Indelible Qualities: 25 announcers whose resumes won’t likely be duplicated soon

With 85 or so football games on network television this past weekend, I asked myself […]


Halby’s Morsels: Baseball voices now vs. past; NHL talent changes; ESPN plans 3000 college hoops telecasts

My mother, God bless her, she’s 95, always told me that if I have nothing […]


NFL Week #6: Fox, CBS, NBC, ESPN and NFLN: Announcers, notes and regional coverage spelled out

  CBS has the twin-bill and Fox is single this Sunday. London will need a […]


College Football Week #7: Sixty telecasts, all announcers, all networks, times and notes

An early start to the weekend on Wednesday hosted by Clay Matvick and ex-quarterback Ryan […]


Should TV networks add two audio channels, one for each MLB team?; Costas, Kaat, Girardi shine

  It’s a matter of sheer numbers. Teams’ television voices in virtually every American sports […]


Halby’s Morsels: Baseball’s good and not so good voices; MLB Network gets high rating for Yanks-Twins

  From an interview with the greatest sports announcer of broadcasting’s first century (1921-2021) – […]


NFL Week #5: CBS and Fox regional geography; Schedules for the 4 networks; and full list of announcers

WEEK #6 NOW AVAILABLE: NFL Week #6: Fox, CBS, NBC, ESPN and NFLN: Announcers, notes […]


Born 80 years ago, college football on TV was limited by the NCAA’s grip until stopped by the Supreme Court

    Next Saturday, October 5th, Duke will host its ACC home opener against Pitt. […]


Halby’s Morsels: It’s all in the family with names like Albert, Caray, Kelly, Kuiper and Lazarus; Mike Tirico +

First, a programming note. Columnist Dan Mason had a lengthy interview yesterday with the most […]


NFL Week #4; Full CBS and Fox schedules and geographic coverage, ALL talent too for all telecasts

  Halby’s mouthfuls: CBS has the twin-bill, Fox the singleton. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman […]


CBS’ good guy, James Brown – Success in the NFL Today studio hasn’t changed his unassuming way

  I first met James Brown in the 1980s when I called St. John’s University […]


Ex-ESPN interviewer Roy Firestone: To fans, Vin Scully is a father figure and Chick Hearn was a friend

  He’s sometimes referred to as the ‘Oprah Winfrey of Sports.’ Roy Firestone has done […]