Pat Summerall visited WFUV on May 1, 2011 and spent some time visiting with the sports staff. The next day he accepted the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting at WFUV's Fourth Annual Gala. Joe Tordy had the opportunity to get to know Pat in the months before the award ceremony and his special feature gives us an insight into this special man whose economy of words lets us know why the game is more important than the broadcaster.
Legendary football and basketball player and football, basketball, tennis, and golf broadcaster Pat Summerall will accept the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting at WFUV's Fourth Annual Gala on Monday. WFUV's Joe Tordy takes us on a journey through his life as both a player and broadcaster and lets us hear what his friends and colleagues have to say about why he is so special.
Bob Wolff, the longest running sportscaster, and member of both the Basketball and Basketball Halls of Fame, recently released a new book, Bob Wolff's Complete Guide to Sportscasting: How to Make it in Sportscasting With or Without Talent. And wouldn't you know it - he took time out of his busy schedule to talk to One on One's Kyle Kesses and Joe Tordy.
Time Kurkjian talked with Joe Tordy and Kyle Kesses early today on One on One about everything from Barry Bonds and Manny Ramirez to New York baseball and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame."
Michael McCann, Sports Law professor at Vermont Law School and legal analyst for SI.com, talked to Phil Acocela and Joe Tordy on One on One about the details of Fred Wilpon's and the Sterling Group's implications in the Madoff scandal.
New York Post writer Lenn Robbins talked to One on One's Joe Tordy and Phil Acocella about the Big East, Tom Pecora, Steve Lavin, the general state of NYC college hoops and March Madness.
This week, we look back at Sunday's Conference Championship Games and recap the Jets' season with WFUV's Jets beat reporter (and Steelers fan) Joe Tordy. We also discuss the controversy surrounding Jay Cutler, the departure of Jeff Fisher from Tennessee, and we give our picks for the season's awards, including the MVP.
Former NFL player and broadcaster Pat Summerall joined Joe Tordy and Ben Allen on One on One to discuss his new book Giants: What I Learned About Life From Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry.
Hear Chris and Joe discuss the Jets' exciting Sunday matchup against the Steelers, as well as Big Blue's matchup against Philadelphia and the rest of the league.
Fordham's football team suffered a disappointing 47-12 loss to Colgate that snapped a three-game winning streak and dropped the Rams to 5-6 on the season.