Bob Costas is unbeatable on baseball, whether on Turner or on MLB Network

Costas’ MLB Call for TBS Like a Norman Rockwell Painting  Tuesday night, New Yorkers […]


Same old-same old; From trite and inane it goes; On and on, announcers prattle and produce little heft

If You’re A Sports Announcer, Speaking Trite Is Right. But There Are Exceptions   One […]


Penguins ‘character’ Mike Lange followed others like Bob Prince, Myron Cope and Rosey Rowswell

Mike Lange – The longtime iconoclastic voice of the the Pittsburgh Penguins. Some of the […]


NFL’s senior tenured radio voices; Philly’s Merrill Reese + 10 voices – (at least 22 years with one team)

It’s true. The NFL never takes a breather. Camps for that matter open next month. […]


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 […]


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 […]


Play-by-players see things through rose-colored glasses; KayRod telecasts are a breath of fresh air

Sometime, as I fight to keep awake until a late night football or […]


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 […]


Voices who turn 70 in 2022; We’re all getting grayer; For Hubie Brown, 88, he’s amazing and lucky

Hitting age 70 is a milestone. As we get older, our intellectual gifts weaken, some […]


The Stanley Cup: NBC out, ESPN back in, Turner debuts; Canada’s Sportsnet, Full list of 50 + voices

The 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs started on Monday, the first postseason of the new […]


ESPN saluted 75 years of NBA voices into one game; Fun to watch but an impossible squeeze

Mike Breen, 60, is a good man with a penchant for basketball. He’s well […]