Fifth in a series: Voices born 100 years ago: Longtimer Bob Wolff, called Don Larsen’s perfect game

BOB WOLFF November 29, 1920 – July 15, 2017 Bob Wolff spent eight decades […]


The NFL’s first prime time series: 50 years ago Monday Night Football hit ABC and wowed America!

Fifty years ago last September 21st, television and the NFL changed forever. Monday Night […]


The final resting places of heavenly and beloved sports voices: Allen, Gowdy, Harwell, Caray and others

Editor’s note: A longtime buddy of mine, Vince Gardino, and his brother Robert, often […]


The early plight of women to cover sports was widespread: Getting equal access has been a long battle

Gender equality in sports media: Courageous acts from Visser, Ludtke, Elliott and others helped pave […]


The Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game in ’57; Vin Scully called it; Nothing official was said about LA

I’m sure this has happened to you from time to time, particularly when trying […]


Covid-19 killed Tuesday’s ASG; Fifty years ago, the game did a 28.5 rating; Last year it did a paltry 5.0

The All Star Game was scheduled for this Tuesday at Dodger Stadium. Like virtually […]


Labor strife, war, assassinations, riots, an earthquake and a virus: A 100 year log of cancelled sports

Nothing in the past has ever stopped sporting events in their tracks the way COVID-19 […]


Lighter moments in Minneapolis? Icon Sid Hartman,100, remembers sports’ characters and joys

In somber times, it’s nice to remember lighter moments! Sports in Minneapolis? All roads […]


Gary Thorne’s podcasts go deep into rivalries like Red Sox-Yankees; Fred Lynn and Lou Piniella talk 1978

A few years ago a TV producer friend, Jay Kutlow, and I got to […]


No NCAA title game Monday night; But the 57 year TV history of the Final Four is full of characters

Here we sit. At home. Some with family. Some not. Some with lots of […]


While the Kobe tragedy dominates discussions, let’s remember victims of other sports accidents

Many of the radio opinion mongers are already situated in South Florida at Super […]


With World Series in full swing, Curt Smith ranks the top five presidents as baseball fans

NIXON’S THE ONE: THE BEST PRESIDENTIAL FAN   Yesterday, we ran a Top Ten ranking […]