Halby’s Morsels: Calling games in empty arenas? It’s happened; In ’81, Reagan was shot day of finals

Yesterday, the NCAA followed what the NBA, MLB and NHL did earlier. It cancelled both […]


Tourney in empty buildings? CBS’ McManus and Turner’s Zucker are in constant contact with NCAA

Charles Barkley was asked whether the public was overreacting to the coronavirus. He essentially said […]


The week that defined Jim Nantz’ network career, stamping two historical comebacks elegantly

Can you think of any network sports announcer who covered two historical, frenzied and […]


CBS and Turner conclude a brilliantly produced NCAA Tournament; Nantz excelled, Hill made good points

Random review and capricious notes: First, congrats to CBS and Turner. The tale is often […]


Shouldn’t CBS have provided basic details about the official who called the foul on Auburn’s Doughty?

CBS and Turner have excelled. Other than a misstep, omitting the Auburn celebration after […]


CBS missed the crowning moment, dropping Auburn celebration 15 minutes before Duke-Mich State tip

Isn’t much of the beauty of March Madness its drama? Isn’t it the emotional […]


CBS runs both regional finals today; Jim Nantz’ A team has Michigan St.-Duke after Auburn-Kentucky

A gripping night of basketball. Too bad Saturday is historically the lowest night of the […]


Sweet 16 TV: A power outage out in the truck out west; Chris Webber excels calling pulsating Purdue OT win

Never a dull moment in the NCAA Tournament and last night was no different! In […]


Duke-UCF thriller: CBS director Bob Fishman shines; Camera, lens and angle work were spot-on

Bob Fishman has been directing big moments for CBS in the NCAA Tournament since […]


Preference: Debbie Antonelli over Doris Burke; Former NC State player brings more depth to her mic

While ESPN’s Doris Burke gets most of the attention among women basketball announcers, I’ve […]


Sunday’s March Madness, CBS and Turner schedules; ranking of today’s play-by-play voices and analysts

Announcer rankings for today’s NCAA Tournament broadcasts (Sunday, March 24, 2019) First this from […]


Another Day of Madness: Schedule of Saturday’s eight games and ranking of today’s announcers

Schedule of today’s telecasts and announcer rankings: Play-by-Play ranking Kevin Harlan – Strong, in-command, knowledgeable […]