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 […]


Columnist

Dodgers hire Neverett for radio and some TV; Remembering Lee Leonard, a first ever host on ESPN, dead at 89

It’s good to see that Tim Neverett, the Red Sox radio broadcaster for the past […]


Columnist

Turner maestro Ernie Johnson- Yes, it’s Chuck, Shaq and Kenny; Above all, it’s about health and family

After more than three decades of either talking on-air or writing about sports, I’m one […]


Columnist

ESPN’s Dave Pasch: “On game-day, my teammate Bill Walton views me as his enemy”

Versatile Pasch says Dick Vitale’s enthusiastic broadcasts from Carrier Dome inspired him to attend Syracuse […]


Commentary

Red Sox’ radio makes a galling change; Play-by-play will be presented in a talk-show format

Tim Neverett is leaving the Red Sox’ radio booth after three seasons. At first, I […]


Columnist

Al Helfer wins 2019 Ford Frick Award; ‘Mr. Radio Baseball’ adds even more presence to Hall of Fame

Since 1978, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has chosen a Ford C. […]


Columnist

ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla, a student of international players, says the trick to succeed is to never stop learning

Fraschilla addresses the future of St. John’s and Georgetown; opportunities for him to coach again […]