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The Lunch Break Podcast

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The Lunch Break, hosted by ESPN 106.7’s Painter Sharpless, is a two-hour daily show devoted to enhancing listeners’ midday “time out” from work. The show, which airs from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. each weekday, centers around sports and includes a comprehensive local sportscast each hour, but it also incorporates other topical subjects such as food, pop culture and local happenings and activities in Auburn/Opelika. Local high school, college, professional and event fantasy sports are topics of discussion while listeners also hear about subjects like what’s airing on television and cable that evening. Local in-studio guests and listener calls are also a part of the show. The Lunch Break on ESPN 106.7 is a unique informational and entertaining show and the perfect daily lunchtime companion. To be a part of the show, call locally at 334-321-1390 or toll-free at 888-382-7502. The Lunch Break was the recipient of the “Best in Broadcasting” award for best sports show in Alabama by the Alabama Broadcasters Association in 2017 and 2018.

The Lunch Break, hosted by ESPN 106.7’s Painter Sharpless, is a two-hour daily show devoted to enhancing listeners’ midday “time out” from work. The show, which airs from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. each weekday, centers around sports and includes a comprehensive local sportscast each hour, but it also incorporates other topical subjects such as food, pop culture and local happenings and activities in Auburn/Opelika. Local high school, college, professional and event fantasy sports are topics of discussion while listeners also hear about subjects like what’s airing on television and cable that evening. Local in-studio guests and listener calls are also a part of the show. The Lunch Break on ESPN 106.7 is a unique informational and entertaining show and the perfect daily lunchtime companion. To be a part of the show, call locally at 334-321-1390 or toll-free at 888-382-7502. The Lunch Break was the recipient of the “Best in Broadcasting” award for best sports show in Alabama by the Alabama Broadcasters Association in 2017 and 2018.

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United States

Description:

The Lunch Break, hosted by ESPN 106.7’s Painter Sharpless, is a two-hour daily show devoted to enhancing listeners’ midday “time out” from work. The show, which airs from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. each weekday, centers around sports and includes a comprehensive local sportscast each hour, but it also incorporates other topical subjects such as food, pop culture and local happenings and activities in Auburn/Opelika. Local high school, college, professional and event fantasy sports are topics of discussion while listeners also hear about subjects like what’s airing on television and cable that evening. Local in-studio guests and listener calls are also a part of the show. The Lunch Break on ESPN 106.7 is a unique informational and entertaining show and the perfect daily lunchtime companion. To be a part of the show, call locally at 334-321-1390 or toll-free at 888-382-7502. The Lunch Break was the recipient of the “Best in Broadcasting” award for best sports show in Alabama by the Alabama Broadcasters Association in 2017 and 2018.

Language:

English


Episodes

Best Of: I promise I will never stop going in

8/5/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Justin Lee and Carter Byrd. They open with Kevin Blackistone. Plus, they discuss the Big Ten's schedule, Auburn's roster changes and a plethora of punters.

Duration:00:53:12

Hour 2: Still going in

8/5/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Justin Lee and Carter Byrd. Plus, they discuss ridding sports of salary caps and Auburn's plethora of punters.

Duration:00:42:57

Hour 1: Going in

8/5/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Justin Lee and Carter Byrd. They open with Kevin Blackistone. Plus, they discuss the Big Ten and Auburn's roster changes.

Duration:00:50:13

Best Of: Guest takeover

8/4/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Alex Kirshner and Matt Brown. Plus, they discuss Isaac Okoro's legacy, The Sinful Seven, college football schedules, Nick Rolovich's mess, roster guarantees and good-faith deals.

Duration:01:13:57

Hour 2: Isaac Okoro

8/4/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Zubin Mehenti. Plus, they discuss Isaac Okoro's Auburn legacy and how fans will remember his brief career without closure.

Duration:00:48:41

Hour 1: Off the bat

8/4/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Alex Kirshner and Matt Brown. Plus, they discuss The Sinful Seven, college football schedules, Nick Rolovich's mess, roster guarantees and good-faith deals.

Duration:00:49:43

Best Of: Pac-12 demands

8/3/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Josh Vitale. Plus, they discuss Auburn's recruiting success and the unenviable position of college football leadership.

Duration:01:05:31

Hour 2: The SEC did not

8/3/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Josh Vitale. Plus, they discuss poor leadership and the unenviable position of college football administrators.

Duration:00:32:50

Hour 1: Auburn had a good weekend

8/3/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Josh Vitale. Plus, they discuss Auburn's recruiting success and college football's attempted return.

Duration:00:49:05

Best Of: Dan Peck is here

7/31/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Dan Peck. Plus, they throw on their tin foil hats while also discussing how to enhance Group of Five play.

Duration:00:50:10

Hour 2: Buttered noodles

7/31/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Dan Peck. Plus, they discuss an ever-changing football landscape and how to enhance Group of Five play.

Duration:00:47:24

Hour 1: SEC conspiracy theories

7/31/2020
Justin and Painter talk about the SEC dropping its football schedule. Plus, they throw on their tin foil hats.

Duration:00:51:33

Best Of: Defend yourself

7/30/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Gregg Olson and Nathan King. Carter Byrd joins. Plus, they discuss the ACC's 11-game football schedule and value at Auburn's position groups.

Duration:00:51:18

Hour 2: Gregg Olson explains baseball

7/30/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Gregg Olson and Nathan King. Carter Byrd joins. Plus, they discuss MLB's return and value at Auburn's position groups.

Duration:00:48:12

Hour 1: Teens save the mall

7/30/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Nathan King. Carter Byrd joins. Plus, they discuss the ACC's 11-game fall football schedule and Auburn's game against UNC.

Duration:00:50:12

Best Of: Spaghetti?

7/29/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Justin Lee. Plus, they discuss a tiny, but vocal minority who are so eager to be correct about sports' return that we dislike them. Schools are stuck without saying the quiet part aloud.

Duration:00:58:05

Hour 2: He has pepper jelly

7/29/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Justin Lee. Plus, they discuss Lee's homemade pepper jelly and saying the quiet part aloud.

Duration:00:43:30

Hour 1: Be nice to Lee

7/29/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Justin Lee. Plus, they discuss a tiny, but vocal minority who are so eager to be correct about the return of sports that we dislike them.

Duration:00:48:42

Best Of: Courteney Cox

7/28/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Josh Vitale and Daniel Shirley. Plus, Kevin Steele is the best defensive coordinator in college football. Are Magic City wings the best in their field?

Duration:01:08:27

Hour 2: Thank you Sandra Bullock

7/28/2020
Justin and Painter talk to Josh Vitale and Daniel Shirley. Plus, Kevin Steele is the best defensive coordinator in college football.

Duration:00:46:32