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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.

in game four of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre on May 23, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 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.

Cavs Headed In Wrong Direction, Raptors Even Series 2-2

Cleveland drops Game 4 105-99 last night in Toronto.

2 hours ago

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Stormtrooper Gets Busted For Carrying Plastic Blaster

Slats fires up his speeder and takes us down to Georgia where an Imperial stormtrooper ran afoul of the local Jedi, or police.

3 hours ago

TORONTO, ON - MAY 23:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers speaks to media after being defeated by the Toronto Raptors in game four of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre on May 23, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Cavs/Raptors Tied 2-2 In Conference Finals; Time To Freak Out?

Slats recaps Game 4 of the the Eastern Conference Finals and wonders if Cavs fans should be worried now that Toronto has tied up the series 2-2.

4 hours ago

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Lake Erie Monsters On A Serious Roll

Monsters take a 2-0 series lead over Ontario in the AHL western conference finals.

05/23/2016

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Weatherman Freaks Out On Air Due To Spider

The forecast, a 100 percent chance of spiders and soiled pants. Listen as this weatherman loses it when a spider shows up during his broadcast.

05/23/2016

Unseasonably High Gas Prices Suggest Year Of Escalating Prices

Gas Station Employee Attacks Customer’s Truck

He took up space at the gas pump for over an hour. He wouldn’t move his truck. this gas station employee wasn’t taking it anymore.

05/23/2016

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Win An Evening Of Yes Tickets

Listen to Slats weekday mornings for your chance to win a pair of tickets to Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman An Evening Of Yes Music & More at the Goodyear Theater in Akron Saturday, October 29th at 8 PM.

05/21/2016

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Win Michael Stanley & The Resonators Tickets

Listen to Slats for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Michael Stanley & The Resonators with special guests Monica Robins & The Whiskey Kings at Black River Landing in Lorain Saturday, June 18th presented by Valu-Rooter and Relief Core.

05/21/2016

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Woman Invites Her Childhood Rescuer To Graduation

Slats has the story of a woman who had a very special guest at her college graduation; the retired police officer who saved her life when she was only a child.

05/20/2016

Exercise rider Jonny Garcia takes Nyquist over the track during training for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 03, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The 141st Running Of The Preakness Looks Wet

Rain chance currently sitting at 100% for Saturday’s 2nd leg of the Triple Crown.

05/20/2016

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