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Chris "Mad Dog" Russo: "My father was a

(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Chris Russo recently cut back his show on Sirius XM Satellite Radio from five to three hours. But fear not, Mad Dog fans: You will get one of those hours back during baseball season with “High Heat with Christopher Russo,’’ in which a news release promised he will “bring his passionate opinions and energetic delivery’’ to MLB Network.

In addition to his own unique verbal stylings, Mr. Russo...

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Chris Russo: 'Life has been a lot easier' with new schedule

Sports radio talk show host Chris "Mad Dog"

(Credit: SIRIUS XM Radio)

Chris Russo's new deal with Sirius XM Satellite Radio, which kicked in early last autumn, does not pay as much as the old one did, but it does come with saner work hours.

Russo used to work from 2 to 7 p.m., a long shift by any talk radio standards but even more so because of Sirius' limited commercial breaks.

Now he works 3 to 6 p.m., although he will expand those hours to 3 to 7 during...

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