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Anchor Drop, June 17, 2022: 71 Days to Kickoff

Vanderbilt’s looking for a new public address announcer.

Vanderbilt v Arkansas Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

Good morning.

Optional Musical Accompaniment

We are now 71 days away from Vanderbilt football’s August 27 season opener at Hawaii. 71 for the Commodores is offensive lineman Gage Pitchford. The 6’6”, 300-pound redshirt freshman from Newnan, Georgia, made his debut in the Tennessee game last season and will probably figure into the offensive line mix this season.

Vanderbilt is looking for a new public address announcer for football, soccer, and baseball. Among other things, they want you to submit a recording of yourself saying this:

Fans, it’s time for today’s cookie delivery of the game. Get on your feet and make some noise if you want warm cookies delivered right to your seat! (pause as delivery occurs … wait to close) Be sure to visit cookie-delivery-dot-com or download the Tiff’s Treats mobile app to satisfy your cookie cravings. For a bonus treat, be sure to scan the Q-R code on the video board to win a free dozen cookies. Tiff’s Treats, baked to order, delivered warm.

Yep, gotta make sure the ad reads are done well.

The NCBWA named Enrique Bradfield Jr. a first-team All-American for the second straight year.

Sports on TV

All times Central.

  • 8:30 AM: PGA Tour: U.S. Open, Second Round (USA)
  • 1:00 PM: College World Series: Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M (ESPN)
  • 3:00 PM: PGA Tour: U.S. Open, Second Round (NBC)
  • 5:05 PM: MLB: Rays at Orioles (ESPN+)
  • 6:00 PM: College World Series: Notre Dame vs. Texas (ESPN)
  • 6:30 PM: CFL: Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Ottawa Redblacks (ESPN2)
  • 7:00 PM: MLB: White Sox at Astros (Apple TV+)
  • 9:00 PM: MLB: Guardians at Dodgers (Apple TV+)


MLB: A’s 4, Red Sox 3 ... Padres 6, Cubs 4 ... Orioles 10, Blue Jays 2 ... Guardians 4, Rockies 2 ... Phillies 10, Nationals 1 ... Yankees 2, Rays 1 ... Mets 5, Brewers 4 ... Rangers 3, Tigers 1 ... Angels 4, Mariners 1.

NBA: Warriors 103, Celtics 90 (Warriors win, 4-2.)