Part of the Cromwell Radio Group, 98.9 The Game is ESPN for Central Illinois. ESPN Radio Affiliate located in Neoga-Effingham-Mattoon. 98.9 The Game (WHQQ FM) is ESPN for Central Illinois. Located in Neoga-Effingham-Mattoon, we provide sports programming 24 hours a day to much of Central Illinois. 98.9 The Game is an ESPN Radio affiliate and the Effingham area`s play-by-play home of : The St. Louis Cardinals.