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Account Executive Kelly Troff

My name is Kelly Troff and I am excited to be a part of the Cumulus family. I grew up listening to WIVK and always wanted to work here. I have spent the past 5 and ½ years working as sales manager for Townsquare Media in Kalamazoo Michigan and the previous 6 years before that…MORE

Account Executive Dodie Mañalac

Dodie Mañalac came to Knoxville to attend the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 1988 – fell in love with the city, and he decided to stay. In 1996, Dodie got married, bought his first house and began his career in radio. In 2021, he celebrates his 25th anniversary in Media Sales, and what keeps him in…MORE

Account Executive Mark Fricke

Mark started in radio as an on-air personality in 1979, but has spent the last 26 years as a leading developer of broadcast and digital marketing plans. Mark returns to the South after many years “up North”. In his spare time Mark is an avid sports enthusiast and memorabilia collector as well as a musician.…MORE

The Lead Lap Podcast

The Lead Lap is presented by Food City and produced by TrendsettersMedia. It is the longest running NASCAR radio show in the South. It airs Saturdays 10am – 12pm on 99.1 The Sports Animal, AM 990, streaming here on 991TheSportsAnimal.com, the free WNML app and on your smart speakers. Listen to all archived podcasts below,…MORE

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

The Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show is returning as a Virtual Show in 2021! The FREE event premieres February 12th – March 14th at DogwoodArts.com!MORE

Coach-To-Coach Thursdays 8 to 9pm

Coach-To-Coach Thursdays 8 to 9pm

    Big Orange Football Talk. Smart conversation. Pure x’s and o’s. No hot takes. Welcome to our weekly coaches meeting. This is Coach To Coach insured by Delta Dental and Farm Bureau Health Plans. Former Tennessee Defensive Coordinator Doug Mathews and former NFL head coach Dave McGinnis take you inside Tennessee Football. The whys…MORE

The Nation Podcasts

The Nation Podcasts

“The Nation” one-hour radio show, featuring Chris Low of ESPN and Austin Price of Volquest.com airs in Knoxville and East Tennessee on 99.1 The Sports Animal, Sundays at 6 p.m. Eastern / 5 p.m. Central. They have the latest on UT sports with interviews with players and coaches. The Nation Podcast Archives  MORE

2020 High School Football Broadcast Schedule Central

2020 High School Football Broadcast Schedule Central

We’ll have THREE live play-by-play football broadcasts each week throughout the season including our K.O.C. Game of The Week on AM 990, all Knoxville Catholic games on FM 99.1 and all Hardin Valley Academy games on NewsTalk 98.7! This year, not only can you listen to any of our three exciting weekly games, but you can…MORE

The Starting XI Podcasts

BenchMark Physical Therapy presents the Starting XI! Each Friday, Will West and longtime player and coach in England, America, and Australia Chris Carroll break down the beautiful game for one hour starting at 7pm. The top stories in the EPL, MLS, and International scene can be heard on The Starting XI. Listen to archived previous…MORE

Golf Talk – Mondays 7 to 8pm

Golf Talk – Mondays 7 to 8pm

Golf Talk is back on 99.1 The Sports Animal! Longtime show host Jimmy Hyams hosts the show each Monday from 7 to 8pm. Jimmy is joined on Golf Talk by co-host Braxton Hunter, a PGA Teaching Professional/Club Fitter at Fairways and Greens Golf Center and a Product Specialist for Titleist. Jimmy and Braxton discuss all…MORE

Vince Ferrara’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Vince Ferrara’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 Cincinnati Bengals – QB Joe Burrow, LSU Washington Redskins – DE Chase Young, Ohio State Detroit Lions – CB Jeff Okudah, Ohio State New York Giants – OT Jedrick Wills Jr., Alabama Miami Dolphins – QB Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Los Angeles Chargers – QB Justin Herbert, Oregon Carolina…MORE

Tyler Ivens’ Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Tyler Ivens’ Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 1) Bengals – QB Joe Burrow (LSU) 2) Redskins – DE Chase Young (Ohio State) 3) Lions – CB Jeff Okudah (Ohio State) 4) NY Giants – LB Isaiah Simmons (Clemson) 5) Dolphins – QB Tua Tagovailoa (Alabama) 6) Chargers – QB Justin Herbert (Oregon) 7) Panthers…MORE

John Wilkerson’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

John Wilkerson’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 1 Cincinnati Bengals                    Joe Burrow                          QB      LSU 2 Washington Redskins              Chase Young                       EDGE Ohio State 3 Detroit Lions                               Jeff Okudah                         CB       Ohio State 4 New York Giants                       Isaiah Simmons                  LB       Clemson 5 Miami…MORE

Jimmy Hyams’ Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Jimmy Hyams’ Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 Cincinnati: QB Joe Burrow, LSU Washington: DE Chase Young, Ohio State Detroit: CB Jeff Okudah, Ohio State NY Giants: LB Isaiah Simmons, Clemson Miami: QB Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama LA Chargers: QB Justin Herbert, Oregon Carolina: DL Derrick Brown, Auburn Arizona: OL Mekhi Becton, Louisville Jacksonville: WR Jerry…MORE

Will West’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Will West’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 1. Cincinnati Bengals: Joe Burrow, QB LSU No reason to overthink it. Burrow’s the guy and they aren’t trading down. 2. Washington Redskins: Chase Young, Edge Ohio State There’s talk of the Skins trading out here but the virtual draft paradigm probably limits trades on draft night.…MORE

Josh Ward’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Josh Ward’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 Cincinnati Bengals – QB Joe Burrow, LSU Washington Redskins – Edge Chase Young, Ohio State Detroit Lions – CB Jeffrey Okudah, Ohio State New York Giants – OT Tristan Wirfs, Iowa Miami Dolphins – QB Justin Herbert, Oregon Los Angeles Chargers – QB Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Carolina…MORE

Sam Forman’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Sam Forman’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 Cincinnati Bengals (2-14) – Joe Burrow – (QB LSU) Washington Redskins (3-13) – Chase Young – (Edge Ohio St.) Detroit Lions (3-12-1) – Jeff Okudah – (CB Ohio St.) New York Giants (4-12) – Tristan Wirfs – (OT Iowa) Miami Dolphins (5-11) – Justin Herbert – (QB…MORE

Eric Cain’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Eric Cain’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 1)      Bengals – Joe Burrow: QB LSU 2)      Redskins – Chase Young: Edge Ohio St 3)      Lions – Jeff Okudah – CB Ohio St 4)      *TRADE* Chargers (via Giants) – Justin Herbert: QB Oregon 5)      Dolphins – Tua Tagovailoa: QB Alabama 6)      Giants (via Chargers) – Isaiah Simmons: OLB…MORE

Joel Silverberg’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Joel Silverberg’s Final 2020 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 Cincinnati Bengals Pick: Joe Burrow, QB, LSU. The Andy Dalton era in Cincinnati is over. The Bengals need a quarterback. Burrow improved exponentially over his two seasons at LSU and is coming off of arguably the most prolific season for a college quarterback ever. His arm strength,…MORE

Tyler Ivens’ 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

Tyler Ivens’ 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 1) Joe Borrow – QB – LSU (Bengals) 2) Chase Young – DE – Ohio State (Redskins) 3) Jeff Okudah – CB – Ohio State (Lions) 4) Tristan Wirfs – OT – Iowa (NY Giants) 5) Tua Tagovailoa – QB – Alabama (Dolphins) 6) Justin Herbert – QB…MORE

Eric Cain’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

Eric Cain’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 Cincinnati – Joe Burrow / LSU QB 2. Washington – Chase Young / Ohio State edge 3. Detroit – Jeff Okudah / Ohio State CB 4. NY Giants – Isaiah Simmons / Clemson OLB 5. Miami – Tua Tagovailoa / Alabama QB 6. LA Chargers – Justin Herbert…MORE

Joel Silverberg’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

Joel Silverberg’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 Cincinnati Bengals – Joe Burrow, QB, LSU Washington Redskins – Chase Young, Edge, Ohio State Detroit Lions – Derrick Brown, DT, Auburn New York Giants – Jeff Okudah, CB, Ohio State Miami Dolphins – Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Alabama Los Angeles Chargers – Justin Herbert, QB, Oregon Carolina Panthers…MORE

Josh Ward’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

Josh Ward’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 Cincinnati Bengals – QB Joe Burrow, LSU Washington Redskins – Edge Chase Young, Ohio State Detroit Lions – CB Jeffrey Okudah, Ohio State New York Giants – LB Isaiah Simmons, Clemson Miami Dolphins – QB Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Los Angeles Chargers – QB Justin Herbert, Oregon Carolina Panthers –…MORE

John Wilkerson’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

John Wilkerson’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 1 Cincinnati Bengals                    Joe Burrow                          QB      LSU 2 Washington                                 Chase Young                       EDGE Ohio State 3 Detroit Lions                               Jeff Okudah                         CB       Ohio State 4 New York Giants                        Isaiah Simmons                  LB       Clemson 5 Miami…MORE

Sam Forman’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

Sam Forman’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 Cincinnati Bengals (2-14) – Joe Burrow – (QB LSU) Miami Dolphins (Projected Trade w Was) – Tua Tagovailoa – (QB Alabama) Detroit Lions (3-12-1) – Chase Young – (Edge Ohio St.) New York Giants (4-12) – Tristan Wirfs – (OT Iowa) Washington Redskins (Projected Trade from MIA) –…MORE

Vince Ferrara’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

Vince Ferrara’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 Cincinnati Bengals – QB Joe Burrow, LSU Washington Redskins – DE Chase Young, Ohio State Detroit Lions – CB Jeff Okudah, Ohio State New York Giants – OT Mekhi Becton, Louisville Miami Dolphins – QB Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Los Angeles Chargers – QB Justin Herbert, Oregon Carolina Panthers –…MORE

Will West’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

Will West’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 Cincinnati Bengals: Joe Burrow, QB LSU: There’s no reason to overthink this. Burrow is a local kid coming off of statistically the best season in CFB history.   Washington Redskins: Chase Young, DE Ohio State: There’s talk the Dolphins could trade up to nab Tua with this pick…MORE

Jimmy Hyams’ 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

Jimmy Hyams’ 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 QB Joe Burrow, LSU (Cincinnati) DE Chase Young, Ohio State (Washington) CB Jeff Okudah, Ohio State (Detroit) LB Isaiah Simmons, Clemson (NY Giants) QB Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama (Miami) QB Justin Herbert, Oregon (LA Chargers) DL Derrick Brown, Auburn (Carolina) OL Jedrick Wills Jr., Alabama (Arizona) OL Mekhi Becton,…MORE

In The Cage MMA Radio Podcasts

Here is the podcast archive page for 99.1 The Sports Animal’s weekly MMA show, In The Cage MMA Radio. Sports Animal Host and MMA Pay-Per-View Lead Commentator Vince Ferrara and Valor Fighting Challenge matchmaker Tim Loy bring you the most informative, entertaining and fast-paced mixed martial arts weekly radio show going today.  MORE

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