Tom Mailey

Golfer John Daly, who's pretty good with a guitar, too

John Daly Shows His Country Roots

Can golf’s biggest hitter score a hit on country radio? Mmm, probably not. But the guy who once drove a ball 440 yards released a song this week that really isn’t all that too terribly [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–08/27/2014

Taylor Swift at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York

Saying Ta-Ta To Taylor

Taylor Swift’s latest broken relationship appears to be with –ouch– us. Country Radio. She made that abundantly clear last week when she declared that her latest album, 1989, will be her first “official pop album”. [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–08/26/2014

Growing pains...who feels them more, the child or the parent?! (Photo by Pat & Tom, KNCI/Sacramento)

Best Country Songs About Kids Growing Up

The past few days have really underscored the unflinching velocity of time. Julie and Pat were both gone part of last week for milestone reasons: Pat, to see his oldest boy off to college, and [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–08/25/2014

Maddie and Tae perform in the KNCI music lounge

Maddie and Tae: Those Girls in That Country Song

A lot of teenagers have a tough time expressing themselves. Not Maddie Marlow or Tae Dye. The two have one of the fastest rising songs in country music, and it’s lyrics don’t pull any punches. [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–08/21/2014

That was a cold one: Pat and Tom take the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Pour Us

OK, so we did it. Pat, Julie and I took the Ice Bucket Challenge for the ALS Association. Honestly, we were gonna try to let the fad slide on by us, until we read a [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–08/18/2014

(Photo credit should read PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Bucket List

Cold water, hot trend. You’ve probably seen videos of the “Ice bucket challenge,” a new social media craze whereby stars and non-celebrities alike dump buckets of ice water on their heads on video for ALS, [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–08/15/2014

Blake and Miranda, who, according to an unnamed source, are seen here disputing pregnancy rumors

News is Easier When You Make It Up

So there’s this report that Blake and Miranda might be having a baby soon. Did you see it? We did. And like you, we thought, awesome! Let’s go to Walgreen’s and get ‘em something nice [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–08/14/2014

Jon Pardi rockin' it at last year's KNCI Country in the Park

Country In The Park Survival Guide

So you’re ready to rock tomorrow at KNCI’s 2014 Country in the Park at Cal-Expo. Great! If you’ve been before, then you probably have a handle on what to expect. If you haven’t, here are [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–08/08/2014

The nicest guy in the NBA? His neighbors probably think so. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images for Nike)

LeBron Makes It Hard To Hate LeBron

When LeBron “King” James decided to return to Cleveland and once again play hoops for his hometown team, the Cavaliers, it whipped up a media frenzy. In the run-up to his decision to leave the [...]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–07/23/2014

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Watch Pat Skydive From His Own Camera!

It all started with Brett Eldredge. He said he would skydive if “Don’t Ya” went to number one. It did. So he did. That led to us talking on the air about skydiving and what [...]

07/17/2014

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