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Aug. 51921 - Radio station KDKA and announcer Harold Arlin provide the first broadcast of a major league game, the Pirates' 8-5 victory over the Phillies in Pittsburgh...
Pure Sole: The love of the game

...against Hutchison High School in the Valdez tournament, running off seven baskets in a row at one stretch, prompting the announcer to proclaim, "This Brock kid, who looks like an eighth-grader in a high school center's uniform, is deceptively good...
Slopestyle athletes battle in GATP series at Eaglecrest

...Park Series featured the Slopestyle competitions and athletes did not disappoint."I thought it was pretty rad," event announcer Sam Buck said. "It was a step up from the Jib-Jam we did earlier. There were a few places with room for improvement but...
8-year-old girl befriended by hoops star dies of cancer

...I learned from him," said Izzo, who said Lacey became the team's inspiration.Former Detroit coach and longtime ESPN announcer Dick Vitale pledged to raise $250,000 toward cancer research over the next month and present a check in that amount in...
Today In Sports History

Aug. 51921 - Radio station KDKA and announcer Harold Arlin provide the first broadcast of a major league game as the Pirates beat the Phillies 8-5 at Pittsburgh.1932 - Detroit...
Photos: Images from another time: 49 stars rise in 1959

CROWD: Lowell Thomas Sr. prepares to address a crowd in front of what was then the Juneau Public Library during the 49 star flag raising ceremony. Thomas was a well-known radio announcer, american writer, broadcaster and world explorer.
Kodiak rodeo goes on despite lack of ferry

...competitive people in the world," Flickinger said. "But you see it here - they'll be the first to help out."Rodeo announcer James Hastings said Alaska's rodeo community is small and everyone knows each other. So when the ferry breaks down, as...
Students energize Ketchikan wrestlers

...Mountain's Dante Taylor at 152 pounds. Former Kings wrestler and state champion Kenny Hamilton began the night as the meet announcer and asked the crowd to be completely silent until the first Kayhi takedown "and then go nuts." Injured Kayhi wrestler Trevor...
Conspiracy theories bogus, but football lawsuits have important purpose

...grabbing at the front of his head, then the back. Landry is called for a personal foul. As Bowe walks off the field, the announcer says, "That hurt." Bowe sits out one play, then returns and finishes the game. One more pass is thrown his way, and...
Some Dems keep distance from Obama as 2014 nears video showing her with the president on Air Force One. "She's always been Barack Obama's rubber stamp," the announcer says.In Alaska, Democratic Sen. Mark Begich has not asked Obama to campaign for him. If Obama and other federal officials...


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