Reviews

ESPN launches its MLB broadcasts; Matt Vasgersian and Alex Rodriguez get an A on opening night

Opening night was extraordinarily different from any other one in baseball’s long and storied […]


Social Media

Finally, the talkies can focus on games and performers; But there are always issues off the field

        Legendary New York Yankees baseball catcher, the late Yogi Berra, exclaimed, […]


Columnist

Is NBC’s Mike Tirico up to the task? Can the gifted generalist replace two giants, Al Michaels and Bob Costas?

There’s been almost nothing to suggest that Al Michaels has lost the spring to his […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: Age precautions; Orioles shut down their regulars; MLB and NBA broadcasts; War stories

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, there is a restart. But do we know what to […]


Instructional

Voice Coaches: Do they help? An interview with mentor Ellie Miller; List of 35 thunderous announcers

Ellie Miller coaches announcers on how to improve their voices. But her career didn’t start […]


Guest Columnist

Lesley Visser: For sports reporters, ‘Runyon’s’ is the one word that differentiates ‘then and now’

Editor’s Note: Lesley Visser offered her thoughts last week for the Q & A […]


Event Previews

ESPN prepares for uncharted MLB season; Voices will be in studio; Network will pick up stadium audio

MLB’s local and network broadcast partners are about to delve into something so unusual […]


Event Previews

ESPN’s Hubie Brown and Turner’s Marv Albert won’t work NBA games when schedule resumes

EDITOR’s UPDATE – July 17, 2020 –  ESPN confirmed Friday afternoon that Hubie Brown will […]


Social Media

A busy week, on the field and off; Talkies opine: Sharpe, Bayless, Cowherd, Stephen A. have lots to say

From Dak Prescott to the Washington Redskins and from UFC to the resumption of […]


Event Previews

NHL voices get set for the Stanley Cup chase: Calling games remotely, away from two empty venues

The NHL and NHLPA ratified an agreement and the league’s loyal fans are pumped […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels; MNF, Steve Levy, Al Michaels, Nick/Lou Saban, Woj, Maria Taylor, Howard Cosell, John Sterling

MLB Network continues to produce a wonderful series this summer, The Sounds of Baseball. […]


Event Previews

NHL set to resume; League and NBC get right to the chase for the Stanley Cup in Edmonton and Toronto

He shoots, he scores! Time for the opening faceoff… From blistering slapshots to crafty stickhandling […]