Go “Into the Night” with fearless sports analyst Rick Ballou every evening from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Jacksonville’s home for sports radio, 1010 XL/92.5 FM. A natural born contrarian, Rick takes up topical discussion of a wide range of local and national sports stories and issues, regularly offering up takes that come from unique angles, inviting intriguing dialogue, no matter how thorny. Two things you can always expect when you go into the night with Rick are honesty and an open invitation to participate. Pour yourself a cold one and get ready to get real.
Rick is deeply experienced and respected sports broadcaster who hosted the evening show of the Chicago-based Sporting News Radio for 7 years. A graduate of Florida State University, he covered the Seminoles for Sports Radio in Tallahassee, providing him with in-depth knowledge about another one of Jacksonville’s favored collegiate teams. Of course, Rick’s sports knowledge is well-rounded, across sports and teams. Since 2014, Rick has been the Sideline Reporter for the Jacksonville Jaguars, as well as hosting Into the Night, his own 2-hour show each weeknight. Rick has been broadcasting on 1010 XL/92.5 FM since its inception in 2007.