Hawks’ voice, veteran Steve Holman, is having fun as the club is now Atlanta’s center of attention

Steve Holman has been at it for some 37 seasons. He hasn’t missed a […]


Halby’s Morsels: NBC’s Olympics; Maria Taylor’s demand; Fox Sports; Tim Brando; NHL; Remote broadcasts

Discouraging words from Fox on the future of remote broadcasts Recent comments from Fox […]


Radio is asleep at the switch; Instead of celebrating its 100th birthday on Friday, they’re hiding it under the rug

Several years ago, in advance of 2021, I had informal conversations with top national […]


The 10 noisiest announcer firings; From networks to local voices, from CBS’ Musburger to the Yanks’ Allen

There have been some noisy firings (often labeled euphemistically as “not renewed”) Media firings […]


Halby’s Morsels: Grandsons of Joe Garagiola and Harry Caray calling AA games; Calabro back; NBA, NHL +

Grandsons of Joe Garagiola and Harry Caray working AA Ball Heartwarming story sent along […]


Chuck Thompson, a broadcast institution with the Baltimore Orioles and Colts, was born 100 years ago

In Brooklyn where I grew up, the nighttime signal of Baltimore’s WBAL Radio came […]


Al McCoy, iconic Voice of the Suns, won’t decide whether to return for a 50th season until after the playoffs

You have to be blessed, talented and lucky. And Al McCoy is all. […]


Halby’s Morsels: Not sure that Al Michaels is headed to Amazon; Marv dissed by MSG; NBA’s best TV trio

Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reported last week that Amazon Prime which […]


Turner hires Wayne Gretzky; Big name? Yes; The Great One will have to prove that he’s no on-air rookie

Hockey on TV needs help. More importantly, the sport needs more fans. Can Wayne […]


Jimmy Jackson, 14 year NBAer for 12 different teams; This season: An analyst for 3 networks and one team

Jimmy Jackson’s college uniform number, 22, was retired at Ohio State ten years ago, […]


Halby’s Morsels: NBA, the notorious TV years; Remote broadcasts; Ratings; Oddities; Hubie Brown +

NBA NBA ratings showing some life. According to Sports Media Watch, “The opening weekend of […]


NBA: With little on-air disclosure, Turner and ESPN pull talent from game sites, leaving voices to guess

Aside from a couple blowouts, the NBA playoffs on either Turner, ESPN or ABC […]