The NFL is finally back and one of the league’s most recognized officials in history joins Touching Greatness as Dr. Jim Tunney recalls his years as a referee and talks about the evolution of the game from the great George Halas to today.
Legendary Hall of Fame sportscaster and essayist Jack Whitaker passed away this week at the age of 95 and I recorded our last chat the day after his most recent birthday in May, when he wanted to join me for a podcast to reminisce. Some of his cellphone quality was not perfect but it’s about … Continued
Brooklyn Dodgers brothers since 1950, legendary broadcaster Vin Scully and righthander Carl Erskine speak for the first time in more than a decade and reminisce about their special bonding during the Boys of Summer era.
Ted Sobel is the longest tenured radio sports reporter in Los Angeles having covered major events since 1974, and is a recipient of three Golden Mike awards for his work as a sports anchor/reporter at storied KFWB where he amassed over 40,000 sports updates over his 23 years there. Sobel was also heard on all-news KNX radio over the previous four decades and is proud to have been a part of the original KMPC’s first all-sports radio station in L.A. history. Ted joined Sports USA in 2005 as a sideline reporter and studio host for NFL and college football games of the week and is in year 15 with one of the nation’s largest syndicators of live radio sports while contributing one on one interviews with some of sports biggest stars.
Sobel has covered many world class events including numerous Super Bowls, World Series, NBA Finals, NHL Stanley Cup Finals, NCAA National Championship football and basketball games, The Masters, U.S. Open, PGA Championship and Open Championship of golf, Wimbledon and U.S. Open tennis, Summer Olympics, and horse racing’s triple crown and Breeders Cup. Sobel also spent 10 years as a pro and college hockey play by play announcer and is currently writing his first book, not coincidentally titled “Touching Greatness”.