Big night for the "Sports Overnight America" on the fine Sports Byline USA radio network. Los Angeles Times sportswriter Christine Daniels will give her first live interview since announcing last week that she was a transitioning transsexual and had changed her name from Mike Penner. The story generated record web traffic for the L.A. Times website and Daniels' Woman in Progress blog has rocketed to the top of the charts. She joins the Wiz and John Woolard at 11:30 p.m. Pacific on Friday. Update: Click here to access the interview.
As we move into Saturday, Dave Farris of Project 119 will join us at 12:10 a.m. Pacific. We told you about Dave's goal of visiting all 119 Division I-A football stadiums on April 25, and a lot has happened since then. He will be fresh off the road after a three-day marathon to visit 17 stadiums. Dave left Cincinnati at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday with two colleagues. They drove to Bowling Green, Toledo, Eastern Michigan, Michigan, Michigan State, Central Michigan, Western Michigan, Notre Dame and then the Chicago suburb of Northbrook.
On Thursday, the journey continued to Northwestern, Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa State. On Friday, stops at Iowa, Illinois, Purdue and Ball State are planned before returning to Cincinnati.
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