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Get an entertaining recap of all sports scores and developing stories as you start your day. Features intriguing guests, controversial topics, and hard-hitting news. It’s what everyone will be talking about around the water cooler. Jeff Siembieda and JJ Buck host weekdays from Albuquerque on KNML-AM, The Sports Animal.

Get an entertaining recap of all sports scores and developing stories as you start your day. Features intriguing guests, controversial topics, and hard-hitting news. It’s what everyone will be talking about around the water cooler. Jeff Siembieda and JJ Buck host weekdays from Albuquerque on KNML-AM, The Sports Animal.

Location:

Albuquerque, NM

Description:

Get an entertaining recap of all sports scores and developing stories as you start your day. Features intriguing guests, controversial topics, and hard-hitting news. It’s what everyone will be talking about around the water cooler. Jeff Siembieda and JJ Buck host weekdays from Albuquerque on KNML-AM, The Sports Animal.

Language:

English


Episodes

Pitino Ready for Expectations

9/27/2022
New Mexico men's basketball head coach Richard Pitino stopped by the studio to discuss the new additions to the roster, how everyone looks after summer workouts, shifting the mindset with practice underway and expectations for the program. #Lobos #MWBB See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:40

Pick One

9/27/2022
How should the 49ers feel about Jimmy-G with the Rams on deck? Did Tua have a back or head injury? Pro Bowl flag football! Why not a home run derby? Long drive? American Gladiators? Earthquake, tornado or hurricane? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:45:21

Underway

9/27/2022
New Mexico men's basketball head coach Richard Pitino stopped by the studio with practice officially underway; what are his thoughts about this seasons roster, how is he dealing with outside expectations and what he learned about the Mountain West. Cooper Rush earned himself a backup job for life. Should the 49ers be worried about Jimmy-G? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:23

Backup or Starter

9/27/2022
Cooper Rush remains undefeated as a starting quarterback. Will their be a QB controversy when Dak returns? Why are so many offensive lines struggling in the NFL? Tantrum or passion? Too much from the Bills offensive coordinator? When was the last time New Mexico State football was favored in back-to-back weeks? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:37

La Cueva to UNM

9/26/2022
La Cueva High School quarterback Aidan Armenta discusses his decision to verbally commit to the Lobos; what he likes about the program, they type of player he is, what motivates him and where he wants to grow as a QB. #Lobos #NMPreps See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:22

Turning the Page

9/26/2022
University of New Mexico head football coach Danny Gonzales discusses his teams performance at LSU, the issues that have to get solved on the offense, what he expects from LSU and making sure one doesn't turn into two. #MWFB See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:22

Local Flavor

9/26/2022
Are you on the over or under for Monday Night Football? Is it talent, scheme, all the above that is holding the Lobos offense back? What would you do? La Cueva High School quarterback Aidan Armenta verbally committed to UNM. Adian joins the show to discuss why and his goals on the football field. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:44:01

One at a Time

9/26/2022
New Mexico Lobos head football coach Dann Gonzales discusses the Lobos loss at LSU, what disappointed him, where the team has to get better and understanding that LSU isn't going to define the Lobos season. The three biggest winners and losers from Sunday in the NFL! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:39

Overload

9/26/2022
Winning is all that matters. Who picked up two huge division wins? Are you still riding with the Bills as the best in the AFC? Believe in Tua! How many questions did the Broncos answer? When you play LSU it will magnify your mistakes. How do the Lobos create offense against UNLV? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:36

Back Home

9/23/2022
New Mexico Lobos defensive end Justin Harris joins the show to discuss his journey from Lutcher, Louisiana to UNM as the Lobos head to LSU. Who is under the most pressure this weekend in the NFL? What does culture mean in a locker room? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:44:09

One and Done

9/23/2022
The Boston Celtics suspended their head coach for the entire season. Will Ime Udoka coach another game for the Celtics? Who would the Big-10 turn to if UCLA stays home? Do the Steelers believe in Kenny Pickett? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Time for Change

9/23/2022
Cleveland handles their business against the Steelers, is it time for a quarterback change in Pittsburgh? Have you changed your opinion on Jacoby Brissett? Did Jerry Jones do too much with his wanting a quarterback controversy? Could we see UCLA to the Big-10 fall apart? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A Year?

9/22/2022
The Boston Celtics have head coach drama. Are you backing the Browns or Steelers? Is it Kenny Pickett time? When do you transition at QB? Are you watching the Presidents Cup? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:45:06

Fan on Fan

9/22/2022
Players and coaches will never win when talking about fan reaction. Leave that for the fans and talking heads. CBS Sports Jerry Palm shares his fandom hurt feelings on Purdue and breaks down the biggest college football games this weekend. New favorite in the Mountain West? More worried about the Steelers quarterback or offensive line? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:33

Fine Print

9/22/2022
The Boston Celtics are on the verge of suspending their head coach. What is going on? Are you rolling with the Browns or Steelers? Is it time for Kenny Pickett? A Utah fan wanted to blow up what if they lost to San Diego State? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:43:02

How Are You Feeling

9/21/2022
How are you feeling about your NFL team after two weeks? Time to panic for one Mountain West team? Bad bets. Sometimes you listen to the wrong person. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:04

Under the Lights

9/21/2022
Tom Brady is upset Mike Evans got suspended. Does he have a point? Bruce Arians gets a warning from the NFL. What are the Lobos expectations against LSU? Sebastian Noel from Proview Networks discusses the top performances from last week and the games to watch this weekend in high school football. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:14

Judge

9/21/2022
Aaron Judge hit his 60th home run. Is the first thing you think about how awesome he is or is it about PED's? Baseball and steroids, still a thing? Does it bother you? What's the best college football atmosphere you have been to? Are the Lobos ready for LSU? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:43:03

The Light is On

9/20/2022
Week three favorites, who are you buying? Any hope in Denver with their head coach? Have fans embraced the Mountain West yet? What is going to get you to the stadium? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:45:12

Week 2 Takes

9/20/2022
Elite quarterbacks and elite play. Where are you ranking the Dolphins? Are the Cowboys still in the NFC East race? Did Herm Edwards get fired on the field? What does Jerry Kill have left? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:20