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 […]


CBS missed the crowning moment, dropping Auburn celebration 15 minutes before Duke-Mich State tip

  Isn’t much of the beauty of March Madness its drama? Isn’t it the emotional […]


CBS runs both regional finals today; Jim Nantz’ A team has Michigan St.-Duke after Auburn-Kentucky

A gripping night of basketball. Too bad Saturday is historically the lowest night of the […]


Sweet 16 TV: Drama, pain, agony and joy. The regional finals run tonight on Turner and on CBS tomorrow

So we’re down to the Elite Eight, beginning this evening at 6:09 Eastern from Anaheim. […]


Sweet 16 TV: A power outage out in the truck out west; Chris Webber excels calling pulsating Purdue OT win

Never a dull moment in the NCAA Tournament and last night was no different! In […]


Sweet 16 and the Regionals: Harlan and Anderson teams preside over CBS and Turner starting tonight

  Another big weekend of college hoops. Jim Nantz’ A team will be in the nation’s […]


Preference: Debbie Antonelli over Doris Burke; Former NC State player brings more depth to her mic

  While ESPN’s Doris Burke gets most of the attention among women basketball announcers, I’ve […]


Sunday’s March Madness, CBS and Turner schedules; ranking of today’s play-by-play voices and analysts

  Announcer rankings for today’s NCAA Tournament broadcasts (Sunday, March 24, 2019) First this from […]


Another Day of Madness: Schedule of Saturday’s eight games and ranking of today’s announcers

Schedule of today’s telecasts and announcer rankings: Play-by-Play ranking Kevin Harlan – Strong, in-command, knowledgeable […]