Wednesday, July 19, 2006

[Dilbeck] 'The Steamer' was one of a kind - LA Daily News
...Bud Furillo was an original. He worked hard, played hard, drank hard, lived hard.

He was an absolute character. Equal parts moodiness and brilliance, old-school and innovator, teacher and celebrity, wild and serious.

He was all sports journalist. Ink flowed in his veins, even years after he left as sports editor of the old Herald-Examiner to devote his full attention to sports radio...

...None were closer to his heart than USC football; he was inducted into the USC Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004. He spent five decades covering sports in L.A...

Also, Bud Furillo, 80; Covered Southland Sports - LA Times
[Keisser] Many are better off for Furillo - Long Beach Press-Telegram
[Keisser] Newspaper, radio icon, Furillo, dies - Long Beach Press-Telegram

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