Versatile Tim Ryan, a network TV voice for decades, speaks out on NFL injuries and the anthem at games

Three years ago, after the publication of a memoir covering my life in the […]


ESPN bungles Shula story on SVP’s SportsCenter; This morning, Mike Greenberg came through solidly

Don Shula’s famous jaw would jut out perfectly on the NFL’s Mount Rushmore. He’d […]


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 […]


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 […]


Lisa Salters, ESPN’s Monday Night Football and NBA reporter: “My early goal and early career were in news”

You see lots of Lisa Salters reporting from the sidelines, be it the NFL or the […]


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 CBS Tony Romo extension: While trillions were lost in the stock market, the popular voice hits the jackpot

Reports and rumors: ESPN wants Monday, Thursday AND Sunday Night Football + Michaels and […]


Fox Sports’ Curt Menefee: From a small school to a huge job; from Coe College to the Sunday NFL studio

Curt Menefee’s climb to one of the most visible sports positions on network television […]


Fox Sports’ Brad Zager: “The Super Bowl is about the country coming together and watching a single feed”

He’s a man behind the scenes whom you wouldn’t identify in a crowd. In […]


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 #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 #9 TV Coverage; Fox and CBS regional breakdown; NBC, ESPN, NFL Network all busy; 14 games total

Remember to move the clock back an hour at 2am on Sunday morning, except […]