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The Sports Junkies

The Junkies are four buddies from PG County, MD, who blew up on the WJFK airwaves starting in the summer of 1996. John Auville (Cakes), Eric Bickel (EB), Jason Bishop (Lurch) and John-Paul Flaim (JP) started a cable access tv show in Bowie in 1995 and since then they’ve taken over the coveted morning drive slot on 106.7 The Fan!

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Right there. You see that? That's proof of a repulsive abuse of power and privilege. (Credit: @BlueShortsLIFE)

True Detective: Junkies Compete for #GoodDayDC Attention Dollars

A recent hashtag promotion by Fox 5 has brought to light some underhanded self-promotional practices run amok from within 106.7 The Fan’s talent pool. Let’s get a True Detective on the case.

03/27/2014

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Evgeny Kuznetsov’s First NHL Goal a ‘Moment You Never Forget’

Capitals forward Brooks Laich reflects on teammate Evgeny Kuznetsov’s first career NHL goal, calling it a moment he’ll “never forget,” and looks back on his own in 2005.

03/26/2014

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Exclusive Video: Ram Falls Down Hill, Farts, Does the Snow Angel

EXCLUSIVE: The Junkies have obtained exclusive video footage of show character Ram, in his private life, tripping and falling down a hill in a recent snowstorm, farting, then making a snow angel.

03/22/2014

A framed copy of the article written by Dick Heller about "The Sports Junkies" still hangs in the home of host JP Flaim today, nearly 18 years after it first ran in The Washington Times. (Credit: @GlassJoeJP)

Dick Heller, Times Columnist Dead at 76, Launched ‘The Sports Junkies’ Careers

Dick Heller, a longtime Washington Times columnist who died at age 76 on Thursday, was instrumental in the careers of so many in D.C. media, including, almost singlehandedly, launching “The Sports Junkies” careers in radio.

03/21/2014

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Santana Moss Never Questioned Re-Signing: ‘This Is What I Live For’

Santana Moss said he didn’t have to thing about how he’d fit into Jay Gruden’s offense before re-signing with the Redskins. When he was given the opportunity to come back, “it was no question … so I signed on.”

03/20/2014

Jordan McRae #52 of the Tennessee Volunteers goes to the basket as Zach McCabe #15 of the Iowa Hawkeyes defends during the first round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at UD Arena on March 19, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio. (Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lurch Initiates Violent Tone Shift, Ending Show to Watch March Madness (Audio)

March Madness is in the air and not even the Lurch Papa can deny his enthusiasm for life. That is, not until the final seconds of the show are near, and he initiates a violent tone shift begging for the show to be wrapped up (Audio).

03/20/2014

Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his first-period, shorthanded goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on January 15, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

After Years of Intense Pain, Brooks Laich Says Best Years Still Ahead

Brooks Laich opened up about surgery which will keep him out of the Caps lineup 4-6 weeks, how he’s been playing through severe pain for nearly 30 games this season, and how he believes he still has a lot of hockey left in his career.

03/19/2014

Head Coach Monte Ross of the Delaware Blue Hens reacts as his team is called for a foul in the second half against the Ohio State Buckeyes on December 18, 2013 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Delaware 76-64. (Credit: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Delaware’s Monté Ross Lightens Tension of Michigan State Matchup with Levity

Delaware men’s basketball coach has elected to go with a little levity to lighten the tension for his players, who drew battle-tested Michigan State in their 2nd-round NCAA Tournament matchup.

03/18/2014

Junkies intern Ifeanyi Ohalete makes the tackle against the Tennessee Titans on October 6, 2002. (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

The Ife Show: Junkies Intern with Really Long Name Answers Phone Calls

The Junkies introduced their overly exuberant personality-d intern — whose birth name is 25 characters and 11 syllables — to their audience, revealing to him on the air they’d been covertly recording him answering the phones.

03/18/2014

Matt Valdez yelling at EB during the Entertainment Page. (Credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for BET)

Valdez Gets RICK at EB During ‘Entertainment’ Page Blowup

Much out-of-character, Matt Valdez lashed out at EB during one of his Entertainment Page segments earlier this week. There was so much lickness.

03/15/2014