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Remembering a Legendary Broadcaster

by Bob Ahrens

WFUV Sports

Marty Glickman spent 12 years at WFUV teaching the student broadcasters the art of doing play-by-play.  He began with Bob Papa and his final pupil was Spero Dedes. Spero gives his recollection of Marty including what he meant to him and his feelings upon seeing the new HBO Documentary "Glickman". You can also hear Bob and Spero talk with Andrew Bogusch and Rich McLaughlin, also students of Marty, in special One on One interviews this past Saturday.

One on One with "Glickman" Director Jim Freedman

by DJ Sixsmith, Bob Ahrens

WFUV Sports

On August 26 at 9 PM HBO premiered "Glickman" a documentary by James Freedman about the life of broadcaster Marty Glickman. Marty was special to all of us here at WFUV, especially the students he taught in a 12-year period between 1988-2000. 
 
Spero Dedes. Marty's final Fordham pupil, and current student DJ Sixsmith talk with Producer/Director James Freedman about his association with Marty, which began as a 17-year old high school student, They talk about the reason for making the documentary and what it was like to put the film together.
 
Spero's recollections of Marty can be heard in "Remembering a Legendary Broadcaster", elsewhere on the website.
 

HBO's "Glickman"

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

HBO Films

In the latest HBO documentary, Glickman, about revered sportscaster Marty Glickman premiering tonight at 9pm, director James Freedman seems intent on paying homage to his subject’s humanity just as much as his legendary resume of work. The first athlete turned play-by-play commentator, Glickman, who passed away in 2001, became a pioneer for sportscasters, calling everything from basketball and football at the professional level to the trotters at Yonkers raceway and inspiring listeners and future broadcasters, notably many who came through the halls at WFUV.

What Can We Expect from World Peace?

by Kenny Ducey

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Voice of the Knicks on ESPN Radio/MSG and WFUV Alum, Spero Dedes, joined Kenny Ducey and Nick Logerfo Saturday on One on One to discuss the team's recent signing of Metta World Peace, as well as some potential roster moves and the JR Smith injury situation.

Jared Zwerling of ESPN talks Draft, Knicks Free Agents

by Kenny Ducey

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For full coverage of the NBA Draft, visit bit.ly/WFUVatDraft13

Two days removed from the 2013 NBA Draft, Kenny Ducey chatted with ESPN New York's Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) about New York Knicks free agents JR Smith and Chris Copeland, and who the Knicks may have their eye on Thursday night. Hear which of the aforementioned players he thinks is more likely to stay, plus who may be on the board when New York picks at #24.

Mike Breen Joins One on One from Memphis

by Mack Rosenberg

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Mike Breen, the voice of the NBA on ESPN and ABC, and the Knicks on MSG joined myself and Eric Mollo this afternoon on the show to talk all things NBA Playoffs. We started off the discussion with tonight's game three in the western conference finals between the Spurs and the Grizzlies. With San Antonio leading 2-0 heading into Memphis, what's the key for the Grizz?