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Mollie and Lindsay are two sports-loving friends living in Greater Cincinnati. Join them as they talk with their favorite hometown teams. Mollie and Lindsay will explore life on and off the field with athletes, coaches, families and fans.

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    • Jun 23, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Live from GABP! Reds PR Director on Votto & Burrow meeting on Opening Day, Reds bucket hats, Pink Party & KWF

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 14:32

    We thought it would be fun to record a podcast episode at GABP Wednesday night (6/22)! We talked to tons of amazing people, including Reds PR Director Michael Anderson! What was it like on Opening Day when Cincinnati's favorite JOEYS first met? Michael will also tell us about the amazing relationship the Bengals and Reds have with each other and which giveaway has been the most popular this year. This episode also features a touching interview with Nellie Steffen, who threw out the first pitch Wednesday night! She is also a Karen Wellington Foundation nominee, Mother of twin boys, RN at St. Elizabeth and an inspiration to all.

    Bengals TE Drew Sample on being a Girl Dad, his golf game, expectations this season, #9 & NOW Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 18:04

    Welcome to the show, Bengals TE Drew Sample and Dietician and Spokesman for NOW Sports, Dr. Chris Mohr! In this episode, we'll catch up with Drew about his Father's Day weekend with his girls, getting the Bengals back to the Super Bowl, what it's like catchin' balls from Joe Burrow and why he highly recommends NOW Sports products. Dr. Mohr will also be giving us some great tips on keeping your body healthy pre and post workout! We will also get an update on Drew's wife, Angelina, who was born in Ukraine and still has family there. To donate to Ukraine, click here: https://www.wkrq.com/help-the-people-of-ukraine/ Watch this episode via Zoom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ3SsQuQOEo Purchase products from NOW Sports: http://nowfoods.com/trustedbydrew

    NFL Fan of the Year Bengal Jim on his epic tailgates, winning fan of the year & why is there only one Bengal in the HOF?!!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 23:46

    He's been hosting legendary tailgates since 1993, arguably one of the BIGGEST Cincinnati Bengals fans of all time....BENGAL JIM! In this episode we'll talk about the day C.J. Uzomah told him he was voted NFL Fan of the Year, he'll give us some inside scoop on what's to come at his tailgates this fall and we'll chat about his upcoming charity event that will (hopefully) help get some very deserving Cincinnati Bengals players in the Hall of Fame! Watch Bengal Jim finding out he won NFL Fan of the Year, here: https://bit.ly/3zGuAY0

    Reds Senior VP Karen Forgus on "Players' Favorite Things" baskets, Reds Pink Party, Hunter Green & KWF

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 16:40

    This week, we are joined by two strong, smart, inspiring, powerful women: Reds Senior VP of Business Operations Karen Forgus and Marketing Manager of the Karen Wellington Foundation, Angeline Wellington! Coming up on June 22nd, the Reds and St. Elizabeth are hosting the Pink Party at the stadium to raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer. In this episode, we will learn more about the amazing Karen Wellington Foundation, the "Players' Favorite Things" baskets you can bid on, and how wonderful and kind Hunter Green's family is. Get your tickets for the Reds Pink Party, here: reds.com/PinkParty

    Weekend Rundown: Fantasy Football Slap, USMNT at TQL & Jessie Bates' Fate

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 10:40

    Hope you had a great holiday weekend! In this episode we'll talk about the slap heard around the sports world, TQL Stadium being on the national stage Wednesday night, Jessie Bates getting traded (?) and Mollie wanting to bring a charcuterie board to Bengals training camp.

    Pt. 2: Betsy Ross on changing her name, advice given to her from Billie Jean King & succeeding in sports broadcasting as a woman

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 28:14

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    Pt. 1: Emmy award winning sports reporter Betsy Ross on Joe Burrow's parents & FC Cincy watch parties

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 10:07

    She is one of the FIRST women to break into national sports news: Betsy Ross. Having worked as an anchor at ESPN, SportsCenter, ESPNews and WLWT, she has done it all and she's not done yet. In this episode, we talk about crediting Joe Burrow's parents for his polite, classy, cool demeanor and why Cincinnati has the greatest sports fan base she has ever seen.

    Flying Pig Marathon Winner Grace McCarron on prepping for a marathon, running myths, family & Rice Krispie Buckeyes

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 21:07

    Let us start by saying....Her name suits her SO well :) Loveland, Ohio resident Grace McCarron is so incredibly kind, humble and sweet. We loved chatting with her about the emotions she felt seeing her husband and kids root for her from the sidelines during the race, embracing her Mom as she crossed the finish line and the delicious Rice Krispie Buckeyes she indulged in after winning the 2022 Flying Pig Marathon in two hours and fifty minutes. You will love Grace even more after hearing her story!

    Cyclones & FC Cincy awesomeness & how many games we think the Reds will win this year

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 11:33

    STORYTIME! In this episode we chat about the Flying Pig winners and Lindsay's not-so-great experience running it a few years ago. We will also discuss this current, sad Reds season, why Lindsay feels protective of Joey Votto, and FC Cincy and Cyclones awesomeness. Buckle up, we're slap happy this week.

    BONUS EPISODE! Lindsay's Thoughts on the Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 4:32

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    Florence Y'alls Players Casey Grimm & Karl Craigie on their baseball careers, Cincy staples & t-shirt sales

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 12:13

    It was great catching up with Casey and Karl of the Florence Y'alls! In this episode we chat about popular places in Cincy to check out (Casey is a pro at this since he's a Cincy native), their professional baseball careers and how many "Where y'alls gonna go?" T-shirts they sold.

    FC Cincy Player Nick Hagglund on fatherhood, the Super Bowl & his daughter's obsession with Gary the Lion

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022

    In this episode we chat with FC Cincinnati player and Cincinnati native, Nick Hagglund! Did you know Nick and his wife Mary met when they were just six years old? He had us cracking up...and tearing up. This guy is the absolute best.

    Opening Day recap, what Mollie said to Phil Castellini & Joey Votto's TikToks

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 13:01

    WE'RE BAAACK!! Join us On The Sidelines as we talk all things Cincy sports! We'll be releasing a new episode every Friday brought to you by OrthoCincy. Who would you like us to bring on as a guest!? Let us know: OnTheSidelines@wkrq.com.

    On The Sidelines: Sam Hubbard of the Cincinnati Bengals

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 9:12

    This week, we're On The Sidelines with Cincinnati native and defensive end for the Bengals, Sam Hubbard! We'll chat about the official launch of his nonprofit the Sam Hubbard Foundation, Joe Burrow's recovery, and what to expect from the team this year. We'll also discuss his Skyline Chili order, favorite golf course in the city and the album he has on repeat in the locker room right now.

    On The Sidelines: Bengals Director of Communications Emily Parker talks about women in the NFL, #NewStripes and a behind-the-scenes look.

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 19:37

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    On The Sidelines: GameDay Communications Rich Walburg - Talks about working in Cincinnati communications business

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 31:44

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    On the Sidelines: Reds Social Media Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2021 27:01

    This week we talked with Director of Digital Media Lisa Braun and Social Media Manager Chad Fischer about what it's like to work in social media for a professional sports team, the challenges and advice for people wanting to work in social media.

    Women In The NFL with Bengals' Marisa Contipelli and SI's Nicole Zembrodt.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2020 27:06

    We take a behind-the-scenes look about women in sports broadcasting with Bengals Team Reporter Marisa Contipelli and SI's Nicole Zembrodt.

    Bengals "Therapy Session" with Betsy Ross (LOL)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2019 28:22

    We LOVE when Betsy Ross joins us 'On The Sidelines'. Feeling a little down about the Bengal's season so far? It's okay. You're not alone. On this episode we will chat with Betsy about what's to come with our Cincinnati Bengals because, as Betsy put it, "It won't be like this forever". We will also talk about Dalton, Green, Finley, Coach Taylor and Whitworth (?!). Betsy is always the voice of reason (we can just hear her laughing and rolling her eyes at that statement, LOL). But in all seriousness, she is. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy what we are calling a "Bengals Therapy Session" with Betsy Ross.

    Thomas More University Head Football Coach Trevor Stellman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2019 13:16

    Football is in Trevor Stellman's blood. His father, Tom Stellman, was the head football coach at Conner High School (Mollie's Alma Mater) for 20 years. He grew up playing it, watching it, and loving it. Since being hired on as the Head Football Coach of Thomas More in 2017, he has learned a lot about himself, as a coach, and what really matters to him. He strives to help the kids he coaches become successful athletes and students. It is very important to him that his players graduate and do well in school. Mollie has known the Stellman family for years and was excited to bring Trevor in as a guest On The Sidelines. He is truly a class act and very passionate about being the best coach and mentor he can be to his team.

    Our Thoughts on Andy Dalton's Benching

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2019

    It's just us two this week! Lindsay has a lot to say about Andy Dalton being benched. I mean, come on, the timing was awful. Is this 'goodbye' to Andy? What's the vibe like in the Bengal's locker room right now? Should we just blow out this season so we can get the best draft pick next year? We cover a lot of ground on this week's podcast ahead of the big game this weekend starring rookie Ryan Finley. #WhoDey

    Pt. 1 Bengal Player's Wives/Fiances | Huber, Eifert, Fejedelem

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2019 13:53

    This week On The Sidelines, we chat with some of our favorite Bengal player's wives/fiances! Mindi Huber, wife of Kevin Huber, Rachel, fiancé of Tyler Eifert, and Gabbi, fiancé of Clay Fejedelem. On this episode we will talk about the season so far. Most of you know, Lindsay and I bleed orange and black. We love our team. We wanna know how the guys are doing. How are they handling all the negativity on social media right now? We all know how nasty internet trolls can be. Rachel will even tell a story about a fan sending Tyler a Venmo request after losing a bet and blaming him. We’ll also talk about game day superstitions and what else is to come this year with our Cincinnati Bengals.

    Todd Naumann | Moeller Head Football Coach

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2019 19:05

    High school football in Cincinnati is right up there with Skyline Chili and Graeters Ice Cream. It is a staple in our city. This week, we got the chance to chat with Moeller High School Head Football Coach, Todd Naumann! Todd started as a freshman at Moeller in 1987 and considers himself a product of Moeller Football. His love and passion for this program runs pretty deep. On this episode, we’ll chat with Todd about having Moeller Alum and Bengal's tight end, Sam Hubbard, in class. Was he the class clown or more studious? We’ll also ask about Cincinnati high school football coaches - are they friends off the field? And of course, what challenges does he face coaching 185 high schoolers?

    Sierra Barnhart | Wife of Reds Catcher Tucker Barnhart

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2019 14:22

    Welcome to the show, Sierra Barnhart! We loved getting the chance to chat with her about Tucker's skills in the kitchen, some of their biggest challenges living in the professional sports world, their son's excitement every time he sees dad playing ball on TV and the restaurant in downtown Cincy they LOVE to eat at. GO REDS!!

    Betsy Ross

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2019 28:43

    This week, On The Sidelines, we’re joined by one of the first women to really break into the sports anchoring scene on a national level, Betsy Ross. She is a former ESPN News anchor and currently working as a Sportscaster for FOX19 here in town. She also has her own marketing firm called Game Day Promotions. On this episode we’ll talk about Betsy's broadcasting journey. Who inspired her to become a sports broadcaster? What was it like hosting the 1996 Olympics? Which social media platform should young aspiring sportscasters be using to help promote themselves? What was it like being live on the air when September 11th happened? We have a lot of ground to cover and this woman KICKS ASS, on and off the field. She is someone we, as female broadcasters, admire tremendously.

    Rose Lavelle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2019 5:47

    "The Queen of the Queen City", A.K.A. Rose Lavelle, joins us on on the sidelines this week. Life has been a whirlwind for her since winning the Women's World Cup a few weeks ago. On this episode, we chat with Rose about the team's favorite celebratory song they can't stop listening to, the show she is currently binge-watching on Netflix, which teammates she thinks are funniest and her favorite treat to indulge in after a match.

    Mary Lavelle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2019

    As we gear up for the FIFA Women's World Cup Sunday morning, we thought it would be fun to chat with player Rose Lavelle’s younger sister, Mary! The Lavelle’s are Cincinnati natives and are ready for a W on Sunday. On this episode we'll chat with Mary about her game day superstitions, the time Tom Hanks tweeted Rose and how she always knew her sister would play in the World Cup someday. 

    FC Cincinnati Player Jimmy McLaughlin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2019 16:25

    On this episode we chat with FC Cincinnati player Jimmy McLaughlin! How has Jimmy been doing since tearing his ACL at the start of the season? Is he ready to get back on the pitch? We'll give you a hint.... YES. We will also talk about the US Women’s Cup, which players are his favorite, and get his opinion on competitive pay when it comes to women versus men in professional soccer. Oh, we will also chat about his roomie and friend, player Forest Lasso, and why he calls him the 'King of the Kitchen'.

    Kentucky Enforcers | Cam Mitchell, Rob Smythe, Nate McGovney

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2019

    We were "Courtside" this week with some of the guys from Northern Kentucky's Pro Basketball team, the Kentucky Enforcers! These guys work hard, on and off the court. Each player is personally involved in the community, volunteering and donating his time to charities all over town. Cam will chat about life with five younger siblings and his family's love for basketball, Nate and Rob will talk about the importance of "Tough Love" on the court... We will also find out what the heck Cam is drinking in his 1/2-gallon jug during our interview.

    FC Cincinnati Color Analyst & Kings Hammer Director | Kevin McCloskey

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2019 15:09

    Kevin McCloskey wears several hats in the soccer community. He works as a color analyst for FC Cincinnati and is the Executive Director of Kings Hammer Youth Soccer Program. On this episode we chat with Kevin about FC Cincinnati... How is the team doing? It's been a challenging few weeks for the guys. We'll also talk about upcoming Kings Hammer try-outs, how he spots young talent, his road trips with Lindsay and Tommy G and the importance of performance vs. result.

    Sarah Taylor | Wife of Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach Zac Taylor

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2019 20:52

    Happy Mother’s Day! On this episode we chat with the newest mom in the Cincinnati sports family, Sarah Taylor! Sarah is married to Zac Taylor, the new head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals. Sarah talks about life on and off the field, being a mom of four kids and how happy she is to be back in Cincinnati. Zac’s mom, Julie, is also on the podcast. Both moms share how they felt when Zac scored his first NFL head coaching position.

    Pro Football Focus Michael Renner

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2019 13:16

    With the NFL draft now behind us, we thought it would be cool to have a pro football analyst join us on the show! Michael Renner evaluates the performance of NFL players as well as project their future performance. On this episode he shares how players handle their poor ratings (we'll give you a hint: they don't handle it well), he also talks about what it's like working for Cris Collinsworth, the stresses of draft week and what it was like to be a contestant on the show The Bachelorette. YUP! Michael was on Season 14 with Becca Kufrin.

    Cincinnati Reds PR Director Michael Anderson

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2019 8:57

    On this episode we chat with Micheal Anderson. He's been employed with the Reds for over a decade but a fan of the team his whole life. He'll share GABP secrets that you might not have known about, why Brandon Phillips was one of his favorite players to work with, details on Yasiel Puig's [very unique] bobble head and the time Johnny Bench insulted his outfit.

    FC Cincinnati Players Nick Hagglund & Mathieu Deplagne

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2019 11:15

    We have a bonus podcast for you this week ahead of tonight's FC Cincinnati game! Cincinnati Native, Nick Hagglund, chats about his wife and growing up across the street from her at only six years old. He also talks about how important it was for him to eventually play professional soccer for his hometown of Cincinnati. Mathieu tells us about life in a new country and feeling like he's been in Cincinnati for three years as opposed to three months. He also talks about his overly tidy locker, a French restaurant in town he is dying to try and why Nick is the funniest person he knows.

    NKU Basketball Player Drew McDonald

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2019 9:56

    On this week's episode we chat with Drew McDonald about NKU's former basketball coach, John Brannen. What will he bring to UC's basketball program? What has he learned from Coach Brannen over the years? We will also discuss Drew's attempt at playing two different sports in college, the one pro athlete he is emotionally invested in, and his plan to raise awareness about good mental health and suicide prevention in our community.

    NKU Head Soccer Coach Stu Riddle & Players Connor Probert, Harvey Moyes

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2019 11:36

    How has FC Cincinnati's move to MLS helped with recruiting in the soccer community? Why does Coach Riddle believe NKU is a college soccer gold mine? We will also discuss bucket list stadiums, their love/hate relationship with FIFA and whether or not Cristiano Ronaldo is the G.O.A.T..

    FC Cincinnati Players Kekuta Manneh and Fatai Alashe

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2019 13:12

    Kekuta and Fatai share secrets about each other that only their teammates would know | Fatai says he's up for a FIFA challenge against Bengal's former wide receiver, Chad Johnson | Kekuta explains his favorite saying, "Smile is free" | Fatai has a "fire" lemon cookie recipe that he and ONLY he knows how to make

    FC Cincinnati Players Kendall Waston & Forrest Lasso

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2019 19:37

    Forrest shares details on his homemade pasta sauce recipe and who he called first when he found out he made the team | Kendall talks about his love of Cincinnati's freezing temps, his favorite all-you-can-eat spot in town and the first thing that popped up when he googled Cincinnati

    FC Cincinnati and The Pride

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2019 20:09

    Who is The Pride? Well, they're FC Cincinnati's largest support group for one thing! You can find them at every home game, in The Bailey, shouting, cheering and singing for 90 straight minutes. With over 600 members and counting, they are not slowing down anytime soon! Find out how to audition to become a "Bailey Drummer", learn about their thoughts on this upcoming MLS season and find out what they really think about those that wear body paint to games.

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