January 21, 2015
From: Austin American Statesman
Fans tuning into the Golf Channel to watch last week’s runaway victory by Boerne’s Jimmy Walker at the Sony Open were greeted by another familiar face — Angela Hamann, the network’s newest on-air personality.
Hamann, who grew up in Central Texas as Angela Akins, took her first shifts as a Golf Channel reporter-host on Jan. 17 on the network’s 20th anniversary. She... Read more here.»
January 15th, 2015
From:Los Angeles Daily News
We’re going with a Penn and Teller analogy here, so try to follow along.
“I have no idea who they are,” Bill Walton admitted late Wednesday afternoon, awaiting the tipoff of ESPN2’s UCLA-USC college basketball telecast at the Galen Center.
With that, Walton clearly fits the role of hyperbolical Penn Jillette, dispersing what appears to be an unhinged, tangential assortment of... Read more here.»
January 9th, 2015
From: Canadian Baseball Network
The Kansas City Royals were winning Game 6 of the World Series Tuesday Oct. 28 10-0 with only a few outs remaining before a Game 7 the next day.
About the eighth inning of the lopsided game someone told us: “Paul Beeston won’t be back with the Blue Jays in 2015.”
Too late to make any calls, but the next day we made a bunch.
After all Beeston’s future was more important... Read more here.»
January 8th, 2015
From: National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association
The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association has announced that Bill Raftery, Dick Schaap, Hal McCoy and Lesley Visser are part of the largest class of inductees in the organization’s 56-year history. They will be enshrined during the NSSA’s annual awards banquet, June 8, 2015 in Salisbury, NC.
Joining the Hall of Fame quartet as honorees at the banquet... Read more here.»