Category Archives: basketball

Remembering the Great NBA Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor who passed away at 86

Remembering the great Elgin Baylor who passed away March 22, 2021 at 86. This interview was recorded July 16, 2018: Doug Miles talks with Alan Eisenstock author “Hang Time, My Life in Basketball” about the great Elgin Baylor on “Talk Across America”. Elgin Baylor passed away at 86 on March 22, 2021.





1957 College Basketball All-Americans with Wilt Chamberlain on The Ed Sullivan Show

The 1957 College Basketball All-Americans with Wilt Chamberlain on The Ed Sullivan Show on March 24, 1957. Ed, being a former sportswriter, would always have sports figures on his show. Wilt Chamberlain is seen in his college uniform. Chet Forte went on to be the director of Monday Night Football and Baseball for ABC. Frank Howard would go on to a successful baseball career, Hot Rod Hundley would become a longtime play-by-play announcer in the NBA. Elgin Baylor would become, along with Wilt, one of the all time greats in the NBA. Ed mispronounces a few names along the way.





“Sports Talk” Guest WCHE Sports Talk Host Bill Werndl

Don Henderson and Doug Miles talk with Philly sports talk host (WCHE) Bill Werndl about the players turning down the latest proposal to start the baseball season plus the chances of the NFL starting, NHL and NBA resuming and more. (www.dougmilesmedia.com)





Remembering the great Wes Unseld who passed away at 74

Remembering the great Wes Unseld who passed away at 74. He was one of the best rebounders of all time. Played his entire career for the Baltimore/Washington Bullets.





“Sports Talk” with Don Henderson and Doug Miles 6-2-20

Philadelphia Broadcaster Hall of Famer Don Henderson and Doug Miles talk about the latest proposal from the players and owners to get the season started, the NHL playoff plan, U.S. Open Tennis possibilities and remember some vintage hockey with the 75 Flyers and the 70 Bruins.





“Sports Talk” Remembering the 1970 N.Y. Knicks Championship

Doug Miles goes back in the sports time machine 50 years to May 8, 1970 to remember the N.Y. Knicks vs. L.A. Lakers in game 7 from Madison Square Garden in NY City. Known as the “Willis Reed” game.






50th Anniversary of the NY Knicks First NBA Championship

50 years ago on May 8, 1970, the NY Knicks won their first NBA championship in a classic game at Madison Square Garden over the Los Angeles Lakers. Known as the “Willis Reed Game”, here is the original broadcast as aired on ABC with Chris Schenkel and Jack Twyman.






“Sports Talk” Guest Philly Basketball Legend Sonny Hill

Philadelphia basketball legend Sonny Hill who was the first black color analyst on CBS NBA Game of the Week and longtime radio broadcaster in Philadelphia joins Don Henderson and Doug Miles to talk about basketball, Wilt Chamberlain, Earl Monroe, Bill Bradley, the Eastern and Baker Leagues and more.






“Sports Talk” Guest ESPN College Basketball Analyst Jimmy Dykes author “The Film Doesn’t Lie: Evaluating Your Life One Play at a Time”

Doug Miles talks with ESPN College Basketball broadcaster and former Coach Jimmy Dykes about his book “The Film Doesn’t Lie: Evaluating Your Life One Play at a Time”. Book link at www.coachjimmydykes.com






Don Henderson Speech Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame

Congrats to my broadcast colleague Don Henderson who was inducted into the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame this weekend.Don was the longtime broadcaster for the Philadelphia 76’ers and Temple Owls basketball, hosted Phillies pre and post-game shows, did TV and Radio sportscasts and hosted shows from Philadelphia Park and Atlantic City racetracks.