A well-traveled veteran and pioneer of sports radio and television. Prior to her weekly show, Lawrence headlined three weekend shows on CBS Sports Radio and also served as fill-in host for various other shows across the network. Previously, she spent nine years at ESPN Radio where she was the only regular female host. She was also the first female in Oklahoma history to pilot her own sports radio talk show. Lawrence has handled basketball play-by-play and color duties for various radio and television outlets over the past 15 years and served as the voice of University of Hartford women’s hoop the last six seasons. She graduated from Messiah College with a bachelor’s degree in communications and received a master’s degree in television and radio from Syracuse University. Lawrence is a native of Concord, New Hampshire, and currently resides in New Jersey.
Taz is a multi-time professional wrestling world heavyweight champion, a celebrated TV color commentator and an award-winning podcaster. Taz complements his no-holds-barred style with comedic timing and sarcastic wit – assets that have served him well in more than three decades of wrestling and broadcasting. While Taz has a storied past with WWE, ECW & TNA, the former college football player also completed the 500th episode of his very popular live digital streaming program, “The Taz Show,” which covered sports entertainment, the NFL, NCAA Football, NBA, and MLB, as well as in-studio guests and live interaction with daily callers since 2015.
Meet Marc Malusis
Marc always dreamed of working as a sports broadcaster, from his days at St. Catharine’s to Don Bosco Prep and eventually to Syracuse University. At college, he worked for WAER and WJPZ.
After graduating from Syracuse, Marc worked as the sports and news director for WRCR in Rockland County, New York. After 18 months of working doubles for the 500-watt station, Marc decided that it was time for a change and got a job as a part-time employee at WFAN. Yes, he is a proud member of the WFAN internship program.
Soon after being hired by WFAN, Marc became full-time board operator for the famed “Mike and the Mad Dog” program. He learned from the best while working with Mike Francesa and Chris Russo and was eventually promoted to producer. That was a fruitful three years of his life that led to Marc being offered on on-air position at WFAN. That was 2007, and from that point forward, he became an overnight host at WFAN. Along with two regular overnights, he has filled in during the day in morning drive, afternoon drive and midday’s.
He was part of the original schedule on CBS Sports Radio, doing a Saturday morning show with Maggie Gray, called “Moose & Maggie” from 6-10 a.m. Eastern. In March 2008, Marc was hired as a personality for SNY. He was first hired as a debater on SportsNite and has appeared on DNL, The Wheelhouse, LoudMouths and BNNY. Marc was tagged with the nickname “Moose” by radio personality Joe Benigno. It stuck and has been with him for the last 17 years…
Marc was hired before the start of the 2008 season as the pre- and postgame host for Rutgers football on the Rutgers Radio Network.
Meet Damon Amendolara
Sportscaster Damon Amendolara, known by his fans as D.A., hosts “The D.A. Show” is known for its unique dynamic of sports analysis, in-depth discussion, colorful listener calls, and insight from insiders and experts from the sports world. Amendolara also appears regularly on NFL Network as part of the “NFL Top 10” documentary film series, and on Sports Illustrated’s “SI Now” program. Prior to hosting the evening show, Amendolara hosted the overnight program on CBS Sports Radio for two years.
Amendolara is an acting member on the board for Boston’s Room to Dream charity, which transforms the environments of chronically-ill, inner-city or suburban children. He also spearheaded the “Team D.A.” charity, having raised funds for causes like the Boys and Girls Clubs, the Bridge Home, the KCMO Little League and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Team D.A. also organized a summer soccer camp for underprivileged youth in South Florida with coaching by Miami FC professional players.
Amendolara is a native of Warwick, N.Y.
Meet Jim Rome
Perhaps the most respected voice in the world of sports broadcasting, Jim Rome is one of the leading opinion-makers of his generation. Best known for his aggressive, informed, rapid-fire dialogue, Rome has established himself as the top choice of athletes and fans when it is time to know what is going on beyond the scoreboard.
In addition, he contributes minute long sports commentary updates hourly on CBS Sports Radio, as a part of the network’s CBS Sports Minute feature.
In 2013, Rome signed a multi-year agreement with CBS contributing across a variety of platforms. Along with his weekday half-hour ROME show on CBS Sports Network, he provides commentary and coverage for CBS Sports and CBSSports.com. Further, Rome hosts an entertainment and sports talk series for SHOWTIME.
Rome’s ESPN program, “Rome Is Burning,” signed off in January 2012 after airing for six years. He also previously served as host of the popular program “The Last Word with Jim Rome,” broadcast nightly on Fox Sports Net, for five years. Prior to that, he spent a two-year stint hosting ESPN2’s “Talk2,” a nightly one-hour interview show.
In addition to his extensive sports broadcasting career, Rome has made cameo appearances alongside Al Pacino and Matthew McConaughey in Two For The Money, with Adam Sandler in The Longest Yard and opposite Michael Jordan in Space Jam; appeared in Blink 182’s music video; appeared on HBO’s “Arliss;” and released a CD, Welcome to the Jungle, which features memorable sound bites from frequent callers and the hip music regularly used on his radio show. Rome graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1987, with a degree in Communications. He currently resides in Los Angeles.