Published on Wednesday, 14 March 2012 13:14
The NCAA Basketball Tournament is underway, which means it is "March Madness" time and fans nationwide are filling out their tournament brackets, trying to predict a winner. A pair of Chicago radio stations -- WDRV-FM/WWDV-FM/The Drive and WSCR-AM/The Score -- are having their own "March Madness" brackets that aren't basketball-related, but fun nonetheless.
On classic rock station The Drive 97.1/96.9 FM, fans can download brackets from the website to see just which classic rock album will be crowned the winner in "The Drive's Album Madness." Starting Friday morning at 8:00am, the station will placing 64 of the best rock & roll albums up against each other, two at a time, to see who will be the ultimate winner. Match-ups will be aired on The Drive each day at 8:00am, Noon, 4:00pm, and 8:00pm, with the daily voting being cut off at 11:00pm.
To see all of the albums and just which classic record gets placed up against which other record, download "The Drive's Album Madness" brackets from HERE
Fill out the brackets and then fill out an entry form on WDRV-FM's website at this link HERE
by TOMORROW, March 15th. One lucky entrant will win $1,000 and a trip for four to golf resort & spa in Florida. (Details are at that website link.)
WSCR-AM/670 The Score is having its own kind of "March Madness" this month. Once again, The Score is having their annual "Tournament of Bad," where listener-selected choices of "everything bad in this world" will be pitted against each other in a contest to see just what is the worst annoying person/item/situation for this year. All selections came from emails by WSCR-AM fans and listeners over the last month or so.
Among the dozens of "Bad" choices are: Men with ponytails, Frank Caliendo, vending machine sandwiches, using the word "supposeably," Italian cruise ship captains, Guy Fieri, and people who don't turn on red.
The "Tournament of Bad" brackets can be downloaded from HERE
and will be played out on the air each weekday afternoon between 1:00pm-6:00pm on the Boers & Bernstein show on AM 670. More information can be found at TournamentOfBad.com
As far as the true NCAA Tournament goes... WSCR-AM's website, 670TheScore.com
will video stream every single NCAA Tournament games. The Score's chief radio rival, WMVP-AM/ESPN 1000 will air a handful of NCAA Tournament games as they will carry Dial Global's NCAA Radio Network's feed when WMVP-AM's schedule allows.