Leading network voices: Their early heroes, idols, influences, mentors and professional role models

I reached out to a renowned group of network voices who for decades shepherded millions […]


Network radio sports talk hosts, Russo, Cowherd, Finebaum, Eisen, Golic and Wingo never short on takes

Week three without sports hasn’t stopped these guys. They’re hardly out of material. They […]


White Sox radio voice Ed Farmer, hardly a conventional play-by-play broadcaster, dies at 70

Longtime White Sox radio announcer Ed Farmer passed away Wednesday. He was 70. Farmer […]


No Games: Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe find issues to debate

The games have been tabled, schedules have been shelved, stadiums are empty and arenas […]


Walt ‘Clyde’ Frazier turns 75; Knicks’ (rhyming) voice for 28 years led team to two NBA titles, ’70 and ’73

Knicks’ fans have suffered for years. Too often, the team’s owner has been the […]


Games or no games: Talkies Cowherd, Rome, Russo, Le Batard, Golic and Wingo spew opinions

Another week of no games. Lots of speculation about if and when the games […]


Lisa Salters, ESPN’s Monday Night Football and NBA reporter: “My early goal and early career were in news”

You see lots of Lisa Salters reporting from the sidelines, be it the NFL or the […]


NFL’s off-the-field activity is fodder for talkies Patrick, Le Batard, Rome, Eisen, Cowherd, Golic and Wingo

Lights out. Arenas closed. Games cancelled. But it didn’t stop the national talk show hosts […]


College student talks passionately about growing up in the Bay Area with Greg Papa, Joe Starkey, +

I grew up in the East Bay area of Northern California and sports, both […]


National talk show hosts survive Monday; The NFL is the common subject after dead weekend

Years ago, I asked a sportswriter to share his most difficult challenge. His answer […]


Celts’ 40 year vet Mike Gorman is among best NBA TV voices; Called the Big East in 80s on ESPN

Mike Gorman on his military career: “It made me a believer in compulsory military service.”


Mike Breen, who’s called a record 14 NBA Finals, is given Basketball HOF’s Curt Gowdy Award for announcing

Mike Breen finally made it. What took the Hall so long? The Naismith Hall […]