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CHUCK FREEBY - Indiana’s 2017 Sportscaster of the Year, WHME Sports Director Chuck Freeby knows the complete Michiana sports scene as well as anyone…mainly because he’s been a part of it all his life. Born in South Bend, he is a 1982 graduate of Elkhart Central High School. In 1986, he received a B.A. in American Studies from the University of Notre Dame. These days, he is well known for his love of area high school sports. His passion showed for 17 years at WNDU-TV, where Chuck pioneered expanded high school television coverage with “Friday Night Flights” during football season and “Roundball Roundup” for basketball. Now, Chuck has served for over 14 years as Sports Director at WHME-TV 46 where he calls play-by-play on the high school football and basketball “Game of the Week”, various college sports events, including Notre Dame athletics on PULSE-FM and their HD.2 frequencies, and provides morning sports reports and co-hosting duties on Pulse FM. You can also catch Chuck locally in the South Bend area before every Notre Dame Football home game on WNDU-TV with “Countdown to Kickoff”. Chuck and his wife, Diane, have been married 27 years and are parents of six children: Peter (25), Christopher (24), Mary (22), Jeanie (20), Rosie (20) and T.J. (16). They live in South Bend, with their schnoodle, Skipper. COREY MANN - I was born in Benton Harbor , MI , moved to South Bend , IN in 1991, and made Michiana home. In ’94, Debbie and I got married and we live in Granger, IN! My wife cuts hair at her salon in our home, and she works with incoming students at a local Beauty College. Chloe (my oldest) is a graduate of Grace College in Warsaw, Indiana and is getting married in 2019.. Caleb (my youngest), is in 6th grade and loves Star Wars, Legos, Xbox, and family activities. He currently runs cross-country because I make him. I started in mainstream radio in 1988. Alongside waking up early for the morning show on Pulse FM in South Bend, Indiana, (92.1, 96.9, 103.1) I published my first kid’s book in 2016, with more on the way. I also host “What Else with Corey Mann” podcast on the Studio DNA Network. Oh, and more thing. I know absolutely nothing about sports. 2018 – Leader Publications Best of the Best Local DJ / Personality of the year 2011 – CMB Air-Personality of the Year

CHUCK FREEBY - Indiana’s 2017 Sportscaster of the Year, WHME Sports Director Chuck Freeby knows the complete Michiana sports scene as well as anyone…mainly because he’s been a part of it all his life. Born in South Bend, he is a 1982 graduate of Elkhart Central High School. In 1986, he received a B.A. in American Studies from the University of Notre Dame. These days, he is well known for his love of area high school sports. His passion showed for 17 years at WNDU-TV, where Chuck pioneered expanded high school television coverage with “Friday Night Flights” during football season and “Roundball Roundup” for basketball. Now, Chuck has served for over 14 years as Sports Director at WHME-TV 46 where he calls play-by-play on the high school football and basketball “Game of the Week”, various college sports events, including Notre Dame athletics on PULSE-FM and their HD.2 frequencies, and provides morning sports reports and co-hosting duties on Pulse FM. You can also catch Chuck locally in the South Bend area before every Notre Dame Football home game on WNDU-TV with “Countdown to Kickoff”. Chuck and his wife, Diane, have been married 27 years and are parents of six children: Peter (25), Christopher (24), Mary (22), Jeanie (20), Rosie (20) and T.J. (16). They live in South Bend, with their schnoodle, Skipper. COREY MANN - I was born in Benton Harbor , MI , moved to South Bend , IN in 1991, and made Michiana home. In ’94, Debbie and I got married and we live in Granger, IN! My wife cuts hair at her salon in our home, and she works with incoming students at a local Beauty College. Chloe (my oldest) is a graduate of Grace College in Warsaw, Indiana and is getting married in 2019.. Caleb (my youngest), is in 6th grade and loves Star Wars, Legos, Xbox, and family activities. He currently runs cross-country because I make him. I started in mainstream radio in 1988. Alongside waking up early for the morning show on Pulse FM in South Bend, Indiana, (92.1, 96.9, 103.1) I published my first kid’s book in 2016, with more on the way. I also host “What Else with Corey Mann” podcast on the Studio DNA Network. Oh, and more thing. I know absolutely nothing about sports. 2018 – Leader Publications Best of the Best Local DJ / Personality of the year 2011 – CMB Air-Personality of the Year
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CHUCK FREEBY - Indiana’s 2017 Sportscaster of the Year, WHME Sports Director Chuck Freeby knows the complete Michiana sports scene as well as anyone…mainly because he’s been a part of it all his life. Born in South Bend, he is a 1982 graduate of Elkhart Central High School. In 1986, he received a B.A. in American Studies from the University of Notre Dame. These days, he is well known for his love of area high school sports. His passion showed for 17 years at WNDU-TV, where Chuck pioneered expanded high school television coverage with “Friday Night Flights” during football season and “Roundball Roundup” for basketball. Now, Chuck has served for over 14 years as Sports Director at WHME-TV 46 where he calls play-by-play on the high school football and basketball “Game of the Week”, various college sports events, including Notre Dame athletics on PULSE-FM and their HD.2 frequencies, and provides morning sports reports and co-hosting duties on Pulse FM. You can also catch Chuck locally in the South Bend area before every Notre Dame Football home game on WNDU-TV with “Countdown to Kickoff”. Chuck and his wife, Diane, have been married 27 years and are parents of six children: Peter (25), Christopher (24), Mary (22), Jeanie (20), Rosie (20) and T.J. (16). They live in South Bend, with their schnoodle, Skipper. COREY MANN - I was born in Benton Harbor , MI , moved to South Bend , IN in 1991, and made Michiana home. In ’94, Debbie and I got married and we live in Granger, IN! My wife cuts hair at her salon in our home, and she works with incoming students at a local Beauty College. Chloe (my oldest) is a graduate of Grace College in Warsaw, Indiana and is getting married in 2019.. Caleb (my youngest), is in 6th grade and loves Star Wars, Legos, Xbox, and family activities. He currently runs cross-country because I make him. I started in mainstream radio in 1988. Alongside waking up early for the morning show on Pulse FM in South Bend, Indiana, (92.1, 96.9, 103.1) I published my first kid’s book in 2016, with more on the way. I also host “What Else with Corey Mann” podcast on the Studio DNA Network. Oh, and more thing. I know absolutely nothing about sports. 2018 – Leader Publications Best of the Best Local DJ / Personality of the year 2011 – CMB Air-Personality of the Year

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Episodes

Episode 141

9/18/2019
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Just a couple of sports headlines, Chuck gives us a nibble of Friday night’s game at Jimtown, and why an Eddie chose Northwestern.

Duration:00:26:13

Episode 140

9/16/2019
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If you are a Bears, Colts, Lions, Irish, Cubs fan – this is your weekend! Plus Corey’s first time in the press box, and the death of Eddie Money and Rick Ocasek of the Cars.

Duration:00:44:54

Episode 139

9/13/2019
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The first home game of the 2019 with Notre Dame football as the Irish take on New Mexico, some great high school games and line up – you’ll hear from 2 local coaches about that, our announcer Jim Shorts gives you his pigskin pick, Cubs news for both South Bend and Chicago, on this day in Notre Dame Football History, Mike Brey has a rough schedule after the first of the year, and Corey professes his love for Little Big Town.

Duration:00:31:58

Episode 138

9/11/2019
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Chuck and Corey celebrate one year of Sports Yakking by chatting with Joe Hart from the South Bend Cubs and their chase for the Midwest League championship. You’ll also hear from local coaches from Northridge and Plymouth as Chuck gets ready for this Friday night’s televised/streamed game, and Corey has ‘drank the kool-aid’ on the new JOKER movie. Call the YAK at 574-210-7950, or email thesportsyakk@gmail.com

Duration:00:39:56

Episode 137

9/9/2019
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Chuck and Corey have lots to yak about including South Bend Cubs, Chicago Cubs, should Maddon get fired, Colts lose, Bears Lose, Lions TIE??!! College ball with IU and Purdue in the Win column, Indiana high school football round up, but we call in our pal Phil McDonald for Michigan high school football news and updates. Corey thought “IT 2 “ stunk. Call the show anytime 574-210-7950 or email thesportsyakk@gmail.com

Duration:00:51:58

Episode 136

9/6/2019
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The NFL is underway with the Bears losing to Green Bay, the podcast within the podcast “RANT” makes an appearance, Chicago and South Bend Cubs are hot, lots of high school football including THE HOLY WAR, and other Indiana highlights. Chuck doesn’t like clowns, so no mention of “IT” in this episode. Call the YAK, 574-210-7950.

Duration:00:38:59

Episode 135

9/4/2019
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The first big weekend for college football, the guys chat about Purdue, IU, Notre Dame, the SEC’s stinky first weekend, plus local high school football rankings. The Cubs welcome back #18, the local Cubs are in the playoffs for the first time in 3 years, tennis balls are flying, and Corey gives a thumbs up to a Shia LaBouf movie.

Duration:00:43:46

Episode 134

8/30/2019
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Corey got called up to the ‘majors’ and helped out with the TV broadcast, another Friday night under the lights as the guys run down who could get another “W” in their column, 3 college football players to watch for in the state of Indiana, the Cubs sweep the Mets, now on the Brewers for the weekend, plus a quick music review on a country music legend, and the names of our contest winners too.!

Duration:00:37:05

Episode 133

8/28/2019
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Your last opportunity to activate you name for Marc Martel tickets or Brickyard tickets. Just email us thesportsyakk@gmail.com Cubs win, local football AP poll is out, pick the best college qb’s right now, and what’s good to watch on Netflix right now.

Duration:00:35:13

Episode 132

8/26/2019
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Episode 132 features Chuck’s 20-3 prognosis of high school game scores from Frida night, Cubs looked rough over the weekend, and SURPRIS! Andrew Luck I no longer a Indianapolis Colt. All this and more!

Duration:00:30:15

Episode 131

8/25/2019
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They guys run down every high school football game for the first night of season play, Chuck gives his pigskin picks, Cubs are on a roll, The Bears are acting weird, Chuck walks us thru his pre-game broadcast day, plus your tweet questions and calls get answered. Email the yak at thesportsyakk@gmail.com or call with a question or comment 574-210-7950.

Duration:00:38:44

Episode 130

8/21/2019
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The College and High School Football Polls are out, Chuck’s thoughts plus a on-the-spot Top 3 local high school coaches list. You’ll hear from some of those coaches as opening night gets closer, Jaylon Smith has persevered and now gets his payday in Dallas, plus a record selection if you are planning on a Friday night tailgate. There’s one thing that Chuck and Corey don’t have in common, tattoos. Call the Yak at 574-210-7950, or email at thesportsyakk@gmail.com

Duration:00:33:21

Episode 129

8/19/2019
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This episode starts off with a trip down memory lane. A local young man commits super early to Notre Dame, a review of what looked like a super fun game but an important one nonetheless for the Chicago Cubs. Enter the 2 contests for BRICKYARD tickets and Marc Martel tickets (put either BRICKYARD or QUEEN in the Subject line) thesportsyakk@gmail.com (enter before Friday, August 30).

Duration:00:40:50

Episode 128

8/16/2019
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What is happening with the Cubs on the road? High School jamboree’s tonight – Chuck visits with area high school football coaches as we are about one week from the first game of the season kicks off. The voice of Purdue football, Tim Newton, chats one on one with Chuck. And when we return, one of the guys will be older. thesportsyakk@gmail.com

Duration:00:44:55

Episode 127

8/14/2019
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Chuck serves up some exclusive chat with area local football coaches, NFL chatter with Andrew Luck injured, and an exclusive chat with IU Radio Voice Don Fischer. Email us at thesportsyakk@gmail.com

Duration:00:41:48

Episode 126

8/12/2019
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Chuck’s review of the Chicago Cubs from the weekend, Corey read a book about Harry Carey, high school football is getting closer, hear from one of the local coaches, and Corey turns 50 this weekend, what’s going thru his head? You can email us thesportsyakk@gmail.com or call us 574-210-7950. Enter either contests we have for Marc Martel’s Ultimate Queen Experience, or Brickyard tickets – details inside this episode.

Duration:00:32:55

Episode 125

8/9/2019
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Chuck is back from vacation, and the guys jump right into pre-NFL season chat, the Chicago Cubs have some new guys, South Bend Cubs are on a roll, Notre Dame football has an injury to deal with, and you’ll be introduced to Ron Gieseke, a retired lawyer, lifelong Reds fan, and now a Wrigley Field Tour Guide, (and a really good one), plus his blog baseballbenchcoach.com is something to check out as well. Enter our Yak Contests, listen to the podcast for details, and email us...

Duration:00:44:43

Episode 124

8/7/2019
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What’s your favorite baseball movie? Corey is the lone ranger on this episode with his Top 5. Also, listen for details on 2 contests that could win you tickets to the Brickyard or Marc Martel’s Ultimate Queen Experience. Call the show anytime and leave a voicemail at 574-210-7950.

Duration:00:12:58

Episode 123

8/5/2019
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Just a super quick episode today with some contest info. Get signed up at @thesportsyakk@gmail. Call the show too at 574-210-7950 with comments or questions.

Duration:00:07:24

Episode 122

8/2/2019
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A very special episode featuring an exclusive chat with the greatest sports mascot of all time, THE SAN DIEGO CHICKEN! Call the YAK 574-210-7950, check out our 2 contests, here’s the email thesportsyakk@gmail.com

Duration:00:38:59