Halby’s Morsels: Would Red Barber use ‘swarthy’ today?; Herbstreit’s vapid comments; Suspense for Frick

Herbstreit is bright but I sometimes think he’s a cross between a robot and Mister Rogers. 


Aging voices either leave gracefully, tiptoe elsewhere or blemish their images by overstaying their welcome

We’re planning a detailed report within the next two weeks that will include the names […]


NFL Week #14, CBS runs 8 games Sunday, Fox only 5; Buck and Aikman work TNF, off Sunday

There are no byes this weekend. All 32 NFL teams play Houston, Cleveland and Buffalo […]


College Football Week #15: ABC, ESPN, CBS, Fox run league title games, All talent and networks!

Kirk Herbstreit will run around to share his wisdom this weekend. How nutty is this? […]


Halby’s Morsels: ESPN’s best college football play-by-players; Sports TV’s future; NHL’s Hewitt Award

    The thick of the season is behind us. The conference championships, Army-Navy and […]


Dick Vitale called his first ESPN college basketball game 40 years ago Thursday, DePaul vs. Wisconsin

    ESPN’s Dick Vitale stepped onto the national stage forty years ago.Through the years, […]


60 year old Nt’l Sports Media Ass’n lists its annual nominees; Winners selected by their peers

There are broadcast awards and there are broadcast awards. The Frick Award, presented each year […]


NFL Week #13: CBS, ESPN, Fox and NBC busy; Regional coverage broken out, All talent listed; Tirico calls game

NFL Week #13 schedule; Networks switch games, League changes times; Joe Buck, Al Michaels, Jim Nantz and partners


College Football Week #14; ESPN, Fox, CBS and other nets run rivalry dandies, like Ohio State-Michigan

Week # 13 is upon us. It begins with two games tonight, one Thanksgiving night, […]


SiriusXM’s Chris Russo says Mike Francesa won’t likely admit that his return to WFAN was a mistake

Chris Russo wears his emotions on his sleeve and his anger on his lips He’s occasionally tough on the surface, yet he’s always soft inside. Mike Francesa would likely not admit it but he might realize that it was a mistake.


Vin Scully: On eve of his 92nd birthday, the greatest is still the greatest; Talks PC, TV analysts

  Vin Scully, the best play-by-play voice of broadcasting’s first century seems immune to aging. […]


College football’s most popular team announcers ever, an 11 man field of legendary voices across America

  As we approach the end of college football’s 150th regular season, let’s salute the […]