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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.

2015 NCAA Practice (17)

Final Four Time

Undefeated Kentucky meets Wisconsin. Duke against Michigan State make it to Indianapolis.

22 hours ago

Luc Richard Mbah a Moute #12 of the Philadelphia 76ers looks to pass around Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half at Quicken Loans Arena on March 29, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

WNCX Morning Show: Old Goalies, Sad Coaches and K-Love Bobbleheads

Slats and Jeff Thomas from 92.3 The Fan discuss a wide array of sports topics from over the weekend. Try to keep up and keep arms and hands inside the ride at all times.

23 hours ago

Pat Connaughton #24 and Demetrius Jackson #11 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish look on after being defeated by the Kentucky Wildcats during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

WNCX Morning Show: Sour Grapes For The Fighting Irish

Jeff Thomas from 92.3 The Fan joins Slats to talk NCAA hoops Final Four, including the fact that Notre Dame fans are not taking their OT loss to Kentucky well. Also, a hockey reporter gets […]

23 hours ago

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WNCX Morning Show: Llama Drama Rides Again

Slats catches up with those two llamas that gave handlers a three hour chase near Phoenix last month. The pair were most recently spotted at (fittingly) a race track.

24 hours ago

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WNCX Morning Show: The Adventures of Slushie Girl

Slats has the amazing story of a little girl who sneaked out of her house at 3 a.m. Why? She had a slushie craving, apparently.

24 hours ago

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Win Comedy Zone At Club Velvet Passes

Listen to Slats weekday mornings for your chance to win!

03/28/2015

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WNCX Morning Show: Worst Pick Up Line…Ever

Dikembe Mutombo may be the all-time shot blocker in NBA history, but smooth with the ladies he is not. Slats and Jeff Thomas from 92.3 The Fan learn that the former big man’s legendary pick up line “Who wants to sex Mutombo?” actually occurred!

03/27/2015

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WNCX Morning Show: Hoop Fans Not Fazed by “Madness” Parking Prices

Slats talks about the $50 parking fees downtown for the NCAA Sweet 16, which it seems many are happy to pay. It seems there is a madness going around.

03/27/2015

Head coach Bob Huggins of the West Virginia Mountaineers looks on from the sidelines in the second half against the Kentucky Wildcats during the Midwest Regional semifinal of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

WNCX Morning Show: WVU Fans Need A Beer, But It’s A Dry Tourney

West Virginia fans could have used an adult beverage to get them through the 78-39 beat down at the hands of Kentucky. But, as Slats and Jeff Thomas discuss, there ain’t no beer at the NCAA tournament.

03/27/2015

Filipino fans queue up to watch the One Direction concert in Manila on March 21, 2015. One Direction star Zayn Malik quit the world tour of the British-Irish pop phenomenon due to stress, a spokesman for the band said on March 19. Malik, 22, is to return home to Britain as the rest of the band go on to play shows from the Philippines to South Africa, through Europe and the United States.  (Photo credit NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

WNCX Morning Show: (Yoko) Oh No! One Direction Loses A Member

Teen girls around the world are stocking up on tissues as word has been released that Zayn Malik has left One Direction. We know, take a minute if you need one.
Slats has more on the “tragic” news.

03/26/2015