Fox Sports’ World Series pre-game shows were silly, a bad mix of participants and directionless TV

During the World Series, I thought I’d do something a bit different. So I […]


Beijing Olympics: Did the NBA provide a sneak preview of how NBC will cover Chinese politics?

 Will NBCUniversal cover the political situation in China during the Beijing Olympics? Arguably, of […]


Politicians talk but there’s no strong drive to exit the Beijing Games or for NBC to limit its coverage

Another Olympics controversy; Many political leaders are critical of NBCUniversal for televising the Beijing […]


2022 Beijing Games: Will NBC speak the truth about China or camouflage the country’s warts?

More at stake than gold medals for NBCUniversal at the Beijing Olympics: Truth in […]


With the visibility of legalized betting and hard liquor ads, look for more disclaimers on NFL telecasts

Watching sporting events on television has always had a dark side, which will make […]


Should the U.S. participate in the Beijing Olympics next winter, one hosted by a totalitarian country?

In fewer than six months, NBCUniversal announcers will have to decide whether they are […]


A sensible and thorough break down of NBC’s Olympic coverage which didn’t get rave reviews overall

Generally speaking, NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Tokyo Olympics didn’t qualify for any medal. And […]


NBC avoided Olympic controversies; Holt stuck to journalism first; Guthrie didn’t; Costas missed

Go back for a moment to a Variety story on April 14th. It set […]


Players, execs and coaches often say nothing in press conferences, They only show up because they must

For movie buffs, “Groundhog Day” is the 1993 film where Bill Murray awoke […]


Voices overuse the phrase “Greatest Ever”; Eras and other factors make for uneven comparisons

More than in any other sport, commentators of baseball games have a “best ever” […]


Naomi Osaka: The controversy about forced post-game TV interviews, it’s no longer a subject not discussed

The biggest sports story of 2021, thus far, is not about the Super Bowl, […]


Watching a game or being there? The comfort of one’s home is great but announcers must be transparent

As someone who spent years watching sports at national and international arenas, initially […]