Nick Wright

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What I do for 610: Morning Drive Host. I host “In the Loop with Nick and Lopez” along with John Lopez, Brien Straw and Chris Jones.

Birthday: October 3

Twitter: @getnickwright

Hometown: Kansas City

College: Syracuse University

How long at SportsRadio 610: Since June 2012

How long in radio business: Since 2007

Coolest person at SR610: Barry Warner

What you love about Houston: The diversity, the passion for football, the fact that there’s an NBA team here, and that I’m within an hour of great deep sea fishing.

Favorite four-letter word: F–k

Favorite people/players/etc to interview: Kim English, former University of Missouri basketball player. Frank Martin, head coach of South Carolina’s basketball team. Brandon Carr, cornerback Dallas Cowboys. Todd Haley, offensive coordinator Pittsburgh Steelers. Eric Winston, right tackle, formerly with the Texans, now with the Chiefs.

Experience: I’ll get back to you.

Teams followed: I follow all the teams, but my favorites (which is what I think this question really is looking for) are the Kansas City Chiefs, Syracuse University basketball, New York Knicks, Syracuse University football and Kansas City Royals.

Signature line: Be Safe, Be Easy.

Favorite sports experiences: Live in person at Knicks-Bulls final regular season game at MSG the year the Bulls won their 3rd championship. Sitting courtside for the Seattle SuperSonics final game in Seattle. Being at Arrowhead for Monday Night Football in 2010 when the Chiefs beat the Chargers in week 1. Watching Syracuse (not in person) win the National Championship in 2003. Carmelo Anthony being traded to the Knicks.

Sports played: Basketball and track in high school. Rivals Top 150 ranked flag football receiver/safety.

Family: Wife Danielle, son Damonza and Daughers Diorra and Deanna.

An octopus is on display on April 24, 2013 at the State Museum of Natural History in Karlsruhe, southern Germany, to promote Baden-Wuerttemberg's "Grosse Landesausstellung" (Great State Exhibition). From April 25 to October 27, 2013, the museum presents the show "Bottomless - Through the Air and Under Water".      AFP PHOTO / ULI DECK / GERMANY OUT        (Photo credit should read ULI DECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Octopi: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

When is the world going to wake up and recognize that we have a crisis on our hands, and the crisis is the pending reign of the octopi? Oh, you think I’m exaggerating? Well, let’s […]

06/04/2015

Jeremy Lin of the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers takes questions during an interview on media day in El Segundo, California on September 29, 2014. The Los Angeles Lakers will open their season on October 29 against the Houston Rockets. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Jeremy Lin Returning To The Rockets?*

Arnel Imperial of the legendary website Yibada.com speculates that Jeremy Lin could be in the Rockets offseason plans. You can read the full article here. My take: While Lin actually could fit a need for […]

SportsRadio 610–06/03/2015

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Wright: James Harden Got Got

Here’s your runner up MVP, resting after an arduous season, being exploited by this @gvngstvxboo. I don’t know when it became fashionable for people to start tweeting or Instagramming pictures of celebrities while they sleep, […]

SportsRadio 610–06/03/2015

CHERTSEY, ENGLAND - APRIL 17: People ride the new Stealth rollercoaster at Thorpe Park on April 17, 2006 in Chertsey, England. Thousands of people flocked to see the new Rollercoaster 'Stealth' as the latest addition to Thorpe Park.Stealth is hailed to be the fastest and tallest launch rollercoaster in Europe, travelling to dizzying heights of 205ft on the ride that accelerates from 0-80mph in 2.3 seconds.  (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

WATCH: Crazy 520 Foot “Skyscraper” Roller Coaster Ride

This is the rendering of the soon to be tallest roller coaster in the world.  The “Skyscraper” will open in Orlando Florida in 2017 according to the company US Thrill Rides. At 520 feet tall […]

06/02/2015

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Wright: There Should Be No Texans Quarterback Competition

“Competition is always good.” That’s a cliché you hear from football coaches so often that we just take it to be a fact. Kind of like, “The media causes distractions” or “While my locker room […]

SportsRadio 610–05/31/2015

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets reacts in the second half against the Golden State Warriors during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Wright: Rockets Will Find It Hard To Repeat Success

The Rockets just completed their best season since Hakeem Olajuwon was on the team. That’s a fact, not an opinion, and that’s a good thing. But here’s another fact about the Houston Rockets: If they […]

05/29/2015

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Is Phillip Rivers The Texans Best Shot?

By: Nick Wright Are the Texans really just a quarterback away? Do they have all the pieces in place for a championship run, except for the one that matters the most? Is Philip Rivers still […]

SportsRadio 610–03/27/2015

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NBA MVP Race: Month By Month Break Down

[Nick Wright looks at how the NBA MVP Race breaks down as based on month and month look at each of the top five candidates for the MVP] JAMES HARDEN: Harden was the best player in […]

SportsRadio 610–03/24/2015

In-The-Loop

Best Of The Worst Of “In The Loop’

The top stories in the sports universe. Things you’d rather do than lose to Dallas. Nick has a solution for the Thursday Night Football problem. A Lions fan shines a laser pointer at Bills players, […]

SportsRadio 610–10/07/2014

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UPDATED: EXCLUSIVE Details On Adrian Peterson Indictment Charges

According to law-enforcement sources, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson beat his 4-year-old son with a tree branch as a form of punishment this summer, an incident that allegedly resulted in multiple injuries to the child. According to reports, Peterson has been indicted in Montgomery County, Texas for injury to a child.

SportsRadio 610–09/12/2014

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