It hasn’t been a good start to the year for the NBA; First China, then Kawhi Leonard’s absence irks ESPN

This has not been a good year for the NBA, and it’s only just begun. […]


ESPN 150, honoring the all-time giants of college football, largely ignores the impact of Beano Cook

  When sports honcho Roone Arledge began broadcasting college football at ABC in 1966, one […]


ESPN’s Anish Shroff and Ahmad Brooks have star-qualities; They call football collaboratively

  The names Anish Shroff and Ahmad Brooks may not be that familiar to most […]


Has Fox’ college pre-game show, ‘Big Noon Kickoff’ left ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ in the dust?

College Week #8: Fox, ESPN, ABC, CBS and conference networks air 80 games; All talent […]


ESPN shortchanged viewers, sharing little background of the Taylor Townsend U. S. Open journey

Thursday afternoon at the U.S. Open, unseeded 23-year-old Taylor Townsend pulled off a tremendous upset, […]


Jack Whitaker – Remembering one of a kind, not to be replaced soon; He cared about words

                 Jack Whitaker: A Man Who Cared About Words   Born in 1924, John […]


‘Saratoga Live’ might save a dying sport; Fox’ coverage of racing this summer is promising

  Labeled a “dying sport” for years, Thoroughbred Racing was literally doing just that with […]


Fox coverage of U.S. Open Golf: Some Good, Some Bad; Only 2 of 10 broadcasters were women

Call me a fool, but I’m a sucker for any U.S. Open, be it tennis […]


NBC was ready when controversy hit the 145th Kentucky Derby

Back in 1984, the late Arthur Watson, then the head of NBC Sports, took a chance […]


Remembering SI’s Dan Jenkins who died on the eve of the Masters after brilliantly covering 68 straight

For those unfamiliar with him, Dan Jenkins was a preeminent sportswriter, associated for years with […]


CBS is following a longtime Masters’ preference but its announcers are wearing out the word “patrons”

  The CBS broadcasters, working coverage of the Masters Thursday on ESPN, must’ve used the […]


Duke-UCF thriller: CBS director Bob Fishman shines; Camera, lens and angle work were spot-on

  Bob Fishman has been directing big moments for CBS in the NCAA Tournament since […]