will be Yahoo Sports’ NBA writer and author Adrian Wojnarowski; Tuesdays’ guest host will be recently-retired Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones; Wednesdays’ guest host will be Sports Illustrated and NBC Sports Radio’s Chris Mannix; Thursdays’ guest host will be former Major League Baseball manager and ESPN MLB analyst Bobby Valentine; and Fridays' guest host will be former NBA coach Stan Van Gundy. Mannix, Valentine and Van Gundy are already part of the NBC Sports Radio roster and are expanding their roles.