KTRU Tuesdays: The Gentle Art of Sports Betting

During the fall of 1976, Dana Blankenhorn ’77, taking a cue from the then popular Jimmy the Greek on NFL Today, gave betting tips and spreads for the Southwest Conference. While Jimmy the Greek never used the term “bet” on TV, Blankenhorn was comfortable talking about betting and the spread.

Image of Dana Blankenhorn from the 1974 Campanile.

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