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Tim Slats is a 29 year veteran of the radio industry who began his 9th year on the Cleveland airwaves when he returned to the Cleveland market following a six year stint in the Orlando, Florida. Slats had previously served at CBS Radio Cleveland as afternoon drive host on 92.3 Xtreme radio and also spent 5½ years at crosstown rival WMMS.

An avid sports fan, he previously bowled professionally at Buckeye Lanes in North Olmsted and is a fanatical golfer who will play in temperatures as low as 40 degrees. In addition, he loves NASCAR as well as college and professional football.

Slats is also a huge animal lover and a champion of animal adoption and rescue. His dog Sammy who recently turned 7 years old resides with Tim in Avon, Ohio after living in cage #24 at the Cuyahoga County animal shelter.

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 23:  Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on during the first quarter against the Boston Celtics in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden on April 23, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Dominos Falling

Cavaliers sign key players to remain with the team.

07/02/2015

2ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 1:  Pitcher Carlos Carrasco #59 of the Cleveland Indians reacts on the mound after giving up a single to Joey Butler #9 of the Tampa Bay Rays on a 0-2 count with two outs to break up the no-hitter during the bottom of the ninth inning of a game on July 1, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

WNCX Morning Show: Another Tribe Near No-No

Another Indians pitcher comes close to a no hitter. Plus, England loses to Japan in a heart breaking way at the Women’s World Cup and Kevin Love will stay in the CLE. Slats and Jeff […]

07/02/2015

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WNCX Morning Show: Fireworks Fiascoes For the Fourth

In honor of July 4, Slats has a trio of firework related mishaps for you. Have a safe holiday… don’t drink an kaboom.

07/02/2015

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WNCX Morning Show: High Energy Holdups Hit Detroit

How do you thank a guy for restoring power to your neighborhood? In Detroit, you rob him. Slats has more on the series of power crew holdups.

07/01/2015

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WNCX Morning Show: That’s A Bush League Play Mom

Slats has the story of a mom who had the brilliant idea of tying up her kid to a bush and leaving him there for safe keeping. The mother of the year award is in […]

07/01/2015

MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 30:  Abby Wambach #20 of the United States celebrates after the USA 2-0 victory against Germany in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Semi-Final Match at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

WNCX Morning Show: USA Women In World Cup Final

Team USA knocked off the heavily favored German squad to advance to the final in the Women’s World Cup. Slats and 92.3 The Fan’s Jeff Thomas discuss the victory and feel sorry for the German […]

07/01/2015

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WNCX Morning Show: Another Jailhouse Love Connection And Escape

For the second time in a month, a female prison worker has allegedly helped an inmate escape prison. Slats has the story of a star-crossed couple in North Carolina, whose love went over the wall, […]

06/30/2015

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump delivers remarks at the Maryland Republican Party's 25th Annual Red, White & Blue Dinner on June 23, 2015 at the BWI Airport Marriott in Linthicum, Maryland.        AFP PHOTO / PAUL J. RICHARDS        (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

WNCX Morning Show: NBC Dumps Trump… His Hair Unscathed

Donald Trump is running for president. He’ll have a lot more time to devote to that endeavor as NBC has cut ties with the reality TV star and real estate mogul for some inflammatory statements […]

06/30/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 29:  Cody Anderson #56 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on June 29, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

WNCX Morning Show: Anderson Slings A Gem For Tribe

Cody Anderson nearly pitched a perfect game against the Rays Monday night. However, a former Indian spoiled it. Slats and 92.3 The Fan’s Jeff Thomas have more on the Tribe win and Phil Mickelson’s laundered […]

06/30/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 28:  Manager Terry Francona #17 of the Cleveland Indians talks to his players during a pitching change in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

WNCX Morning Show: A Twin-Bill Trouncing For The Tribe

Jeff Thomas from 92.3 The Fan stopped by the morning show to talk about the Indians and the fact that they got shutout in both games of a doubleheader with the Orioles. Is it Browns […]

06/29/2015