Event Previews

NBA, ESPN and Turner release their NBA playoff schedules including channels, network and talent

April showers bring May flowers and the flowering of the NBA season, the long awaited […]


Interviews

Listen to gripping SiriusXM clips from Masters champs, O’Meara, Spieth, Couples, Langer and Stadler

This week on SiriusXM, four past Masters champions – Fred Couples, Ben Crenshaw, Bernhard Langer […]


Columnist

SportsCastr’s technology puts student announcers in virtual arenas and studios to hone their skills

I just wish SportsCastr.com was around decades ago when I was dreaming of being a […]


Broadcasting

NBC releases its NHL playoff schedule for the first round; All games will be televised nationally

NBC releases its NHL Playoff schedule for the first round. All games will have a […]


Columnist

NBC aired first Augusta National Women’s Amateur; Today ESPN has the Par 3, followed by CBS’ Masters

  To many, 52 weeks can seem like a lifetime, or so it would seem […]


Columnist

CBS and Turner conclude a brilliantly produced NCAA Tournament; Nantz excelled, Hill made good points

Random review and capricious notes: First, congrats to CBS and Turner. The tale is often […]


Columnist

Jim Nantz, a class act and on-air minimalist, leads CBS into tonight’s telecast of the NCAA title game

There’s a reason that Jim Nantz is at the very top rung of CBS Sports […]


Columnist

Shouldn’t CBS have provided basic details about the official who called the foul on Auburn’s Doughty?

  CBS and Turner have excelled. Other than a misstep, omitting the Auburn celebration after […]


Columnist

CBS schedule set; Jim Nantz will call his 29th Final Four, joined by glib Bill Raftery and terse Grant Hill

So here we go. The final weekend of college basketball. Minneapolis in April is generally […]


Interviews

SiriusXM: Baseball season is here! Talk about Harper, poor Red Sox start and Brewers’ Yelich + Final Four

One week into the MLB season, among the storylines was Bryce Harper’s first game back […]


Columnist

ESPN’s fiery Stephen A. Smith breaks the bank: Lofty pay triggers crisp questions and trenchant comments

Anyone who’s witnessed  ESPN since its birth 40 years ago should have great respect for […]


Columnist

NCAA should mic refs; Announcers should be held accountable when they don’t know the rules

  In recent years, the NCAA has somewhat streamlined referee communication. Following replay reviews, the […]