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Marc James

marc2 Marc JamesSince 2008, Marc was the Afternoon Drive host (3-7 P.M.) on ESPN 1040 in Tampa, FL. Since then, he’s done a lot of television work as a frequent guest on National TV shows on ESPN News, SportsCenter, & ESPN Radio.

In 2007, Marc co-hosted a Mid Day show on Sports 56 WHBQ “The Voice of the Fan” in Memphis. Before that (from January-December 2006), Marc hosted the Nationally Syndicated sports talk show known as the “Sports Edge” which was broadcast on Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 122/Sports Byline USA Network (Monday-Friday) 4-7 P.M.

Previously, he hosted his own morning drive show known as “Mouthin’ Off” on 1400 ESPN Radio in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, FL., for two years (2004-2006). During his time at 1400, he hosted the “Randy McMichael Show” with Miami Dolphins star tight end Randy McMichael and a baseball show known as “Diamond Talk”. In addition to his on air responsibilities, he also worked as the station’s Executive Producer and Sports Director.

Since 2003, Marc is the official ESPN National Radio reporter for all University of Miami football and basketball games. During that time, he worked as the reporter for the 2005 BCS National Championship Orange Bowl game (USC v. Oklahoma) and the 2006 BCS Orange Bowl (Penn State v. Florida State) game.

In his career, he has covered numerous Super Bowls, World Series, Final Fours, BCS National Championship games, NBA Finals, NHL playoffs, College World Series, etc. He has interviewed some of the biggest stars and personalities in the world of sports and entertainment such as Pete Rose, Don King, Rob Schneider, Will Ferrell, Hulk Hogan, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Shaquille O’Neal, Jerry Rice, Randy Moss, Barry Sanders, Terrell Owens, Jeremy Shockey, Mark Sanchez, Matthew Stafford, Reggie Bush, etc.

Prior to his arrival in South Florida, he worked at ESPN, Inc., “The Worldwide Leader in Sports” in Bristol, CT., for two years in television production on several shows such as the company’s flagship show SportsCenter, College Football Gameday, Baseball Tonight, NBA 2 Nite, NHL 2 Nite, and ESPN News.

Marc’s style is Outspoken, Polarizing, Entertaining, Opinionated, Engaging, Unapologetic, In Your Face, Pull No Punches, Take No Prisoners Sports Talk Radio.
He is a Die-hard Oakland Raiders, Miami Hurricanes Football, Arkansas Razorbacks Basketball, New York Mets, and New York Knicks fan.

As an undergrad, he received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Arkansas. Then, he obtained two Master’s Degrees from the University of Miami and the University of Georgia. He’s got the ACC & SEC covered Top to Bottom from Tobacco Road to South Beach and all points in between!

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Jabari Parker Discusses NBA Future & Duke Entering ACC Tournament

Jabari Parker called into “The Drive” to talk about his future, how the team is preparing for tournament time and what he has learned under legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski.

CBS Sports Radio 1660–03/12/2014

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Larry King Talks 80th B-Day, Great Athletes, & Broadcasting Career

Legendary broadcaster Larry King talked with Marc James this week about turning the big 8-0, his new show on HULU, and his take on great athletes in the sports world.



Panthers Steve Smith Signs Up For Twitter; Collects Donations For Safe Alliance

After a big Monday Night Football victory over the Patriots this week, Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith still has time to give back to the Charlotte community while discussing his new phrase “Ice Up Son!” and signing up finally on Twitter.


Atlanta Falcons v Carolina Panthers

“Marc with a C’s 10 Random Questions”:

Who really thought after a 1-3 start the Panthers would win 6 in a Row with back-to-back victories over the Defending NFC Champion 49ers & Patriots?


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Michael Jordan Wants To Win As An Owner Even More Than He Did As A Player

Michael Jordan is “The Greatest Player in Basketball History“ and in my opinion “The Single Greatest Athlete of All Time”. He is the “Embodiment of Elegance” and the “Personification of Professionalism”.



MARC with a “C” James 10 RANDOM QUESTIONS: UNC/Miami Game, ACC, & Panther Expectations

-Will Cam Newton & Ron Rivera finally start to live up to expectations and enter Uncharted Territory to even their sub. 500 record at 3-3 with a win over St. Louis at home Sunday?…


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MARC with a “C” James RANDOM QUESTIONS: Cam Lover Excuses?

-Why does Every Cam Newton Lover make endless Excuses for a Quarterback whose game has regressed More than Dick Vitale’s Hairline?


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Hitting To All Fields: Armanti Cut, MLB Playoffs, & More

Finally, the Carolina Panthers Cut Armanti “FIVE CAREER CATCHES” Edwards…What took so Long?…


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MARC with a “C” James 10 RANDOM QUESTIONS: Bob Stoops, Miley Cyrus, Regis, & More

-Why does Bob Stoops (who has NOT won a National Title since Bill Clinton was President) continue to bash the SEC? Can you say “JEALOUSY”?…


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What’s The Panthers’ BIGGEST Problem? OWNER Jerry Richardson!

Insanity is widely defined as doing the same thing over & over again and expecting Different Results. Since 1995, that is precisely what Carolina Panthers Owner “BIG CAT” better known as Jerry Richardson has done with his beloved and maligned franchise.