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Stage to Studio: The Christopher Gabriel Program Trailer

Stage to Studio: The Christopher Gabriel Program Trailer

The story of The Christopher Gabriel Program is one that started in Minneapolis, Minnesota, moved to Fargo, North Dakota and currently resides in Fresno, California. From a one-hour sports and news program on Saturdays to its current three-hour weekday offering at 940 ESPN Fresno, the program’s primary focus is sports but happily veers off course […]

Barrett Sports Media: A Conversation with Christopher Gabriel

Barrett Sports Media: A Conversation with Christopher Gabriel

I’ve been reading Barrett Sports Media for as long as I can remember. Receiving an opportunity to be featured in a long-form interview was exciting, to say the least. My sincere thanks to writer and sports talk host Tyler McComas and, of course, Jason Barrett for making this happen. A Conversation with Christopher Gabriel

LISTEN: Going Coast to Coast with the Talented and Versatile Bob Costas

LISTEN: Going Coast to Coast with the Talented and Versatile Bob Costas

One of my favorite broadcasters, sports or otherwise, is Bob Costas. Few people are as skilled and versatile as Costas. Either as a play-by-play announcer or studio host he’s covered football, baseball, basketball, hockey, golf, boxing, thoroughbred racing and, of course, his remarkable work through the years as NBC’s primetime host for Summer and Winter […]

LISTEN: Terrorism Expert Dr. Anthony Lemieux, Film Critic Nick Schager on 830 WCCO

LISTEN: Terrorism Expert Dr. Anthony Lemieux, Film Critic Nick Schager on 830 WCCO

Whenever I have the opportunity to speak with noted terrorism expert and researcher Dr. Anthony Lemieux (Director of Global Studies Institute at Georgia State University) and film critic Nick Schager (Variety, The Daily Beast, Yahoo Movies), I jump at it. Both are at the top of their respective fields and it’s always a great treat […]

Sports Notes: The View from Fargo

Sports Notes: The View from Fargo

I’ve been asked by more than a few people how life’s been in Fargo as we near the six-month residency benchmark.  What they’re really asking is, “How’s your sports habit working out up there?” Just fine, thank you. Here’s the view from Fargo… or as 1940’s WDAY radio broadcasts used to call us, “The Northwest.” As […]

Give Kiffin Time, He'll Give Tennessee Fans Six

Give Kiffin Time, He’ll Give Tennessee Fans Six

Legendary Tennessee broadcaster John Ward used to say “Give… Him… Six” on Vols touchdowns.  New head football coach Lane Kiffin will have this program scoring points, wins and more for years to come if he’s given the time he needs to change what has become a culture of average. Go to any city in the nation and talk […]