GOING STRONG: PPR TURNS 5! (CHET’S TAKE, 4-28-19)

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Back in the fall of 2013, Bill Furman and I were doing some writing and Internet radio for TalkSportsPhilly.com.  By early 2014, Bill had the idea that he and I should branch off and do our own podcast. That spring, the Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable became a reality. We did our debut show on April 30, 2014, with “sports junkie” …

NO. 200 FOR PPR! (CHET’S TAKE, 9-3-18)

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When Bill Furman and I co-hosted our first Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable on April 30, 2014, we didn’t know what sort of response we’d get or how long we would continue to do the show.  Let’s face it: There were already several other Philly-centric sports podcasts available to folks, there are two popular sports-talk radio stations in Philadelphia, and – …

Busy Year For Philly Pressbox Radio (Chet’s Take, 1-4-18)

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A new year is under way, and it’s a pretty exciting time on the Philadelphia sports scene, with the Eagles heading to the postseason as the NFC’s No. 1 seed, the 76ers, Flyers and Phillies all heading in a positive direction thanks to some exciting young stars, and Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats again among the favorites to make it to …

Happy 3rd Birthday to Us! (Chet’s Take, 4-26-17)

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Can you believe it? It’s our birthday this week! Yes, the Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable made its debut on April 30, 2014, with “sports junkie” Kevin McClure joining Bill Furman and yours truly on that very first show, and we’re now turning 3 years old.  Since that first episode, we’ve done more than 130 shows, having welcomed about 55 different …

Big Year for Philly Pressbox Radio! (Chet & Bill, 1-3-17)

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Well, 2016 was quite a year for us here at Philly Pressbox Radio. We did 47 weekly PPR Roundtable shows, which means we took only five Wednesdays off during the year. We had about 40 different guests visit us on the program. And, in October, we launched our very own website — more on that in a moment. If you …