Announcers

Everett Fitzhugh: Professional Hockey’s only African-American play-by-play announcer

While the Stanley Cup will land somewhere with pomp and ceremony, Everett Fitzhugh is just […]


Journalists

Columnist turned ESPN host, Dan Le Batard: Writing more rewarding, Radio more fun and less lonely

At the start of their careers, what Bob Costas was to broadcasting, Dan Le Batard […]


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.