Derry sells his shares

It was the summer of 1985. Ronald Reagan was President. Interest rates for all of us — not just credit card interest, but home loans, business loans, car loans — were well above 12 percent; some nearly 20 percent. The economy was on the skids. Money was...

Iowa State Cyclones

Our new satellite technology enabled us to feed audio anywhere without the limitation of telephone circuits.  It just seemed natural to begin broadcasting the games of other Universities.  Missouri was our first; Iowa State our second.  Iowa has three state-wide...

The Tar Heels & North Carolina Ford Dealers

The Carolina Ford Dealers partnered with Tar Heel Sports Properties to generate excitement about new models for the new model year. Carolina Ford Dealers promoted their new products (new model or new model year) and drove traffic to their dealerships throughout North...

A terrific investment

Recall there were four men who helped Derry and me start this business financially:  Buell Baclesse, Jim Wunderlich, George Stiles and Jack Murphy.  Jack died in July, 1975, and his wife, Lela, took his shares.  Remember, Buell, Jim, George and Jack owned fifty...

WAC Sports Network Announces Basketball Broadcast Schedule

DENVER – The WAC Sports Network (WSN) today announced its first-ever broadcast schedule and talent line up for men’s basketball, marking its debut for the sport since launching two months ago.   The WSN – a product of the Western Athletic Conference and its...

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Our wire service provider was United Press International. I’d grown close to their management and continually looked for ways to save cost on the service. JIm Darr was their vice president of technical operations. Years before, he’d developed a...