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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Interview with Dak of Fire Joe Morgan

It was my rare privilege to interview Dak, one of the mysterious bloggers at Fire Joe Morgan, the preeminent site for mocking really bad sports journalism, often with a statistical bent. I'm a gigantic fan of the website, which is illustrated by the fact that, due to a set of circumstances far too boring to explain, I actually recorded the interview at 2:00 in the morning...and it still went roughly fifty minutes. The interview went down right after Game 1 of the World Series ended.

For those who dare, here is the unedited interview.

Interview with John Wolff, former hockey broadcaster and author of "Harvard Boys"

On last week's Sports Talk (Sundays at 1:00 PM EST), we interviewed John Wolff, a former hockey broadcaster for WHRB. Sadly, that was not the subject of his book, Harvard Boys: A Father and Son's Adventures Playing Minor League Baseball. This may come as something of a surprise, but the book is actually about playing minor league baseball, which he did for a year in 2006. His father, Rick Wolff, also a Harvard graduate and also a minor league ballplayer, provides commentary on his son's experiences.

Check out the complete interview.

Welcome!

WHRB Sports, the home for student radio coverage of Harvard athletics, is launching this blog. Here's what you can expect to see on here:
  • Announcements of our broadcasts, including our internet-only broadcasts of women's hockey, men's basketball, women's basketball, and more
  • Links to the online streams so that you'll never need to search for where to listen in
  • Premium content, including complete, unedited interviews with a number of figures from Crimson sports and beyond
  • Blogs from our broadcasters on various Harvard teams
Though these are our major objectives, we're not above doing a few things just for fun. So stay tuned, keep checking the site, and thanks for stopping by.