Historical

A dozen top media encounters that rocked the sports world; from verbal spats to physical confrontations

  Another month, another feud between sports figures and the media. On June 23, Mickey […]


News

From SiriusXM -Tim Legler: Pistons are best destination for Westbrook; Pelicans’ GM Griffin sets bar high

In the midst of this exciting NBA off-season, the SiriusXM NBA Radio channel travelled out […]


Commentary

Fox and MLB’s ASG focused nimbly on individual players; Joe Buck excels doing a juggling act

Way back, the Mid-Summer Classic might have meant Willie Mays against Mickey Mantle or Roberto […]


Historical

On MLB’s All-Star Tuesday: A collection of all-time riveting play-by-play calls, position-by-position

Tuesday night’s MLB All-Star Game recognizes the best players in the game by position. While […]


Columnist

1964: Baseball’s best broadcasting year, top to bottom; 25 eventual HOF Ford Frick winners were on the air

For baseball broadcasting,  you might say that it was a glorious year, one not surpassed […]


Instructional

Tom Hedrick: Ex-sports voice and broadcast professor lists his best-ever students and his top 12 tips

Happily, Tom Hedrick is still with us, as is the iconic essayist Jack Whitaker. They’re […]


Journalists

Lesley Visser on sideline reporters: “It’s kind of become a metaphor for ‘female dumping ground’”

Part two of a series exploring sideline reporting, a role introduced  in 1974   It […]


Historical

Calvin Coolidge; Born July 4th; Jumping baseball’s 1924 bandwagon helped 30th president win reelection

  American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, […]


Columnist

On radio’s 98th birthday, John Sterling, 81 this Thursday, says his Yankee radio streak is over

  Happy Birthday! Radio was unofficially born 98 years ago today, July 2, 1921! Employing […]


Broadcasting

Sideline Reporting: Underappreciated or Unnecessary? The early history and those who fashioned the role

Part one of a series exploring sideline reporting, a role introduced  in 1974   Mention […]


Historical

Curt Smith Series: Babe Ruth and President Warren Harding, Swigging bourbon in the White House

“American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, “have […]


Columnist

Ex-CBS Radio CEO Joel Hollander recalls the birth and growth of the USA’s first all-sports station, WFAN

THIS MONDAY, WFAN CELEBRATES ITS 32ND ANNIVERSARY; BORN JULY 1, 1987   By the 1980s, […]