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Mighty Mouths
JOHN HELYAR
November 08, 2004
Every day, from coast to coast, local sports-radio talk-show hosts set the hometown athletic agenda and incite howling from their listeners. Here are SI's choices of the shows that make the most noise
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November 08, 2004

Mighty Mouths

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GLENN ORDWAY, 850 WEEI

2 p.m.-6 p.m.

In August, when a listener named Curt Schilling wanted to set the record straight about the then erratic Red Sox, who did he call from the car? Ordway, that's who. The 53year-old host of The Big Show offers segments like the "Whiner Line," a playback of fans venting their frustrations.

PHILADELPHIA

ANGELO CATALDI, 610 WIP

5:30 a.m.-10 a.m.

In this blue-collar, boo-spewing town, the 53-year-old Cataldi, anchor of 'IP's morning drive-time show, identifies with Joe Sixpack and zestfully skewers local sports figures. His favorite adjective is "stinking," as in "[General manager] Ed Wade's Phillies are a bunch of stinking losers."

CHICAGO

MIKE NORTH, 670 WSCR

6 a.m.-10 a.m.

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