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At a WFUV gala featuring some of news media's biggest trailblazers, pioneering broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff recalled a time during her career when women journalists were "pitted against each other" because there were few spots for women in the newsroom. However, when Woodruff became co-anchor of PBS NewsHour with the late Gwen Ifill—making history asRead More... [Read More]
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As a child in 1960s upstate New York, I changed TV channels each Saturday and Sunday afternoon between two networks simultaneously airing baseball. On CBS, Falstaffian Dizzy Dean fractured English as no has, or is likely to. At that moment, NBC's Bob Wolff used language as expertly as Jascha Heifetz had a violin.Ol' Diz died in 1974. Later, I wrote his biography. Wolff passed this summer, at 96, likely heard by every reader as America's longest-running sportscaster —... [Read More]
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CLIP OF THE WEEK Fordham/WFUV To Honor Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill and Bob Wolff All Access 09-19-17 PBS NewsHour anchors Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill will receive the Charles Osgood For Excellence in Broadcast Journalism Award from Fordham University [and]WFUV. FORDHAM UNIVERSITY Editorial: Student affairs needs strengthening | The Ithacan The Ithacan 09-13-17Read More... [Read More]
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The late Bob Wolff, one of the most prolific and recognizable voices in sports, will be honored with the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in... [Read More]
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The late Bob Wolff, one of the most prolific and recognizable voices in sports, will be honored with the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting from Fordham University. Wolff died in July at the age of 96. He called the play-by-play in championship games in all four major team... [Read More]
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Sportscaster left enduring legacy I was saddened to read about the passing of sportscaster Bob Wolff ["Bob Wolff dies," News, July 17]. Newsday's story captured... [Read More]
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Post about life of sports broadcasting legend Bob Wolff and his Library collection. [Read More]
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With sadness, but a smile of reminiscence, I read of the passing of sportscaster and News 12 Long Island veteran Bob Wolff on July 15... [Read More]
The NBA Family mourns the loss of legendary sports broadcaster Bob Wolff. Wolff called the Knicks' two title runs (1970, 1973) as well as Don Larsen's perfect game for the Yankees in the 1956 World Series and the Giants' overtime loss in the 1958 NFL championship game. In 2012, Wolff was cited by the Guinness World Records as having the longest career of any sports broadcaster (nearly 80 years). Wolff was inducted into the broadcasting wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995 and in 2008, recognized by the Basketball Hall of Fame with the Curt Gowdy media... [Read More]
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In the latest article at Voices of the Game, baseball historian Curt Smith looks back at the remarkable career of the late Bob Wolff: Inside the White Sox discusses the arrival of baseball's top…... [Read More]
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When he took his leave Saturday at age 96, the planet lost one of the truly good people. [Read More]
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Bob Wolff, the legendary broadcaster and long-time voice of the Washington Senators, died last week. He donated his archives to the Library of Congress. [Read More]
Sportscaster Bob Wolff is believed to be the only announcer to call a championship game in all four major sports. He died on Saturday at the age of 96. [Read More]
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A former Post sportswriter recalls a voice that shaped his youth. [Read More]
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Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died. He was 96. Son... [Read More]
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Bob Wolff, who provided the play-by-play when the New York Knicks captured their two NBA championships in the 1970s, has died at the age of 96. [Read More]
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Wolff was a generalist who called all sports, and he often equated calling games to singing. [Read More]
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NY sports broadcast icon Bob Wolff dies at age 96 Hall of Fame sportscaster Bob Wolff, considered one of the most iconic and decorated play-by-play men in history, died Saturday at his home in NY.Long before Bob Wolff called Don Larsen's World Series ideal game, Alan Ameche's overtime touchdown for the Baltimore Colts in the 1958 National Football League championship game and loss after loss for the old Washington Senators, he broadcast Duke baseball... [Read More]
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Bob Wolff, along with Curt Gowdy the only sports announcer that is a member of both the baseball and basketballs halls of fame, died Saturday in South Nyack, NY at age 96. In a career that began in 1939, Wolff covered every major sporting event from World Series to Super Bowls to NBC and NHL championship series and was an institution in New York, where he broadcast for the Yankees, Knicks and Rangers. Along the way he interviewed everyone from Babe Ruth to Ty Cobb and Jim…... [Read More]
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7/30/95: Bob Wolff plays "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" on his ukulele after his Ford C. Frick Award speech at the Hall of Fame... [Read More]
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