Brett Dolan

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What I do for SportsRadio 610: I’m a utility infielder. Good glove, no hit. Some sports flashes, game coverage, Texans training camp, Texans pre-game show and much, much more once I figure out what all these buttons are for in the control room.

Birthday: Feb. 18

Twitter: brettdolan24

Hometown: Casey, IA

College: University of Iowa- 1992

High School: Adair-Casey High School. Go ahead, just try and find it on a map.

How long at SportsRadio 610: July 2013. I am the rookie but at least I have my ID card. You can’t even go the bathroom around here without said card.

The coolest person at 610: Well Robert Henslee has the best hair but Ted Johnson has three Super Bowl rings.

What I love about Houston: The passion and performance of the youth sports in the city and the suburbs. I also love the professional sports stadiums and arenas. Well done.

My favorite four letter word: Iowa. It’s my homeland. Go Hawks.

Favorite people to interview: Biggio, Clemens and of course Lance Berkman.

My experience: 19 years of professional baseball play-by-play experience, seven with the Astros. Mix in a little MLB Network and ESPN (College baseball) this summer to go along with college football and basketball on the Touchdown Radio Network (national games) CSN Houston and Fox Sports Southwest. High school football and basketball games with the Legacy Sports Network. P.A. Announcer for the Texas Bowl.

The teams I followed growing up: Iowa Hawkeyes, Kansas City Royals and Green Bay Packers. Now I am a minority owner of the Pack- two whole shares.

Signature phrases: That’s nonsense. That seems to apply to sooo many things today.

Favorite sport experiences:

  • Witnessing Craig Biggio’s 3000th hit at Minute Maid Park.
  • Being in attendance at Games 6 & 7 of the 2001 World Series in Phoenix with my dad. Game 7 was a dramatic finish to one the best Series of all time.
  • Taking my son to the NCAA Championship Game at Reliant Stadium in 2011. Although my ten-year old could have shot the ball better than the two teams did that night.
  • Being at the Orange Bowl (2010) when Iowa defeated Georgia Tech and watching the Hawks take out LSU in the Capitol One Bowl in 2005 on one of the best finishes to a bowl game ever. Sorry Saban. Sorry Jamarcus.
  • Coaching first base in a Midwest League minor league game for the Beloit Snappers.
  • Watching my son’s Lamar National All Star baseball team go to state this summer.

Sports I played growing up: Baseball, basketball and golf.

Family: Wife Betsy, son Will and daughter Kate. Yes, I know, Will and Kate, the royal couple lives in my house.

NorthCarolina

A National Champion Will Be Crowned Tonight

College basketball will crown a national champion Monday night at NRG. It is easy to argue the tournament’s two best teams will be on display. Hear the game live on Sports Radio 610.

SportsRadio 610–04/03/2016

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Hield’s Star Shines Bright At The Final Four

The NCAA Tournament’s most dynamic player, Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield, will lead the Sooners against Villanova Saturday in the Final Four’s first game at NRG.

SportsRadio 610–04/01/2016

HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 31:  A general view of the exterior of Reliant Stadium leading up to the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four on March 31, 2011 in Houston, Texas. The Final Four will be played on April 2, 2011 as the Virginia Commonwealth Rams will take on the Butler Bulldogs and the Kentucky Wildcats will play the Connecticut Huskies.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Only One #1 Seed Survives To The Final Four

In the most wide open NCAA Tournament field in years, Oklahoma, Villanova, Syracuse and North Carolina will vie for the national title this weekend at NRG Stadium in Houston.

SportsRadio 610–03/28/2016

HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 31:  A general view of the exterior of Reliant Stadium leading up to the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four on March 31, 2011 in Houston, Texas. The Final Four will be played on April 2, 2011 as the Virginia Commonwealth Rams will take on the Butler Bulldogs and the Kentucky Wildcats will play the Connecticut Huskies.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Texas Teams Make NCAA’s, UH & TSU NIT Bound

The Road to the Final Four in Houston will begin this week and five Texas schools will participate in the 68-team field. Houston and TSU will hit the road to participate in the N.I.T.

SportsRadio 610–03/13/2016

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Bring On March Madness

Bring on this year’s March Madness! Local and statewide schools will battle for a berth in the NCAA Tournament this week in their conference tournaments. Texas teams could be in for a banner year.

SportsRadio 610–03/09/2016

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Astros Optimism Centers Around Correa

Nothing will be more enjoyable to watch this summer then the star power radiating from the 21-year old Astros shortstop Carlos Correa.

SportsRadio 610–02/16/2016

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National Signing Day Recap

National Signing Day has become so big it can even upstage the BIG GAME during Super Bowl week at least in Texas.

SportsRadio 610–02/04/2016

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Astros Have Five Of Top 100 Prospects

The Houston Astros are well represented on MLB.com’s newly released Top 100 Prospect list with five players recognized.

SportsRadio 610–01/30/2016

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College Basketball Madness Coming Early In Texas

With a truly wide open college basketball field in 2016 with parity across the board, maybe a Texas team could make a deep run and put the Madness back in March.

SportsRadio 610–01/21/2016

Texas says coach Mack Brown has stepped down and that the Alamo Bowl against Oregon on Dec. 30 will be his last game with the Longhorns. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Swinney & Brown Honored Wednesday Night

Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney may have lost the College Football Playoff national championship game, but Wednesday night in Houston he was awarded the Paul Bear Bryant Award for the national coach of the year.

SportsRadio 610–01/14/2016

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