Calvin Murphy and Bill Worrell

For all you sports history buffs, on this episode of Dave Ward & Friends Season 2, Dave talks with Calvin Murphy and Bill Worrell about their long history with the Houston Rockets and broadcasting Houston sports.

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The Rockets and the Houston City Council recently honored Bill Worrell with “Bill Worrell Day,” on January 7, 2022.

The three of them discuss their favorite moments announcing and playing basketball. Hear how they see the NBA has evolved, changed, and developed over the years — for better and worse!

John Mecom, Jr.

John Mecom, Jr. talks Warwick Hotel, fountain and more

Our grand finale and final two episodes of Season 2 are with John Mecom, Jr. (episodes 13 and 14) of the iconic Houston Mecom Family. 

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Don Nelson

Don Nelson

What happens when two legendary, local Houston broadcasters get together with a combined on-air experience of almost 100 years!? 

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Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry talks trains

Dave Ward is joined by Patrick Henry, owner of Patrick Henry Creative Promotions. 

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Charles Spencer

English historian Charles Spencer

In honor of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, this week’s episode features bestselling author and English historian, Charles Spencer. 

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Mickey Gilley

Mickey Gilley’s tribute

Mickey Gilley appears on Season 2, episode 6 of “Dave Ward and Friends podcast” in an interview recorded shortly before the country music singer’s death. 

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"Good Evening, Friends: A Broadcaster Shares His Life"

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