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Sports & Recreation Podcasts

WBRC Sports Director, Rick Karle, speaks with sports legends from across the state of Alabama. Each week Rick and his guest talk life on and off the field.

WBRC Sports Director, Rick Karle, speaks with sports legends from across the state of Alabama. Each week Rick and his guest talk life on and off the field.


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WBRC Sports Director, Rick Karle, speaks with sports legends from across the state of Alabama. Each week Rick and his guest talk life on and off the field.






Air It Out: Keith McCants

From being picked in the 1st round of the NFL draft to living on the streets. Former Alabama star and author of the new book My Dark Side of the NFL, Keith McCants shares his story of struggle, his trips to rehab, and how he is hoping his past mistakes can help educate a new generation. "No athlete, movie star, or celebrity has ever fallen as low as I have, and lived to tell about it." Hear McCants full conversation in the season finale of Air It Out with Rick Karle.


Air It Out: Brodie Croyle

Brodie Croyle reflects on the 2005 Iron Bowl and being sacked 11 times. Plus his mission to help children in need at Big Oak Ranch.


Air It Out: Iron Bowl Memories

It’s Alabama. It’s Auburn. It’s the Iron Bowl! On this episode of Air It Out, former Auburn QB, Stan White, and former Alabama DB, Antonio Langham, talk the 1992 Iron Bowl. They each share their own perspective on Langham’s game-changing pick-six after intercepting a pass from White. Plus hear more Iron Bowl memories from Greg McElroy and Tommy Tuberville.


Air It Out: Rece Davis

ESPN College GameDay Host, Rece Davis, talks going to Alabama, getting hired by ESPN, the best GameDay atmospheres, and much more.


Air It Out: Greg McElroy

ESPN College Football analysist and National Championship winning Quarterback, Greg McElroy, talks ending up at Alabama, playing for Nick Saban, and transitioning from the field to the broadcast booth.


Air It Out: Jermaine "FunnyMaine" Johnson

Comedian, and Crimson Tide superfan, Jermaine "FunnyMaine" Johnson talks getting into comedy, the origin of his “How Bama Fans watched…” videos, and if there is Alabama fatigue in the world of college football.


Air It Out: Tommy Tuberville

The “Riverboat Gambler” talks Auburn’s six straight wins over Alabama in the Iron Bowl, the “JetGate” scandal, and how Coach Ed Orgeron helped him meet his wife. Plus, did Tommy Tuberville seriously consider running for governor?


Air It Out: John Cassimus

The founder of Zoë’s Kitchen talks playing at Alabama, learning through adversity, how football made him a better businessman, and the changing culture of fast-casual restaurants.


Air It Out: Galu Tagovailoa

The father of Tua and Taulia Tagovailoa talks moving from Hawaii to Alabama, teaching them football, the importance of faith in Tua’s life and attending Mass with Nick Saban.


Air It Out: Bobby Bowden

The legendary Florida State coach, and Birmingham native, talks championships, almost becoming the Alabama head coach, his family, and serving God’s purpose.


Air It Out: Charles Barkley

NBA and Auburn Legend, Charles Barkley, talks growing up in Leeds, the best players he ever faced, paying college athletes, and more. Plus, he reflects on the importance of the “I'm Not A Role Model” Nike campaign, and shares his thoughts on President Trump, kneeling for the anthem, and what Birmingham needs to help grow the city.


Air It Out: Cornelius Bennett

From Bama to Buffalo, All-American linebacker, Cornelius Bennett, reflects on growing up in Ensley, “The Sack”, and how he became known as “Biscuit”. Plus, he talks about being a proud father watching his son play at Tennessee, his decision to donate his brain for CTE research, and if he should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


Air It Out: Paul Finebaum

The voice of the SEC, Paul Finebaum, reflects on his days working at WBRC FOX6, the difference between Alabama and Auburn fans, and the importance his callers have had on his career in the media.


Air It Out: Gene Stallings

From building a championship football team to building fences out on the ranch, the legendary Crimson Tide coach reflects on his life on and off the field. Stallings talks tough practices back at the Junction with Paul “Bear” Bryant, his thoughts on Nick Saban, and what he is most proud of, his family.


Air It Out: Eli Gold

Eli Gold is about to kick off his 30th season as the voice of the Crimson Tide. So just how did a kid from New York end up as the play-by-play announcer for the University of Alabama? Gold shares his journey from Brooklyn to Bama in the inaugural episode of Air It Out w/ Rick Karle. Plus the two chat hockey, quarterbacks, and Nick Saban.


Air It Out: Introduction

WBRC Sports Director, Rick Karle, breaks down what you can expect to hear on this brand-new show. Air It Out will feature a new guest each week from the world of sports. It's more than just X's and O's, it's about life, family, and so much more.