End of an Era: My Final Word on Vin Scully

  Written by Mario Tovar   With 2016 officially over and 2017 Spring Training soon commencing for the Blue Crew I quickly wanted to share my thoughts now that Mr. Vin Scully has moved on and will no longer be the voice of my beloved Dodgers. Whether sitting at home enjoying the game with a beer in my hand or attending the game live at Chavez Ravine, the voice of Mr. Scully was an unmistakable part of the Dodgers experience that I believe will never be duplicated. His demeanor on the microphone was something that I think all broadcasters should … Continue reading End of an Era: My Final Word on Vin Scully

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Animus: Revisiting the Shanahan Era

Written by Mario Tovar   In the aftermath of the Broncos spoiling Oakland’s hopes of winning the AFC West and amidst rumors John Elway might bring in Kyle Shanahan to coach Denver, it felt this should be an interesting time to revisit the Shanahan era with the Raiders. The history alone of the grudge match that was Al Davis versus Kyle’s father was ugly, but the possibility of a Shanahan coaching the Raider’s rival would undoubtedly revive some of that historic tension.   When Mike Shanahan was hired in 1988 he replaced one of the most popular head coaches in … Continue reading Animus: Revisiting the Shanahan Era