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What’s Going On: The BlogTalkRadio SuperBowl XLIII Tailgate Party

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It’s no secret I’m not a football fan.  I do appreciate that this weekend hosts the holy of grail of all football games, The SuperBowl. Now, I will not be sitting in front of the television on Sunday watching men in tights toss pigskin or checking out the high priced commercials, but I know many of our BlogTalkRadio community members will be enjoying this weekend’s festivities.

Here is my gift to you, football fans: The BlogTalkRadio Tailgate Party. Check out some of the weekends football and superbowl highlights: (All times EST)

  • The Football Reporters will be live on location Sunday, February 1st for SuperBowl XLIII the fun starts at 3:00 p.m.
  • Former basketball star, Dennis Rodman, is joining the Fitness Buff in a clothing-optional, pre-bowl bash this afternoon at 4:00.
  • Former Chicago Bears pro-baller, Revie Sorey is dropping by Momma Got Game this morning at 11:00.
  • The Armchair Energist, Micahel Fidanza, welcomes Superbowl and the Single Girl herself, Amy Borkowski, this morning at 11:00.
  • Celebrity sports and talent agent Glen Toby is on Coversations Live! this afternoon at 1:00.
  • It’s time for Fantasy Brush Up‘s Superbowl Edition! Join the fun this evening at 5:00.
  • Jerry Butler welcomes former pro football player for the Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders and New York Jets, Anthony Prior. Don’t miss it, tonight at 6:00.

What will you be doing on SuperBowl Sunday?

NY Jets 2007 First Round Draft Pick Darrelle Revis

BlogTalkRadio welcomes New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis for a LIVE exclusive interview.

Derrelle RevisToday at 8pm ET (click to listen) on Sports Heaven, the 2007 first round pick for the NY Jets, Darrelle Revis will be joining hosts Mark and Evan. This Jets’ cornerback will be talking about his first year in the NFL, that included these notable events:

  • Named to the Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie Team following the 2007 season.
  • Started all 16 games his first professional season and became the Jets first rookie to start at cornerback on opening day since Ray Mickens (1996).
  • Finished his rookie campaign with three interceptions. His first pick came vs. Buffalo on 10/28/07.
  • Led team with 77 solo tackles and 13 passes defensed.

Darrelle will also give Mark and Evan his predictions on the 2008 Jets. Don’t miss this show.

Varsity Blues’ Ron Lester

STORY UPDATED Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:35 pm ET: Ron Lester spoke with BlogTalkRadio’s World Talk Live! today, discussing his ongoing recovery from his 2001 weight-loss surgery, his new fitness regime and his upcoming role in a Judd Apatow comedy – in which he’ll be wearing a fat suit. To hear the interview, click here.

“The hard work of so many, sacrificed by the disrespect of few,” said Coach Bud Kilmer (Jon Voight, also a BlogTalkRadio guest) in 1999’s Varsity Blues. Today, Ron Lester, who portrayed linebacker Billy Bob, joins BlogTalkRadio for an exclusive interview.

Lester

Comedian and Actor, Ron Lester, joins The War Zone tonight at 9pm ET. Lester, who won hearts the world over as the hard-drinking, gregarious big man who suffers greatly at the hands of his brutally demanding coach played by Voight.

Lester’s a whole different man now – and smaller too, having slimmed down from his former 508 pounds. Join them live tonight.

Varsity Blues’ Ron Lester

STORY UPDATED Nov. 25, 2008 @ 5:35 pm ET: Ron Lester spoke with BlogTalkRadio’s World Talk Live! today, discussing his ongoing recovery from his 2001 weight-loss surgery, his new fitness regime and his upcoming role in a Judd Apatow comedy – in which he’ll be wearing a fat suit. To hear the interview, click here.

“The hard work of so many, sacrificed by the disrespect of few,” said Coach Bud Kilmer (Jon Voight, also a BlogTalkRadio guest) in 1999’s Varsity Blues. Today, Ron Lester, who portrayed linebacker Billy Bob, joins BlogTalkRadio for an exclusive interview.

Lester

Comedian and Actor, Ron Lester, joins The War Zone tonight at 9pm ET. Lester, who won hearts the world over as the hard-drinking, gregarious big man who suffers greatly at the hands of his brutally demanding coach played by Voight.

Lester’s a whole different man now – and smaller too, having slimmed down from his former 508 pounds. Join them live tonight.

Two 1972 UNDEFEATED Miami Dolphins

If you are an NFL fan, you have to recognize the Miami Dolphins’ 1972 perfect season, like it or not. Fins Radio delivers two players from that undefeated Dolphins team this week for your listening pleasure.

bob_kuechenberg3 Tonight at 8pm ET, Dolphin’s offensive lineman, Bob “Kooch” Kuechenberg, joins the Fins Radio team for an exclusive interview.

And then tomorrow, Thursday at 8pm ET, Pro football Hall-Of-Famer, Larry Little, tapped by one prestigious selection panel as the NFL’s outstanding blocker will be live.

Don’t miss this golden opportunity.

Super Bowl Previews and Postgames on BlogTalkRadio

Today is Super Bowl XLII, of course, and since BlogTalkRadio hosts are on top of everything, we have your news, reviews and previews right here.

Super Bowl First up, Frankie the Sports Guy will discuss all of the events leading up to Super Bowl XLII with Joe Pietaro from NY Sportscene magazine. Joe will be in Arizona giving us the latest on all of the media frenzy. Catch the show at 9am ET.

Then at noon, T-Money from Around the Spectrum prepares the world for the Giants / Patriots match up in Arizona with the Super Bowl Bonanza. Game Time Decision‘s Brian Swaw will join him to help discuss the game. Catch this two hour special at 12pm ET.

At 5pm ET, Forecast Radio will host a pregame show with Kevin Held and Ralph Malbrough.

And then at 10:30pm ET, Forecast Radio will be back so you can get it all off your chest with their postgame report. Kevin and Ralph will talk game, commercials and all things Super Bowl.

Gotham Sports Media Launches – Live From Mickey Mantle’s – on BlogTalkRadio

Gotham Sports Media is launching “Live From Mickey Mantle’s” on BlogTalkRadio “the most popular web-based platform for independent broadcasters.”

Live from Mickey Mantle's A press release issued this week announced the launch of the new show that will air every Friday night LIVE from Mickey Mantle’s, a historic establishment on Central Park South in New York City. The show debuts February 1, at 6pm Eastern Time. The two-hour live broadcasts will feature guests from the world of New York sports.

Commenting on the news, Alan Levy, CEO, BlogTalkRadio said:

“BlogTalkRadio is proud to be able to provide a platform that allows citizen broadcasters like Gotham Sports to produce high-quality shows from anywhere in the world. ‘Live from Mickey Mantle’s’ is a demonstration of what BlogTalkRadio can do in the hands of enthusiastic business people.”

GothamSportsMediaThe broadcast, to be hosted by Mark Healey and Mike Silva, is the latest addition to the Gotham Sports Media Network of shows, joining Gotham Baseball Live, Talking Baseball Live with Paul Greco and Lenny Melnick, Gotham Hoops Live, Baseball Talk with Carl “The Cabbie” & Dugout Joe and Gotham Nation.

Gotham Sports Media Launches – Live From Mickey Mantle's – on BlogTalkRadio

Gotham Sports Media is launching “Live From Mickey Mantle’s” on BlogTalkRadio “the most popular web-based platform for independent broadcasters.”

Live from Mickey Mantle's A press release issued this week announced the launch of the new show that will air every Friday night LIVE from Mickey Mantle’s, a historic establishment on Central Park South in New York City. The show debuts February 1, at 6pm Eastern Time. The two-hour live broadcasts will feature guests from the world of New York sports.

Commenting on the news, Alan Levy, CEO, BlogTalkRadio said:

“BlogTalkRadio is proud to be able to provide a platform that allows citizen broadcasters like Gotham Sports to produce high-quality shows from anywhere in the world. ‘Live from Mickey Mantle’s’ is a demonstration of what BlogTalkRadio can do in the hands of enthusiastic business people.”

GothamSportsMediaThe broadcast, to be hosted by Mark Healey and Mike Silva, is the latest addition to the Gotham Sports Media Network of shows, joining Gotham Baseball Live, Talking Baseball Live with Paul Greco and Lenny Melnick, Gotham Hoops Live, Baseball Talk with Carl “The Cabbie” & Dugout Joe and Gotham Nation.