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At 90, Jerry Izenberg is invincible; Ali was his easiest interview and Rozelle was the best all-time commissioner

By any measure, Jerry Izenberg is a media icon. Late yesterday afternoon, I sent […]


Event Previews

The NFL Draft – How the media will cover it- There’s certainly no shortage of speculation

The 2021 NFL Draft kicks off this Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, and there’s […]


Media

NFL’s new TV deal: A primer on Amazon’s role; The new 18 week season; What to expect this fall

On March 18, 2021, the National Football League came to a new agreement for its […]


Reporters

NFL news never stops: Recognizing the league’s most visible TV reporters, those deep in the trenches

Football without reporters is unthinkable. The game represents American culture, divided politics, mega-finances and […]


Media

In a changing world, TV experts Ed Desser and John Kosner share how fans will watch sports in the future

Ed Desser and John Kosner worked together at the NBA for a significant number […]


Baseball Broadcasting

MLB has exciting young stars this season and a full 162 game schedule: How about mic’ing up some players?

Major League Baseball is having a moment. Can it last? Major League Baseball is at […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: Network rights fees; Ad rates escalating; MLB voices; Joe Buck; Keith Jackson’s legacy

Someone has to pay for the NFL rights fees Got word today from a network […]


Profile

ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball: Matt Vasgersian, Alex Rodriguez and Buster Olney excel, despite blowout

Broadcast review Network: ESPN Sunday Night Baseball,  April 18, 2021 Opponents: Atlanta Braves at Chicago […]


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Calling the Cubs on TV is fun for new voice, Boog Sciambi; But doing them remotely is a “disservice,” he says

John ‘Boog’ Sciambi, 51, has a new home. It’s Wrigley Field. Sciambi, the longtime voice […]



Reviews

Turner’s NBA studio mix of personalities, depth and levity outshine ESPN’s more rigid blend

Turner’s NBA studio programming continues to outshine ESPN’s show I had a chance this week […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: Sox’ Len Kasper didn’t utter ‘perfect game’; NBA bias; Masters; Olympics; Slick Leonard +

Halby’s Morsels Last night, I tuned in to Len Kasper, the White Sox’ new radio […]