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The Payoff 

Local Sports Radio Show

The Payoff is the Great Lakes Bay Region's newest local sports show presented by Forward Corporation. Ben Bosscher, John Vicari, and Brad Tunney provide the best hyper-local sports opinions and conversations about the Lions, Tigers, Pistons, Red Wings, Wolverines, Spartans, and Great Lakes Bay Region. Text the show or leave a voicemail with your opinions at (989) 837-6125. 


The Payoff airs weekdays 6pm to 7pm on Sports Radio 100.9 The Mitt. 



Brad Tunney

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John Vicari

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Ben Bosscher

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General Manager 

Brad Tunney is the general manager of Sports Radio 100.9 The Mitt.


Brad is the lead play-by-play broadcaster for the Great Lakes Loons. He has been a broadcaster for the team since 2015

The Clinton Township, Michigan native graduated from Central Michigan University in 2016. 

He resides in Midland, Michigan with his wife Haley and their two dogs.

Coordinator, Broadcast & Content

John Vicari is the lead play-by-play broadcaster for the station's high school sports coverage and a secondary broadcaster for the Great Lakes Loons. 

John has experience throughout the Midwest with stops at 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland and baseball teams in Ohio and Wisconsin.

The Queens, New York native graduated from Ithaca College in 2022. He lives in Bay City, Michigan. 



Host and Social Media Coordinator

Ben Bosscher is the primary host of The Payoff . 

Ben this past summer served as the on-field host for the Great Lakes Loons and hosted Chip Chat on 101.1 The Beat. 


Additionally, he is a contributor for Central Michigan University athletics broadcasts.

Ben lives in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

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