Sports betting has been a boon for TV; Uncontained gambling can destroy families

Watching Sports on Television Can Be Harmful To Your Health and Wallet; Athletes and Some […]


Decades and generations of listening and watching sports, columnist assesses and grades voices

My Favorite Voices   Over the years, I’ve heard many excellent play-by-play broadcasters and analysts […]


Advice to voices: Keep things simple; MLB language keeps changing; We lost the best play-by-player in Scully

After the passing of our cherished dean, Vin Scully, I thought first, of his […]


Columnist asks a simple question: What’s missing from MLB telecasts? Enough “launch angles!”

Baseball broadcasting has changed over the years, and in my opinion not for the […]


Same old-same old; From trite and inane it goes; On and on, announcers prattle and produce little heft

If You’re A Sports Announcer, Speaking Trite Is Right. But There Are Exceptions   One […]


Columnist expresses his displeasure over a lack of fully transparent sports media and broadcast voices

TV Sports: Shop While You Watch, But Caveat Emptor Those of us who have […]


Play-by-players see things through rose-colored glasses; KayRod telecasts are a breath of fresh air

Sometime, as I fight to keep awake until a late night football or […]


Sports on TV: It seems that winning or losing has become less important than who’s announcing the game

Football Announcers Switching Networks Dominate Coverage Broadcast sports has greatly changed over the years. Networks, […]


Cosell said he told it like it is; But Bob Costas was really the Ed Murrow of his day!

There’s an old adage: Money talks. And recently there has been outsized coverage about […]


Olympics TV Overview: How did the Winter NBC telecasts do in Beijing? An in depth review by sport

Beijing Olympics: NBC Olympic Hosts Discuss Controversies Without Expressing Opinions; Event Commentary Is Better […]


Voices wrongly assume that Brady’s records will never be broken; Aaron and Maris got past Ruth

The way some sports commentators acted when Tom Brady announced his retirement you’d […]


NBC promoted the lead-up to the Beijing Olympics, staying clear of politics; Tirico will be on the hot seat

    Perhaps no Olympics since the Berlin Nazi games in 1936 has received so […]