Seven decades in: The NFL’s most booming TV voices; Network talent who’ve never called a Super Bowl

Sports have always been a convenient and innocuous diversion. Next Sunday, the Super Bowl makes […]


The 10 execs who have presided over the explosive growth of the NFL on network TV, from million$ to billion$

It’s no great revelation. Television and the NFL are indispensable partners. They’ve been locked […]


ESPN’s College GameDay started in 1987; Producer Lloyd’s most heartfelt was at Washington State

President Donald Trump is expected to attend the College Football Playoff National Championship this […]


A new decade! A list of visible talent changes at networks: Big 2010 voices gone; New top names today

The tables of broadcast voices will sometimes turn over as quickly as those in restaurants. […]


Not the expected HBO script: All those weeks of Hard Knocks and Antonio Brown is on the other coast

The 2019 Hard Knocks series will always trigger memories of an unstable Antonio Brown.  But […]


NFL TV rights in a changing world: Barron’s details current deals and explores the league’s media future

This past weekend, as the NFL was preparing to launch its 100th season, Barron’s ran […]


MLB Trade Deadline Coverage: ESPN was silky smooth and MLB Network reported news instantly

When the 2019 Major League Baseball trade deadline approached, things were chaotic; more […]


Sideline Reporting: Underappreciated or Unnecessary? The early history and those who fashioned the role

Part one of a series exploring sideline reporting, a role introduced  in 1974   Mention […]


Three national talkies, Jim Rome, Rich Eisen and Dan Patrick: Analysis and comparison – Best of the 3

Three radio hosts, Colin Cowherd, Dan LeBatard, and Doug Gottlieb were the subjects of […]


Despite star-studded lineup, TNT’s NBA pre and post game ratings don’t necessarily dominate ESPN’s

Sports Media Watch does an excellent job keeping tabs on audience deliveries and posting […]


Allie LaForce on her success: Timing, luck, hard work and family! By her mid 20s, the Ohioan worked for CBS

Lesley Visser is a pioneer. She broke through television’s firewalls decades ago when the […]


Video streaming: The fastest growing segment of play-by-play; Almost any event, anywhere, live or on-demand

In 2017, there were 134,000 hours of sports programming available on television in the […]