Columnist

College football on TV: The games I watched, the voices I heard; The very good, the good and the so-so

This weekend was a good opportunity to sink my teeth into college football telecasts. Here’s […]


Columnist

ESPN’s misguided list of college football’s best ever media voices; Top network announcers listed here

A couple weeks ago, I put the television on to watch post-season baseball on Fox. […]


Announcers

Fox’ Joe Buck and John Smoltz deliver the goods on-air; They let Game #7 breathe

Notes and Reflections on Fox’ coverage of stimulating Game #7 of the World Series: Overview: […]


Event Previews

College football week #10, TV schedule; All announcers, networks, times and notes

We move along to week #10 of the college football season. Some Halby mouthfuls  Lee […]


Event Previews

NFL Week #9 TV Coverage; Fox and CBS regional breakdown; NBC, ESPN, NFL Network all busy; 14 games total

  Remember to move the clock back an hour at 2am on Sunday morning, except […]


Announcers

Top 25 all-time MLB voices who spent their entire careers with one team; First 3: Scully, Uecker, Buck

In 1974, Marty Brennaman arrived in Cincinnati and told it as he saw it for […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: Buck energized, Brian Anderson shines, Joe Davis lacked flair; Fox’ MLB studio is good

  Halby’s post-season mouthfuls Joe Buck has been a prominent network voice for a long […]


Historical

With World Series in full swing, Curt Smith ranks the top five presidents as baseball fans

NIXON’S THE ONE: THE BEST PRESIDENTIAL FAN   Yesterday, we ran a Top Ten ranking […]


Historical

It’s World Series time: Historian Curt Smith ranks top 10 U.S. presidents as baseball fans

    Recently, we etched virtually every American president’s tie to sports since George Washington […]


Journalists

Tom Verducci: A gripping and prolific writer for SI and an insightful reporter for Fox and MLB Network

  Frankly, there’s no one in sports media today like Tom Verducci. For one thing, he […]


Columnist

ESPN 150, honoring the all-time giants of college football, largely ignores the impact of Beano Cook

  When sports honcho Roone Arledge began broadcasting college football at ABC in 1966, one […]


Event Previews

NFL: CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN set for Week # 8; Buck works World Series other than Thursday Night Football

Courtesy CBS has the Sunday doubleheader, Fox the single game and Dallas and Baltimore have […]