How CBS snared the NCAA Tourney rights from NBC 40 years ago – in a competitive world of 3 networks

The Landscape Four decades ago, most of the sports television universe consisted of the […]


Broadcasters write-in: Do fans still feel a connection with their radio voices?; Praise of the late Joe Tait

MY CONNECTION TO THE RADIO It was somewhere around 1968 or 1969. Growing up in […]


Jeopardy!: Ten sports voices who would make solid choices to succeed the late host Alex Trebek

Updated April 17, 2021 Joe Buck will get a tryout to host Jeopardy at some […]


Hollywood’s Ken Levine: “Acting helps sportscasters develop a flair for the dramatic”

Broadcasting takes confidence and charisma, an individual with conversational and descriptive skills, one who has […]


Sports on local TV news, once the source for scores and more, look for an identity in a digital world

As ESPN grew into a national treasure after its birth in 1979, the critical role […]


Talent Agent, Steve Herz: Romo worth every penny; Pandemic will be similar to the Industrial Revolution

“This pandemic will have an impact similar to the Industrial Revolution. The move to part time commuting for so many people will free up a lot of time for more creative pursuits that will lead to great inventions.”


Dark stretch of Covid-19: Sports voices take time to inspire Syracuse broadcast students by Zoom

Syracuse students cherish lessons from network voices Covid-19 has cut down on opportunities for broadcasters, […]


More ESPN drama Sunday: Doper Lance Armstrong; Cowherd: “Stop psychoanalyzing Michael Jordan”

It’s been a long, nine week timeout! No live events has left a void […]


NBA analysts: Breaking down six, like Shaq and Barkley, who competed against Michael Jordan in the 90s

Breaking down the NBA analysts who battled Michael Jordan This spring, ESPN’s The Last Dance […]


The Last Dance and the last word: Michael Jordan is more than a logo on a shoe; Nothing breaks his will

From start to finish, the making of ESPN’s docuseries, The Last Dance had a […]


The Last Dance: Younger fans react to Michael Jordan, whom they never saw play; Better than LeBron?

A young person’s take on Michael Jordan? For the last three weeks, sports enthusiasts […]


Mike Tirico hosts NBCSN’s breezy ‘Lunch Talk Live’; Star-studded guests are a constant at high noon

Versatile Mike Tirico is comfortable at just about any sports assignment he’s given and […]