Hockey Night in Canada’s Jim Hughson will be given coveted Foster Hewitt Award today by Hall of Fame

Jim Hughson has hit the pinnacle of National Hockey League broadcasting and today he takes […]


Don Cherry’s firing draws a firestorm in Canada; Heroes and icons can be flawed too

Don Cherry was not fired because of his comments on Saturday, November 9th. The hockey […]


College football on TV, Part #3: The voices I heard; the real good, the good and the not too good

  So last weekend I watched more college football. Some announcers’ names were somewhat familiar, […]


ESPN’s Booger McFarland gets an A- calling SF-Seattle game; In his first season in the booth, he’s assertive!

The dreaded Booger-mobile has been retired and Jason Witten is back on the Dallas gridiron. […]


Gene Deckerhoff: Florida icon and state’s senior voice; 46 seasons with Noles and 31 with NFL’s Bucs

  Florida’s busiest play-by-play voice Gene Deckerhoff can’t disguise his unmistakable voice or temper his […]


College football on TV, Part #2: The voices I heard, the real good, the good and the not too good

This is part # 2. My observations last weekend watching college football all over the […]


Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2020 Ford Frick Award: Voters must ponder a deep and glittering ballot

  Late last week, the National Baseball Hall of Fame released its ballot covering the […]


Fox’ Joe Buck and John Smoltz deliver the goods on-air; They let Game #7 breathe

Notes and Reflections on Fox’ coverage of stimulating Game #7 of the World Series: Overview: […]


Top 25 all-time MLB voices who spent their entire careers with one team; First 3: Scully, Uecker, Buck

In 1974, Marty Brennaman arrived in Cincinnati and told it as he saw it for […]


Greg Olsen: A Tony Romo in waiting? Viewers took note on Sunday; For an on-air rookie, tight-end gets an A+

  The last big analyst to bust onto the NFL broadcast scene was Tony Romo. […]


Fired as Niagara coach in 1998, Jack Armstrong became a beloved Raptors commentator in Toronto

February 5th, 1999 was a day of firsts at what is now known as TD […]


CBS’ good guy, James Brown – Success in the NFL Today studio hasn’t changed his unassuming way

  I first met James Brown in the 1980s when I called St. John’s University […]