Profile

Tony Kubek, 86, a longtime Yankee and NBC MLB broadcaster, lives quietly with family in Wisconsin

A quarter-century ago, network television weekly ferried baseball across the land. Today streaming, cable, and […]


Broadcasting

Tips from CU’s Mark Johnson, Voice of school’s football and basketball; His timbre can kill!

Mark Johnson, Voice of the University Colorado Buffs, earned his stripes like many other […]


Halby's Morsels

Chris Russo; Harlan gets Turner’s top NBA assignment; A couple writers and yes, the Knicks’ first title

Chris Russo Chris Russo is distinct, speaks his mind, has a big heart and […]


Announcers

The Stanley Cup: NBC out, ESPN back in, Turner debuts; Canada’s Sportsnet, Full list of 50 + voices

The 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs started on Monday, the first postseason of the new […]


Profile

Mark Johnson, roaring Voice of Colorado U, also called Syracuse’s only NCAA title in ’03

   When longtime CU fans think of the “Voice of the Buffs,” there are […]


Baseball Broadcasting

Four generations of Carays! Harry, Skip, Chip and now identical twins Chris and Stefan Caray are in AA

Chris and Stefan Caray: Double-A’s bright stars – making ishtory The minor league baseball […]


THE HALBY'S

Halby’s Morsels: Talent movement, MLB; Kay Adams, NFL Network; Remembering MLB recreations

Halby’s Morsels – Notes and tidbits Kay Adams: The morning queen of TV football, Kay […]


Profile

Jerry Coleman: A Rookie of the Year, a military hero, humble and a great American; 2 Wars, 13 Air Medals

From the 1940s until 2012, Jerry Coleman was among baseball’s greatest characters—priceless even when he […]


Columnist

Red Barber: Early mentor to Vin Scully, he was all about preparation and execution; Feuded with O’Malley

Remembering Red Barber Red Barber was unique, unpredictable, self-centered and a challenge.  If you would […]


Halby's Morsels

Debris at Yankee Stadium, Michael Kay called it calmly, Sterling hollered; Joe Davis’ #2 on Fox’ NFL?

On Saturday, the Yankees’ shortstop Gleyber Torres produced a winning single that turned into […]


Columnist

Historian Curt Smith says changes make HOF’s Ford Frick Award even better; Ballot goes from 8 to10

Perhaps sport’s most prestigious individual radio/TV honor is the Ford C. Frick Award, presented […]


Announcers

ESPN saluted 75 years of NBA voices into one game; Fun to watch but an impossible squeeze

Mike Breen, 60, is a good man with a penchant for basketball. He’s well […]