Sam Panayotovich: driven (and youngest?) sports guy

Sam Panayotovich says he is the youngest guy on sports radio in Chicago; he hosts a show on 87.7 The Game with Jerry Riles, and hosts Preps Plus Chicago on WGN Radio and Campus Tailgate on The Game, both with Jordan Bernfield. He talks about his broadcasting start with Most Valuable Network in high school; being on the air on WEFT at the University of Illinois; how his dad was a state representative and was very good friends with infamous politician Ed Vrdolyak; working hard; talking sports on Garry Meier's show; reporting for the Blackhawks and Bears; interviewing Jay Cutler; why basketball is his favorite sport; how playing sports has helped him in media; why he respects Dan Patrick; his ultimate media gig; why he likes play-by-play (he currently does it for UIC men's basketball; advice he got from Roe Conn; why he likes doing radio; Serbian Christmas; Bob Collins; Mark Carman and napgate; cupcakes at Ken Smith's, and more.

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