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 …

Changes at Comcast SportsNet Philly (Chet’s Take, 1-12-17)

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As anyone who’s worked in the industry is well aware, myself included, the media business is often rewarding … but it can frequently be pretty cruel, too. Last year, Comcast SportsNet Philly parted ways with two of its original (1997) anchors, Neil Hartman and Leslie Gudel, without providing any sort of explanation beyond a brief statement thanking each for their …

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 …