For The Fans
Some miscellaneous fun items as we wait for college football to start…
I'm a lover of all things radio history, so I love finding down time at the DWS radio center to peruse all the vintage artifacts. Pictures, newspaper clippings, old eqiupment...you name it, it's there. Recently I scoured the archives to find a glimpse in to how the games were broadcast eons ago.
Take a look here.
Remember a while back when I gave y'all my review of Wrigley Field in the big video board era? If you recall, I noted that based on my observations from the left field upper deck, the big boards didn't appear to block the rooftop views too much.
As I write this, I’m watching the intersection of sports and pop culture at the ESPYs – an event that gets a bad rap but is quite enjoyable IMO. And it got me to thinking of instances of when Illini sports and the celebrity world came crashing together. I had to stretch, but I came up with a top ten list plus a few more. Keep in mind these are not just celebs who are U of I al
With Lou Henson back in the news again for not so good reasons, I thought we could use a positive story related to the 1989 Flyin' Illini. Here, courtesy of WDWS mixmaster Ed Bond, are some longform audio clips from that magical season. You'll hear co