Renowned Lindsey Nelson, born 100 years ago; Network football voice and a NY Mets original for 17 seasons

Lindsey Nelson would have turned 100 tomorrow, May 25th. Beginning in the 1950s, Nelson graced […]


NBA playoffs on TNT: Audio volume is too low; Chris Webber on Marv Albert; Reggie Miller on Kevin Harlan

TNT: Please turn down the audio of the crowd mic TNT does a wonderful job […]


NBC’s Pierre McGuire is the man in middle of it all; At NHL games, ‘Inside the Glass’ means heads-up!

  Pierre McGuire, NBC’s Inside the Glass reporter for 14 seasons, might consider a Lloyd’s of […]


Eighty years ago today, NBC experimented with the first ever telecast of a sporting event

Yesterday, NBC circulated a press release that triggered my stream of historical consciousness. Today, the […]


Eric Nadel, Texas voice for 41 seasons, says game lacks rhythm and MLB badly needs a pitch clock

  This week, I had an opportunity to talk with the colorful Ken Harrelson, who […]


NBA and NHL Conference Finals: Daily composite schedule and voices; Ratings for NBA semis up 20%

Down to four and four in the chase for the NBA title and Stanley Cup […]


ABC, NBC and TNT run NBA and NHL playoffs today including 2 game 7s

  The last spots for the NBA conference finals will be determined today when two […]


ESPN’s popular Boog Sciambi: “To sound like a baseball voice of 50 years ago doesn’t work today”

When ESPN’s Jon Sicambi embarked upon his career in the early 90s, local sports-talk radio […]


NBC and NHL announce schedule for both Stanley Cup semi-finals; Bruins-‘Canes and Sharks-Blues

Well, here we go. The NHL has reached its conference finals after San Jose won […]


For voices and fans: An unequaled month of record setting and emotionally driven sports

It’s been an amazing stretch, one that might take forever to equal. In what now […]


The Derby and a 4 OT NBA Playoff Game: TV performances of NBC’s Tirico and ESPN’s Pasch in focus

We define big moments or big moments define us. This past weekend the sports world […]


Bob Costas and Tom Hammond reflect on the many Kentucky Derbies they covered for NBC

I checked in with two seasoned gentlemen who for 16 years co-hosted Derby telecasts, Bob […]