5:45 PM NASCAR driver Kurt Busch has accepted an invite to compete in the 2014 Race of Champions in Barbados in December. Earlier this year Busch competed in the Indianapolis 500 & the Coca Cola 600 in Charlotte on the same day.
Dan Steinberg of DC SPORTS BOG has an audio-video sync’d up look at Georgetown radio announcer Rich Chvotkin as he straps on the pom-poms in a Hoya victory over Villanova.
Some of you may know that we were a longtime radio PBP guy for baseball, hockey and basketball, so seeing an announcer so blatantly cheer for the team he broadcasts pains us. But since virtually every play-by-play man in the business is now nothing more than a bought-off mouthpiece for the home team, we’re becoming more and more immune to the behavior.
Be aware that cheerleading is now a prerequisite if you plan to try to brave the industry’s climes.