My mother, bless her heart, has a love for old classical music. When listening to her favorite composers, mom’s eyes well up today, as they did when I was a child. As I got older, I learned that mom’s tears are of appreciation, not sadness. Her emotions are triggered when classical compositions reach depths beyond my comprehension. … Continue reading Tears of Appreciation: Costas, Enberg, Glickman, Scully and Joe Tait
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It’s not always rosy. It just appears that way!
Alex Faust: An NHL Broadcast Rookie Succeeding a Legend, Bob Miller
The youngest play-by-play announcer in the league talks taking over for the Los Angeles Kings.
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Turner Boss David Levy, A Self-Made Man, Pumped on Eve of Tourney
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Getting Caught Up with Retired USA Today Sports Media Columnist Rudy Martzke
For 23 years beginning in 1982, Rudy Martzke authored a strikingly influential sports broadcast column for USA Today.