Didn’t go to Syracuse? Over 150 sports voices went to colleges elsewhere and did just fine too

It’s conventional knowledge. Syracuse University is the Harvard or Yale for future sports broadcasters. […]


Halby’s Morsels: Dick Enberg’s remark 50 years ago triggered ire; Al Michaels’ ascent to NFL prime; +

Dick Enberg draws anger on a UCLA-Oregon telecast on January 21, 1970 I stumbled upon […]


Leading network voices: Their early heroes, idols, influences, mentors and professional role models

I reached out to a renowned group of network voices who for decades shepherded millions […]


Halby’s Morsels: Olympics; Sports in wartime; Baby boomers’ crisis; Voices’ command of language +

I was asked by a reader to identify the top ten local baseball voices […]


Al Michaels’ NBC contract ends in 2022; But the voice of NFL primetime isn’t ready to retire

Al Michaels has been dubbed America’s sports announcer. He’s covered several Olympics, eight World […]


Reports and rumors: Disney wants Monday, Thursday AND Sunday Night Football + Michaels and P. Manning

Through its 40-year history, ESPN has run more games across its platforms than all […]


At 75, Al Michaels is ‘America’s sports announcer’; Who will be next to earn the unofficial moniker?

Roy Firestone dubbed Al Michaels, ‘America’s sportscaster.’ Tough to disagree. Certainly on play-by-play. Michaels […]


Breaking down the top NFL announce teams; Buck-Aikman, Michaels-Collinsworth and Nantz-Romo

A few folks here in South Florida asked me to  differentiate the top network […]


NFL Weekend: CBS, Fox, NBC’s A teams get As; CBS’ B team, Eagle and Fouts, gets B; Romo or Madden?

It couldn’t be bad if by Sunday, CBS and NBC touted their Saturday ratings. […]


NFL Week # 11; CBS, ESPN, Fox, NBC, NFL Network; All talent, times and regional coverage

CBS has the doubleheader this week. Fox runs a single game. Joe Buck and Troy […]


Halby’s Morsels: Buck energized, Brian Anderson shines, Joe Davis lacked flair; Fox’ MLB studio is good

Halby’s post-season mouthfuls Joe Buck has been a prominent network voice for a long […]


With 44,000 sets in U.S., the first World Series telecast was 72 years ago today; See timeline: 1947-2019

Seventy two years ago today, history was made. The first ever World Series game […]