Bill Mazer, one of the pioneers of sports talk radio and a University of Michigan alumnus, has died at the age of 92. He wasn’t the first to use sports talk as a form of radio entertainment, but long before ESPN popularized 24-hour sports broadcasting and decades before we would have access to Internet streaming of sports talk shows from all over the country, there was Bill Mazer’s late afternoon sports talk show on New York City’s WNBC-AM. He made sports talk popular on radio and TV by succeeding in New York City.
is there such a thing as an etsy genuis? if so, this is it.