Ken Carman | 92.3 The Fan

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– Ken Carman, a Perry High School and University of Akron graduate, started his love for sports radio while delivering papers around Canton at 11. His first job in the broadcasting world was 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.

Carman signed his agreement to host nights at 92.3 The Fan at the steps of the church right before he married his wife two weeks before the station debuted in 2011. The Canton native won the best sports talker for his evening show according to in Cleveland Scene in 2015 before moving up in the broadcasting world to the morning drive co-host position at The Fan. You can also hear Ken on the PNC Bank Cleveland Browns Radio Network hosting their Preview Show and Coach’s Show which air on The Fan during the football season.

Ken is active on social media @KenCarman, but if you need to get a hold of him for his in-depth thoughts on anything else, e-mail him at

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks with the media during a press conference at the George R. Brown Convention Center on February 1, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

Ken Carman: I Hate The Super Bowl

Ken tried to like it. Ken tried to be hyped up about the pageantry of it. The pomp and circumstance marches of the festivities it presents.

92.3 The Fan–02/02/2017

LeBron James #23 and Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers participates in warmups prior to a game prior to a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center on December 20, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.   (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

LeBron Can Be Frustrating, But He Knows Exactly What He’s Doing

This is no complaint piece from Ken Carman, because LeBron, for everything that he’s complaining about, is doing it by design.

92.3 The Fan–01/25/2017

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 19:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers holds the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after defeating the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 19, 2016 in Oakland, California. /  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ken Carman: On 2016 In Cleveland

2016 was a year where Cleveland was put on center stage, both in sports, and in life. At the end of this year, it seems as if while everyone else’s world is “falling apart” ours is stronger than ever.

92.3 The Fan–12/31/2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 11: Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles is tackled after making a pass by Nate Orchard #44 of the Cleveland Browns during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Ken Carman: Learning From The Browns Mistakes, And Others

2016 has been a year of reflection for Browns fans. It’s been so long since the Browns have been good that Murphy’s Law has become the law of the land.

92.3 The Fan–12/14/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - JANUARY 3:  Terrelle Pryor #17 of the Cleveland Browns makes a catch in front of Antwon Blake #41 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ken Carman: When The Browns Become Competitive, This Is What I Dream Of…

The first thing I dream of when the Browns are finally competitive: A packed house watching the Browns beat their rival in a pivotal matchup

92.3 The Fan–11/18/2016

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Ken Carman Column: Things Could Get Nasty … So What?

But as we learned watching our team win a championship, what worked in the past might not work in the future.

92.3 The Fan–10/14/2016

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

It’s Time To Embrace The Cleveland Indians: Ken Carman Column

Kipnis, Lindor, Santana, Naquin, and Napoli aren’t the Gods we remember from our childhood, but they are a good team that has been built to try to win now and for the near future.

92.3 The Fan–09/23/2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 11: Robert Griffin III #10 and Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles shake hands after their game at Lincoln Financial Field on September 11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Browns 29-10. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

They’ll Be Linked Forever, But They Couldn’t Be More Different: The RG3 vs. Carson Wentz Dilemma

You can hear the arguments. It’s late November, early December. Those calls are coming. “GET RID OF HIM! … GET RID OF THEM ALL!

92.3 The Fan–09/14/2016

GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 12:  Cody Kessler #5 of the Cleveland Browns drops back to pass in the third quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 12, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

The Browns Are Not Tanking: Ken Carman Column

That’s why I tremble to write this sentence, but here goes: The Browns are headed in the right direction.

92.3 The Fan–09/07/2016

Robert Griffin III (Photo credit CBS Radio/Ben Fontana)

For Browns Fans, No RG3 Warning Necessary

Don’t worry about Browns fans. They’re the last people who need a warning.

You and I have been down this road many times before.

92.3 The Fan–08/25/2016


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