After a series of network affiliation changes in the late 1970s among WBAP, KRLD and WFAA, WBAP switched affiliations to ABC.
It was also the radio flagship radio station of the Texas Rangers.
Although broadcasting on a rimshot signal, management claimed that WBAP-FM provides "crystal-clear FM fidelity" for their listeners within 96.7's pre-determined coverage area.
On October 7, 2013, Cumulus announced the discontinuation of the WBAP simulcast on 96.7 FM.
Among the moments of when WBAP Had the stars, Both Stanley cup final runs were aired, and WBAP had the honor of calling Game six of the 1999 Stanley Cup Finals when The Stars Clinched the Stanley cup over Buffalo.
Morning show host Hal Jay recently celebrated his 25-year anniversary with WBAP by organizing a charity fund-raising event for Cook Children's Hospital ("Hal Jay's Celebrity Roast").
Among those who attended were Baseball Hall-of-Famer Nolan Ryan and syndicated radio talk show host Sean Hannity.
Weekends include shows on money, cars, home improvement, real estate and the outdoors. Most hours on weekdays start with local news at the top of the hour while nights and weekends, Westwood One News is heard.
WBAP and sister station KSCS are responsible for activation of the North Texas Emergency Alert System when hazardous weather alerts, Disaster area declarations, and child abductions are issued.