The only green that could be found anywhere near the SRC Arena on the campus of Onondaga Community College on Saturday afternoon was the artificial turf of the outdoor multi-purpose sports field next door. It was cleared from snow so various players could throw around their lacrosse ball.
Veteran broadcaster Mike Tirico becomes the 5th person inducted into the WAER Hall of Fame. The ceremony takes place on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 5:30 PM in Newhouse III on the campus of Syracuse University.
Mike Tirico '88 Enshrined on WAER-FM Wall of Fame Award-winning journalist Ted Koppel '60 and award-winning sports broadcaster Mike Tirico '88 share many things in common. Both are SU alumni, and both have risen to the top of the broadcast profession.
Some former WAER Sportscasters having success on the largest stages of sports broadcasting shared their opinions Wednesday on topics ranging from race, to gay rights, and diversity. ESPN Host and Play-by-Play broadcaster Anish Shroff, Comcast Sportsnet Houston Host and Reporter Howard Chen and KILT Houston Sports radio Host Nick Wright were part of “Making the Calls: The State of Diversity in Sports Media,” hosted by Syracuse University’s Newhouse School.