Often criticized Yankees play-by-player John Sterling, 80 today, was a pioneer sports talk host

Happy Birthday America, the greatest country on earth! Yes, two of our founding fathers and […]


Most cherished ‘One-Two play-by-play pairs’ across American markets

Rarely if ever has an American market been blessed with a popular one-two play-by-play combination […]


Rudy Martzke releases his TV ‘Rudy Awards’ – for first half of 2018

Rudy Martzke wrote one of the more powerful sports columns for USA Today; during the […]


Halby’s Morsels: Scully – The early years, from Brooklyn to LA; Jack and Joe Buck

Studying and breaking down baseball’s greatest broadcaster ever, Vin Scully; a 1957 and 1967 version […]


Howard Kellman: AAA Baseball Broadcast Mainstay; 43 happy seasons and counting!

In 1974, Howard Kellman, then a budding baseball play-by-play announcer fresh out of Brooklyn College, left New […]


Scully biographer Curt Smith details why Vin is MLB’s best ever

  In this segment of our continuing discussion with prolific author, presidential speechwriter and baseball […]


Cubs’ voice Pat Hughes: Scully, Costas and Bill King are my all-time Sportscasting Grand Masters

In the second part of our series profiling Pat Hughes, the popular radio voice of […]


Pat Hughes: From #2 in Milwaukee to #1 in Chicago; Popularity of Cubs’ radio voice is swelling

Pat Hughes’ colleagues around baseball will tell you unhesitatingly that he is friendly, likable and […]


Halby’s Morsels: Should Doris Burke be honored by the Basketball Hall of Fame before Brent Musburger?

Curt Gowdy Award Doris Burke will receive this year’s Curt Gowdy Media award  from the Basketball Hall […]


Sports Media Visionary Ed Desser: Legal gambling will bolster ratings for blowouts; Select tech players will bid for rights

There’s a photo of David Stern and Ed Desser, likely taken at the time that […]


Everett Fitzhugh: Professional Hockey’s only African-American play-by-play announcer

While the Stanley Cup will land somewhere with pomp and ceremony, Everett Fitzhugh is just […]


Columnist turned ESPN host, Dan Le Batard: Writing more rewarding, Radio more fun and less lonely

At the start of their careers, what Bob Costas was to broadcasting, Dan Le Batard […]