ESPN’s Suzy Kolber, a pro’s pro and NFL fixture, talks life, her career and Joe Namath: “He’s a good person”

Kolber identifies Lesley Visser, Gayle Sierens and Robin Roberts as her three women pioneer sportscasters […]


Roy Firestone, ESPN pioneer: TV interviews are now a vast wasteland

Firestone: When you see a guest show his or her soul, it’s the ultimate viral issue. […]


Early ESPN interviewing icon, Roy Firestone: Opinions today are the cheapest form of programming

Firestone: “I’ve done 5,000 interviews. It’s less about the questions and more about the rapport […]


Sports Media Visionary Ed Desser: Legal gambling will bolster ratings for blowouts; Select tech players will bid for rights

There’s a photo of David Stern and Ed Desser, likely taken at the time that […]


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. […]



Dick Vitale: For Almost 40 Years on ESPN, College Basketball’s Colorful Cheerleader

John Skipper told Vitale he could have a job at ESPN for life.




Headline: Q&A With Billy Packer (Continued)

Continuing along with the legendary Billy Packer who holds the record for network coverage of a team championship event.


Mike Patrick: Will Miss ESPN Crew; Opposes Putting Play-by-Play Team in Studio

Mike Patrick, whose name was almost interchangeable with ESPN for some 36 years, has left the network. Mike’s first ESPN assignment was in 1982.