• Announcer Line-ups

    Announcer Line-ups0

    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 tracking the P. A. announcers

  • Gene Honda, the Announcing King of Chicago

    Gene Honda, the Announcing King of Chicago0

    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 anointed Honda the “Announcing King

  • Even in Death, Brophy Does It In Obscurity

    Even in Death, Brophy Does It In Obscurity0

    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 death on May 23, 2016,

  • Trail Blazers P. A. Announcer Out Of Hospital

    Trail Blazers P. A. Announcer Out Of Hospital0

    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. “I was having just as

  • Swensen Shows Longevity In Indoor Lacrosse

    Swensen Shows Longevity In Indoor Lacrosse0

    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 Buffalo News:  PA voice Swenson

  • Lou Nolan Handles Tough Situation With Class

    Lou Nolan Handles Tough Situation With Class0

    Lou Nolan is as much Flyers hockey as the orange and black on the uniforms and the flying P that is recognized worldwide.  However, tonight, Nolan was put into a tough situation tonight in game three of the Philadelphia Flyers first round playoff series against the Washington Capitals when fans began throwing objects on the