Month: June 2014

SHOCK: Buffalo Bills Trademark Registration Canceled Along with Redskins


In a surprise move following their cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ trademark registration, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the Buffalo Bills’ trademark registration, following complaints the Bills’ name discriminates against those named Bob, Dan and Joe. Trademarks that discriminate against those with other names and hurt people’s feelings are not permitted under…

Talk Radio Forgot What it Learned When O.J. Killed Two People


20 years ago, on the night of June 17, 1994, my wife Kathie was flying to meet me in Buffalo.  After watching O.J. Simpson attempt his run for the border only to be met with cheering crowds on interstate overpasses and TV cameras bolted to helicopters, I sped to the airport, ran down to the…

“Holy Cow.” Cubs Gone From WGN.

Take me out to the ballgame.

God bless them. Harry Caray, Jack Brickhouse and Lou Boudreau just rolled over in their graves. WGN Radio will no longer broadcast the Chicago Cubs. This is big. I speak from experience few people in the radio industry have.  I am one of the few who has managed and programmed a station that is a…