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.
Don Banks of SI joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.” Banks talked about the Browns, if he thinks they can stay in the playoff hunt all season, Brian Hoyer, Johnny Manziel, he also looked around the NFL highlighting Phillip Rivers and the Chargers.
Solomon Wilcots of the NFL Network and CBS Sports joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.” Wilcots talked about the Browns QB situation, Alex Mack, the Browns offensive line, Browns HC Mike Pettine, the struggles of rookie DB Justin Gilbert, Joe Haden still being a top DB and his upcoming games.
Ari Wasserman joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.” Ari talked about the upcoming game for the Buckeyes, the off field trouble for FSU QB Jameis Winston, who is the best team in college football, the Top 25 and the the football season so far.
Demoralized. Dominated. Demons, that have been exorcised. I guess you can describe the Pittsburgh Steelers as a bunch of “D’s.” All jokes aside, the Steelers are a ship adrift, and it was your Cleveland Browns [...]
Browns rookie WR Taylor Gabriel spent “5 Good Minutes” with Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.” Gabriel on his rookie season, Week 1 vs. the Steelers, his taste in music/movies and the WR corps.
Andrew Fillipponi of 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh joined Ken Carman on “The Ken Carman Show.” Fillipponi talked about the Steelers season, the excitement around the Browns, trusting Big Ben over Hoyer, Hoyer ceiling being a Wild Card birth, the QB contract situation, Johnny Football and Mike Tomlin’s future in Pittsburgh.
Browns rookie LB Chris Kirksey joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.” Kirksey talked about his time with the Browns, the Mike Pettine defense, what he does during his down time, being in the city of Cleveland and his time in Iowa.
Browns TE Gary Barnidge spoke with Ken Carman. Barnidge talked about his big 4th down catch against the Saints, the Browns offense, his time down at the University of Louisville, pro wrestling and all of his charity work around NE Ohio.
Marc Sessler of NFL.com joined Ken Carman on the “Ken Carman Show.”
Dave Ramos from Cleveland’s New 102, challenged Ken Carman to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Ken accepted.