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SBD/August 9, 2013/Media
Published August 9, 2013
GUY ON A BUFFALO: Sabres play-by-play announcer Rick Jeanneret said of his decision to retire after three more seasons with the team, "Like everybody else, when you hit 70 you start slowing down. This is a nice, soft landing spot for me. They were so very gracious to offer it to me. I’m delighted. I don’t know if you’d call it a golden parachute, but I couldn’t be happier" (BUFFALO NEWS, 8/9).
TAKING SHOTS? In St. Louis, Dan Caesar writes former MLBer Jack Clark "has come out swinging hard" in his first week as a co-host on WGNU-AM, accusing Albert Pujols "of using performance enhancing drugs." Clark said he was told by Pujols' former personal trainer Chris Mihlfeld that he had "shot him up" (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 8/9).
NOTES: Longtime Ft. Worth Star-Telegram columnist Randy Galloway is "retiring from KESN-FM at the end of the year" after an "almost three-decade run in local radio" (DALLASNEWS.com, 8/8)....Former Tampa Bay Times Buccaneers reporter Stephen Holder "has been added to The Indianapolis Star's Colts coverage team" (INDYSTAR.com, 8/8).