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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.