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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Manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals looks on in the dugout prior to Game Four of the National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Candid Q&A with Matt Williams on Nationals’ Season Successes and Failure

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.

10/10/2014

Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals acknowledges the crowd after hitting a walk-off solo home run in the eleventh inning at Nationals Park on August 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

LaRoche Says Staying or Going ‘Just May be a Situation Where There’s No Room’

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.”

10/09/2014

America runs on Donkin! (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Dunkin' Donuts)

Pompkin Donkin Traffic Guy to Become Permanent Fixture on Junkies Broadcasts!

The traffic guy responsible for the “Donkin’ Donuts” sponsorship reads will remain on Junkies broadcasts, and he’s becoming appointment listening. Just listen.

10/01/2014

Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals signs autographs before the game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on September 23, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ryan Zimmerman: ‘Third Base is Where I’m Gonna Have to Play’

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.”

09/29/2014

Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins looks on in the first quarter against the New York Giants at FedExField on Sept. 25, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Best of Worst Radio Callers After Redskins Embarrassing 45-14 Loss to Giants (Listen)

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.

09/26/2014

RGIII teaches Kevin McCarthy how to throw a spiral.

It May be Better if Kevin McCarthy and RGIII Do Just Tweet Each Other

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.

09/24/2014

Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins of the Washington Redskins look on before playing the New England Patriots during their preseason NFL game at FedExField on August 7, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Jason Reid: The Redskins ‘Want to See What Cousins Can Do with a Full Season’

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.

09/24/2014

Quarterback Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins walks off the field following the Reskins 37-34 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 21, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Radio Caller Thinks Kirk Cousins Intentionally Blew Eagles Game to Avoid QB Controversy (Listen)

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.

09/22/2014

Quarterback  Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins looks to pass against the Philadelphia Eagles in the first half of the game at Lincoln Financial Field on September 21, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

The Junkies Wonder if RGIII Could Possibly Enjoy Seeing Kirk Cousins Play Well

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.

09/22/2014

Tanner Roark of the Washington Nationals, looking on with prescience, as if he knew his face would soon be plastered onto this ridiculous list.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

EB’s Top 5 Washington Nationals Man Crushes

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.

09/19/2014

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