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. […]


Jim Paige, Who Inspired My Sportscasting Pursuit, Now Suffering From ALS

“I’m a little slower…but I’m still moving,” says Jim Paige, who has many loved ones supporting him.



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.



Billy Packer: Can’t Work Today Due to Political Correctness; Dean Smith Best Overall Coach

Packer demanded he be removed from Wake Forest Hall of Fame.



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.


Really! Brooklyn’s Andy Furman, A Cincinnati Radio Legend

Not all roads lead to where you think you’re headed.