Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Mike Roberts Hospitalized.(Sports)

Byline: Mark Smith

Announcer Stable; Suffers Chest Pains

Longtime sports play-by-play announcer Mike Roberts was taken to Presbyterian Hospital early Saturday evening after suffering chest pains.

Roberts was trying to make his way up the ramp at University Arena following the University of New Mexico's 69-62 win over Mercer Saturday afternoon, but the pains became too severe. UNM personnel took Roberts to the top of the ramp in a wheelchair, and trainers gave him medical attention.

He then was taken to the hospital and was to be given a series of tests later that night. Joe O'Neill, who is the color analyst with Roberts for Lobo basketball games on KKOB-AM Radio, said a hospital nurse told him that Roberts "was in stable condition. …

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