Sports Freaks

Sports Freaks

Western North Carolina's #1 Sports Talk Show! Your source for all of the action in WNC.

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June 27, 2022 95 min
The up-and-coming, rabble-rousing LIV Golf Tour is stealing both competitors and headlines from the PGA, but will the level of competition ever catch up to the exorbitant amounts of cash on the table? Also, Kenley Jansen blows what would have been his 21st save of 2020, but the Braves' weekend series with the Dodgers was everything MLB needed it to be. And the NBA Draft is in the rearview mirror, but will Kyrie Irving make the ...
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As the NBA Finals head down the home stretch, the Larry O'Brien Trophy is still very much up for grabs with Golden State and Boston knotted up at two wins apiece. But with the series returning to the West Coast, can Draymond Green make himself useful and provide Steph Curry with the help he needs? Also, Phil Mickelson is in hot water with families of 9/11 victims, the Braves are streakin' with 11 straight wins, and what the...
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N.C. State Baseball is left out of Omaha, and Tommy Tanks is on to greener pastures. Draymond Green helped Golden State get its groove back, but will that momentum hold as the Finals move to Beantown? And Phil Mickelson apologizes again... but not for the side he's chosen. Tonight's special guests: David Glenn (Founding Editor - ACC Sports Journal, ACCSports.com); Richard Walker (Owner/Operator - CarolinasSportsHub.com); B...
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It's a Best-Of-Seven-Palooza on this week's Freaks as the weekend that was brought not one, not three, but five total Game 7's across the pro sports spectrum. Three things are confirmed: Luka's a magician, Giannis needs help... and the Hurricanes are damn good. Special guests include: Richard Walker (NBA analyst, owner/operator - CarolinasSportsHub.com); James Henderson (InsidePackSports.com); Pete McDaniel (PGA Exp...
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The Dynamic Duo are reunited in-studio after Brian's hiatus last week. The NBA playoff quarterfinals are anything but settled as two out of the four series are knotted up 2-2. The NCAA basketball transfer portal is chock-full of Big South athletes. On the ice, the Hurricanes gave up three demoralizing goals in the third as a 2-0 series lead against Boston has evaporated. Special guests tonight: Brian Geisinger (ACC Sports Journ...
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With lead freak Brian Hall out for the night, Mike Morgan slides into the driver's seat to make way for WNC sports reporting royalty Stan Pamfilis. Special guests include: Jim Szoke (Sports Director, WBT Charlotte); and David Glenn (College sports guru, North Carolina sports specialist; founder, senior writer - ACCSports.com).
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It's NFL Draft week with Asheville's favorite freaks, but we're tackling more than just American football tonight! Special guests: Jeremy Greene (Cohost, ESPN Asheville's The Sportsocracy; NFL Draft expert); Richard Walker (Owner/Operator, CarolinaSportsHub.com); Jessica Charman (Color commentator, Charlotte FC on 104.9 Fox Sports Upstate); and Allen "Bad Boy" Smothers (Lead broadcaster, Press Box Sports Rad...
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Kyrie's flippin' the bird, NASCAR's favorite abandoned short track will get new blacktop, and the Braves and Dodgers are set to square off for the first time since Freddie Goes To Hollywood. Let's get freaky. Tonight's special guests: Brian Geisinger (Writer, ACCSports.com; basketball strategy guru); James Henderson (Owner/Operator, InsidePackSports.com); and Ryan McGee (Senior writer, ESPN; cohost, Marty and M...
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It's post-Masters weekend on The Sports Freaks... what do we talk about now? Asheville's favorite Freaks Brian Hall and Mike Morgan are joined by special guests: Steve Forbes (Head coach, Wake Forest Men's Basketball); Demp Bradford (President, Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission); Brett Friedlander (Reporter, North State Journal); and Richard Walker (Founder, CarolinaSportsHub.com)
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The final Monday of Madness is tinted blue with tonight's men's basketball national championship between Kansas and North Carolina. Sports Freak In Chief Brian Hall and special guest cohost Stan Pamfilis welcome special guests: Wes Moore (head coach, NC State women's basketball); Mike Morrell (head coach, UNC-Asheville men's basketball); and Pete McDaniel (contributor, Golf Digest/PGA expert)
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Asheville's favorite Sports Freaks Brian Hall and Mike Morgan welcome special guests: David Glenn - Founding editor, ACC Journal & ACCSports.com; college athletics guru Jeremy Greene - ESPN Asheville's The Sports Tank; NFL Draft expert Pete McDaniel - Contributing editor, Golf Digest
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March 14, 2022 118 min
The Sports Freaks - March 14, 2022 With special guests Wes Moore (Head Coach, NC State WBB); Brett Friedlander (Reporter, North State Journal); Anish Shroff (Radio Voice of the Carolina Panthers); Mike Morrell (Head Coach, UNC-Asheville MBB)
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February 14, 2022 21 min
Asheville native and former AC Reynolds quarterback Ben Johnson joins the show a week after being promoted from tight ends coach to offensive coordinator of the Detroit Lions. Ben worked closely with head coach Dan Campbell with play-calling for the 2nd half of the season and the Lions offense greatly improved.
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January 10, 2022 105 min
Sports Freaks Brian Hall and Mike Gore welcome special guests ESPN Radio Host Adam Gold, NC State Women's Basketball Head Coach Wes Moore and former WLOS Sports Director Stan Pamfilis as Alabama and Georgia get set to square off in a rematch of the 2018 CFP National Title Game.
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December 13, 2021 44 min
The Sports Freaks welcome Mike Gore, Pete McDaniel, and Jeff Cabe to fondly remember local sports media legend Keith Jarrett, who passed away at the age of 62.
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Panthers Radio Network voice Mick Mixon gives his thoughts on what to make of Carolina's progress through 2 preseason games (both losses) in which the team has yet to show us much on either side of the ball. Mick also recounts the epic 1978 Chapel Hill showdown that nearly had him come to blows with a young Lawrence Taylor.
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Super Bowl champion, Black Mountain native and former Florida State QB Brad Johnson joins the Sports Freaks to reflect on legendary college football coach Bobby Bowden's life, career, and legacy. Coach Bowden passed away early Sunday morning from pancreatic cancer. He was 91.
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UNC Asheville head men's basketball coach Mike Morrell is in studio as a guest host. Coach Morrell catches us up on the offseason progress of the Bulldogs hoops program, including the experience of returning players and growth among the younger guys.
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July 26, 2021 19 min
With Southern Conference football Media Days upon us, SoCon commissioner Jim Schaus joins the Sports Freaks to discuss the state of the league, the college athletics landscape among the recent "Name, Image, and Likeness" changes, and the conference's centennial celebration
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July 12, 2021 11 min
As special guest host, former longtime WLOS Sports anchor Stan Pamfilis fills us in on what he's been up to since his recently announced retirement.
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