NFL talent changes overshadowed the fact that streaming of Thursday night games will be hard to find

“There are three decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen.” Vladimir Lenin, the […]


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 […]