Social Media

Sports are back, cautiously so; Media and talkies cover MLB’s challenge, the NBA, NFL and plans for CFB

From Zion Williamson to Kawhi Leonard and from LeBron James to Paul George, […]


Event Previews

ESPN ready for an ‘NBA Restart’ in the Bubble with innovations and TV friendly enhancements

Michael Shiffman is at Ground Zero in Orlando, in what’s now become known as […]


Event Previews

NBC, USA and NBCSN present 120 hours of NHL starting Saturday; Profiles of all talent + schedule

NBC Sports has announced details for its commentary and production in advance of the NHL’s […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: MLB, NHL and NBA broadcasts; KC’s Matthews shares royal tales; Fox’ Adam Amin -Amen!

Kevin Harlan and Ian Eagle will be Turner’s first two play-by-players when the NBA games […]


Announcers

Shortened MLB season starts; List of local radio and TV voices; All face awkward sets of circumstances

Think for a moment. For years, the best of the best, Vin Scully did […]


Podcasts

The Sports Rivals’ podcast has a dandy, ’02 WS managers, Angels’ Scioscia vs. Giants’ Baker

MLB is back with a season like no other. More memories and more stories will […]


Reviews

ESPN launches its MLB broadcasts; Matt Vasgersian and Alex Rodriguez get an A on opening night

Opening night was extraordinarily different from any other one in baseball’s long and storied […]


Social Media

Finally, the talkies can focus on games and performers; But there are always issues off the field

        Legendary New York Yankees baseball catcher, the late Yogi Berra, exclaimed, […]


Columnist

Is NBC’s Mike Tirico up to the task? Can the gifted generalist replace two giants, Al Michaels and Bob Costas?

There’s been almost nothing to suggest that Al Michaels has lost the spring to his […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: Age precautions; Orioles shut down their regulars; MLB and NBA broadcasts; War stories

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, there is a restart. But do we know what to […]


Instructional

Voice Coaches: Do they help? An interview with mentor Ellie Miller; List of 35 thunderous announcers

Ellie Miller coaches announcers on how to improve their voices. But her career didn’t start […]


Guest Columnist

Lesley Visser: For sports reporters, ‘Runyon’s’ is the one word that differentiates ‘then and now’

Editor’s Note: Lesley Visser offered her thoughts last week for the Q & A […]