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>“I think it’s important to reflect the listeners we have out there,” he said, adding that as good as Francesa has been for the station, his departure on Dec. 15 offered an opportunity to “have more of a reflection of what’s out there – male, female, person of color.”
>Scott is the first African-American host on the daytime schedule since 1993 and Gray is the first woman since 2001.
>Chernoff said he will encourage hosts, new and old, to address social issues related to sports.
>“One hundred percent, yes, absolutely, no question,” he said. “We’ve done it since we’ve been doing sports talk here 30 years ago and we will continue to do it.”