AFC Wildcard Match-Up: Indianapolis Colts vs. San Diego Chargers

Here is our preview of this Saturday’s AFC Wildcard game between the Indianapolis Colts and the San Diego Chargers, through the work of the local media covering each team:


Our next entry looking at the local sports media covering NFL teams takes us to Indianapolis and the Colts

Newspaper- The newspaper of record in Indy is the Indianapolis Star. The online version of the paper has a fairly comprehensive sports section, including a dedicated page for the Colts. Beat writers Phillip B. Wilson and Mike Chappell have their own blogs that focuses on the team. Columnist Bob Kravitz also touches upon the Colts from time to time.

Sports Radio- The Colts have an extensive radio network.  Bob Lamey handles play-by-play with mark Herrmann and Ted Marchibroda working as analysts.  WFNI and WNDE give fans two sports radio stations to talk about the team.

Television-  Television stations covering the Colts include WISH, WRTV, WTHR and WXIN.

Blogs-  The Colts have no shortage of independent blogs commenting on the team.  Some of them include Stampede Blue, Colt Freaks, Nap Towns Finest, and Colts Gab.


Southern California is our next stop as we look at the local media covering their NFL teams. Time to examine the group following the San Diego Chargers

Newspaper- The San Diego Union Tribune is the paper of record in the city. The broadsheet’s online sports section includes a page dedicated to the Bolts. beat writers Kevin Acee and Chris Jenkins also contribute to the paper’s Chargersblog. Columnists Tim Sullivan and Jerry Magee also chime in on the Chargers from time to time.

Sports Radio- KIOZ Radio serves as the flagship in the Chargers Radio Network. Josh Levin delivers play-by-play with Hank Bauer offering commentary. Sports radio XEPRS gives Charges fans a place to talk about the team.

Television- The television outlets covering the team include KFMB, KGTV, KNSD, KSWB

Blogs- Among the independent blogs following the team are Bolt TalkChargers Confidential, Bolt Hype, and Chargers Gab.

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