Book Talk Guest Courtney Maum author Touch

Doug Miles talks with Courtney Maum author “Touch” on “Talk Across America”.

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Remembering Adam West

Adam West, best known as TV’s original “Batman” passed away after a brief illness this weekend at age 88. He was an outstanding and underrated actor. In the video posted, he hosts “The Hollywood Palace”, one of the popular variety shows in the 1960’s.

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Sports Talk Belmont Stakes Special June 8-10 with Pete The Prophet and Rich Spitz Spedaliere Live Broadcast 7:05PM EDT June 8

Horse racing handicappers Pete “the Prophet” and Rich “Spitz” Spedaliere join Doug Miles to preview the Belmont Stakes and talk about the Stanley Cup Finals, NBA Finals, baseball, football and more.

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Happy 100th Birthday Dino!

The great Dean Martin was born 100 years ago today, June 7, 1917. We celebrate his centennial with his signature song “Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime”. Happy birthday Dino!

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Book Talk Guest Kate Quinn, author The Alice Network

Doug Miles talks with Kate Quinn, author “The Alice Network” on “Talk Across America”.


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Baltimore Orioles Announce Plans for 2018 Dream Week in Sarasota, FL

(Sarasota, FL) Orioles fans will once again be able to enjoy a week filled with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities at the club’s 2018 Dream Week, from January 21-27, 2018 in Sarasota, FL. Open to adults, regardless of ability, Dream Week provides fans with an opportunity to play at the Orioles’ year-round baseball facilities in Sarasota at the Buck O’Neil Baseball Complex and Ed Smith Stadium.

Dream Week offers participants the full major league treatment playing daily doubleheader intra-squad games and receiving instruction from National Baseball Hall of Famer and Orioles Legend Jim Palmer and former Orioles Mike Boddicker, Al Bumbry, Rick Dempsey, Mike Devereaux, Chris Hoiles, Scott McGregor and many more. In addition to on-field play, participants will enjoy beachfront accommodations on Lido Key; a personalized home uniform, alternate jersey, and cap; a personalized clubhouse locker; access to Orioles athletic trainers and clubhouse staff; daily breakfast and lunch at the ballpark; evening social events throughout the week, including a Q&A and autograph session with the pros; and a reunion game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore during the 2018 regular season.

In addition to receiving daily instruction, participants will play doubleheader games each day at the Buck O’Neil Baseball Complex at Twin Lakes Park, and each team will get to play a game at Ed Smith Stadium. Special events throughout the week will include an Opening Night Reception, mid-week barbecue at Ed Smith Stadium, and a Closing Night Awards Banquet. Campers can look back on their unforgettable Dream Week moments with team and pro staff photos, a personalized baseball card, and a Dream Week video produced by the Orioles’ award-winning video productions staff. During the 2018 season, there will also be a Reunion Game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards for campers to reconnect with their Dream Week teammates
Men and women age 30 or older are eligible to participate in Dream Week. All skill and ability levels are welcome to the camp each year, and campers can play in as many or as few of the games as they wish. There is no prerequisite of experience or physical ability required to attend.

Dream Week costs $4,601 (including Florida Sales Tax) and is conveniently packaged with roundtrip airfare from Baltimore to Tampa, ground transfers to and from the airport to the hotel, transportation to and from the hotel to the ballpark each day, and six-night, seven-day hotel accommodations (double occupancy, private rooms are available) at the Lido Beach Resort Hotel. Breakfast and lunch each day at the ballpark is included in the cost as well. Discounts are available to Orioles Season Plan Members and former Dream Week participants. Separate week and weekend packages are available for Dream Week guests.

Fans interested in participating in Dream Week should visit www.orioles.com/dreamweek, call 410-547-6063, or e-mail dreamweek@orioles.com to register or to receive more information.
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Remembering Sportswriter Frank Deford

Sportswriter, author and broadcaster Frank DeFord passed away today at age 78. He was an award winning writer and commentator on sports and culture. I had the pleasure of talking with Frank in 2012 about a book he had written at the time. That interview is posted below.

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Book Talk Guest Steven Raichlen author Barbecue Sauces Rubs and Marinades

Doug Miles talks with Steven Raichlen author “Barbecue Sauces Rubs and Marinades” on “Talk Across America”.


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Book Talk Guest Ryan White author Jimmy Buffet A Good Life All The Way

Doug Miles talks with Ryan White author “Jimmy Buffet A Good Life All The Way” on “Talk Across America”.


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Book Talk Guest Timothy Orr, author Never Call Me A Hero, A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers The Battle of Midway

Doug Miles talks with Timothy Orr, author “Never Call Me A Hero, A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers The Battle of Midway” on “Talk Across America”.

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