Sports betting is the topic of weekly Sports Corner

Jun 19, 2001 10:30 AM

National football Foundation and College Hall of Fame running back Herschel Walker is part of the team of sports hosts on the nationally syndicated radio and television show, "Sports Corner," broadcast live from the Imperial Palace Race and Sports Book located on the third floor of the center "Strip" Imperial Palace Hotel and Casino.

Walker, the 1982 Heisman Trophy winner from Georgia, ran for 1,752 yards in his Heiman season, two years after helping the Bulldogs win the 1980 national championship as a freshman. He left Georgia early to play pro ball in the United States Football League before moving on to a successful career with the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League.

Joining the show as a correspondent, Walker adds his sports expertise to the show, either in person or by phone while he is traveling the country promoting Renaissance Man Internation L.L.C., a minority-owned business for which Walker serves as Chairman and CEO. With locations in New York and Las Vegas, Renaissance Man currently sells sports drinks, gourmet foods, giftware, apparel and framed art to retailers.

Walker brings his sports analysis and expertise to "Sports Corner," an innovative sports radio show that broadcasts live Monday through Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m. (Pacific) on the Talk America II Radio Network, Cable Radio Network and KRLV AM 1340 in Las Vegas, and can also be seen on television on Cox Communication Metro 48 (Channel 48), Thursday, from 11:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.; KEEN - TV Channel 17, Fridays from 8-9 p.m.; an nationally on the American Independent Network.

"Sports Corner," which began on radio in the Imperial Palace Race & Sports Book in 1996, gives fans a daily look at sporting events, news, opinions and, of course, sports betting. The shows radio hosts are sports buddies Don Tegeler and Billy Fitzgerald, but the television show also features Marty Rodick and "Coach" Harvey Hyde weekly. Along with sports superstars, special guests dropping by each week on the television show include the Imperial Palace "All Stars": John Hanson, Walt Reno, and Pedro Fernandez. Jay Kornegay, director of the Imperial Palace race & sports book, also appears regularly on the show to give fans across the nation an earful of handicaps and lines.

For timely sports talk, form handicaps to daily news, tune in to "sports Corner" Monday through Friday and "Sports Las Vegas Style" every Sunday from 4 to 10 p.m., featuring John Hanson’s "gametime," "Bill Fitzgerald and the All Stars with Herschel Walker," Walt Reno’s "Today in Golf" and Pedro Fernandez’ "Ring Talk."