A weekend 99.1 The Sports Animal on-air tradition, Saturday SportsTalk, is hosted by Joel Silverberg and Eric Cain each week 8-10am!
The show brings you the latest sports news on a rare live, local, weekend sports talk show with the opinions and analysis of weekday show contributors and producers Joel Silverberg and Eric Cain. They’ll have special guest live interviews and react to all things UT sports and beyond!
Joel came to 99.1 The Sports Animal in 2014 shortly after graduating from Piedmont College in Demorest, Georgia. In addition to co-hosting Saturday SportsTalk, you can hear him weekday mornings on The Erik Ainge Show and Sports 180, 9am to Noon and Noon to 3pm, respectively. Joel also serves as the play-by-play voice for the Knoxville Ice Bears of the Southern Professional Hockey League. A Knoxville native, Joel grew up an avid fan of the University of Tennessee, as well as the Tennessee Titans and the Nashville Predators. Follow Joel on Twitter at @JoelSilverberg
Eric is a Carson-Newman University football alum who produces The First Quarter each weekday morning from 6-9. Cain spent two seasons as a Minor League Baseball broadcaster and writes for various sports publications – including a baseball blog for WNML. You’ll find Cainer roaming the sidelines doing reports on the Rivalry Thursday High School Football Broadcasts on MyVLT. You can also hear Cain seasonally on Baseball This Week, Saturdays Noon to 1pm on 99.1 The Sports Animal..Follow Eric on Twitter at @_Cainer