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Sports radio war goes to new heights at Detroit Lions training camp

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (WJBK) -  Detroit sports talk 'radio wars' are heating up with rival stations trying to one-up each other.

Fox 2's own Ryan Ermanni hosts a shot on Detroit Sports 105.1 and took part in a latest stunt that has taken the rivalry to new heights at Lions training camp in Allen Park.

With 97.1 The Ticket owning the radio broadcast rights to the Detroit Lions and not wanting competitor 105.1 at camp, the radio station took to the air.

The radio station's bosses got a scissor lift and stationed it at an adjacent property allowing the "Ryan and Rico" show to broadcast high above the action.

The duo got to see everything from a vantage point of 50 feet up.

When it was over, Ermanni's co-host Rico Beard was happy to be back on solid ground.

"You felt every gust of wind," Beard said. "It was very outside the box. We could not broadcast from Lions training camp, so we did the next best thing."

The "Ryan and Rico" show can be heard everyday from 10 to noon on 105.1.


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