Commentary

Jim Paige, who inspired New York sportscaster, dies after courageous battle with ALS

  After my reunion with Jim Paige last May, I said I hoped to visit […]


Columnist

Brando revisits unforgettable ACC Tourneys including the day Dean Smith chided a Virginia player

Tim Brando’s name is interchangeable with college basketball telecasts. He started covering the ACC Tournament […]


Columnist

Quick Hits: Shakeup of ESPN’s MNF crew; Witten’s PC booboo; Mookie Betts joins telecast while on the field

  Monday Night Football Shakeup It was recently announced that Jason Witten is coming out […]


Columnist

In addition to hoops like the Big East, Rob Stone to host Fox’ strengthened college football pre-game show

  Rob Stone is not quite a household name among sports viewers. At least not […]


Announcers

Tim Brando reminisces: 37 years of Raycom’s ACC coverage ends after this weekend’s tourney

  After 37 inextricable years, the ACC and Raycom part company following this week’s conference […]


Columnist

March Madness and bracketology: The media’s cottage industry; Lunardi, Katz, Schwab, Palm +

  March Madness has always been beyond exciting, easily rivaling late December as the most […]


Columnist

Tony Kornheiser’s Wish for the NBA: “A Living, Breathing Commissioner”

  Tony Kornheiser, a columnist for the Washington Post, was a finalist for a Pulitzer, […]


Columnist

Ex coach and commentator Digger Phelps, 77, sharp as a tack, talks Notre Dame, Fordham and ESPN

It’s almost a half-century but in 1970, Digger Phelps took over a Fordham University basketball […]


Commentary

Progressive move by NHL and NBA: Interacting with fans in real-time on close and controversial calls

  The National Basketball Association will introduce a Twitter account manned by … well… official […]


Columnist

Newhouse student: TV sports history suggests more ‘Players-Only’ game coverage + Wilt’s 100 point game

  The world of sports broadcasting continues to evolve. Of course, the grainy black and […]


Columnist

Experiencing Raycom’s TV production of a Syracuse basketball game: It’s controlled chaos in the truck!

Regardless of the role crew members play in the truck, producing a sports telecast is […]


Columnist

Part #2: Unending hoops on TV: Reviewing the network announcers, the good, the bad and the annoying

Basketball and more of it. Fans could have gorged themselves this past weekend like the […]