|City of license||WNML: Knoxville, Tennessee
WNML-FM: Friendsville, Tennessee
|Broadcast area||East Tennessee|
|Branding||The Sports Animal|
|Frequency||WNML: 990 kHz
WNML-FM: 99.1 MHz
|First air date||WNML:: 1921 (as WNOX)
|Power||WNML: 10,000 watts|
|ERP||WNML-FM: 6,000 watts|
|HAAT||WNML-FM: 100 meters|
|Facility ID||WNML: 16894
WNOX (before 4/5/1988, and 8/25/1997 to 5/9/2005)
WNOX-FM (8/25/1997 to 5/9/2005)
WNOX (10/15/1991 to 8/25/1997)
WLOD-FM (9/26/1988 to 10/15/1991) 
|Affiliations||CBS Sports Radio
Tennessee Smokies Radio Network
Tennessee Volunteers' "Vol Network"
|Sister stations||WIVK, WOKI|
WNML and WNML-FM (branded as The Sports Animal) are sports radio stations serving the Knoxville, Tennessee area. They broadcast on 990 AM-(WNML) and 99.1 FM-(WNML-FM). The stations are under ownership of Cumulus Media. The Sports Animal is currently affiliated with CBS Sports Radio, switching from affiliations with Yahoo! Sports Radio on January 2, 2013, and serve as flagships for both the Tennessee Smokies Southern League Baseball radio network, as well as the Tennessee Volunteers' statewide radio network ("The Vol Network").
History of the 99.1 frequency
The 99.1 frequency signed on as WLOD-FM in 1989, changing to the letters WNOX-FM in 1991. Formats included smooth jazz ("Double 99", simulcast with WNDD) and urban adult contemporary (X-99). Later, WNOX-FM joined the 990 frequency of news/talk WNOX.
- "Call Sign History (WNML)". Retrieved 2010-06-29.
- "Call Sign History (WNML-FM)". Retrieved 2010-06-29.
- "Radio Was/Knoxville". Retrieved 2010-06-29.
- http://web.knoxnews.com/entertainment/tvradio/radiostations.shtml, Retrieved on 2009-03-05.
- The Sports Animal's official website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WNML
- Radio-Locator Information on WNML
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WNML
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WNML
- Radio-Locator information on WNML
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WNML