Rob Long began his radio career in South Carolina at WYNN 106 in 1994 when hosted a Saturday morning show on the popular Hip Hop and R&B formatted station. Long was also a police officer in South Carolina.
When Long moved back to Baltimore he started on a new career path. He became of fan of a local sports talk station and was a regular caller known as “Rob from Woodlawn”
which eventually led to an opportunity as a part-time producer in radio in 2003.
Rob Long eventually joined 105.7 The Fan part-time in 2011. By January of 2012, he became a full-time co-host of the mid-day show working with Vinny Cerrato for four years before joining Ed Norris on the Morning Drive show.
Rob has since established himself as a multi-media talent, with his work as the Sunday Sports Anchor with WJZ-TV and regular hosting role on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Report, covering both Orioles and Nationals Baseball.
Long says he is living the dream on the morning drive radio show in his hometown of Baltimore and hosting a television show that covers a team he grew up loving.
Rob also coaches basketball at a high school in Baltimore where his daughter plays and his wife is a teacher.
Check out Norris & Long on 105.7 The Fan weekday mornings from 5:30AM – 10AM.
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Rob Long from 105.7 The Fan joined CBS Sports Radio’s After Hours with Amy Lawrence to share his thoughts on Kaepernick.
“We have a race issue in sports because we have a race issue in our society. It’s not going away.”
“My biggest fear happened in the bottom of the second inning Wednesday night. Kevin Gausman threw a 77 mph pitch that hit Xander Bogaerts on the hip.”
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has spoken. In wake of Chris Sale throwing behind Manny Machado, the Commissioner held a conference call with both Buck Showalter and John Ferrell warning the two sides to “cease fire.”
“What happened to Adam Jones on Monday is talked about because someone threw peanuts at him. You’re fooling yourself if you believe the verbal attack has not happened before. I can guarantee it has happened and not once.”
“The Alabama corner back was not who I saw them taking in the first round. It did not seem to be a pick a team that missed the playoffs would make. O.J. Howard was sitting there and he seemed to be a lock. The Ravens passed and I was disappointed.”
Athletes have used their celebrity to voice their political agendas. They’ve used the sports forum to speak out against political and social issues as well as race.
“It almost seems as if the NCAA is ignoring this story and many believe it’s because of the prestige and history of the University of North Carolina’s basketball program.”
With the amount of money the National Football League is making, you would think Roger Goodell’s current salary is more than justified.
Opening Day lived up to the hype Monday at Oriole Park At Camden Yards.
The Cubs are the defending World Series Champs and are expected to do it again. I don’t think so. The Cardinals win the National League and advance to the World Series to battle the Indians with Cleveland finally winning.
The first Monday in April is the equivalent of NASCAR’s Daytona 500 meaning the biggest day is at the beginning of the season.