Halby’s Morsels: Olympics; Sports in wartime; Baby boomers’ crisis; Voices’ command of language +

  I was asked by a reader to identify the top ten local baseball voices […]


Al Michaels’ NBC contract ends in 2022; But the voice of NFL primetime isn’t ready to retire

  Al Michaels has been dubbed America’s sports announcer. He’s covered several Olympics, eight World […]


Lisa Salters, ESPN’s Monday Night Football and NBA reporter: “My early goal and early career were in news”

  You see lots of Lisa Salters reporting from the sidelines, be it the NFL or the […]


Halby’s Morsels: End of the World; NCAA Tourney; Neil Funk; A busy fall; Entercom silences update voices

Neil Funk It’s too bad that retiring Chicago Bulls’ television announcer Neil Funk, 73, won’t […]


National talk show hosts survive Monday; The NFL is the common subject after dead weekend

  Years ago, I asked a sportswriter to share his most difficult challenge. His answer […]


Celts’ 40 year vet Mike Gorman is among best NBA TV voices; Called the Big East in 80s on ESPN

Mike Gorman on his military career: “It made me a believer in compulsory military service.”


Coronavirus has dealt sports its biggest blow ever; These are the top 25 disruptions the last 100 years+

  Sports have taken hits through the years. Whether it’s been gambling, cheating, drugs or […]


Halby’s Morsels: Calling games in empty arenas? It’s happened; In ’81, Reagan was shot day of finals

Yesterday, the NCAA followed what the NBA, MLB and NHL did earlier. It cancelled both […]


Conference tournaments play on; TV networks busy against an alarming and muted backdrop

UPDATED: So a partial score become a final  score–St. John’s-Creighton, a Big East Tourney game […]


Tourney in empty buildings? CBS’ McManus and Turner’s Zucker are in constant contact with NCAA

Charles Barkley was asked whether the public was overreacting to the coronavirus. He essentially said […]


Halby’s Morsels: Coronavirus scraps CBS/TNT’s tourney production meeting; Remembering Ed Ingles

  The annual CBS/Turner production meeting that’s held in New York prior to the NCAA […]


Reports and rumors: Disney wants Monday, Thursday AND Sunday Night Football + Michaels and P. Manning

  Through its 40-year history, ESPN has run more games across its platforms than all […]