Orchestrating the roar of the crowd
A crowd noise machine adds the recorded reactions of fans to a socially-distanced football game. Long before the pandemic began, Caputo's team had been recording crowd sounds just to build a sound-effects library. Pogue asked, "Would it be that disappointing to watch the exact same football game without the crowd?" Crowd sounds at the push of a button. But he's hoping that today's game will be the last you'll ever hear of the NFL's crowd machine.cbsnews.com
Former Alabama, NY Giants coach Ray Perkins dies at 79
FILE - University of Alabama head coach Ray Perkins explains techniques to his quarterbacks in Tuscaloosa, Ala., in this March 23, 1983, file photo. (AP Photo/File)TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Ray Perkins, who replaced Hall of Famer Bear Bryant as Alabama’s football coach and started the transition with the New York Giants that led to two Super Bowl titles, died Wednesday in Tuscaloosa. An All-American receiver at Alabama in 1966, Perkins played professionally for the Baltimore Colts from 1967-71. “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of coach Perkins,” Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne said. In 1981, Perkins led the team to its first postseason berth since 1963.