Time Out, episode 120

This tape features a 1984 episode of "Time Out," a weekly sports program that is hosted by a number of Chicago area journalists and sportscasters. This week's commentators are John Schulian of the Chicago Sun-Times, Kenny McReynolds, a WBMX Sportscaster and Assistant Coach for DePaul University's Men's Basketball team, WIND reporter Fran Spielman, and John Mengelt, broadcaster and NBA veteran.

00:00Copy video clip URL Black, Station ID, and sponsor intro.

01:00Copy video clip URL Show intro and overview of this episode.

02:02Copy video clip URL Opening conversation among the hosts, who discuss the Cubs, Leon Durham, and their recent successful road trip. They also discuss the NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, which is a rough and enjoyable series.

08:30Copy video clip URL Cut to Bill Veeck, who speaks about team sports and education. He emphasizes the importance of individual sports and their impact on lifelong learning.

11:10Copy video clip URL Cut back to hosts, who further discuss the issue of education and individual sports. They discuss the importance of team sports in order to learn how to work together.

12:00Copy video clip URL Mengelt introduces and then conducts a taped interview of high school freshman, Lisa “Little Bit” Chess, who has already broken some records. Mengelt also interviews her track coach and mother. Mengelt stretches with her and then races her, and loses badly.

17:20Copy video clip URL Cut back to hosts, who laugh and discuss Lisa’s future as a potential Olympian.

17:56Copy video clip URL Cut to Time Out Sports Almanac, which highlights events on this date in sports history.

18:55Copy video clip URL Cut to taped clip of Bill Veeck interviewing Reggie Jackson. Jackson talks about himself as an emotional person, his ability to conjure up energy to play in his late 30s, and his pursuit of excellence.

26:05Copy video clip URL Cut back to studio, where hosts discuss Reggie’s personality, the Blackhawks, and the Bulls.

27:20Copy video clip URL Hosts offer predictions for the week.

28:11Copy video clip URL Wrap up and final credits over footage of hot dog vendors cooking at Comiskey Park.

29:15Copy video clip URL End of tape.



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