Voices address MLB dispute between owners and players over $$; Talk plans of the NBA, NFL and NHL

Finally! There’s movement, a moment that sports enthusiasts have waited for after ten punishing […]


Mike Tirico hosts NBCSN’s breezy ‘Lunch Talk Live’; Star-studded guests are a constant at high noon

Versatile Mike Tirico is comfortable at just about any sports assignment he’s given and […]


Talkies Sharpe, Bayless, Cowherd and Patrick bellow their views on the NFL draft and The Last Dance

Another week of national sports talk. ESPN’s The Last Dance and the NFL Draft which began last […]


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 […]


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 […]


College football on TV, Part #2: The voices I heard, the real good, the good and the not too good

This is part # 2. My observations last weekend watching college football all over the […]


When NBC’s Mike Tirico gives his opinion, it’s done subtly: He prefers to defer to Tony Dungy or others

This is part two of our interview with longtime, versatile sports voice, Mike Tirico. Since […]


NBC’s Mike Tirico flourishes being busy; Sunday Night Football, ND, Triple Crown, NHL, Golf, Indy 500 +

A pro’s pro. How often have we heard that about those in sports broadcasting?  […]


Halby’s Morsels: It’s all in the family with names like Albert, Caray, Kelly, Kuiper and Lazarus; Mike Tirico +

First, a programming note. Columnist Dan Mason had a lengthy interview yesterday with the most […]


NBC gets an A for its coverage of British Open; Tirico, Hicks, Azinger and Faldo captured the golf and more

Golf’s last Major of the year has come and gone, completed over the weekend with […]


The Derby and a 4 OT NBA Playoff Game: TV performances of NBC’s Tirico and ESPN’s Pasch in focus

We define big moments or big moments define us. This past weekend the sports world […]


Halby’s Morsels: The Derby, Breen, Albert, Lawler’s successor, Hubie and an unlistenable NBA radio voice

Before getting to NBA yummies, a quick note on Saturday’s Kentucky Derby coverage on NBC: […]