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Auburn/Opelika’s Lunchtime Radio Treat!

ESPN 106.7 provides listeners in Auburn/Opelika with a tasty and satisfying lunchtime serving of sports and fun!


The Lunch Break smallThe Lunch Break, hosted by ESPN 106.7’s Painter Sharpless, is a two-hour daily show devoted to enhancing listeners’ midday “time out” from work.


The show, which airs from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. each weekday, centers around sports and includes a comprehensive local sportscast each hour, but it also incorporates other topical subjects such as food, pop culture and local happenings and activities in Auburn/Opelika.


Local high school, college, professional and event fantasy sports are topics of discussion while listeners also hear about subjects like what’s airing on television and cable that evening. Local in-studio guests and listener calls are also a part of the show.


The Lunch Break on ESPN 106.7 is a unique informational and entertaining show and the perfect daily lunchtime companion.

To be a part of the show, call locally at 334-321-1390 or toll-free at 888-382-7502.



The Lunch Break was the recipient of the “Best in Broadcasting” award for best sports show in Alabama by the Alabama Broadcasters Association in 2017, 2018 and 2020.

Listen to The Lunch Break Podcast on SoundCloud