Announcers

ESPN’s Karl Ravech believes that Major League Baseball should cut the length of games to 7 innings

The 25 year ESPN vet says,  “We don’t use the word viewers anymore. We’re available […]


Commentary

Part II – Another weekend of college football; More announcers -15 additional telecasts critiqued

On Saturdays, a few announce crews are distinct. Others are a blur. College football on […]


Announcers

Smooth succession: Brad Nessler follows legendary Verne Lundquist on CBS’ telecasts of SEC Football

Nessler: “The best compliment I can get is when I’m told that I sound like […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: Older announcers can’t fight the clock; Few can withstand the winds of time

Amazon voices Storm and Kremer were very well prepared but lacked experience to caption the […]


Announcers

Paul Keels: 21 years calling Ohio State; A booming voice that covers the Buckeye Nation like a blanket

Paul Keels’ booming voice fills rooms and cars with an immaculate and unmistakable beat. His […]


Commentary

A TV marathon, 30 hours of watching college football: 27 broadcasts critiqued ; Good announcers and some not so good

  Television was again overrun with college football this past weekend, especially since Friday night. […]



Announcers

Network TV’s Don Criqui- first season off football since 1965; Did NFL or Notre Dame nationally for 51 straight seasons

  The Pro Football Hall of Fame doesn’t grant the Pete Rozelle Media Award to […]


Broadcasting

‘Good Morning Football’ – NFL Network’s diverse quartet mixes news and analysis with humor, spunk and depth

GMF features an actor, an author and a Canadian born ex-NFLer; not to mention a […]


Commentary and Notes

Halby’s Morsels: When a brash Tim McCarver dissed Jack Buck on-air; Aikman, Collinsworth, Joe Buck +

The Bucks, Aikman, Collinsworth and more Joe Buck’s autobiography Lucky Bastard is so good that […]


Columnist

Clippers’ Ralph Lawler, an LA all-time play-by-play great, now 80, will retire at the end of next season

RALPH LAWLER, A BELOVED STAR IN LOS ANGELES’ BROADCAST FIRMAMENT   So you’re playing that […]