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Ken Korach On Bill King And 'Holy Toledo'

It takes a special kind of announcer to become the definitive voice of an sports organization. It takes a once-in-a-lifetime talent to become the voice of three different organizations, especially in three different sports. But that was Bill King, THE voice of the Oakland A's, Oakland Raiders and Golden State Warriors.
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Shannon, Harrelson among finalists for Frick Award

Ken Harrelson and Mike Shannon are among the 10 finalists for the Baseball Hall of Fame's broadcasting award. Harrelson has broadcast for the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox, spending 27 years in Chicago. Shannon has called St. Louis Cardinals games for 42 years following a nine-year playing career with the Redbirds. Other finalists for the Ford C. Frick...
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October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Some Texas A&M Boosters “Don’t Want Johnny Representing Aggies”

This was bound to happen at some point. Darren Rovell went on Bill King’s ON CAMPUS radio show this morning with more details about what he has learned after digging more into the situation: There’s much more than two signings. Again, there’s no money transfer between these brokers and Manziel. Manziel never touched the money. It depends on whether you believe that the amount...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Darren Rovell: Some Texas A&M Boosters “Don’t Want Johnny To Represent” Aggies Program Anymore

Twitter/@JManziel2 ESPN’s Darren Rovell, who has been covering the Johnny Manziel autograph saga since (as he calls it) February, went on Bill King’s ON CAMPUS radio show this morning with more details about what he and ESPN have learned after digging more into the situation. Rovell claimed that there was “much more” than two paid signings. He also explained how some Texas...
Via College Spun
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Audio: Michael Mauti interview with Bill King

Bill King hosts one of the top college football radio programs year-round on satellite radio, but you can also listen to it for free online. If you want to get some daily college football commentary to get your days started, instead of national or local sports radio talk, I highly recommend signing up for a free membership so you can listen on your computer. On Tuesday morning...
Via Nittany Lions Den
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Arkansas, recruiting, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC, and just the SEC. You got a problem with that? That's it. I quit. I don't give a... Former Arkansas assistant coaches accuses players of quitting on the team last season. (The Sporting News) Don't Fence Me In. Bill King agrees with outgoing University of Georgia dictator president Dr. Evil Michael Adams that the west end...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Case of the Mondays: Time to lace 'em up

I received a stunning number of non-inquiries into my absence from the writing scene last week. Sorry, folks, but every guy needs a vacation. The good news for you is that I'm back now, rested and refreshed. Time to get cracking and start this week off right. 1. A buddy of mine asked me the other day why we don't put something up on the site like an official CBR "...
Via Crystal Ball Run
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Broadcaster Rankings (Radio): #20 – #11

#30 – #21 At the beginning of March, we released the results of our television broadcaster rankings — itself the product of reader crowdsourcing that had started in late November. Since then, FanGraphs has asked readers to rate the radio broadcast teams (on a scale of 1-5 for charisma, analysis, and then overall) for all 30 major-league clubs — with the intention, ultimately...
Via Fangraphs
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Case Of The Mondays: Breaking The Seal Edition

Welcome to "Case Of The Mondays," a new weekly feature here at CBR. Every Monday morning, we'll give you 10 thoughts to help you start your week off right. Here we go... 1. NEWS FLASH: It's Super Bowl week. As was the case in the amateur ranks, the pros' championship game features a rematch of a game we've already seen played this season. Oddly enough...
Via Crystal Ball Run
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: picking the Heisman and Coach of the Year

College Football’s individual awards are going on this week, and Bill King casts his vote for the Heisman and Coach of the year on Monday’s episdoe of ”College Football Talk”.
Via College Football Talk
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss
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