Gambling

Legalized betting is building dough for sports and TV; Fans more engaged from start to finish

There’s been a proliferation of legalized sports gambling across our great landscape the last few […]


Stanley Cup

ABC to run entire NHL Stanley Cup Finals, starting tonight; All talent are listed, U.S. and Canada

It’s here. The NBA Finals are about to finish and the NHL Stanley Cup […]


GOLF

Even in Golf, tempers flare; U.S. Open descends upon Brookline and NBC; Nantz uses word ‘betrayed’

One of my favorite Broadway shows has a line in its title song, “No One […]


Announcers

NFL’s senior tenured radio voices; Philly’s Merrill Reese + 10 voices – (at least 22 years with one team)

It’s true. The NFL never takes a breather. Camps for that matter open next month. […]


Announcers

In 1967, an NHL’s newly enthroned franchise, the LA Kings hired Jiggs McDonald as club’s first voice

The National Hockey League moved from six members to twelve, starting in 1967. It didn’t […]


Announcers

Two men who like the limelight: First, Musburger was booted, now Sterling had games taken from him

Brent Musburger and John Sterling If it’s not one nonconformist it’s another. Brent Musburger […]


Profile

Musburger was let go by Vegas; Can Greg Papa return? He calls 49ers now, after 21 seasons with Oakland

D-Day In honor of the great Vin Scully, we remember June 6, 1944, 78 years […]


Profile

40 years of keeping stats for sports voices, Marty Aronoff is fighting back after a collapse in the booth

If you’re a sports fan, you likely heard his name repeatedly through his decades […]


Halby's Morsels

ESPN doing solid job on NHL Stanley Cup; Story told about John Sterling, talking to himself in booth and hotel

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE ESPN had its choice of which conference final to televise and chose […]


Profile

Big hit for Rutgers in a big place like NYC: Football on WFAN, Hoops on WCBS; SJU’s Jack Kaiser dies

It’s  odd that this happened the same day that John W. Kaiser, St. John’s Athletic […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: Health issues, ESPN and NBA; NHL; Old-time voices; Mets and MLB Giants

Just got word that Tuesday’s scheduled media call with  ESPN’s Jeff Van Gundy and Mark […]


Halby's Morsels

Pioneer Red Barber was unique; Keiter was never really appreciated; Johnny Holliday, 85, still at it

The great radio voices For a short period of time from the mid 1950s through […]