'Sports Byline' Back From Middle East Trip
August 25, 2009 at 5:00 AM (PT)
SPORTS BYLINE USA host RON BARR has returned from his fifth trip to visit the troops in the war zones in IRAQ and AFGHANISTAN, reports the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE's BEN FONG-TORRES. BARR took producer JON BULLOCK, former NFL player TIM DWIGHT, and NBA referee BOB DELANEY on the journey, doing a week of live broadcasts from MOSUL in northern IRAQ.
BARR told FONG-TORRES that he expects to do his sixth trip to the region in APRIL in AFGHANISTAN.