Ken Carman loves Cleveland sports. One of his early memories is of attending a Cleveland Indians game at the age of five and a rookie Albert Belle hitting a home run to left-center at Municipal Stadium. The Canton native also loves sports radio. He fell in love with sports talk while listening during his paper route at the age of eleven.
The Perry High School and University of Akron graduate started his career hosting Friday Night Football, eventually working his way up to hosting his own show in Akron. Carman is a veteran play by play commentator, broadcasting area college sports and Akron Aeros Baseball on radio and television. He has also spent time as a sports reporter covering the Cavs, Browns, Indians, Buckeyes, the MAC, NASCAR and the PGA.
Ken and his wife live live in Westpark with their black lab.
Bob Hurley, the head coach of the Buffalo Bulls men’s basketball team, joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.” Hurley talked about his playing career, the hard nose PG style of play, his rise in the coaching ranks, his Buffalo Bulls team and the upcoming MAC tournament.
Will Merritt of the Clemson Radio Network joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.” Merritt talked about his Tigers, the success of the team, how players of been preparing for the upcoming draft, also touched on possible Browns draft choices QB Tajh Boyd and WR Sammy Watkins.
NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Caman Show.” Kelly opened up about his personal life and struggles, how he hopes to help others, life in the NFL and his Hall of Fame career with the Bills.
Jordan Bastian of MLB.com talked to Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.” Bastian talked about Justin Masterson’s contract situation, slugger Nick Swisher, skipper Terry Francona, the Tribe adding about bat before the season starts, when we could see Lindor up on the main roster and the expectations for the Indians in 2014.
Tim May of the Columbus Dispatch joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.” May talked about the last game we saw the Buckeyes play against Clemson, the current off-season, Braxton Miller injury, Urban Meyer surgery, recruiting for the Buckeyes and the main goals for the football team during spring practices.
Rob Rang a NFL Draft expert for CBSSports.com joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.”
Sam Amico of FoxSportsOhio.com joined Ken Carman on the Animal House earlier today to preview the second half to the Cavs season.
Glen Macnow a talk show host for 94-WIP in Philadelphia joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.” Macnow on Joe Banner, his personality, the way Banner is viewed others, the Eagles since his departure, Pat Shurmur as a the Eagles OC, on the promotion of Ray Farmer, Farmer’s football IQ, Jimmy Haslam and the future of the Browns.
Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.” Kinkhabwala talked about the recent shake ups in Berea, Jimmy Haslam, Joe Banner, new GM Ray Farmer, the Browns upcoming offseason, how Cleveland is viewed in the national light and the 2014 NFL Draft.
His reaction would have made Ray Liotta proud.