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!
Matt Williams was as transparent as he could be about his first-year successes and failure as a manager, which ended in an NLDS elimination for the Washington Nationals. Here’s a question-by-question breakdown.
Adam LaRoche wants to finish his career in Washington, D.C., but with Ryan Zimmerman locked up for years to come and incapable of playing third, he admits, “It just may be a situation where there’s no room.”
The traffic guy responsible for the “Donkin’ Donuts” sponsorship reads will remain on Junkies broadcasts, and he’s becoming appointment listening. Just listen.
Ryan Zimmerman, who has battle injury all season, says if he’s gonna play any position defensively in the playoffs, “Third base is where I’m gonna have to play.”
The Kirk Cousins wave came crashing to the ground in the Redskins 45-14 loss Thursday, and radio callers were fittingly irrational, full of rage, hopeless and saying absurd things. Here’s a compilation.
Movie reviewer Kevin McCarthy and injured Redskins quarterback RGIII were tweeting back and forth, like friends, and maybe that’s actually the best outcome for everyone.
Washington Post columnist Jason Reid had some colorful insight into Jay Gruden’s non-committal response about whether Kirk Cousins will remain the Redskins starter for the remainder of 2014.
A radio caller into the Sports Junkies on 106.7 The Fan Monday morning actually theorized that Kirk Cousins intentionally blew the Eagles game to avoid inciting quarterback controversy in Washington.
The Redskins lost, but Kirk Cousins was brilliant in Robert Griffin III’s absence, leaving the Junkies to wonder, could RGIII possibly enjoy watching this.
EB’s Top 5 Man Crushes on the Washington Nationals, as told by the real and imagined voice of Eric Bickel of the Sports Junkies.