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Reese Waters brings his unique perspective to the world of DC sports and everyday life. A Washington area native and standup comic, Waters talk Washington Football, Wizards, Nationals, and Capitals, and never shies away from the broader social issues that are reflected in the sports world. 

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    • Nov 24, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    11/24/2021 - HR 3 - Final Thoughts & Happy Thanksgiving

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 48:24

    From Reese Waters & The Team 980, we sincerely hope you and yours have a great Thanksgiving!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We Are Grateful For Go-Go And Much More...

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 10:48

    Reese is grateful for the trickle of the DC staple that he can find on the aps while he's running.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/24/2021 - HR 2 - The Best Thing About Thanksgiving - Calls

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 40:07

    It's a great weekend. The football, the food, the fellowship, the food, the friends, the food, the family and so much more. Reese takes calls from the listeners that make us grateful every day.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    A Quick Moment

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 3:25

    Reese spends a moment to weigh in on breaking news from the Ahmaud Arbery case.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/24/2021 - HR 1 - The Sides. The Gratitude. The Joy.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 49:25

    We have hit the first post for the big roll of the holidays. Reese breaks down what we are eating, what we are happy about and much more! Tommy Sheppard, Ron Rivera, Ovie the old man... What are we grateful for?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/23/2021 - HR 3 - Jamel Johnson & Final Thoughts

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 43:27

    Comedian and podcast impresario Jamel Johnson joins the show to discuss among other things... the sweater. If that thing keeps Kuzma draining 3s, it's great. Then there some calls from the great listeners.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Sweater

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 6:55

    If Kyle Kuzma believes in that sweater, he needs to wear it more than once. We need to know he put it in the same laundry basket as everything else.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/23/2021 - HR 2 - Adam Longo & Some Thoughts on Gil

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 44:52

    Reese Waters talks to one of the best reporters in DC. The fantastic Adam Longo of WUSA 9 and a little show called Open Mic, joins the show to discuss some of the stories he's delivered and is working on.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Caller Vs Caller Hilarity

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 11:49

    Shockingly we got a call from a Cowboy's fan and it was confusing and weird. There was a follow up call from G that was fantastic. Here are both calls...  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/23/2021 - HR 1 - Thanksgiving Thoughts & Travel Plans

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 48:21

    Those lines look like a lot of fun. Makes it seem like travelling for the holidays is a real bad idea. Why are we back to torturing ourselves in order to have a bad evening with people we aren't especially fond of. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Home Cooked? Nah. No Thanks.... Giving.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 10:42

    Reese has some thoughts on why there are things on that Thanksgiving dinner table that he doesn't want. And they aren't just your favorites or because of this holiday.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/22/2021 - HR 3 - Jordan Dajani & Closing Arguments

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 44:59

    Another fantastic episode is in the books. Reese talks to Jordan Dajani of CBS Sports and all of the great callers. There are some thoughts on the fight in Detroit last night as well.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    What An Enjoyable Afternoon

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 9:02

    The Good Guys Won. The Bad Guys Lost. What a great way to spend an afternoon.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hine Eh Key

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 6:03

    What do we make of a guy who's most favorable comparisons are guys like nick Foles, Jeff Hostetler and Brad Johnson... maybe... AT BEST See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/22/2021 - HR 2 - WFT Monday Celebration

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 41:07

    Reese is talking to the listeners about what we should expect from a team that kind of stunk two weeks ago. Have they improved while the rest of the league dropped off. Can Heineke win a playoff game? Is he more like Nick Foles in Philadelphia or Nick Foles in Jacksonville and Chicago?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/22/2021 - HR 1 - Victory Monday!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 51:04

    As long as the crazy NFL results benefit the Belters we are happy to ride the wave! Reese breaks down a fantastic weekend of sports from the Wizards winning, the Spartans making him look right and the Washington Football team looking darn good!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/19/2021 - HR 3 - Michael Jenkins & Final Thoughts

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 47:05

    Reese Waters talks to our pal Michael Jenkins about all of the odds, ends, lines and bets. Then there are some more great calls from our great listeners.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/10/2021 - HR 2 - Real Discussion. Real Talk.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 43:59

    A verdict was delivered and Reese Waters reacts to it with thought and wisdom. The callers also react to the discussion and it makes for worthwhile and interesting talk.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Beginning Of The Show Was 100 Miles Ago

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 10:06

    There was breaking news about our stuff from our broken system.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/19/2021 - HR 1 - Football Friday & MLB Awards

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 45:53

    A big football Friday show. Reese breaks down the upcoming game between Carolina and Washington. There are just a few storylines that connect these two teams. It's a bigger game than the records would suggest.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Please... Just Behave In Front Of My Ex.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 7:32

    Look, Ron is going to a party of a mutual friend of his ex and we really want people to know we are doing good. Please, mind your manners and keep it together.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/18/2021 - HR 3 - Hoo Dis... Great Calls, Mic Drops & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 44:56

    Reese talks about some of the best calls that we have ever received on the show. And while that happens, we get a few calls that are in their own right quite splendid.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Don't Lie... You Enjoyed Garbage Music As A Kid

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 15:56

    If ever accused of being dishonest with the listeners, there is no need to go any further than this audio to prove his sincerity.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Thoughts on the death of Young Dolph

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 11:56

    You don't have to be infinitely familiar with an artist's work to be moved by their untimely passing.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/18/2021 - HR 2 - Chris McClain & More Calls

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 45:01

    There is a lot of matchups between DC and Charlotte right now. The Hornets beat the Washington Basketball Team last night and the Panthers face the Washington Football Team on Sunday. Chris McClain of WFNZ joins Reese to discuss.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    If Ya Call The Show... You Need To Be Honest

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 5:41

    Pauly calls the show and Reese has some feelings about what he thinks is a very manicured and untrue list of music from high school.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/18/2021 - HR 1 - Big Questions Require Hard Honesty

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 45:21

    Reese came across a discussion about the music we used to listen to. If we are going to have this talk, we need to be honest. We need names like Color Me Bad, No Doubt, Partridge Family & Bruce Hornsby. No faking. No fronting.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/17/2021 - HR 3 - Lorenzo Alexander & Final Thoughts

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 43:17

    The great One Man Gang is on the show and sheds a little light on all things NFL especially some of the aspects that we have debated on the show this week. There are also some loose ends & final thoughts.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Colby Covington, Milli Vanilli and John Wall.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 9:22

    If you want to know what this list of people has in common, then you will have to click play. Only Reese Waters can make this list of names make sense.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/17/2021 - HR 2 - Adam Humphries & J.P. Flaim

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 44:30

    In the spirit of Batman and Spiderman fighting crime together, or George Jetson meeting Fred Flintstone, we present a 1067 The Fan/Team 980 crossover blockbuster event! Not only that, but Adam Humphries of the DC Belters is on after JP Flaim.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Is The Sand Lot In Raljon Really That Bad?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 7:15

    OK, Reese & Broc have had their fun at what the turf at FedEx looks like. And it seems like players get hurt specifically because of it. But is that perception or reality? Reese asks Lorenzo Alexander.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/17/2021 - HR 1 - Ranking The Dissapointments

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 48:38

    What loss really hurt the feelings the most? Georgetown in the Big East Tournament? Any loss to Dallas or Duke? It's tough to assess, but that is the burden of the sports talk radio host. Reese gets into the games that took days to get over.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/17/2021 - The Long Line At The Bar

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 10:49

    There are sometimes 2 different lines ya gotta wait in at the club. Wait to get in, then the bathroom. Why isn't this line moving? Isn't the framed request in crayon dissuading the fiends from their nefarious business?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/16/2021 - HR 3 - Wes Hall & Final Thoughts

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 44:05

    Wes Hall is one of our favorites and he joins the show to break down the success of the Wizards as well as the value of the FedEx Field turf versus the value of fruit cake. Plus! Some more of our great callers.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Put Me in Pat. We Ain't Losing To Dartmouth

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 8:11

    No. We are not doing this. We are not losing to a team that loses to losers. Georgetown must not lose to Dartmouth.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Barley Food And Definitely Not A Delicious Desert

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 10:17

    Fruit cake? More like ew cake. Fruit Cake is garbage and we want it banned.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/16/2021 - HR 2 - Rick Snider & Player Apologies

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 45:57

    Few people have covered more great teams and players than Rick Snider. He joins Reese to discuss the life & career of Sam Huff as well as the Washington Football Team. Reese also has some thoughts and words for Kyle Kuzma.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/16/2021 - HR 1 - Fruit Cake Vs. The Washington Belters

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 46:33

    Yes. Here is the battle of the century... Or at least the early afternoon. Reese goes after a 'food' item that deserves no defense while trying to see if anyone out there wants to muster any energy for the fruit cake of the NFL. Maybe it was considered great years ago, but now no one is impressed.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Reese Takes A Moment To Talk To Kyle Kuzma

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 6:13

    It wasn't him at all... Lakers fans really did Kuzma dirty. He can PLAY. He is hitting shots and grabbing boards. Laker fans, it wasn't him. It was your team.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/15/2021 - HR 3 - Zach Gelb & More Calls

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 49:12

    One of the hardest grinding broadcasters around joins Reese to discuss the latest around the NFL. Zach Gelb is aboard before we get more calls from some of the most astute listeners in the business.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/15/2021 - HR 2 - Darren Haynes & WFT Reaction

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 46:23

    Darren Haynes jumps on to slander Reese Waters and slander him and his athletic abilities. Unfair and untrue. Besides the ridicule from the jocks... there is still a big win from yesterday to discuss that win.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Sam Huff Is A Legend

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 6:41

    He was legendary on the field. He was a football lifer and hall of famer at all levels of the game. Reese Waters takes a few moments to talk about one of the most memorable voices in DC sports history.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/15/2021 - HR 1 - The Belters Win!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 44:38

    Man! The playoff rematch was a game that we were ready for and it went better than we possibly could have expected. As Reese has said in the past, keep your expectations low and you can't be demoralized.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    FedEx Dirt Patch Sandlot

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 14:00

    Reese has some thoughts on the 'field' part of the name FedEx Field. The turf leaves a lot to be desired.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Sleeping in the Jail Parking Lot

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 4:06

    If you are going to pick up your friend from jail, don't have warrants and take a nap while you're waiting.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/12/2021 - HR 3 - Michael Jenkins & Closing Arguments

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 47:59

    The final instalment of the week! Reese talks to the main man, Michael Jenkins and takes some more calls on Chase Young and the Washington Football Team before rolling out for the week.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/12/2021 - HR 2 - Julie Donaldson & Great Calls

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 47:18

    Every Friday! Julie Donaldson is on the show talking about what the team is doing on the field, in the stands and in the area. This week the Washington Football Team faces the Super Bowl champs. Can they get it done?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Conundrum of the Honest Atlete

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 30:08

    Let's be honest about how we feel about honesty, We like athletes when they speak their mind, but say what we like. And win. If you win, you have our attention and esteem.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/12/2021 - HR 1 - Chase Young Has No Filter

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 47:31

    A shocking event took place yesterday. Big sports news broke at 3:10 in the afternoon. This is getting a little wacky around these parts. The comments that Chase Young made have some fans upset.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Run Forrest, Run. Forrest Gump Stinks.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 9:32

    It's not a good movie. It has almost no redeeming qualities, except being hilarious for none of the intended reasons. Stupid is as stupid does.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    11/11/2021 - HR 3 - Chris Vannini and Closing Thoughts

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 46:01

    College football writer for the Athletic, Chris Vannini joins the show to talk about what we have seen on the collegiate gridiron so far. Can Cincinnati stay where they are? Then Reese looks at a particular fan in Michigan that deserves some attention.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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