Roc & Manuch began their odd ball relationship on Tuesday, September 7, 2001 on ESPN 860 KMVP from 2pm-4pm after the Dan Patrick show. Shortly after a year, the show moved to KDUS AM 1060 from 3pm-6pm and been there ever since. The show was originally called Calling All Sports but changed to AZSportsTalk when AM 1060 became a NBC Sports Radio affiliate in April 2013. Prior to NBC, the affiliate was Sporting News Radio and Yahoo Sports Radio. The guys also hosted a weekend national show for six months on Sporting News Radio. The local show has been on the air for 13 years. After 13 years on KDUS AM 1060, the guys are excited to now be heard on AM and FM. Bauer joined the guys in October 15, 2017.
Mike Muraco has over 30 years of experience in the sports industry specializing in sports marketing, media and public relations. He is one of founders of the Fanatic. He has held various positions both professional and collegiate ranks, Indianapolis Colts, NFL Properties, Arizona Fall League, Phoenix Firebirds, Oakland A’s and University of Pennsylvania. Roc has been an on-air sports radio host since 1997 on KHEP NBC 1280AM, KMVP ESPN 860AM and NBC Sports Radio AM 1060. In addition, Account Executive KASW-TV and KTVK-TV, Sales Manager Cable West, serving Qwest Cable and Cable America. Roc is also the VP of Sales for CRC Broadcasting along with owning of On Air Sports Marketing and Fanatic Express.
Dan Manucci earned a football scholarship from Kansas State University where he led the Big 8 in passing his senior year and was named 1978 All-Big 8 Honorable Mention. Manuch was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 5th round in 1979 and played QB for the Bills in 1979-80, 87, Toronto Argonauts 1981 and Arizona Wranglers of the USFL 1983. Manuch has TV and radio experience with the Cardinals, Sun Devils, Rattlers and High School Football. He is on the Advisory Board of National Football Foundation Valley of the Sun Chapter and participates in the local NFL Retired Players Association. He has been a co-host with Roc since 2004 and the host High School preview show.
Mike Bauer joined The Fanatic after almost 13 years at FOX Sports 910 Phoenix (formerly XTRA Sports 910). While at KGME, he hosted a variety of different shows over the years in addition to working behind the scenes as Assistant Program Director, Executive Producer and sports update anchor. Bauer's shows won multiple awards in Phoenix and outside of Arizona over his years at KGME and the programs were asked to fill in for The Jim Rome Show, The Dan Patrick Show and The Rich Eisen Show nationally. Mike is also beginning his eleventh year as the In-Game host of the Arizona Diamondbacks, where his face-for-radio can be seen on the big screen at Chase Field. In addition to his hosting at D-backs games, Mike has also hosted events/games for various charity and private events, the Coyotes, ASU football, ASU baseball and actually got his emceeing start with the Phoenix Roadrunners in a previous lifetime. A die-hard Sun Devil and proud Cronkite School grad; Bauer is also a huge D-backs fan (duh!) and still follows all the teams in his hometown of Chicago - even the God-awful Bears.
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