Wednesday, December 6, 2023
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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sports History With Dr. Arthur Banton Pt 2

TTU’s Dr. Arthur Banton discusses sports history, as well as its cultural impact.

Tennessee has long been a hotbed of sports, and it’s a world that seems to be in constant change over the past several years. From new payment and transfer options for students on the college level, the looming threat of realignment, new television contracts, and the massive money that comes with them. There are a lot of things changing right now. A Tennessee Tech professor has made it a part of his research to understand the history of sport, and why it grabs so many of us in such an important way. We continue our conversation today with Tennessee Tech professor Dr. Arthur Banton.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.