Time Out, episode 150

This tape features and 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 Kenny McReynolds, a WBMX Sportscaster and Assistant Coach for DePaul University's Men's Basketball team, Rick Telander, a Chicago-based writer for Sports Illustrated, WIND reporter Fran Spielman, and broadcaster and former NBA star John Mengelt.  Gary Fencik joins the group later in the tape.

00:00Copy video clip URL Advertisements on WTTW, as well as station identification, before Time Out! begins.

01:03Copy video clip URL The Time Out intro, the panel and the segments for the show are introduced.  This is followed by a roundtable discussion by the commentators about the past week’s notable sports moments.

04:07Copy video clip URL McReynolds introduces a video montage of the Spielman and Mengelt competing humorously in several sports.

05:27Copy video clip URL Mengelt visits a kids’ hockey team in Northbrook.  Mengelt puts on a hockey goalie’s uniform, and then heads out onto the ice, and tries to block pucks shot by the kids.

09:29Copy video clip URL Back to the Time Out set, Gary Fencik joins the others to talk about hockey.

11:27Copy video clip URL Spielman introduces a piece on the fishermen at Montrose Harbor, followed by interviews with Cubs fans in a bar about Wrigley Field.  Fencik then introduces a man who explains that in Chicago you can only be loyal to one team at a time.

15:52Copy video clip URL Mengelt introduces Bill Veeck, who speaks fondly about spring training, comparing the baseball field to the garden of Eden, and calling it a “state of mind.”

19:07Copy video clip URL The Time Out Sports Almanac.

19:52Copy video clip URL The commentators list their favorite guests of the show, since this episode marks the anniversary of the first airing of the show.

21:52Copy video clip URL A montage of their favorite Chicago sports moments (put together by Joel Cohen).

23:34Copy video clip URL The group talks about the parties after the Superbowl.

26:01Copy video clip URL Football Quiz (How many times has Gary Fencik broken his nose?), and this week’s predictions, about their own futures.

28:30Copy video clip URL Credits.

30:21Copy video clip URL End of tape.


1 Comment

  1. Erick Rosales says:

    voiceovers include Marty Robinson and Don Ferris

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