For the 2nd year in a row, the entire sports staff at Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is going to host a day long event on the day following Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament. This year, that falls on March 12th. The event will once again be hosted by the Oxmoor Center on Shelbyville Road, and will encompass a total of 6 hosts and 13 hours of sports programming. Plus, we will host a BRACKET CHALLENGE with a chance to win a super-nice Gorilla Basketball Goal, courtesy of Steepleton's. Below is the entire rundown of events, so feel free to head out to Oxmoor any time in the day and you will get your sports fix headed into tournament time:
7-10AM: The EarlyBirds w/ Drew Deener
10-12PM: KentuckySportsRadio w/Matt Jones
12-1PM: Lachlan Mclean on WKRD
1-2PM: Drew Deener on WKRD
2-3PM: Dave Jennings and Tony Vanetti
3-530PM: The Afternoon Underdogs w/Tony and Dave
530-6PM: Terry Meiners
7-9PM: Occupy Lachlan (the entire cast of hosts together on stage at the same time)
WHERE TO LISTEN ON THE AIR
Early Birds with Jody Demling
7-10AM (790AM WKRD)
The Tom Leach Show
9-10AM (1080AM WKJK)
KentuckySportsRadio with Matt Jones
10AM-12PM (1080AM WKJK)
Joe B. and Denny Show
10AM-12PM (790AM WKRD)
The Afternoon Underdogs with Dave Jennings and Tony Vanetti
3-530PM (790AM WKRD)
Sportstalk84 with Lachlan McLean
7-9PM (840AM WHAS)
Photo Credit: www.nascar.com
Article By: Daniel Farish
Now that you have the background, here is the problem. It needs to move. All-Star events have historically been, well, boring. They bring all of the superstars from the respective sport together in a made-for-TV contest. It’s a chance for the athlete’s to have some fun with each other. Celebrities come out and make sure they’re seen. But not much comes from them. In terms of “what’s at stake”, the order of importance is
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NASCAR needs to move out of
Last year he won a rather boring All-Star Race and NASCAR changed the format for this year, eliminating the strategy JJ used to win in 2012. But
It has to be moved. Why? Because it’s getting boring. Forget the fact that JJ isn’t exactly my favorite (McMurray is, by the way). But it needs to be rotated between different tracks, more importantly different types of tracks.
The list of tracks that should be allowed to host it is short, in my mind. There are five.
Rockingham/North Wilkesboro – Who said the race had to be at a track on the schedule? These are two tracks that were taken off of the NASCAR schedule to make way for the “Cookie Cutter Era.”
Notice a theme?
1) It’s a Bruton Smith owned track. That man knows how to put on an event.
Problem with Vegas is getting the teams to make a trip all the way out west for a non-points event. Time will tell if the sanctioning body realizes the problem they have, and even more time may pass before they do something about it.