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Announcer Line-ups

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We’ve begun posting the daily P. A. announcer line-ups on Twitter.  Find them by following us @SportsAnnouncin.  You can also see the tweets at the bottom of the home page on our Twitter feed.  We’re also working on posting the line-ups daily on the website as well.  So far, we’re[…]

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Gene Honda, the Announcing King of Chicago

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Chicago White Sox, Chicago Black Hawks, Illinois Illini football.  That would be enough for one person to try to keep on their plate but for Gene Honda, he’s also been heard at the NCAA Final Four, Chicago Marathon, Big Ten Tournament and many other sports events.  This is why we’ve[…]

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Even in Death, Brophy Does It In Obscurity

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This isn’t about announcing or anything game operations really.  This is about a man who gave so much to the sport of ice hockey that people reference him on a daily basis, without actually knowing who he is.  John Brophy was the second winningest coach in professional hockey, but his[…]

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Trail Blazers P. A. Announcer Out Of Hospital

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Mark Mason recently had his streak of more than 900 Portland Trail Blazers basketball games broken thanks blood clots in his leg.  The streak included preseason and playoffs in addition to the regular season. “Frustrating, because I’ve had more fun calling games this season than ever before,” says Mason, 61.[…]

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Swensen Shows Longevity In Indoor Lacrosse

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The Buffalo Bandits could very well be one of the longest running professional sports teams in North America that you haven’t yet heard of, unless you’re a fan of box lacrosse. Chris Swenson has been part of the Bandits organization for 25 years as the team’s P. A. announcer. The[…]

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