Frank Deford spent a half century in the business and, it seems, the clock is still running on his historic career. His new memoir, Over Time, is therefor aptly titled as Deford’s career has certainly surpassed regulation.
A horse after my own heart, I’ll Have Another is named for his owner’s love of cookies—and not, as one might assume, for too much time spent at the local watering trough. And, it turns out, this sober, sweet-tooth colt is headed into his final turn toward the history books.
If you’ve been to a White Sox or Blackhawks game anytime in the last ten, you’re likely familiar with today’s interviewee’s booming voice. Honda is the announcer for those teams as well as the voice of DePaul basketball, the Chicago Marathon, the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament and the NCAA Final Four.
Fresh-faced rookies are scheduled to report Halas Hall Friday for mini-camp. Many presume rookies spend that time practicing, running drills, watching film and memorizing the Bears playbook—and there will plenty of that to be sure.