KXnO Sports Fanatics

KXnO Sports Fanatics

Talking everything sports with The Sports Fanatics, Ross Peterson and Chris Williams, weekdays Monday-Friday, 3pm-6pm

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May 13, 2021 42 min
The guys kick off the second hour talking more on NFL Scheduling and discuss their thoughts on the favorites to make the Super Bowl, particularly on the NFC side and then break down the NFC North favorite if Aaron Rodgers doesn't play for Green Bay. Erick gives his Bet Rivers Daily Parlay and then Bruno brings in Alex Lovinggood of Barn Town Brewing chat beer. Ross also brings up an odd story involving a massage therapist who...
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Ross Peterson and Erick Zamora kick off the Thirsty Thursday show talking about the new $22 million facility at Southeast Polk and Ross also points out a big game we missed talking about with the NFL Schedule Release yesterday, and that's Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Bucs going to Foxboro to play the New England Patriots. The guys also get into the shot clock and cost of youth and high school sports. Then Chris Cuellar the Co...
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The guys get into quick hits which covers the New York Yankees coaching staff getting hit by COVID-19, Patrick Baldwin Jr. choosing playing for his dad at Milwaukee over Duke, among others, and Tennessee getting on board with Name, Image & Likeness and a caller asks if Luka Garza was made a star more by the University of Iowa or his father Frank Garza. We recap Chris' Bet River Parlay win and he gives his next chance out o...
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The Des Moines Register's Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss new men's basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger's completed roster following the commitment of Izaiah Brockington. Plus, Matthew Bain, also of the Register, joins to talk football and basketball recruiting.
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The guys start the hour off comparing Michael Jackson (Ross thinks Thriller is overrated) vs Prince before the 4 at 4 gets into if Kellen Mond was drafted to be a backup or the next starting Minnesota Vikings quarterback and more on Tim Tebow and if perhaps Tebow would have fared better as a QB today. Then Bruno is joined by Gene Nassif as the attorney and co-founder of Obtainium Whiskey of Cats Eye Distillery as they chat beer, w...
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The guys kick off the show talking about how that McDonald's hot coffee lawsuit wasn't as frivolous as you think and how Chris with some help from Erick hit the Bet Rivers parlay last night. The guys chat about the NFL schedule release and Chris brings up a bone popping out. After discussing Party of the Centch 3 Chris reveals his wife has already called it off and they discuss a top 5 ranked basketball player in the coun...
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May 12, 2021 31 min
Des Moines’ Sports Station
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Emery Songer hosts Keeping Pace powered by the IMT Des Moines Marathon. He is joined by 2021 Race Announcer Carissa Galloway who talks about the diet that you need to have if you're preparing to run in the big races later this year. Matt Casey from IMT Insurance talks about the long relationship with that the insurance company has had with the Des Moines Marathon over the years and what they try to do to help the community. Dr....
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The guys kick off the 4 at 4 discussing why, despite Chris being a big Tebow fan, he thinks this might be a sideshow and how connections are a big part of landing a job or career. Chris also updates Keegan Murray being projected as a first roudn pick. The guys talk about the Chicks, formerly Dixie Chicks, being anti-Bush and Bill Blank calls in to compare Tebow to comedy and to take a bashing of his Least Valuable Player title in...
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Chris starts the show off talking about Bondurant Little League T-Ball before he gets into college football and they break down the odds of teams winning the Big 12 and Big Ten. They also look at the odds to win the Heisman and point out that Iowa State has two guys in the top ten in the odds... well... top ten if Chris is doing teh math. Then Tommy Birch joins the program and Ross and Chris ask him about the Twins and Cubs, no h...
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May 11, 2021 46 min
Des Moines’ Sports Station
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The guys start the second hour off talking about Jim Carey, Ace Venture, and Rick Moranis. Ross and Erick also talk about the Courage League Wheelchair Basketball Tournament they played in Saturday and Chris pointed out he wasn't invited. The guys also discuss Tim Tebow and Chris points out there are some comparisons to Tebow and another healer. Chris points out Zamora's Dodgers suck and Kenny Mayne leaving ESPN brings u...
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The guys kick off the week discussing Chris coaching his daughter's softball and at that age winning versus having fun. Then Chris is excited about Tim Tebow possibly being a tight end for the Jacksonville Jaguars which somehow leads Ross into a story about Jan Michaelson interviewing Lolo Jones. Then the guys get into the Bob Baffert controversy with Medina Spirit and the Kentucky Derby and the guys also talk about Elon Musk...
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Quick Hits kicks off the 5:00 hour as the National Championship odds are rolled out for college programs including Iowa State. The guys talk a little boxing too and Chris points out that Delaware is garbage, he's glad Ross has started dress better and bathing more and Dick Trickle smoking gives the guys a laugh. There's a conversation about how influential Beethoven was and Chris gets ripped for saying DMX is more influen...
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In the second hour the 4 at 4 kicks off with Chris' theory about Adam Schefter perhaps falling on a sword with the Aaron Rodgers story and the guys agree it may hold more water than he was giving it credit for. After a chat on Bob Seger Chris gives his Bet River parlay. Then Nick Saban has a funny reaction to hearing some smack talk from Jimbo Fisher and the guys regroup to the conversation about Elon Musk pimping Dogecoin an...
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The Sports Fanatics changes the theme from a Tupac Friday to a Mother's Day Friday and starts out the show talking about the best ways to celebrate the mother(s) in your life. Then the guys debate a Top 5 list of best locations for Albert Pujols after the Angels. A conversation about Elon Musk hosting Saturday Night Live which includes talking about Pete Davidson follows and Chris gets to share with his daughter the connectio...
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Erick Zamora goes solo for an hour and starts out chatting about Tom Wilson and why all of the hockey world seems to hate him but maybe why they shouldn't, at least this time around. Then Z breaks down the "unwritten rules of sports" like if its ok to steal while leading big, shooting in the final seconds of a basketball blowout and the cardinal unwritten rule: can you bunt to break up a no-hitter?
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To kick off the 5:00 hour the guys get into Quick Hits which covers Albert Pujols, Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick. A Justin Timberlake song causes a discussion about celebrities who became famous young inclduing Justin Bieber, Drew Barrymore, Britney Spears and that somehow leads to "I'm on a Boat." Then Chris throws a curveball and takes the lead in Roulette and has a story on space junk.
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The guys kick off the 4:00 hour rehashing the fight in the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals game before discussing the Governor's take on Drake hosting the state track championships and Ross gets passionate explaining that Drake gets to do what they feel is right and the Governor gets to say what she feels is best as she leads. Then Bruno and Travis from Schell's Brewery stop in and talk beer before Lynton Jeffrey ...
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On a Thirsty Thursday the guys start off chatting about the line brawl that started the Washington Capitals - New York Rangers game and Erick Zamora fills the guys in to why that went down. The guys also discuss the Los Angeles Angels parting ways with Albert Pujols and where he may fit in the future or if this is the end for Pujols. Chris also brings up that the Chicago Bears may change locations away from Soldier Field. Finall...
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