Listen in with KNN

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"Listen in with KNN" hosted by award-winning sports personality Kelsey Nicole Nelson is an entertaining new revamped sports talk show that each week brings listeners into the conversation. As the hottest new sports show, host Kelsey brings listeners the latest trending topics in sports and entertainment. Tune in weekly to "listen in" with special guests. This show is like non-other. Don't get left behind, and be in the "know" of the sports world. Every week "Listen in With KNN."

Episode 95: "The People's Club", - 4/11/2019 3:16:10 PM

FOX Sports Radio 96.9 FM/1340 AM hit show "Listen In With KNN" hosted by Award-winning presenter, Kelsey N. Nelson, welcomes BBC Sport Professional Boxing Analyst, former WBC cruiserweight champion and "Creed" star, Tony Bellew, on to the show to discuss the 36-year-old Liverpudlian's life post-Professional Boxing, his intriguing formative years growing up on the mean streets of Liverpool, as well as Bellew's all-time favorite in-ring moments in his career.Furthermore, Bellew also shares his candid thoughts and stories about his beloved Everton, affectionately known as "The People's Club", who Bellew has supported throughout his entire life as a dedicated Evertonian.The confrontationally honest and never-say-die Scouser, who held the widely coveted WBC cruiserweight title from 2016 to 2017, subsequently challenged for the prestigious undisputed cruiserweight championship in the final fight of his successful career against Oleksandr Usyk at the Manchester Arena in October 2018.Bellew's two well-documented Pay-Per-View box office showdowns against former WBA World Champion and former unified cruiserweight champion, David Haye, stand among the hard-hitting Liverpudlian's biggest Pay-Per-View buyrates in his Professional Boxing career.Throughout Bellew's remarkable and against all odds in-ring career, which witnessed the ever-quotable and outspoken Liverpudlian also face the likes of BJ Flores at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, Ilunga Makabu at Goodison Park, Mateusz Masternak inside the world famous o2 Arena in London, as well as a clash against Valery Brudov, which invariably saw the highly determined and fearless Toxteth-born fighter triumphantly win the WBO International Cruiserweight title.Outside of boxing, the down-to-earth and very proud Liverpudlian starred in the 2015 Hollywood box office smash "Creed" co-starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone. Bellew played the brash and self-confident "Pretty" Ricky Conlan, the main event opponent of the very talented yet relatively troubled, Adonis Creed (played by Michael B. Jordan)."Creed" grossed $173.6 million at the box office in the United States, whereas "Creed" won an NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding Motion Picture", as well as a plethora of other film industry accolades.

Episode 96: Fight Night with Claressa Shields - 4/9/2019 1:47:24 PM

Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and unified Professional Boxing Champion in two different weight classes join the cast of “Listen in With KNN” with host Kelsey Nicole Nelson and Co-Host Ray Jones before her highly anticipated April 13th fight. Shields a universally female empowering and highly inspirational woman who has unquestionably overcome all major obstacles and testing challenges in her unique path throughout her life and career as they have led up to this moment. #LIWKNN

Episode 94: The Wrongly Accused In Sports with Jimmie C. Gardner - 4/6/2019 2:05:22 PM

His story began as a high school student in Tampa when he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs just after high school graduation. In eventually lead him to become a Charleston minor league baseball player. But then after four season playing in the minors, his life took a drastic turn when he was accused of sexual assault. In 1990, while still working towards his business degree, Jimmie Gardner was arrested and charged with robbing and raping a woman and physically assaulting her and her mother. Despite always maintaining his innocence, Mr. Gardner was put on trial and found guilty even with flawed witnesses and evidence in the case. Fast forward and nearly three decades after the Chief Serologist was exposed, Jimmie C. Gardner’s case was overturned and he was finally released after serving 27 years in prison. Hear his comeback story this week on #ListenInWithKNN with Host Kelsey Nicole Nelson and Co-Host Ray Jones presented by Fox Sports Radio.

Episode 93: Getting in The Sports Groove - 3/20/2019 2:00:26 AM

“Listen in With KNN” host Kelsey Nicole Nelson and Co-Host Ray Jones return this week after a brief hiatus to discuss the latest in sports! From talking about the GOAT MJ to NCAA March Madness tournament controversy this is a show true sports fans don’t want to miss! As the Houston Rockets, surge and Golden State Warriors show they are human and have flaws the hosts give a glimpse into the Eastern and Western conference standings in the NBA! #ListenInWithKNN on Fox Sports Radio to join the conversation.

Episode 92: NFL, NBA & MLB oh my! - 3/7/2019 3:12:36 PM

In this edition of “Listen in With KNN” presented by Fox Sports Radio - WHAP award-winning Host Kelsey Nicole Nelson and Co-Host Ray Jones discuss the latest trending news in sports. Hear about NFL combine standouts, huge MLB contracts, Gilbert Arenas trending and much more! #ListenInWithKNN to join the convo

Episode 91: The Ball Edition with Troy Haliburton - 2/28/2019 2:06:26 AM

“Listen in With KNN” host Kelsey Nicole Nelson and co-host Ray Jones welcome in a special guest, sports journalist Troy Haliburton. The duo discusses this last stretch of games for the Washington Wizards as we begin to look at seeding, and discuss the legacy of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as he auctions off his championship rings. The group also discusses the class move by Doc Rivers as he pays respect to Dirk Nowitzki. All this and more on #ListenInWithKNN

Episode 90: The Pat Skerry Edition - 2/21/2019 3:58:47 AM

Episode 90: The Pat Skerry Edition “Listen in With KNN” host Kelsey Nicole Nelson and Co-Host Ray Jones prepare for March Madness as they welcome in special guest Pat Skerry, Towson University Head men’s basketball coach. The duo also recaps NBA All-Star weekend, what’s next for Kyler Murray, Terps new QB and they discuss money moves beginning with Manny Machado’s big signing day! Also the “Do Good” award is back honoring the National Student Athletic Society with Founder/President Daniel Whyte Jr., a former NFL player! All this and more on this edition of #ListenInWithKNN

Episode 89: NBA All-Star Sports Blues with Special Guest Wala Amara - 2/13/2019 6:18:59 PM

With NBA All-Star weekend upon us, "Listen In With KNN" host Kelsey Nicole Nelson returned back from Atlanta and Super Bowl 53 coverage to discuss the latest surround the NBA trade deadline with Co-Host Ray Jones and Sports Analyst Tyrone Poole. The crew also showed support for National Girls and Women in Sports Day and they welcomed in special guest, Canadian based sports journalist Wala Amara to the show. The talk didn't stop at basketball as they paid tribute to the late Emiliano Sala and discussed the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as well as the FIFA World Cup. Then, of course, the crew had to get into some football chatter as they discussed Kareem Hunt's return to the NFL, what's next for Antonio Brown and more. #ListenInWithKNN or #LIWKNN to leave your thoughts and follow the conversation.

Episode 88: Basketball Jones - 1/29/2019 2:44:29 PM

On this week’s episode of Listen In With KNN, Host Ray Jones chops it up with Washington Wizards Public Address Announcer Ralph Wesley. The two Delaware State University Alumni reunite to discuss all things basketball, including the surging Golden State Warriors, NBA All-Star lineups, Kevin Durant’s community efforts and the impact of Victor Oladipo’s injury on the Pacer’s season. Ray also gives his thoughts on the Derek Carr’s twitter tantrum and Travis Scott’s decision to perform at the Super Bowl. #ListenInWithKNN is presented by Fox Sports Radio

Episode 87: Super Bowl Countdown with former NFL player Levon Kirkland - 1/22/2019 1:36:52 PM

Host Kelsey Nicole Nelson is joined back by Co-Host Ray Jones and Sports Analyst Tyrone Poole for a special show dedicated to counting down to the Super Bowl. To help dissect the NFL games from this past weekend, the trip welcome special guest Levon Kirkland, an 11 year NFL retired vet and current VP of Development at the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame! The crew also talks the alps Angeles Lakers recent series of unfortunate events, next seasons NFL games abroad, what’s next for the Washington Redskins and more. #ListenInWithKNN presented by Fox Sports Radio.