Commentary

Bob Costas wows Cooperstown accepting Frick Award: ‘Broadcasters are inseparable from the game itself’

After Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series, Joe Trimble’s lead in the […]


Journalists

Curt Smith shares why pioneer Red Barber was fired by Yanks in ’66; Costas gets Frick Award tomorrow in Cooperstown

This Saturday, Bob Costas will be honored with the 42nd Ford Frick Award, emblematic of […]


Commentary

Will Radio Dominoes fall? Chuck Kaiton, original Voice of Carolina Hurricanes, out after 39 seasons! – Victim of cost cutting

While New York mourned the scourge of Tronc’s financial lords, who beat down the Daily […]


Journalists

Historian Curt Smith answers mystery question: Why Mel Allen was fired by GM Ralph Houk in ’64

The ceremony honoring this year’s Ford Frick winner, Bob Costas, will be held Saturday evening in Cooperstown, […]


Commentary

NBC earns B grade for British Open coverage; Johnny Miller is getting gun-shy

Finally! And a sigh of relief! That’s how executives at NBC Sports had to feel […]


Announcers

Raiders, looking ahead, hire Vegas’ Brent Musburger to replace Greg Papa on radio

The story that emerged from Oakland a couple days ago caught me a bit off-guard. […]


Announcers

The Master at Work: A list of Vin Scully’s memorable expressions

Like music aficionados studying notes of classical composers or art devotees examining strokes of the […]


Announcers

Joe Davis: His second full year in the hallowed Dodger booth, sanctified by Vin Scully

What would you rather do? Follow Willie Mays as the everyday centerfielder in San Francisco, […]


Announcers

Denny Matthews: Hall of Fame ‘Voice of Royals’ started with expansion Kansas City franchise in 1969

Most big-league announcers will tell you that they grew up dreaming of calling games. Al […]


Halby's Morsels

Changing of the network guard in booths and studios + Halby’s Morsels

Smooth Dan Patrick, 62, will not be seen on NBC’s SNF this fall. He’s gone. […]


Announcers

Most cherished, all-time, same market, play-by-play pairs

  As promised, we’re recognizing the top market pairs ever. This is the baker’s dozen […]