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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(POLL) Grilling Tips on the Fan Morning Show

We are warming up for the Fourth of July and talking grilling. Do you have any special techniques for making the ideal burger? To make juicier burgers, mix in a little mayonnaise and check out [...]

98.7 The Fan–06/24/2014

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Kirk Gives the Case for Buccaneers QB Josh McCown

Where is the love for Josh McCown? All I keep hearing is how he’s a career back-up who’s almost 35 years old and has never done anything in the NFL. Why, people ask, would Lovie [...]

98.7 The Fan–05/20/2014

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(POLL) Worst Franchise in Sports?

Do you feel like Johnny Manziel got what he deserved landing in Cleveland? Today on the Kirk & Dinger Morning Show, we talk crappy sports franchises. What makes a team end up being such a [...]

98.7 The Fan–05/19/2014

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Kirk McEwen Says Mock Drafters Are Idiots

The NFL found it necessary to move the date of their annual draft back to the month of May this year, prolonging the agony of the common fan even longer! The season seems to last [...]

98.7 The Fan–05/07/2014

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Kirk McEwen Says Donald Sterling Must Go!

It’s Sunday morning and I’m trying to wrap my head around these comments by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. We’re in the midst of a fantastic NBA playoffs season and TMZ unearths a tape [...]

98.7 The Fan–04/27/2014

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Kirk McEwen Says Pat Tillman is a Real American Hero

We here in America throw around the word “hero” every day but the truth is there are few who embody the word quite like the late Pat Tillman. It’s hard to believe it’s already been [...]

98.7 The Fan–04/23/2014

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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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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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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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