In 1967, an NHL’s newly enthroned franchise, the LA Kings hired Jiggs McDonald as club’s first voice

The National Hockey League moved from six members to twelve, in one blitzing season, 1967-68. […]


Two men who like the limelight: First, Musburger was booted, now Sterling had games taken from him

Brent Musburger and John Sterling If it’s not one nonconformist it’s another. Brent Musburger […]


Musburger was let go by Vegas; Can Greg Papa return? He calls 49ers now, after 21 seasons with Oakland

D-Day In honor of the great Vin Scully, we remember June 6, 1944, 78 years […]


40 years of keeping stats for sports voices, Marty Aronoff is fighting back after a collapse in the booth

If you’re a sports fan, you likely heard his name repeatedly through his decades […]


ESPN doing solid job on NHL Stanley Cup; Story told about John Sterling, talking to himself in booth and hotel

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE ESPN had its choice of which conference final to televise and chose […]


Big hit for Rutgers in a big place like NYC: Football on WFAN, Hoops on WCBS; SJU’s Jack Kaiser dies

It’s  odd that this happened the same day that John W. Kaiser, St. John’s Athletic […]


Halby’s Morsels: Health issues, ESPN and NBA; NHL; Old-time voices; Mets and MLB Giants

Just got word that Tuesday’s scheduled media call with  ESPN’s Jeff Van Gundy and Mark […]


Pioneer Red Barber was unique; Keiter was never really appreciated; Johnny Holliday, 85, still at it

The great radio voices For a short period of time from the mid 1950s through […]


Al Michaels distinguished by NBC as “Member Emeritus” after 36 NFL prime time seasons; Thursdays next

AL MICHAELS FORMALLY BACK IN – ON NBC Iconic broadcaster Al Michaels formalized his broadcast […]


Buck-Aikman begin the adjustment to ESPN; Troy says toughest thing was to tell Erin Andrews goodbye

Joe Buck and Troy Aikman sat near one another looking perfectly comfortable. “I’ve never […]


Harlan beats Anderson and Eagle for Turner sweepstakes; Doris Burke hopes ESPN will recognize her

Some lazy late spring notes to share: Notes By now, Kevin Harlan, 61, can […]


He lived to 102 and through a team plane crash; Gus Grebe was known as ‘Mr. Excitement’ at Wichita State

They began putting the story to bed, and then the irony was told. In […]