Time Out, episode 117

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.

00:47Copy video clip URL Show intro and overview of this episode.

01:47Copy video clip URL Opening conversation among the hosts, who discuss the “red hot” Cubs, the White Sox, the New York Islanders’ failure to win the Stanley Cup, and the upcoming NBA Finals, and the recent Preakness Stakes.

08:45Copy video clip URL Cut to Bill Veeck, who speaks about jockeys as the best conditioned athletes. He notes that they have to keep their weight low, and that their legs are “fine tuned machines.”

11:05Copy video clip URL Cut to Time Out Sports Almanac, which highlights events on this date in sports history.

12:00Copy video clip URL Cut back to hosts, who discuss Bears football, and the role of the media in promoting football, particularly with regard to WLS.

15:28Copy video clip URL Taped interview with Bears coach Mike Ditka, along with offensive lineman Noah Jackson, who discuss Ditka’s demands that he lose weight.

17:20Copy video clip URL Hosts comment on these interviews.

19:44Copy video clip URL Taped interview with Daryl Boston, who was recently called up from Denver to play center field for the White Sox.

20:48Copy video clip URL Cut back to studio, where hosts discuss these changes.

21:31Copy video clip URL Film of baseball great Casey Stengel in 1962, who talks about how great the Mets fans are.

23:30Copy video clip URL Commentary from hosts on Stengel and some sports memories of their childhoods. Mengelt speaks about his upcoming trip to the Indy 500, as well.

25:30Copy video clip URL Review of last week’s predictions and new predictions.

27:00Copy video clip URL Wrap up and final credits.

27:49Copy video clip URL End of tape.



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