Justified or not? Announcers want to go on forever; Separating themselves from colleagues is tough!

Still alive, How are these doing? And left remaining, not by their own volition. These […]


Another dandy by Jerry Izenberg; It’s on the first Black in the American League, Larry Doby

JERRY IZENBERG’S NEW BOOK, LARRY DOBY IN BLACK AND WHITE: THE STORY OF A BASEBALL PIONEER. […]


Tim Brando remembers Howie Schwab; The best dozen versatile national play-by-players

The man worked like a horse and often drew get praise. He unfortunately died, born […]


Halby’s Morsels: The realigning of the Yankees broadcasts; NHL’s doubling in size and more

John Sterling, Michael Kay and Bob Shepard In 1992, John Sterling had a new partner, […]


Bill White, a three-team National League player, and the first Black baseball broadcaster ever

The Yankees Airwaves Voices – Starting in 1970 Bob Gamere did play-by-play for Holy Cross […]


Marty Glickman’s early NBA years; He developed basketball’s broadcast phraseologies

Don Haley snuck in late last week with crisp and brutal comments: If not […]


Stunning win by Oakland University over mighty Kentucky; Duquesne gets its first Tourney win in ages

Thursday, March 21 CHARLOTTE, NC TV announcers: Brian Anderson, Jim Jackson, Allie LaForce  Westwood One announcers: Jason […]


NCAA Tournament 2024: The charge begins today; Jim Nantz succeeded by Ian Eagle

In 1927 NBC Radio secured the rights to the Rose Bowl, called by pioneer Graham […]


Black broadcasters and play-by-players deserve better; Gumble won’t be back on NCAA Tourney

BLACKS ARE NOT GETTING THEIR DUES In the summer of 2020, the Seattle Kraken, the […]


Halby’s morsels and notes – Sports broadcasters; Changes; The Carays’ fourth generation in Baseball

Sporadic notes and morsels A bit of an overhaul will evolve on the A’s TV […]


Fighting an old challenge: Learn the rudimentary; Voices should adhere to proper grammar

John & Jane Can’t Speak English Properly  Fabricating a lexicon for sports commentators as […]


Lesley Visser’s pep and punch always sparkle; Sean McManus retires in the Spring; Stubborn Herbie won’t shush

On Lesley Visser and Sean McManus at CBS I had a chance to catch up […]