Profile

Joe Buck is different, efficient, concise and made for today’s network TV; Talks Nantz and Michaels

I was always struck by the quickness of Joe Buck’s mind. There’s never a […]


Event Previews

Jump Ball! NBA releases ESPN, TNT and NBAN schedule in ‘The Bubble’; Marv Albert won’t work broadcasts

Jump Ball! The moment sports aficionados have been waiting for is a month away. The […]


Announcers

Longtime Lightning TV voice Rick Peckham wins Foster Hewitt Award from Hockey Hall of Fame

Rick Peckham has been announced as the winner of the 2020 Foster Hewitt Memorial Award, the Hockey Hall of Fame’s top honor for broadcasters.


Instructional

ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi shares some secrets on how to get subjects to open up and tell their stories

ESPN Producer Kristen Lappas reached out to Swedish adventure racer Mikael Lindnord to do […]


Media

The Mount Rushmore of sports public relations; They found writers angles and made press row laugh

Back in the day, they were called PR flacks. Sometimes they were referred to […]


Social Media

Talkies weigh in on social injustice and NASCAR’s Wallace; Stephen A. urges Jerry Jones to speak out

Sports enthusiasts should be on the edge of their seats. Despite a recent wave […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: ESPN’s MNF, Fowler and Herbstreit?; Jack Buck and more

ESPN – Monday Night Football Michael McCarthy of Front Office Sports reported recently that ESPN […]


Historical

Labor strife, war, assassinations, riots, an earthquake and a virus: A 100 year log of cancelled sports

Nothing in the past has ever stopped sporting events in their tracks the way COVID-19 […]


Broadcasting

Talent Agent, Steve Herz: Romo worth every penny; Pandemic will be similar to the Industrial Revolution

“This pandemic will have an impact similar to the Industrial Revolution. The move to part time commuting for so many people will free up a lot of time for more creative pursuits that will lead to great inventions.”


Events

No Hollywood glitz this time: ESPN’s ESPYS go virtual; Wilson, Bird and Rapinoe host; Kobe Bryant honored

The 2020 ESPY Awards were truly a success! Although the ESPYS were virtual and […]


Documentaries

MLB Network airs special on Jack Buck, a larger than life personality; Bob Costas and Tom Verducci host

Jack Buck was a storyteller. He spun yarns, engrossed listeners and could tell war […]


Podcasts

Podcasts in overdrive: From the intelligent Sports Reporters to the fluent but profane – take your pick

Interesting week on the top podcasts. For one, there is the ongoing topic of […]