The Team 980:

The Team 980 (WTEM) – is a broadcast radio station in Washington, DC, United States, providing Sports News, Talk and Live coverage of sports events. ESPN 980 is the flagship radio station for live play-by-play coverage of the Washington Redskins, Maryland Terrapins, Georgetown Hoyas, University of Virginia Football, and the home of the Baltimore Orioles in Washington DC.WTEM (980 AM) – branded The Team 980 & 95.9 FM – is a commercial sports radio station licensed to serve Washington, D.C. Owned by Urban One.


The station services the Washington metropolitan area as a co-flagship station for the Washington Football Team (shared with Cumulus Media-owned WMAL-FM and WSBN), by virtue of previously being owned by Redskins owner Daniel Snyder’s Red Zebra Broadcasting. WTEM is also the market affiliate for the Baltimore Orioles Radio Network, the Maryland Terrapins and Fox Sports Radio, and the radio home of Steve Czaban, Brian Mitchell, and Rick Walker.

The WTEM studios are located in Silver Spring, Maryland, while the station transmitter resides in nearby Chillum. In addition to a standard analog transmission, WTEM simulcasts over low-power analog Washington D.C. translator W240DJ (95.9 FM) and the HD Radio digital subchannels of WKYS, WMMJ, and WPRS-FM, and is available online.

WTEM – branded The Team 980 & 95.9 FM – is a commercial sports radio station licensed to serve Washington, D.C.

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