From 2003, WWL 870 AM presents a hilarious star-studded tribute to New Orleans' legendary "Big Daddy of Sports", Buddy Diliberto.
Born Bernard Saverio Diliberto, Jr., the famed sportscaster (1931-2005) was known to viewers and listeners across New Orleans and the Gulf South for his passionate yet brutally honest coverage of the New Orleans Saints - first on TV at WVUE and WDSU, and later on radio at WWL 870 AM.
Emceed by the longtime play-by-play voice of the New Orleans Saints/former WWL-TV sports director, Jim Henderson.
Dave Dixon (1923-2010) - prominent businessman who brought the Saints, and the Superdome, to New Orleans
Jim Mora - former Saints head coach who guided the team to its first winning season in 1987
Alec Gifford - legendary news reporter/anchorman who worked with Diliberto at WDSU and WVUE
Peter Finney (1927-2016) - longtime Times-Picayune sports columnist
Kenny Wilkerson (1961-2013) - former Saints radio network sideline reporter/talk sho...