Tips from CU’s Mark Johnson, Voice of school’s football and basketball; His timbre can kill!

Mark Johnson, Voice of the University Colorado Buffs, earned his stripes like many other […]


2022 – NCAA Title game – the voices were right on their mics, from Jim Nantz, to Raftery and Hill

After sixty-two games of intense rivalries and eye-popping upsets, the NCAA Men’s Basketball […]


The tumultuous NFL broadcast changes; The great Michaels and the garrulous Herbstreit; An odd couple

Many broadcast thoughts flood my brain through the day. As I get older, it’s more […]


Happy Birthday, Vin Scully! The great man turns 94 today; A list of some of his great moments on-air

GOAT (Greatest of all-time) is left for the very, very special, from Babe Ruth […]


Voices overuse the phrase “Greatest Ever”; Eras and other factors make for uneven comparisons

More than in any other sport, commentators of baseball games have a “best ever” […]


The NBA’s local TV voices end their seasons after the first round; Hard to swallow? Only the radio guys work

As the NBA playoffs proceed into the second round, all games will be produced and […]


NBA: With little on-air disclosure, Turner and ESPN pull talent from game sites, leaving voices to guess

Aside from a couple blowouts, the NBA playoffs on either Turner, ESPN or ABC […]


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 […]