The Sports Animals

The Sports Animals

Weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m.
They’re wild. They’re lovable. They’re house trained! “The Sports Animals” are guaranteed to liven up your afternoon drive, as Chris Hart and Gary Dickman bring you the latest sports headlines, score updates, commentaries, and interviews with the athletes, coaches and top sports personalities in Hawaii and from around the nation! Call or text 296-1420 to get in on the conversation or chime in on Twitter @SportsAnimals.


Chris Hart and Gary Dickman face off in Sports Trivia to see who really knows more about sports.



Aug. 7 – The Animals come on for a short while after the second round of the PGA Championship on this Aloha Friday. Dan Favale from Bleacher Report talks about the NBA, Jerry Foltz from the Golf Channel talks about the PGA Championship, and Dr. T from Doctors of Waikiki makes a stop to talk about the rise in cases of COVID-19 in Hawaii.



Aug. 6 – The show comes on after coverage of the first round of the PGA Championship and Josh Pacheco replaces the guys on this edition. Pac-West commissioner Bob Hogue joins the show to talk about the NCAA’s decision to put fall sports championships on the shelf. Also, Josh gives an update on Bobby Curran that people have been asking about.



Aug. 4 – On this show, Lisa Horne from Pigskin Grind talks college football, but more importantly, her story of how she and her family dealt with testing positive for Covid-19. Kristie Ackert from the New York Daily News talks the Yankees and Brent Sobleski from the Bleacher Report talks the NFL. And what happened to Colt Brennan today?



Aug. 3 – On the start of the work week edition, Kevin McGuire from Athlon Sports talks about college football and the Nick Rolovich news and what he said about a player opting out of the season. Anthony Witrado from Forbes talks the MLB and Rich Hammond from The Athletic talks Los Angeles Rams. Also, Keegan has quizzed the guys on sports before, but can he get a few right himself?



July 31 – On this Aloha Friday, the animals come on after the wild overtime game between the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks as the NBA gets their games underway in Orlando. Jeff Risdon from RealGM talks about the NFL and at the end, what kind of news do the animals bring up about Major League Baseball?



July 30 – The animals come on after yet another New York Yankees rain delay and talk about the NBA restart, major league baseball, and about the decision that was made by the SEC about their football schedule.



July 29 – On this mid-week edition of the show, it’s a short show due to the New York Yankees game, but there’s still big news from the Big West Conference. Find out what David Matlin and some coaches had to say about the news. Also, Bobby Karalla from DallasMavs.com talks the Dallas Mavericks and how they look before the NBA restart.



July 28 – On this show, Larry Kreuger from KNBR and ESPN Radio talks about the MLB and San Francisco Giants and the possibility of the Giants making the playoffs in the shortened MLB season. Rich Cimini from ESPN NFL Nation talks about the New York Jets and Will Guillory from the Athletic talks about the New Orleans Pelicans.



July 27 – On the beginning of the work week edition, former NBA player and Milwaukee Bucks TV analyst Marques Johnson joins the show to talk about the Bucks, the NBA restart, and something about a movie called “White Men Can’t Jump.” Brad Gagnon from Bleacher report talks the NFL and Eno Sarris from the Athletic talks the MLB. Also, how prepared were the guys for Hurricane Douglas?



July 23 – On this show, we join in when the MLB opening day game between the Nationals and Yankees started the rain delay which eventually leads to the game being called. Josh Houtz from the Phinsider talks Miami Dolphins football and Bill Shaikin from the LA Times talk the Los Angeles Dodgers and Angels. Also, with Hurricane Douglas coming towards Hawaii, Zephyr Insurance President and CEO Tim Johns joins the show to talk about how you can be prepared.



July 22 – On this mid-week edition of the show, University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball coach Kaleo Baxter talks about the potential upcoming season and what the team is doing in lieu of Covid-19. Also, Ryan Divish from the Seattle Times talks about the Seattle Mariners. And it’s national hot dog day!



July 21 – On this show, Scott Miller from Bleacher Report talks about the upcoming MLB season and what to expect from rule changes. Ed Graney from the Las Vegas Review Journal talks the Las Vegas Raiders and Mo Dakhil from Bleacher Report talks the NBA. Also, how many questions did one round of the ultimate sports trivia challenge go?



July 20 – On the start of the work week show, former Clemson football player and ACC Network analyst joins the animals to talk college football and the ACC. Nate Kreckman from Altitude Sports talks about the Mountain West and football and Brian Baldinger from the NFL Network talks the NFL’s return to play. Also, play along with more of the Ultimate Sports Trivia Challenge.



July 17 – On this Aloha Friday edition of the show, hall of fame baseball announcer Jon Miller joins the show to talk about the return of Major League Baseball and the San Francisco Giants. Bob Valvano from ESPN talks college basketball and Eddie Klaneski talks Damien Football and the events that have happened recently.