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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 21 / 17

FRIDAY MSG Network will telecast "Bob Wolff: A Golden Garden Anniversary" at 10:00pm ET, with another airing Saturday at 11:00pm. The hour-long special was produced in '05 by MSG Net to celebrate Wolff's 50-year association with MSG. The special features interview footage with Wolff, Bob Costa...

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