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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Gonzaga headed to Elite Eight for 1st time since 1999

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Gonzaga head coach Mark Few watches during a practice session for a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Houston. Gonzaga plays UCLA on Friday, March 27, 2015.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Vikings, Titans and Panthers sign players

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

The Minnesota Vikings and veteran cornerback Terence Newman, free agent wide receiver Jarrett Boykin has signed with Carolina, and the Titans have signed cornerback Brandon Harris.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.