1a-5a – The Ben Maller Show

When the moon comes out, Ben Maller emerges with the most compelling overnights in sports talk radio. One of the original sports bloggers, Maller brings his token sarcasm, informative insight and stimulating opinions to sports fans each evening, while taking calls from listeners nationwide.

5a-6a – Outkick The Coverage with Clay Travis

Each morning, multi-platform sports personality Clay Travis shares his informed, outspoken, fearless and often funny commentary on the latest sports headlines, news and pop culture, in addition to featuring interviews and listener interaction. 

6a-8a – Maximum Mornings with Mark Simpson

Start your day with 1650 The Fan’s Mark Simpson on Maximum Mornings, weekdays 6-8. Local sports discussion, along with local sports and newscasts twice each hour. Radio Iowa sports and news updates twice an hour and Weatherology forecasts every 15 minutes. Begin your day with the maximum amount of sports, news and weather on The Fan.

8a-11a – The Dan Patrick Show

Legendary multi-platform sports host Dan Patrick entertains America in morning drive along with his sidekicks, “The Danettes.”  The Dan Patrick Show features the most extensive A-list interviews from the world of sports entertainment, as well as its unique blend of situational comedy, breaking sports news, unparalleled insider access and pop culture commentary.

11a-2p – The Jim Rome Show

Jim Rome is the nation’s top sports personality and legendary host of the Jim Rome Show. His nationally syndicated radio show airs on stations throughout the United States and Canada. Rome’s “tell it like it is” approach has earned him the title of “the King of Smack.” Rome states very clearly that the rules of the show are simple: “Have a take and do not suck or you will get run.”

2p-5p – Tiki & Tierney

Each weekday afternoon, former NFL Pro Bowl running back Tiki Barber and radio and TV personality Brandon Tierney tackle and analyze the day’s top stories and interview the biggest names in sports.

5p-6p – Cole & Company with Cole Bair

Cole Bair joined The Fan with in-market sports talk radio experience and is a sports correspondent covering the UNI Panthers for The Cedar Rapids Gazette. Cole & Company, weekdays 5-6, features the latest area sports news and scores to begin each show. Cole is regularly joined by reporters, coaches, players and personalities of local interest, and there’s always discussion and analysis of the Cyclones, Panthers, Hawkeyes, Cedar Valley preps, Waterloo Black Hawks and more.

6p-9p – The Zach Gelb Show

The Zach Gelb Show features Zach’s insightful commentary and analysis coupled with special guests, including players, coaches, and sports experts. 


9p-1a – The Jason Smith Show

Jason Smith brings extensive experience in sports talk entertainment to late nights on 1650 The Fan. Joined by Mike Harmon, the duo provides analysis on the day in sports and updates on the games in play, while engaging in entertaining conversations with listeners to close out the day and prepare for tomorrow. 


1a-5a – The Jonas Knox Show
5a-8a/9a – The Robin Lundberg Show
8a-9a – Big 12 This Week (seasonal)
9a-Noon – The Jason McIntyre Show
Noon-3p – Steve Hartman & T.J. Houshmanzadeh
3p-7p – Jonas Knox & Bucky Brooks
7p-10p – Brian Noe & Nick Bahe
10p-1a – Arnie Spanier & Aaron Torres


1a-2a – Straight Outta Vegas with Bernie Fratto
2a-5a – The Jason Martin Show
5a-8a – The John Kincade Show
8a-10a – Fox Football Sunday
10a-11a – Fox NFL Kickoff Simulcast
11a-Noon – Fox NFL Sunday Simulcast
Noon-4p – Red Zone Radio with Steve Hartman & Rich Ohrnberger
4p-7p – Red Zone Radio with Dan Beyer & Ephraim Salaam
7p-10p – Jonas Knox & Brady Quinn
10p-1a – Arnie Spanier & Chris Plank

Seasonal Programming:

Iowa State football, basketball and coaches show from the Cyclone Radio Network
‘Big 12 This Week’ from Learfield IMG College (college football Saturday’s at 8a)
Chicago Cubs baseball from the Cubs Radio Network
Waterloo Black Hawks hockey on the Black Hawks Radio Network
Waterloo Bucks baseball on the 1650 The Fan Bucks Baseball Stream
Cedar Falls Tigers football & basketball on our companion station Cruisin KCFI