Brian Vanderpol

BrianVanderpol_cropAs a child what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to play linebacker in the NFL.

What is your hometown?
Right here in Bellingham.

Sports-related accomplishment you are most proud of?
Winning the state baseball tournament with an All Star team in 1995

What did you do before Radio?
I was a manager at an auto detailing shop

The best song to get pumped up before the big game is?
Pretty much anything by Metallica

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go?
I really want to go to the British Isles

Best concert you’ve ever been to?
I went and saw the Beastie Boys. It was awesome.

TV show you absolutely never miss?
Good Eats

What is your idea of a great night out?
Friends + Drinks = good times

Your biggest fear?
Insects, especially spiders. You want to see a grown man running and screaming like a little girl – show me a spider.

Sports star you’d most like to meet?
I would love to meet Jack Nicklaus


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Mariners start a 10-game home stand tonight

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A Seattle Mariners batting helmet is seen before a spring exhibition baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Monday, March 24, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

The Mariners start a 3 game series vs. the Cleveland Indians tonight at Safeco Field and you can hear all the action on KPUG starting with the pregame show at 6:00pm.

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Warriors guard and former WSU Cougar Klay Thompson suffers concussion

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Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson lies on the court after being injured during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

Golden State guard Klay Thompson has a concussion after getting kneed in the side of the head by Houston's Trevor Ariza.

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The latest on the FIFA scandal

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Two men talk to each other in front of the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption.

Former FIFA vice president Warner leaves jail in ambulance plus UN reviewing FIFA partnerships amid corruption scandal and Blatter call the corruption cases shame, humiliate soccer.

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Adrian Peterson vents on Twitter about honoring contract

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Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of the Minnesota Vikings offseason.

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Day 5 of the French Open: Both No. 1’s advance

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Serena Williams of the U.S. volleys the ball to Germany's Anna-Lena Friedsam during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Thursday, May 28, 2015 in Paris. Williams won 5-7, 6-3, -6-3.

Both Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal advance to the third round at Roland Garros.