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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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Hitting To All Fields: Preseason Panthers, A-Rat, & More

I know its Only Pre-Season, but the Panthers 2 Best Players thus far has been 2nd year cornerback Josh Norman (Coastal Carolina) and Kicker Graham Gano…


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Hitting To All Fields: Cheaters, Murderers, & Racists – Another Banner Week In The WILD World Of Sports

“A FRAUD” Alex Rodriguez has been suspended 211 Games by Major League Baseball for using Performance Enhancing Drugs Again…Yet, because of his appeal and the collective bargaining agreement with the MLBPA which is the “Strongest Union in the World”, Rodriguez will play rest of this season…In case you were wondering, “A ROID” makes a cool 175,000 Dollars per game


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Hitting To All Fields: RIP Gandolfini, Bobcats’ Draft Pick, & David Stern’s Last NBA Draft

First and foremost, rest in PEACE to James Gandolfini aka “Tony Soprano” who passed away of a heart attack at 51. He was a transcendent American figure who was taken way too early from this world. Hands down, The Sopranos was one of the epic shows in television history.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–07/03/2013

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Hitting To All Fields: David Stern Celebrating Heat Vs. Spurs & Bieber Being “Another” FRAUDULENT Miami Heat Fan

As much as it pains me to say this, I begrudgingly congratulate LeBron James and the Miami Heat making it to their consecutive NBA Finals…

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–06/04/2013

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Steve Clifford Is The Newest Bobcats Head Coach…Call Him “RENT-A-COACH”

Steve Clifford is the Latest Charlotte Bobcats head coach. Who? To quote “My Brother from another Mother” QCB: “NEVER HEARD OF HIM!!!” I’ve heard of Clifford Robinson; Clifford Huxtable (Cosby Show Reference); I’ve heard of Clifford the Big Red Dog, but Steve Clifford?

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–05/27/2013

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Welcome Back Hornets, Charlotte Is Where You Belong!

We are about to go “Back to the Future” in the Queen City.  After a Decade of disappointments, Charlotte is finally getting the BUZZ back. The current owner of the Charlotte Bobcats and best basketball player [...]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–05/21/2013

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Hitting To All Fields: Tiger Is Back In A Major Way, NBA Officiating Is A Joke, Fair Weather Miami Heat Fans

Tiger Woods captured his first Players Championship title since 2001. Epic tournament victory for him. Is a major next for “Le Tigre”?

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–05/14/2013

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Hitting To All Fields: First Openly Gay Male Athlete; Charlotte’s Own Stephen Curry Is Ridiculous; My Panthers Draft Grade

First and foremost, I commend Jason Collins for becoming the first ever openly Gay male athlete in professional sports. It took tremendous courage for him to come out and let all walks of life know it is okay to be gay in today and tomorrow’s world.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–04/30/2013

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Hitting To All Fields: Pray For Boston, We Are All From Boston, NC; Congrats To Rasheed Wallace

Born and raised in New England, I am heart fully sorry for the awful tragedy in Boston. My thoughts and prayers are with victims.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–04/19/2013

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Hitting To All Fields: Thoughts On Passing Of Reid Flair, Keep Your Head Up Kevin Ware, MLB Season 2013 Is Here

First and foremost, on behalf of everyone here at CBS Radio Charlotte, I would like to send my condolences and prayers to Ric Flair, great friend of WFNZ, on the passing of his 25-year old son Reid. No Parent should ever outlive their child.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–04/02/2013