I am still thoroughly enjoying the 10-minute commute to the Grand Slam Sports studios in Webster Groves, compared to the back-and-forth trek to Laclede’s Landing that involved single-handedly setting up a live sports bar remote that included numerous obstacles.
My main concern for episode No. 18 was that the Notre Dame-Purdue game on Sports Radio 1380 would end in time for my 6pm show. How the heck was I to handle that deal? If it was close to the end, maybe I’d get a few more listeners. But … if the game encroached into my hour, that would entail a lot of concerns.
The Irish rocked the Boilermakers in timely fashion. No problem. I began my opening commentary right at 6pm. I even touched on my extreme passion for college football, and favorite announcer Brent Musburger and his signature phrase, “You are looking live!”
I quickly tried to sell the “Blaine Gabbert for Heisman” campaign, then adeptly moved into Team USA and World Championships analysis. Our second segment was
In our final segment,