About

KREF’s (SportsTalk 98.5 FM and 1400AM) mission is to provide a high level of quality sports broadcasting in conjunction with building strong relationships with the University of Oklahoma, the metro high schools, local businesses, community organizations and nonprofits.

ON-AIR PERSONALITIES
SportsTalk 98.5 FM and 1400AM has an incredible line-up of seven experienced and diverse hosts including:

  • Toby Rowland in the mornings is the Voice for the University of Oklahoma Football, Basketball and Baseball, plus host of the Statewide “T-Row in the Morning show.”
  • James Hale, the “OU Insider”, has the inside track to OU sports and recruiting.
  • Dusty Dvoracek, Former Sooner great, that played with the Chicago Bears and co- host of “The Rush”
  • Teddy Lehman, Former Butkus award winner, first round pick of the Lions, and co-host of “The Rush”
  • Chris Joseph- SportsTalk 1400’s High School sports expert. Play-by-play for Norman North athletics.
  • John Holcomb Color voice for the OSU Cowboys, KOTV (Tulsa) CBS sports director

PROGRAMMING
SportsTalk 98.5 FM and 1400AM has live daily talk shows Monday through Friday from 6am-7pm. Audio and Video streaming of programming is available on the SportsTalk website at www.sportstalk1400.com. Audio (and streaming video when available) is compatible on all smartphones and tablets.

KREF has a variety of play-by-play and event coverage:

  • Flagship station of OU Baseball and OU Softball, and College World Series Coverage
  • Toby Rowland’s T-Row in the morning show syndicated in the state of Oklahoma, and is available on many radio stations throughout Oklahoma
  • OU Coaches’ shows including the Bob Stoops, Football Assistants, Sherri Coale & Lon Kruger show
  • OU Football and Basketball pre and post game coverage, as well as, bowl game coverage, OU signing day and OU practice reports
  • Norman High / Norman North athletics and coaches shows as well as other high school sports coverage
  • CrossTown Clash events (Norman High Schools) such as Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Wrestling and Basketball
  • St. Louis Cardinals (MLB) & St. Louis Rams (NFL) games

COMMUNITY

SportsTalk 98.5 FM and 1400AM has a commitment to the OKC metro and surrounding areas to be a part of the communities we serve. KREF helps with publicity, fundraising and supporting organizations that make a difference in the lives of others.

SportsTalk 98.5 FM and 1400AM has attended and broadcasted from numerous community events:

  • Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Oklahoma – “Bowl For Kids Sake” fundraiser
  • Citizens Advisory Board – OU Football Coaches Luncheon
  • Norman Regional Hospital – Healthplex Grand Opening
  • Junior League – “Monster Dash” Run – United Way Day of Caring
  • United Way Campaign Kick-Off and Victory Celebration
  • Jazz In June -Brookhaven Run
  • Mary Abbott Children’s House – OU Basketball Coaches luncheon
  • U.S. Amateur Public Links at OU -Stuff the Bus, Helping Norman Children for back to school supplies