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Catch “The Drive with Spence Checketts” from 2 pm to 6 pm weekdays on ESPN 700. Produced by Porter Larsen.

Having spent the majority of his life in and around professional sports, radio and TV veteran Spence Checketts brings his unique perspective and passion for sports talk radio to the airwaves as host of “The Drive with Spence Checketts” on ESPN 700.

During Checketts' 15 year radio career, he has hosted weekend shows, pre, half and post-game coverage for Real Salt Lake, University of Utah basketball and football, BYU football, and Utah Jazz basketball.

Checketts is best known for his presence in the afternoons on the SLC airwaves for the past 12 years, beginning with the wildly popular “Bill and Spence” show on ESPN 700, then continuing with “The Big Show” on 1280, The Zone. Both shows were the top-rated shows in the market during Checketts tenure.

In addition to his radio career, Checketts has also worked as a Regional Scout for the New York Knicks, Venue Manager for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in SLC, and arena manager for Disney’s Wide World of Sports.

Checketts is the host of “Reality Check with Spence Checketts”, a long-form interview podcast featuring big names in the world of Sports. Checketts resides in Salt Lake City, Utah with his fiancé, and is the father of one son, Connor.

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Catch “The Drive with Spence Checketts” from 2 pm to 6 pm weekdays on ESPN 700. Produced by Porter Larsen.

Having spent the majority of his life in and around professional sports, radio and TV veteran Spence Checketts brings his unique perspective and passion for sports talk radio to the airwaves as host of “The Drive with Spence Checketts” on ESPN 700.

During Checketts' 15 year radio career, he has hosted weekend shows, pre, half and post-game coverage for Real Salt Lake, University of Utah basketball and football, BYU football, and Utah Jazz basketball.

Checketts is best known for his presence in the afternoons on the SLC airwaves for the past 12 years, beginning with the wildly popular “Bill and Spence” show on ESPN 700, then continuing with “The Big Show” on 1280, The Zone. Both shows were the top-rated shows in the market during Checketts tenure.

In addition to his radio career, Checketts has also worked as a Regional Scout for the New York Knicks, Venue Manager for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in SLC, and arena manager for Disney’s Wide World of Sports.

Checketts is the host of “Reality Check with Spence Checketts”, a long-form interview podcast featuring big names in the world of Sports. Checketts resides in Salt Lake City, Utah with his fiancé, and is the father of one son, Connor.

    Full Show - 10-23-20

    Full Show - 10-23-20

    On today's show....

    - Utes camp
    - Pac-12 
    - NFL week 7
    - Local COVID surge
    - World Series
    - Kyle Bonagura
    - Chris Kamrani
    - Dale Murphy
    - Kaelen Jones
    + more

    • 2 hr 38 min
    Kaelen Jones on AB to TB, the lowly Jets, Baltimore's ceiling + more

    Kaelen Jones on AB to TB, the lowly Jets, Baltimore's ceiling + more

    The Ringer's Kaelen Jones talks AB to TB, week 7 in the NFL, the lowly J-E-T-S, Baltimore's ceiling + plenty more

    • 18 min
    MLB legend Dale Murphy talks World Series, baseball needing to evolve + plenty more

    MLB legend Dale Murphy talks World Series, baseball needing to evolve + plenty more

    LIVE FROM NEW YORK, IT'S DALE MURPHY! Major League legend Dale Murphy joins The Drive to discuss the World Series through 2 games, the resurgent Braves, baseball's needed evolution + more

    • 18 min
    Chris Kamrani talks COVID locally, Pac-12 kickoff, Lauren McCluskey case + more

    Chris Kamrani talks COVID locally, Pac-12 kickoff, Lauren McCluskey case + more

    The Athletic's Chris Kamrani joins The Drive to discuss the Lauren McCluskey case resolution, Utah football at camp, Pac-12 kickoff, COVID locally + more

    • 22 min
    Kyle Bonagura on BYU's strong start, Pac-12 return process, Utes kickoff + more

    Kyle Bonagura on BYU's strong start, Pac-12 return process, Utes kickoff + more

    ESPN's Kyle Bonagura joins The Drive to discuss BYU/Zach Wilson's strong start, the Pac-12 returning to play, Utes approaching kickoff + more 

    • 21 min
    Full Show - 10-22-20

    Full Show - 10-22-20

    On today's show....

    - Utes camp
    - BYU unbeaten
    - Jazz offseason
    - NFL week 7
    - Riley Nelson
    - Chris Vannini
    - Aaron Roderick
    - Casey Evans
    + more

    • 2 hr 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
96 Ratings

96 Ratings

Tofu-Fan ,

Best local sports show

5 stars. Great listen. Sultry voice.

GNC44 ,

An everyday essential

Listen to Spence every day on my drive.

Art Vandelay III ,

Truth

The only voice in Utah speaking truth. Keep doing your thing man. When you have haters it means you do something right. Much respect. Thanks for your work !!!!

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