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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May 16, 2022 91 min
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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June 28, 2021 22 min
Award-winning sports journalist Brett Friedlander examines the NCAA's mismanagement and lack of transparency surrounding NC State's disqualification from the College World Series.
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June 21, 2021 23 min
Regionally-syndicated sports talk host David Glenn (who's also a lawyer) breaks down today's Supreme Court ruling against the NCAA's power to dictate compensation to student athletes.
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Once again, it's time for the Eblen Charities Brad Johnson Celebrity Golf Classic. The Sports Freaks welcome the man himself: former Super Bowl champion quarterback and Black Mountain native Brad Johnson! Brad talks about the great work that Eblen Charities does for the community and this year's event June 15th at The Cliffs at Walnut Cove.
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