R.I.P. KEITH JACKSON, AMERICAN SPORTS LEGEND

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The sports world lost another legend this week with the passing of Mr College Football Keith Jackson. The 89 year old Jackson did it all in his 52 year broadcasting career. He did the first live broadcast from the Soviet Union covering rowing, somehow, when no one was allowed to broadcast there. He worked college and pro basketball games, Major …

Wilt Chamberlain Puts His Stamp on the Game of Basketball. The Renaissance Man Goes USPS Postal

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By Andre McCarter G650 Unrestricted Flight Schedule 12/15/2014 Do you know of Wilt Chamberlain? You can ask this question anywhere in the world where basketball exist and people will know the name Wilt Chamberlain, “Wilt the Stilt”, “The Big Dipper”, the name Chamberlain liked the most, along with “Dip” the name his close friends and colleagues would affectionately call him. The Big Dipper /Dip came …

Philly Pressbox Radio Class of 2017 Hall of Fame Broadcaster Ballot

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    VOTING HAS ENDED!! Thanks to all that participated Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable recently elected our 4th Hall of Fame class. The first three vote getters as selected by the fans were Roller Derby Hall of Famer Judy Arnold, Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Howe and Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone. Chet selected Phillies standout Dick Allen and …

2017 Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable 4th Annual Hall of Fame Ballot

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***VOTING IS NOW CLOSED*** Welcome to the 4th Annual Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable Hall of Fame ballot. As a review, in 2014 we elected the following players: Chuck Bednarik, Steve VanBuren and Reggie White of the Eagles; Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton and Robin Roberts of the Phillies; Bobby Clarke and Bernie Parent of the Flyers; and Wilt Chamberlain and Julius …