Historical

This Week in Sports History: Events and the voices who covered them; July 17-23

This Week in Sports History: Events and the voices who covered them; July 17-23   […]


Columnist

Players, execs and coaches often say nothing in press conferences, They only show up because they must

For movie buffs, “Groundhog Day” is the 1993 film where Bill Murray awoke […]


Columnist

Prodigies: The top all-time dozen voices who were on network TV in their 20s and whose careers sparkled

A number of these voices, Kenny Albert, Joe Buck, Sean McDonough and Al Michaels […]


Featured

Is it ethical for voices to bet on games they’re covering, knowing they have inside info?; Costas comments

Betting has become a popular hobby among a wide range of fans in recent […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB; Gorging yourself on ESPN’s Nathan’s hotdogs contest? Disgusting

Nathan’s July 4th hotdog eating contest on ESPN Is overindulging on hotdogs a sport? […]


Columnist

NBA Finals on the networks: A storied and often colorful history through the lens of television

Yes, NBA TV ratings have slumped these past couple years, yet the league’s popularity […]


Columnist

Did ESPN pull Rachel Nichols from the NBA Finals for fear that players won’t interact with her on-air?

Fifty years ago, in 1971, Bill White was hired to call Yankee games with […]


Profile

Eddie Doucette, Voice of the Bucks for their first 16 seasons, reflects on Milwaukee’s ’71 title team and more

I hadn’t talked with him in a score of years. When I reached Eddie […]


Interviews

On Roone Arledge’s 90th birthday, former ABC Sports exec Jim Spence remembers a TV giant

In the early 1970s, television executive extraordinaire Roone Arledge became a household name. And […]


Announcers

Do announcers have opinions on NBA rules? Do they know them? Van Gundy’s comments are refreshing

NBA coaches and players aren’t the only ones in the arena to keep up with […]


Reviews

NBC’s Kenny Albert, Eddie Olcyzk, Brian Boucher and Kathryn Tappen excel covering Stanley Cup

NBC Sports will broadcast at least one more Stanley Cup Final game on Wednesday […]


Profile

Marv Albert, the chronology of an on-air legend: His rise, fall and amazing rebirth from the ashes of a scandal

Marv Albert’s career started when he was a teen in the late 1950s shadowing […]