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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!

(Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Hitting To All Fields: Ray Lewis Keeps Dream Alive, Denver Chokes, Brady & Belichick Back In Title Game

Congrat”U”lations to Ray Lewis! #52 from the “U.” The DREAM is still ALIVE! 17 tackles in the Ravens EPIC upset of Denver in the AFC Divisional Playoffs…retire? Retire? WHY?

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–01/15/2013

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Carolina Panthers

Marc James’ “Biggest Turkeys Of The Year”

10. The BCS: What if Notre Dame loses to Southern Cal (Without Matt Barkley) & Georgia squeaks by Alabama in overtime of the SEC Championship? Since its inception back in ’98, the BCS is a [...]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–11/21/2012

Green Bay Packers v Indianapolis Colts

Hitting To All Fields: LSU’s “DEATH VALLEY” Is BEST Environment In College Football…Congrats to Rookie of The Year Andrew Luck…

I went to “College Football Heaven” last Saturday Night: Alabama-LSU…Death Valley is The Craziest & BEST Environment in College Football… “DEATH VALLEY” is The Epicenter of the College Football World: Alabama-LSU! S-E-C, S-E-C, S-E-C!… Warning [...]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–11/08/2012

Ray Lewis

Hitting To All Fields: Ray Lewis: Is It The End of His Hall Of Fame Career?…REST IN PEACE Beano Cook…Russell Wilson is “MR. CLUTCH” In Seattle…

If this is the end of the illustrious career of Future, Surefire 1st Ballot Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Lewis, 12-Time Pro Bowler & Future 1st Ballot Hall-Of Famer, but most importantly, he is [...]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–10/16/2012

Cam Newton Press Conference 2012 Bounty Saints NFL Week 2

Carolina Panthers Locker Room Interviews For Week 2

The overall sentiment in the Panthers locker room during the second week of the NFL season is one of eagerness to play their home opener against the New Orleans Saints and forgetting their lackluster offense in Week 1 versus Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–09/12/2012

Patrick Ewing is selected as the 1st Pick in the 1985 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks

Hitting to All Fields: Charlotte gets Screwed Again by the NBA & David Stern; Mets Throw 1st-Ever NO-Hitter; & NHL Stanley Cup Finals LOW Ratings

First and foremost, Congratulations to My New York Mets on Our First Ever NO-Hitter by Johan Santana. It Only took Half a Century (51 Years) & 8,020 games in franchise history; Team has 35 1-hitters [...]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–06/05/2012

TCU v Boise State

Hitting To All Fields

Surprise, Surprise. The Panthers Atrocious Run Defense gave up ONLY the 2nd 100 Yard Rushing Performance by Chris Johnson this Season… Devin Hester returns another for a Touchdown! Why do teams insist on kicking to [...]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–11/14/2011

BCS National Championship - Alabama v Texas

Let The BCS “MESS” Begin

Here we go again! Let the “BCS” aka Bowl Championship Series begin to taint the Best Sport in America: College Football. Yes; it’s about that time when Saturday heroes have their futures decided by computers [...]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–10/17/2011

Carolina Panthers v Chicago Bears

BIG Picture For Panthers Is Very Bright with Cam Newton & Ron Rivera

Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Cam Newton, Aaron Rodgers, & Philip Rivers. Before the start of the 2011 NFL season, if you asked which one does not belong, that would be easy: Cam Newton by a [...]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–10/03/2011

Temple v Maryland

The Good, The Bad, & The PATHETIC With Marc With A “C” James

THE GOOD: For an NFL Franchise that went a league WORSE 2-14 last season and having lost 11 out of their last 12 going into Sunday, the Carolina Panthers finally got a win 16-10 over [...]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–09/26/2011