Andy begins with the firing of Jack Del Rio and Ron Rivera’s comments on it from his last presser. Breaking news of David Tepper’s firing of Frank Reich as HC of the Panthers, and Scott Hanson’s brave effort on the Redzone Channel yesterday. More Commanders, plus Alex Smith’s rebuttal to Tom Brady…MORE
Andy begins talking about the Super Bowl rematch last night, with the Eagles taking down the Chiefs in Kansas City. (18:15) Breaking down Ron Rivera’s conversation with Chick Hernandez…MORE
Andy Pollin recaps the latest embarrassing loss by the Commanders, this time to Tommy DeVito and the New York Giants. Could Ron Rivera be fired after the Cowboys game on Thanksgiving?…MORE
Andy starts with Albert Breer corroborating Dan Orlovsky’s claims that there has been discussions of Bill Belichick coaching the Commanders. Reaction to Commanders media availability yesterday, including how Sam Howell feels about leading the NFL in passing yards. Mike Richman joins to talk about his book “George Allen…MORE
Andy recaps the Commanders loss at the buzzer to the Seattle Seahawks, but another promising performance from Sam Howell. Also, the punishment given to Jim Harbaugh by the Big Ten…MORE
Andy starts with the Commanders playoff chances if they can steal a win in Seattle and Kendrick Perkins with some strong words on the Wizards. Revisiting the Troy Aikman/Quinnen Williams feud from Monday night. Ron Rivera’s response to Chase Young and preparing for the Seahawk’s 12th man…MORE
Andy starts with the delusion of James Harden, and Chase Young’s introductory comments to the San Francisco media. A look into the College Football Playoff’s potential rankings will be this evening. Plus, the impending free agency of Shohei Ohtani. More from Ron Rivera recapping the win in New England…MORE
Andy Pollin recaps the Commanders first road win in New England since 1996, which moves their record to 4-5, one spot out of the NFC playoff picture. Also, a look at Mike Locksley’s Maryland football team, which has dropped 4 games in a row since starting 5-0…MORE
Andy remembers the complicated legacy of Bob Knight. Hear from Sam Howell, Ron Rivera, Terry McLaurin, and Daron Payne on the moves at the trade deadline. Scott Abraham of ABC7 joins to further discuss the Commanders and where they go from here…MORE
Andy starts with the Commanders trades of Chase Young and Montez Sweat and how this marks the true beginning of the Josh Harris era. World Series talk with Tim Kurkjian on what it would mean for the Rangers to win their first World Series. Recap of the Rangers win in Game 4 and the connection between DC and the Senators…MORE
Andy Pollin was talking sports on the radio before the sports talk format was invented. In fact, he helped invent it in New York and later helped launch two more sports talk stations in his hometown of Washington, DC. As one of the original hires of ESPN 630, Andy continues to deliver local morning drive updates on ESPN’s morning show as well as hosting various shows plus specialty programming. Weekdays at 9am – 11am ET. on ESPN 630 AM and the ESPN 630 app.
Andy got his start in Beaumont, Texas in 1978 and made his way through San Antonio, Dallas and back home to Washington to work for United Press International’s radio network. In 1987, Andy was hired as one of the original staffers for WFAN, the nation’s first all sports radio station. As the morning drive sports news anchor, he worked on shows that were hosted by Greg Gumbel, Jim Lampley and later Don Imus.
In 1992, Andy returned to Washington as Sports Director for WTEM, DC’s first all sports station. His 25 year run there included 15 years of co hosting afternoon drive with Steve Czaban and 14 years as Tony Kornheiser’s sidekick both locally and on the ESPN Radio Network, where he also spent six years co-hosting weekend shows with Mel Kiper Jr.