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Sports Freaks

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October 19, 2020 96 min
Brett Friedlander leads off with a preview of NC State v. UNC, facing off as both ranked teams for the first time since 1993. The Dodgers take Game 7 over the Braves, clinching LA's 3rd NL Pennant in 4 years. UNC Asheville head men's hoops coach Mike Morrell looks ahead to the rapidly-approaching season. ESPN's Ryan McGee breaks down the best teams in NCAA football. Panthers radio network voice Jim Szoke recaps Carolina...
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October 12, 2020 93 min
Brian Geisinger looks back at the NBA Finals, as the Lakers beat the Heat 4 games to 2 to capture their 17th title. Regional radio host David Glenn recaps this weekend's ACC football, including Mack Brown's North Carolina Tar Heels rising to #5 nationally. WLOS Sports' Stan Pamfillis checks ahead of the Braves series with the Dodgers in the NLCS. Pro football guru Russell Baxter gives us his NFL observations through 5 w...
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October 5, 2020 72 min
Brett Friedlander starts us off with a recap of NC State's dramatic 30-29 win over then-ranked #24 Pittsburgh. Asheville Sports Commission President Demp Bradford talks about bringing the Maui Invitation NCAA basketball tournament to Harrah's Cherokee Center in Asheville 11/30-12/2. Clemson radio voice Don Munson looks back at the top-ranked Tigers win over UVA and peeks ahead to a visit from #7 Miami. Panthers Radio Networ...
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BOOM! Veteran local sports anchor Stan Pamfillis joins "The Sports Freaks" to announce that he will retire on November 20th after over 35 years at WLOS-13.
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September 28, 2020 90 min
Veteran NC sports radio voice David Glenn is up first to dissect this weekend's ACC football action, including NC State's 45-24 loss at no. 20 Virginia Tech. SportsChannel8's Brian Geisinger previews the Lakers-Heat matchup for this year's NBA Finals. Longtime WLOS-13 sports anchor Stan Pamfillis announces his retirement after nearly 40 years on local television. Mark Greenhagh presents his new show on ESPN Ashevill...
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September 21, 2020 87 min
NC sports radio personality David Glenn starts us off with reflections on the Panthers 0-2 start and ACC football so far. Thoughts on Bryson DeChambeau's first major win at the US Open. Retired longtime football referee Dr. Jerry McGee and his son Ryan join us to discuss their new book "Sidelines and Bloodlines." Former Asheville High football coach Danny Wilkins is live in studio to look ahead to the anomaly of high sc...
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September 14, 2020 92 min
Brett Friedlander from the North State Journal leads off w/ notes from the ACC's opening weekend. James Henderson of Inside NC State football's initial depth chart and looks ahead to their first game vs. Wake Forest. GlobalGolfPost.com's Ron Green, Jr. reports on golf ahead of the US Open at Wingfoot. Panthers' radio network voice Jim Szoke recaps Carolina's week 1 loss to the Raiders.
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August 31, 2020 90 min
David Glenn leads off to remember John Thompson and update the ACC's plans for opening football season with or without fans. New Asheville High head football coach Cort Radford gives us a look ahead to his philosophy for the 2020 Cougars. ESPN's Ryan McGee talks NASCAR and college football. Pete McDaniel recaps the great golf we saw at the BMW Championship.
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August 17, 2020 93 min
Brian Geisinger of SportsChannel8 looks at early round NBA Playoff action in the Orlando Bubble. AC Reynolds head football coach Shane Laws recaps the Rocket Golf Tournament and looks ahead to the state of the program amid COVID-19 rescheduling. Legendary NC sportswriter and "John Boy & Billy" contributor Tom Sorenson has impressions from Carolina Panthers training camp and around the NFL.
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August 10, 2020 90 min
Brett Friedlander leads off amidst NCAA conferences considering cancelling or postponing their seasons. NCHSAA executive director Que Tucker speaks on evolving plans for high school sports in NC. Greensboro News & Record's Ed Hardin previews the upcoming Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield CC in Greensboro. Panthers Radio Network analyst Jim Szoke checks in ahead of the return of "Panther Talk," now with Matt Rhule a...
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August 3, 2020 93 min
David Glenn leads off to talk about the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 lead on the Rangers in the Stanley Cup qualifier and ACC football scheduling anomalies. Richard Walker goes inside the NBA bubble with a look at the early action of the pro hoops restart. ESPN's Ryan McGee still holds out a sliver of hope for a college football season. Pete McDaniel previews the upcoming PGA Championship, the first major of 2020.
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July 27, 2020 92 min
North State Journal's Brett Friedlander is glad baseball is back, but worries that the recent positive COVID-19 cases by Marlins players are a bad omen for college football season. WLOS Sports' Stan Pamfillis looks at the Atlanta Braves start to the abbreviated season. Clemson radio voice Don Munson welcomes WESC 92.5 FM as a new Clemson radio affiliate and updates us on how an upcoming NCAA schedule would look like. Citize...
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July 20, 2020 113 min
It's a Next Mike Up situation on the Freaks as UNC-Asheville head men's basketball coach Mike Morrell sits in at co-host for a vacationing Mike Morgan. Special guests: Barclay Radebaugh (Head Coach, Charleston Southern MBB); Bob Ritchie (HC, Furman University MBB); Chris Dimino (MLB Expert, 680 The Fan); and Coty Jude (Junior Forward, UNC-Asheville MBB).
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July 13, 2020 89 min
Former syndicated radio host David Glenn, now writing for The Athletic, leads off to discuss the re-branding of the Washington Redskins and potential solutions for NCAA football schedule. Greensboro News & Record's Ed Hardin recaps a dramatic playoff finish to the Workday Charity Open and looks ahead to The Memorial. ESPN's Ryan McGee catches up on NASCAR and talks about his new book, "Sidelines and Bloodlines."...
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July 6, 2020 92 min
Clemson play-by-play voice Don Munson leads off with possible scenarios for starting the NCAA season and teams' participation across the college football landscape. Pete McDaniel checks in on Bryson Dechambeau's win at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. ProFootballGuru's Russell Baxter comments on Patrick Mahomes today signing the richest contact in sports history at 10 yrs/ $450 mil. Asheville Citizen-Times sports...
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June 29, 2020 90 min
Legendary Charlotte Observer writer Tom Sorenson leads off to dissect the Patriots' signing of Cam Newton. AC Reynolds football coach Shane Laws checks in to discuss the effect of COVID-19 on the program. Sportswriter Richard Walker joins us to look at the NBA "bubble" in Orlando and preview his new website, "Carolina Sports Hub." Myrtle Beach's "Bad Boy of Sports Talk Radio" Alan Smothers recaps Dus...
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June 22, 2020 85 min
With NASCAR's Talladega race happening he Sports Freaks welcome ACC journalist Brett Friedlander to discuss NCSU's football opener at Louisville being moved to a Wednesday due to the Kentucky Derby. Former UNC and Philadelphia Eagles WR Na Brown checks in on the possibility of football this season despite the pandemic. Steve Forbes makes his first appearance on the show since taking the Wake Forest head basketball coaching...
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June 22, 2020 6 min
Matt Henson- DEFUND the police painted in front of the police department in massive letters...counter protesters splash more paint marking out the D and the E so it now says FUND the POLICE...and who is on the hook for paying ofr the clean up? Is anyone going to be charged for the vandalism?
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Rania Mankarious-Crime Prevention Expert- Shootings surge in NYC amid disbanding of NYPD's plainclothes anti-crime unit
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Fox News Radio's Jay Ratliff- Second Wave Worries: Beijing cancels 70% of flights, Why no mask guidelines from the FAA?, Southwest: No middle seats thru September, American Airlines Bans Passenger
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