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 […]


The 10 execs who have presided over the explosive growth of the NFL on network TV, from million$ to billion$

  It’s no great revelation. Television and the NFL are indispensable partners. They’ve been locked […]


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. […]


Legendary columnist Peter Vecsey remembers David Stern; Bob Costas comments on the late commissioner

  David Stern didn’t dodge reporters’ questions. Peter Vecsey, the all-time most powerful columnist covering […]


NFL: ABC/ESPN, CBS, Fox and NBC run the 4 Wildcard games; A guide to critiquing the talent on the telecasts

The first of the four big playoff weekends kicks off Saturday at 1 pm. The […]


NFL Week #14, CBS runs 8 games Sunday, Fox only 5; Buck and Aikman work TNF, off Sunday

There are no byes this weekend. All 32 NFL teams play Houston, Cleveland and Buffalo […]


NFL Week #12: Fox and CBS shuffle AFC/NFC games; Full schedule, talent, regional splits; NBC flexes

NFL week#12 TV schedule, announcers, regional coverage break down on Fox and CBS. Sideline reporters assigned to games


NFL Week #10: Fox, CBS, NBC, ESPN and NFLN: Announcers, notes and regional coverage detailed

WEEK 10 This weekend, six NFL teams have byes: Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, New England, Philadelphia, […]


NFL Week #6: Fox, CBS, NBC, ESPN and NFLN: Announcers, notes and regional coverage spelled out

For this week’s NFL TV schedule, check the home page here CBS has the twin-bill and […]


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 […]


NFL TV rights in a changing world: Barron’s details current deals and explores the league’s media future

This past weekend, as the NFL was preparing to launch its 100th season, Barron’s ran […]