On the Sidelines with Mollie and Lindsay

Mollie and Lindsay are two sports-loving friends living in Greater Cincinnati. Join them as they talk with their favorite hometown teams. Mollie and Lindsay will explore life on and off the field with athletes, coaches, families and fans.

Listen to On the Sidelines on the Q102 mobile app, here on WKRQ.com or wherever you get your podcasts.

On the Sidelines is presented by OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.


Latest Episodes

Johnny Bench on the future of the Reds, best players to watch, Xmas with Frank Sinatra & his favorite Garth song of all time

Reds Legend, Hall of Famer, two time MVP and World Series Champion, JOHNNY BENCH(!!), joined us On the Sidelines this week! In this episode, we chat with Johnny about the future of the Reds with young guys like Tyler Stephenson and Jonathan India; we also talk about the Reds season thus far and injuries in 2022. Of course we had to talk about baseball with Johnny…but did you know he’s a great singer, loves music, and used to do Christmas Eve dinner with Frank Sinatra? We could’ve talked to him for hours. He also took some time to educate us on the importance of taking care of your skin with his campaign LetsGetRealAboutSkinCancer.com!

On the Sidelines is presented by OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

Live from GABP! Reds PR Director on Votto & Burrow meeting on Opening Day, Reds bucket hats, Pink Party & KWF

We thought it would be fun to record a podcast episode at GABP Wednesday night (6/22)! We talked to tons of amazing people, including Reds PR Director Michael Anderson! What was it like on Opening Day when Cincinnati’s favorite JOEYS first met? Michael will also tell us about the amazing relationship the Bengals and Reds have with each other and which giveaway has been the most popular this year. This episode also features a touching interview with Nellie Steffen, who threw out the first pitch Wednesday night! She is also a Karen Wellington Foundation nominee, Mother of twin boys, RN at St. Elizabeth and an inspiration to all.

On the Sidelines is presented by OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

Bengals TE Drew Sample on being a Girl Dad, his golf game, expectations this season, #9 & NOW Sports

Welcome to the show, Bengals TE Drew Sample and Dietician and Spokesman for NOW Sports, Dr. Chris Mohr! In this episode, we’ll catch up with Drew about his Father’s Day weekend with his girls, getting the Bengals back to the Super Bowl, what it’s like catchin’ balls from Joe Burrow and why he highly recommends NOW Sports products. Dr. Mohr will also be giving us some great tips on keeping your body healthy pre and post workout! We will also get an update on Drew’s wife, Angelina, who was born in Ukraine and still has family there.

To donate to Ukraine, click here: https://www.wkrq.com/help-the-people-of-ukraine/
Watch this episode via Zoom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ3SsQuQOEo
Purchase products from NOW Sports: http://nowfoods.com/trustedbydrew

On the Sidelines is presented by OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

NFL Fan of the Year Bengal Jim on his epic tailgates, winning fan of the year & why is there only one Bengal in the HOF?!!?

He’s been hosting legendary tailgates since 1993, arguably one of the BIGGEST Cincinnati Bengals fans of all time….BENGAL JIM! In this episode we’ll talk about the day C.J. Uzomah told him he was voted NFL Fan of the Year, he’ll give us some inside scoop on what’s to come at his tailgates this fall and we’ll chat about his upcoming charity event that will (hopefully) help get some very deserving Cincinnati Bengals players in the Hall of Fame!

Watch Bengal Jim finding out he won NFL Fan of the Year, here: https://bit.ly/3zGuAY0

On the Sidelines is presented by OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

Reds Senior VP Karen Forgus on “Players’ Favorite Things” baskets, Reds Pink Party, Hunter Greene & KWF

This week, we are joined by two strong, smart, inspiring, powerful women: Reds Senior VP of Business Operations Karen Forgus and Marketing Manager of the Karen Wellington Foundation, Angeline Wellington! Coming up on June 22nd, the Reds and St. Elizabeth are hosting the Pink Party at the stadium to raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer. In this episode, we will learn more about the amazing Karen Wellington Foundation, the “Players’ Favorite Things” baskets you can bid on, and how wonderful and kind Hunter Greene’s family is. Get your tickets for the Reds Pink Party, here: reds.com/PinkParty

On the Sidelines is presented by OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

Weekend Rundown: Fantasy Football Slap, USMNT at TQL & Jessie Bates’ Fate

Hope you had a great holiday weekend! In this episode we’ll talk about the slap heard around the sports world, TQL Stadium being on the national stage Wednesday night, Jessie Bates getting traded (?) and Mollie wanting to bring a charcuterie board to Bengals training camp.

On the Sidelines is presented by OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

Pt. 1: Emmy award winning sports reporter Betsy Ross on Joe Burrow’s parents & FC Cincy watch parties

She is one of the FIRST women to break into national sports news: Betsy Ross. Having worked as an anchor at ESPN, SportsCenter, ESPNews and WLWT, she has done it all and she’s not done yet. In this episode, we talk about crediting Joe Burrow’s parents for his polite, classy, cool demeanor and why Cincinnati has the greatest sports fan base she has ever seen.

On the Sidelines is presented by OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

Flying Pig Marathon Winner Grace McCarron on prepping for a marathon, running myths, family & Rice Krispie Buckeyes

Let us start by saying….Her name suits her SO well 🙂 Loveland, Ohio resident Grace McCarron is so incredibly kind, humble and sweet. We loved chatting with her about the emotions she felt seeing her husband and kids root for her from the sidelines during the race, embracing her Mom as she crossed the finish line and the delicious Rice Krispie Buckeyes she indulged in after winning the 2022 Flying Pig Marathon in two hours and fifty minutes. You will love Grace even more after hearing her story! 

On the Sidelines is presented by OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.