JINXED? | iHeartMedia apologizes for airing Dick’s commercials prematurely congratulating Astros on winning World Series


NILES, IL – MAY 20: A sign with the company logo hangs above the entrance of a Dick’s Sporting Goods store on May 20, 2014 in Niles, Illinois. Dicks Sporting Goods stock price plummeted more than 17% during mid-day trading today following a weaker than expected earnings announcement. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

HOUSTON (KIAH) – Did iHeartMedia just jinx the Houston Astros after accidently airing a commercial congratulating the Houston Astros on a World Series championship?

Three iHeart Media stations aired the Dick’s Sporting Good spot on Houston stations and issued apologies on social media.

Radio Insight, a radio industry new source shared the post announcing the apology: 

One of the local stations issued the apology on social as well…

So did they just jinx the Astros for the World Series? We’re asking you on our Twitter page!

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