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.


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

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