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Chris Arnold Joins 105.3 The Fan: Toldja Ya Nevuh Know

While I was sad to see my old partner Newy Scruggs leave 105.3 The Fan last week, I'm thrilled to have another familiar voice on board.

Back in April 2010 -- in the wake of Chris Arnold's departure from K104 -- I wrote that radio was volatile and that you never know who might show up where.

Case in point: Arnold is back, hosting a Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. show on 105.3 The Fan.

"I really wanted to get back on the radio and back into sports talk," says Arnold, who for years has also served as the Mavericks' on-court emcee at American Airlines Center. "And it's kind of cool that my comeback is happening with the Mavs' comeback. This is going to be exciting."

While I welcome Chris with giddy, open arms and bid a sentimental farewell to my first full-time radio partner, I am a little bit troubled by this:

With Newy gone, our town's three sports talk stations are now void of a black anchor voice.

I know Donovan Lewis is the third banana on 1310 AM KTCK The Ticket's BaD Radio and Nate Newton gets an hour a day with Chuck Cooperstein on 103.3 FM ESPN, but ... doesn't this feel out of whack?