ESPN, ABC and Turner release this weekend’s NBA playoff schedule and assigned on-air talent (April 18-21)

The schedule for the second weekend of NBA playoffs is below. First, these are my […]


The week that defined Jim Nantz’ network career, stamping two historical comebacks elegantly

Can you think of any network sports announcer who covered two historical, frenzied and […]


A Sunday with no dull moments: From the crack of dawn until bedtime, the Masters begins a busy schedule

It’s a very special and unparalleled Sunday for sports fans across America. The final round […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]