Columnist

Fifty years later, Super Bowl III, most super of ’em all. Namath’s guarantee. An amazing Curt Gowdy on NBC

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been 50 years. Just getting old, I guess. It was […]


Columnist

In the booth, ESPN’s Fowler lacks that special something; Herbstreit is good but overly careful

  When it comes to memorable college football network announcers in my lifetime, there are […]


Broadcasting

Legendary sports media critic Rudy Martzke releases his popular Rudy’s

Rudy Martzke ruled the space for years. He penned regular sports media columns for USA […]


Columnist

Sponsors, advertisers and sports announcers, it’s where the dollars meet! Just ask Barbasol and others

In 2004, Tom Murray sat in his conference room at Perio headquarters in Dublin, Ohio. […]


Commentary

The Halby’s: CBS and NBC – NFL critiques – from Michaels and Nantz to Collinsworth and Romo; 7 Crews

With the 2018 NFL regular season behind us, we ran a column yesterday assessing the […]


Commentary

The Halby’s: Fox and ESPN, from Buck and Tessitore to Aikman and Witten; 9 NFL crews critiqued

  The NFL regular season is over and the month-long playoff run will begin to […]


Broadcasting

Syracuse dominates the sports broadcast landscape; From the who’s who today to the who’s who tomorrow

Other colleges have produced network stars. Al Michaels attended Arizona State, Vin Scully, Fordham  and […]


Events

The ’58 overtime thriller, 60 years ago today, is still ranked as the ‘Greatest game ever played’

NFL’s greatest game ever played-NFL’s 1958 title game -won by Colts over Jets 23-17 in overtime—TV’s coverage of thriller.


Columnist

Chuck Kaiton, an NHL radio Picasso, surveys the season and the teams that will contend for the Stanley Cup

Before the holiday, I had a chance to catch up with Chuck Kaiton, a brilliant […]


Columnist

2018: Halby’s sportscasting awards; The best and worst, 50 categories

With apologies to Rudy Martzke, the ex-longtime national sports media critic, I humbly share my […]


Columnist

As WEEI tinkers with Red Sox format, team says the game is first; It won’t be a talk show

Boston Red Sox’ CEO Sam Kennedy has sports radio in his blood. After graduating Trinity […]