WBNS (97.1 The Fan)/Columbus SIgns Three Hosts To New Deals
January 15, 2016 at 10:41 AM (PT)
DISPATCH/RADIOHIO Sports WBNS-F (97.1 THE FAN)/COLUMBUS has inked midday co-host and former OHIO STATE, DALLAS COWBOYS, MIAMI DOLPHINS, ST. LOUIS RAMS, DETROIT LIONS, and NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS linebacker BOBBY CARPENTER to a new multi-year extension. CARPENTER has been with THE FAN for almost five years, and has been hosting radio shows since while he was still active with the PATRIOTS in 2012. CARPENTER hosts noon-3p (ET) weekdays with ANTHONY ROTHMAN.
The station has also signed a new deal with afternoon co-host JONATHAN "T-BONE" SMITH, who co-hosts afternoons with MIKE "COMMON MAN" RICORDATI, and has inked former OHIO STATE and ARIZONA CARDINALS running back CHRIS "BEANIE" WELLS, who co-hosts the 6-8p "BUCKEYE SHOW" with TIM HALL, to a new deal. WELLS joined THE FAN last year after his retirement from the NFL.