Dick Stockton, the Cal Ripken of network play-by-play, calls it a day after a 55 year network career

Dick Stockton called it a day yesterday, after 55 years! For those of us who […]


Surprise, surprise: ‘CBS Brand,’ Jim Nantz renews with the network after negotiations went public

John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reported this evening that Jim Nantz and CBS […]


Like it or not, women NBA play-by-play voices and their occasional strident sound might be here to stay

Women and NBA broadcasting started disastrously  The NBA was born in 1946, the brainchild of […]


Madness TV: Raftery, Lappas, Jimmy Jackson and Avery Johnson excel; Westwood One wastes money

A general rule of thumb when hiring analysts is this. Coaches are better than […]


March Madness: CBS and Turner announce Sunday and Monday 2nd round times, networks and talent

The partner networks, CBS and Turner, announced the times, networks and talent for today and […]


CBS and Turner announce weekend times and talent assignments for the NCAA Tournament

Note that Jim Spanarkel has been sidelined due to Covid protocols. As such, the top […]


CBS, ESPN, FOX and NBC release details of mega deals to renew rights to the NFL; See full releases

The NFL and its four major network partners announced today extensions of their agreements with […]


Halby’s Morsels: Tourney voices; Top 5 MSG sporting events ever and the broadcasters who covered them

Looking ahead to the NCAA Tournament: CBS’ Sean McManus said that the format this year […]


Jim Nantz: Going forward, the NCAA should consider holding all-rounds of March Madness in one market

CBS and partner Turner hosted their pre March Madness press-conference today, featuring the team […]


CBS and Turner list times, networks and talent for first three days of NCAA Tourney, starting Thursday

CBS and Turner quickly announced the times, the networks and talent for the first three […]


Broadcasters write-in: Do fans still feel a connection with their radio voices?; Praise of the late Joe Tait

MY CONNECTION TO THE RADIO It was somewhere around 1968 or 1969. Growing up in […]


CBS/Turner announce 10 game crews for March Madness; New personnel and changes listed

CBS/Turner released its announcer schedule for the NCAA Tournament. Here they are with my comments: […]