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Kirk McEwen

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If you’ve ever tuned in the FM dial in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore area, chances are you’ve heard Kirk. He’s been an giant of the rock ‘n’ roll music airwaves on iconic stations DC 101 and 98 Rock in Baltimore, spending the past 10 years as part of the Kirk, Mark and Lopez Morning Show, honored in 2004 as the best morning show in Baltimore.

In addition to music, Kirk has a strong connection to sports, extending all the way back to his childhood. In 1977, the first year that Major League Baseball sponsored the Pitch, Hit & Run Contest, he finished second in the entire nation for 12-year-olds, winning a trip to the All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium. He went on to cover the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 and the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

A self-proclaimed “military brat,” whose father served in the U.S. Air Force, Kirk was born in Berlin – the youngest of six kids. He’s the younger brother of former CBS “This Morning” personality Mark McEwen. His hometown is Crownsville, Md., located between D.C. and Baltimore, but he’s already fallen in love with Tampa Bay (where he can seen tooling around town in his green 1974 dune buggy).

Kirk’s also multi-talented, with a side career in stand-up comedy. He’s opened for such acts as Daniel Tosh, Tommy Davidson and Larry the Cable Guy. He also fronts his own rock band.

Kirk’s View: “I love taking a look at things and putting my spin on ‘em!  Tampa Bay’s got the teams, the fans and now The Fan!  I’m excited to be in on the ground floor!”

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Kirk McEwen Says Oscar Pistorius is South Africa’s OJ Simpson

This Oscar Pistorius trial makes me want to scrub down in a steaming hot shower! The first time I heard the story on or around Valentine’s Day 2013 it just didn’t pass the smell test. [...]

98.7 The Fan–04/14/2014

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Kirk: Tiger Missing the Masters is Devastating

How much does this suck? Tiger Woods says he’s not playing in this year’s Masters after having back surgery earlier this week. You don’t think it sucks? Ask the brass at CBS Sports what they [...]

98.7 The Fan–04/01/2014

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Fred McGriff Previews The 2014 MLB Season

The “Crime Dog” is back! Former Ray Fred McGriff returns to preview some of the hot topics in baseball with the 2014 MLB season getting underway. We ask him about the Rays’ chances at a [...]

98.7 The Fan–03/31/2014

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KDMS Roundtable: NFL Teams Ordering Cheerleaders To Your Seats?

Today on the Kirk and Dinger Roundtable, the crew discusses some big story lines that broke this week: 1) Some NFL teams are trying to enhance the game day experience, one way is by ordering [...]

98.7 The Fan–03/28/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Kirk McEwen Picks Sweet 16 Winners!

The first weekend of the NCAA tourney’s behind us and the brackets are a shambles! Now that we got rid of those other 52 teams we can really get down to business! Let’s scrap those [...]

98.7 The Fan–03/24/2014

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Jim Lighthall Talks March Madness With Kirk & Dinger

Who better to get us ready for the Madness than the Voice of USF Basketball? Fan Interference co-host Jim Lighthall joins the Kirk & Dinger Morning Show to get us ready for the NCAA Tournament. [...]

98.7 The Fan–03/20/2014


Kirk McEwen Says Orange Theory Fitness Rocks!

As I sit here after my first OrangeTheory Fitness Challenge workout at their gym on US 19 in Clearwater I have to say I’m proud of myself! It’s been on my mind for the past [...]

98.7 The Fan–03/17/2014

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Kirk McEwen: Buying Free Agents

I am loving this NFL off-season! The combine was great a couple weeks ago, getting everybody all fired up for the draft, which has moved back a month from April to May this year. Not [...]

98.7 The Fan–03/13/2014

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(AUDIO) Should MLB Allow Barry Bonds to be an Instructor in Spring Training?

Barry Bonds was recently asked if he belongs in the Hall of Fame and he immediately responded with, “Without a doubt.” But today we’d like to ask whether or not Barry Bonds even belongs in [...]

98.7 The Fan–03/11/2014

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KDMS Roundtable: Do You Consider Tony Romo An Elite QB?

This morning on the Kirk and Dinger Roundtable, the gang threw out some interesting topics and news stories that came up this past week. 1) The Bachelor host Chris Harrison says TV is all visual, [...]

98.7 The Fan–03/10/2014