Journalists

Baseball Broadcast Historian Curt Smith Previews his New Book, ‘The Presidents and the Pastime’

Curt Smith’s knowledge of presidential history is deeper than dead center field in the old […]


Journalists

Baseball Broadcast Historian Curt Smith ranks top 5 all-time Play-by-Play announcers

Curt Smith, a former White House speechwriter for the first President Bush, George Herbert Walker, […]


Interviews

Ex CBS Radio CEO Dan Mason Talks Francesa; Legalized Gambling’s Effect On Broadcast Sports

In radio for the most part, management advances to the top through sales not programming. […]



Commentary

Tears of Appreciation: Costas, Enberg, Glickman, Scully and Joe Tait

My mother, bless her heart, has a love for old classical music. When listening to […]


Announcers

Verne Lundquist; a Hearty Laugh and Natural Warmth that Might Never be Replaced

Whether he marveled or shuddered, emoted or agonized, Verne Lundquist was never about shtick or […]


Commentary

Halby’s Morsels: Preakness, NHL, Random Reviews, Tales and Notes

Lessons from Vin Scully, Cawood Ledford and Harry Kalas, The Francesa debate, How Mel Allen was hired by the Yanks + the NBA announcer who’s also a firefighter.


Announcers

Jerry Schemmel: Rockies’ Radio Voice and Survivor of Deadly United Airlines Crash Tests Life’s Limits

11 month old girl that Schemmel pulled from the wreckage of the ’89 crash died of a drug overdose in ‘09


Interviews

Jim Paige, Who Inspired My Sportscasting Pursuit, Now Suffering From ALS

“I’m a little slower…but I’m still moving,” says Jim Paige, who has many loved ones supporting him.


Announcers

In his 45th Season, the Reds’ Marty Brennaman is Taking it One Year at a Time

Succeeding a popular Al Michaels in ’74, Brennaman didn’t feel accepted immediately.


Announcers

ESPN’s Linda Cohn: Longest Tenured Woman Anchor on Network TV

Cohn is among the top 5 women all-time with Mary Carillo, Suzyn Kolber, Robin Roberts, and Lesley Visser.