Mike in the Morning Blog (January 2012)

I Love Research

I love research because I always learn something.  This morning I will share with you the first time ever research on the itchest part of your body.

Also this morning......too many talent shows?

The Blue-out is tonight!

Yesterday's quiz question answer......Diana Ross.

Lots of Basketball tickets this morning.





Less than 36 hours from Operation Blue Out

Less than 36 hours from the doors opening at the Assembly Hall for the Illini-MSU game and Operation Blue Out.  I am anxious to see the Hall entirely blue.  You can purchase the special blue out t-shirts than benefits Coaches vs. Cancer at either Game Day Spirit store in Champaign.  My son Christopher and I bought ours on Saturday.  Buy a shirt and help Coaches vs.

Make your Blue Purchase

Tuesday Night's Illini Basketball game is the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers game.  Bruce Weber wants to make sure everyone is wearing blue in the stands.  We have some great promos with Bruce running on the air!  If you need something blue to wear Tuesday night......purchase one of the Blue Out T-Shirts at Game Day Spirit this weekend.  Proceeds benefit Coaches vs.

It's United Way Day!

Tony Clements and I have the opportunity to be a part of the United Way's annual meeting luncheon at the I-Hotel.  I have been so fortunate to be a part of their board the last several years.  The United Way has a terrific staff that has taken the United Way mission in Champaign County to new heights of excellence.

Thanks Dave!

Long time listener Dave Sharpe sent me 24 question questions yesterday.  He heard me mention the other day that it gets a little tough to write new questions as I have written over 6,000 of them.  I am always thrilled to receive new question ideas, so email them my way     mitm@whms.com

Got your T-Shirt?

I know it is still a week away but the next Illini Home Basketball game is the "Operation Blue-Out".  The game where every fan is asked to wear blue.  We've done orange, we've done pink, I am really interested to see how this looks.  The official shirts that support Coach Weber's "Coaches vs.

Here Comes Monday!

After a very busy weekend, I am ready for Monday.

First thanks to Sue Grey, the Central Cheer Booster Parents and John Woods for the opportunity to MC the Big 12 Conference Cheer Championships.  Central won the JV title, while Centennial won the Varsity championship.

Quiz Question, Cheer & Trivia

I just answered the last of a bunch of emails on yesterday's quiz question where Air Supply was the only pure 80's group to begin their career with seven consecutive top 10 songs on the Billboard Hot 100.  No group did that in the 70's but the Lovin Spoonful and Gary Lewis & The Playboys did it in the 60's.  I was asked about the Beatles as to why it didn'

The Weekend!

Today will give us another shot of January weather but some 40's again next week.....amazing.

Life on the road in the big 10......tough night for the Illini!  But we move on quickly, the good thing we are back home this weekend and we have tickets to give away all day today.

Are you ready for basketball tonight?

I am anxious to listen to tonight's game from Happy Valley which starts with Steve Kelly's Game Day at 6:30.  We will give Brian Barnhart his wake-up call in State College just before eight this morning.  Hear the latest Illini Basketball update with Brian this morning.

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