How does a broadcaster handle his emotions during a broadcast when he feels like all the calls are going against his team? What if one of those calls goes viral? Alan Horton of the Minnesota Timberwolves discusses that along with what it's like to broadcast for a team that has a tough time over the last few years winning games. He also discusses how many players know his name on Episode 15 of the Voice Behind the Voice. Be sure and follow us on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheVoiceBTV and you can also find the podcast on 1500ESPN.com and at PodcastOne.com.
Mario Impemba has been on both sides of history. Whether it's closing in on the Major League record for most losses by a team, calling a Justin Verlander no-hitter or having the chance to be a part of one of the biggest moments in baseball history in his first season as a Major League broadcaster when Cal Ripken broke the Iron Man streak. Mario has seen a lot in his 20 plus years in the booth and we discuss it all in a jam packed episode. Don't forget to subscribe on iTunes, or go to 1500ESPN.com or find us in the Society & Culture section on PodcastOne.com. Also be sure to follow us on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV or on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheVoiceBehindtheVoice.
After 13 years of doing minor league hockey for the Hamilton Bulldogs Derek Wills got his shot at the big time with the Calgary Flames. He discusses what it was like to call the longest game in American Hockey League history, what it was like replacing a guy who was the voice of the Flames for more than three decades and why despite growing up near Toronto he was an Oilers fan. Be sure to follow us on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV, on Facebook at TheVoiceBehindtheVoice and you can find the podcast on 1500ESPN.com and at PodcastOne.com in the Society & Culture area.
On no sleep and catching an early morning flight from Dallas to Minnesota, Mark Followill decided to sit down with Sean Aronson and discuss the tricks of the trade. A whirlwind 72 hours for Followill took him from Detroit to Dallas to Minnesota to call a basketball game, a soccer match and then another basketball game. Followill discusses the nickname Dirk gave him, his interactions with Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and if he thinks every player knows his name. Make sure to follow us on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV and on Facebook at TheVoiceBehindtheVoice. You can also find the podcast at 1500ESPN.com and on podcastone.com under Society and Culture.