Beanie Howell returns to The Game 730 AM with a new afternoon sports radio show.
The show, titled “Offensive Minded,” premieres Monday, May 16.
“It’s great to be back on The Game 730 AM,” Beanie said. “I’ve had a passion for sports radio since I was a kid, growing up listening to Chicago stations. Doing a sports talk show on radio is a dream come true.
“I am delighted to be back in the game to The Game, talking about sports in a Big Ten market and a state where there is so much demand for college and professional athletics. I’ve missed it every day since I left four years ago.”
Beanie was previously on The Game 730 AM from 2014-2018. He also spent several years as a reporter with MLive Media Group, covering Michigan State and various other beats.
At The Game 730 AM, Beanie fills the weekday 3-6 p.m. time slot vacated by David “The Mad Dog” DeMarco, who is leaving sports radio after 26 years on the air.
As for his new show, Beanie said “Offensive Minded” will be unlike any other sports talk show the Lansing market has ever heard.
“The format will be different, but it will deliver exactly what listeners want – relevant, informative, entertaining and edgy sports radio,” Beanie said.
“That’s how we’re going to do things on ‘Offensive Minded.’ We’re going to tackle all the important local stories and topics, and we’re not going to be shy about it. We’re going to call it what we see it, but, more importantly, we’re going to ask the questions that others won’t. don’t ask and we’ll fearlessly discuss things others won’t.”
“Offensive Minded” will be a locally focused sports radio show, with heavy focus on Michigan State and Detroit’s professional teams. The show will also cover news, issues and events related to college sports and major professional sports leagues.
Listeners will be the soul of the show, Beanie said, noting that the show’s content will reflect what they want to talk about.
“Sports radio is great that way — it’s democratic, it’s a meritocracy,” Beanie said. “The best part about doing a show on The Game 730 AM is its loyal, established following. They call, email, text and interact with the show, including on social media. They take ownership station, which is the best thing that could happen to a conversation-based format.”
You can hear Beanie and “Offensive Minded” on The Game 730 AM, through our free app, listening live online, or with Amazon Alexa.